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Author: Declan O Byrne

New SmartTouring DL22 rounds off the Hankook tyre portfolio for long-distance coaches

Premium tyre maker Hankook is launching the new drive axle tyre for long-distance coaches in Europe, SmartTouring DL22. Along with the existing SmartTouring AL22, Hankook now has a complete portfolio of coach tyres available for long-distance routes. The company is responding to the growing importance of travelling long-distance by coach and to the increasing demand

EPA gives waste battery advice

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is advising battery distributors of there obligations, under the battery regulations. The EPA says defines a “distributor”as any person who provides batteries on a professional basis to an end-user. To ensure compliance as a distributor of batteries you are required to do the following: Waste industrial or automotive batteries should

Versatile ratchet screwdriver from Laser Tools

Laser Tools has launched a very useful and versatile ratchet screwdriver, which is supplied with 20 screwdriver bits plus nine 1/4″ drive sockets. With a super-smooth but very robust 36-tooth ratchet this screwdriver is comfortable and well-balanced and has additional storage for six bits in the handle. The standard (removable) shaft is 125mm long and

Davanti à la française

Davanti Tyres took a group of 40 of its  key UK & Ireland customers on a ‘once in a lifetime’ three-day driving experience through the south of France and Monaco in September. The trip included the use of an incredible fleet of classic sports cars, driving some of Europe’s most scenic roads including stages of

ITWRA meeting in Portlaoise

The Irish Tyre Wholesalers & Retailers Association (ITWRA) is holding an important meeting in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, on Thursday night, November 9 at 7.00pm. The meeting was addressed by Dominic Henry of PRL Ltd., who will explain the reporting procedures associated with the so-called “Black Box”. It is in the interest of all importers