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Motor Industry turns out for SIMI Awards

The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance were held last night at a...
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Kevin Burke Tyres launches 0% finance on Magna OTR range

Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT), the official distributor of the Magna range of Off-the-Road (OTR) tyres in Ireland has launched a...
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Employer responsibility to employees who drive for work highlighted

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), Health & Safety Authority (HSA) and An Garda Síochána have launched a joint TV led...
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Kumho memorable success on Galway Rally

Kumho had high hopes of success on last weekend’s (February 4/5) Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, but exceeded all expectations...
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Kevin Burke Tyres earns Michelin agricultural tyre accreditation

Kevin Burke Tyres’ (KBT) Athenry depot has been awarded Exelagri dealer status for its agricultural tyre work by Michelin, joining...
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Techplus and Universal Tools look forward to exciting 2017

Techplus and Universal Tools is looking forward to an exciting 2017, on the back of big wins at the Irish...
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Fulda launches high load trailer tyre

Fulda is introducing the Ecotonn 2 HL high load trailer tyre to meet the demands of truck operators wanting to maximize profits by increasing payload. Nearly 80 per cent of European countries now permit maximum permitted vehicle weights in excess of 40 tonnes, so operators want to optimize the capacity of their vehicles. The 385/65R22.5
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Continental Tyres to highlight operator solutions at CV Show 2017

Continental Tyres will use its presence at the CV Show 2017 to highlight its operational solutions, designed to help inform fleets, put efficiency and safety first and provide a complete service to complement its comprehensive range of commercial vehicle tyres. ContiPressureCheck, the Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), as a standalone system or with full telematics
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Motor Industry turns out for SIMI Awards

The SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards in partnership with sponsor Bank of Ireland Finance were held last night at a glittering ceremony at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4. The awards now in their seventh year were attended by over 700 of the motor industry’s senior figures and guests. The accolades adjudicated by an independent panel
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Beware – Mobile phone penalties set to double in Northern Ireland

Drivers caught using their mobile phones while driving in Northern Ireland or the UK, will receive six penalty points and a £200 fine from Wednesday 1 March. The British Government has acted as more evidence becomes available to link mobile phone use with serious collisions. Neil Worth, road safety officer with GEM Motoring Assist commented:
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Kevin Burke Tyres launches 0% finance on Magna OTR range

Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT), the official distributor of the Magna range of Off-the-Road (OTR) tyres in Ireland has launched a 0% finance offer, which enables the customer to spread repayments over a 12 month period. In what is arguably a first for the tyre trade, Kevin Burke says the company’s 0% finance offer comes about

Further fall in Northern Ireland unemployment welcomed

Ireland’s specialist auto trade recruitment website RecruitAuto.com welcomed another fall in unemployment figures in Northern Ireland. However, the rate has slowed, according to the latest figures issued by the Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency (NIS&RA). The latest Labour Market Statistics show a 0.3 per cent fall in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the

Parnells adds new patterns and sizes

Parnells has added new patterns and sizes to boost its already impressive range of ATV and Utility tyres. If you need sturdy 8ply radial tyres for ATVs or aggressive racing tyres for quads, Parnells has the solution. Parnells is the exclusive distributor of the Wanda range of ATV and grass tyres in Ireland. Wanda is

Semperit launches new trailer tyres

For large-volume transport jobs that require an internal load height of three metres in the trailer, Semperit offers a new low-cross-section tyre; the Runner T2 445/45 R 19.5”. The new trailer tyres with high mileage performance have been designed for a 9-tonne axle load and are intended for use in both regional applications and long-distance

SEAT Supercup stays on track with Yokohama

The SEAT Supercup Ireland will continue its partnership with Yokohama in 2017, the high profile one make championship having already enjoyed two successful seasons working with the Japanese tyre manufacturer. Quick to pledge its support when the introduction of the SEAT Leon Supercopa based championship was first mooted at the started of the 2015 season,

Pirelli celebrates 110th motorsport anniversary

Pirelli is celebrating its 110th motorsport anniversary. And it does so in a way that marks how times have changed. For many years motorsport has been crucial to both car and bike tyres when it comes to developing technology. Pirelli realised this back at the end of the nineteenth century, when the company’s founder Giovanni

Bridgestone back in world championship motorcycle racing

Bridgestone is set to supply two teams in the prestigious FIM Endurance World Championship series (EWC). Both YART Yamaha Official EWC Team and the F.C.C. TSR Honda team will race on Bridgestone tyres for the next round of the FIM EWC, the 24 Heures Moto at Le Mans, France, on 15 April 2017. The two