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Yokohama proudly displayed on new Chelsea FC home kit

Premium tyre manufacturer Yokohama is proud to have its logo emblazoned across the front of the new home kit of Chelsea FC for the 2018/19 season, which was launched by the club last week. The new kit takes inspiration from the famous and much-loved jerseys of the 1980s and 90s. Flashes of colour light up

New Aftersales Manager at Pro-Align

Having already established a reputation for providing industry leading levels of aftersales care, wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align has further boosted its credentials in this area with the appointment of a new aftersales manager. Experienced aftermarket professional Nigel Jacob joins the business from a specialist automotive dealer consultancy where he was responsible for improving the

Hankook Tyres sponsors Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2017

Hankook Tyres, distributed in Northern Ireland by Tyre Call (NI) Ltd played its part in promoting road safety, when it sponsored the “Voluntary” category at the recent Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2017. The awards, which are now in their third year, are in association with Road Safe NI and title sponsors, leading accident management

Kings Road Tyres returns to private ownership

Sailun Jinyu Group has announced that it sold its Kings Road Tyres Group (KRT Group) tyre wholesale subsidiary to KRT Holdings Ltd. KRT Holdings Ltd, was incorporated in September 2017 and has one director – KRT managing director Adrian Bader. According to an official statement, Sailun acquired KRTG in 2014 and worked closely with the group’s UK management

Hankook appoints new CEO

Hankook Tire has appointed Soo-Il Lee (55) as its President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lee will oversee the management of Hankook Tire using his experience gained through executive positions at Hankook Tire across the globe. He acted as Managing Director of Hankook France from 2001 till 2003. In 2006 he took over the position

Naughten reminds the public that bonfires are illegal

The Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten is reminding the public that bonfires are illegal under Waste Legislation. The Law states it is an offence to dispose of waste by uncontrolled or unregulated burning. 

Government scheme won’t stop stockpiles of illegally dumped tyres – warns trade bodies

The two main tyre industry bodies have warned that a Government scheme scheduled for introduction next month will do nothing to stem the stockpiles of illegally dumped tyres around the country, following a a meeting in Portlaoise on Tuesday night.

Michelin new Website in a Box for tyre dealerships

Irish tyre retailers can now roll out a personalised website in just two hours with the help of Michelin Click2Sell – described as a flexible ‘website in a box’ that helps dealerships build their online presence.

Tyres represent one of key sectors at Autopromotec 2017 

The organisers of Autopromotec tell us that their specialised international trade show for automotive equipment and aftermarket products, which takes place in Bologna next 24-28 May, will host for the first time all the most important international tyre manufacturers. Besides confirming the role of Autopromotec as an international benchmark for the sector, the organisers say that this strong presence means more exhibition space devoted

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

ITWRA to hold important meeting in Portlaoise

The Irish Tyre Wholesalers & Retailers Association (ITWRA) is holding an important meeting tomorrow night, Thursday, November 24 at the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise at 7.00pm.