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Schrader Academy launches new training website

Schrader Academy has launched its new training website: Having been in the pipeline for the past few months, the new site hosts updated TPMS E-Training Course, as well as giving a smoother, more intuitive user experience. With a fresh look and feel, the new site gives users the opportunity to easily navigate through. Delivering

Z Tyre proclaims success of flat rate subscription service

In early 2016, Z Tyre and Alzura launched one of the most innovative programmes in the tyre business – the ‘Z Tyre Flat Rate Programme’. Instead of paying for tyres immediately in one single payment, the Flat Rate Programme allows the driver to enjoy the ongoing benefit of Z Tyres as a monthly subscription tyre

Energia and Advance Pitstop enter into national partnership

Energia, one of Ireland’s leading business energy companies, will supply power to Advance Pitstop, serving its 30 branches and over 200 staff across Ireland. The supply agreement is expected to be worth approximately €300,000 per annum to Energia.   Under the agreement, Energia will supply Advance Pitstop with an expected annual consumption of 4.5 GWh.

Continental presents development of ContiConnect at IAA Commercial Vehicles

At the 67th International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles (IAA Commercial Vehicles) in Hanover, Continental will showcase the further development of ContiConnect, its digital tyre monitoring platform. The portfolio will be enhanced by a new solution that can be integrated into existing systems. With this solution, Continental is fulfilling the wishes of fleet customers to

Part worn outlets selling illegal and unsafe tyres in UK according to TyreSafe

Investigations in the UK by TyreSafe, in partnership with Trading Standards, over the past five years have revealed a staggering 139 of 152 part worn outlets visited were selling illegal and unsafe tyres to unsuspecting motorists. That leaves just 13 dealers selling roadworthy tyres from inspections spanning from Scotland to London. Tyres are an essential

Boost in Apollo Tyres’ UK TBR sector with new sales appointment

Global tyre giant Apollo Tyres’ European presence in the Truck and Bus Radial tyre sector has been further bolstered by a new sales appointment, added to Apollo Vredestein UK’s personnel structure this summer.   Steve Miller joins Apollo Vredestein UK as TBR Sales Manager, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience, having worked for Kumho

ITIA provides solution to truck tyre waste charges

The Irish Tyre Industry Association has put a proposal to Department of Climate Control and Environment (DCCAE), which is says will provide a workable approach to the forthcoming application of truck tyre waste charges. Over the Summer months an ITIA Truck Tyre Sub-Committee has been working hard to devise a workable approach to the forthcoming

Kumho appoints R H Clayton for UK truck tyre distribution

Kumho has enjoyed a successful working relationship with UK tyre distributor R H Claydon for some 20 years and has now appointed the company to handle its truck tyre distribution requirements for the UK. A third-generation family business, R H Claydon boasts full national coverage via six strategically-placed warehouses and will carry the entire range

Meyle develops checklist for testing brakes

The inspection of the brake system by an expert is a must for every car owner. To enable workshops to offer its customers an even more effective repair service, the Meyle experts have developed a step-by-step checklist. The checklist enables the mechanic to check off all important steps for a successful test of the brake

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people and organizations nationwide in reducing deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads. The RSA is asking communities all over Ireland to once

Kumho’s latest environmentally-friendly car tyre

Consumers have varying priorities when replacing their car tyres. Price will always be a key factor, but while some drivers require optimum grip, others favour minimum wear or, long tread life) More and more are, however, selecting tyres of notably low rolling resistance, thereby saving money at the pumps and therefore the world’s natural resources