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Cooper introduces new Discoverer All Season tyre

Cooper Tire Europe has introduced the new Discoverer All Season tyre to its range, designed to deliver reliable traction in unpredictable weather all year round. Developed in Europe specifically for European roads, the new Discoverer All Season comes in a wide range of sizes and is severe weather rated, displaying the trusted three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF)

Mercedes-Benz looking for Ireland’s Van Hero 2019

Mercedes-Benz is ‘holding out for a hero’… specifically, a van driver who would merit recognition as Ireland’s Van Hero 2019. In essence, the competition invites members of the public to nominate who their van hero would be and, in 300 words or less, to state the reason that influences their nomination. Embracing all van drivers

Ralf Benack to head Truck Tires Replacement department at Conti

Continental, the technology company and premium tyre manufacturer, is pressing ahead with the integration of its tyre services for truck and bus fleet customers. In the newly established Fleet Solutions department, the Truck Tires Replacement business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) merges its Conti360° Fleet Services business field, which also includes ContiPressureCheck and

PCL appoints new sales director

Pneumatic Components (PCL), a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic and tyre inflation systems have appointed Lee Wright as sales director to drive growth within its distribution business. Wright brings over 25 years’ experience to PCL, having held director-level positions across sales, marketing and commercial functions within B2B industrial businesses, and

Conti teams up with National Adventure Race Series

Continental Tyres has agreed to be title partner of the Irish National Adventure Race Series in conjunction with Series founders Multisport Adventure Ireland and promotion partner The initial one-year partnership will debut at the sold-out ‘Quest Kenmare’ adventure race along the Wild Atlantic Way on March 2, 2019 concluding with the ‘Sea2Summit’ race in Westport,

New Sealey tool catalogue available next week

Sealey’s new tool catalogue will be released Friday week on March 1, 2019 and will feature over 1,000 new products. For more information contact HBA Distribution on 048 3753 1155 or visit

Blackwater Motors’ tyre price promise

Blackwater Motors, the Volkswagen / Audi dealers in Munster has unveiled its Tyre Price Promise, with the lofty claim that the group won’t be beaten on price.

Davanti extends Algarve race circuit partnership

Davanti Tyres will remain as official tyre partner for the Autodromo do Algarve race circuit, having agreed a three year extension. The UK tyre maker only launched its first tyre to the market in 2015, making the partnership all the more impressive. The circuit plays host to the European LeMans Series, 24H Endurance Series, the

Continental main partner of Tour de France

Continental will be one of the five main partners at this year’s Tour de France, commencing in Brussels on July 6. The tyre maker is the Tour’s official partner for 2018-2022, but has upgraded its sponsorship to main partner for 2019. As a main partner, Continental will enjoy greater visibility throughout the Tour. The Continental

Apollo Altrust earns top spot in ADAC summer tyre test

Tyre manufacturer, Apollo Tyres has earned top place in German test body ADAC’s latest summer tyre test, which looked at commercial van tyres for the first time. The Apollo Altrust was given the highest score out of 16 tyre models tested in this category. The test analysed 16 tyres in the 215/65 R16C 109T size. The 13 criteria

New features on Pirelli’s 2019 Formula One season tyres

Pirelli is preparing to enter its ninth Formula One season in 2019, and each year, its tyre range has always been different from the previous year. So what can spectators and drivers expect from the latest range which debut in Barcelona? There will be only three colours at each 2019 race: white for the hardest