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Nankang AR-1 OE for Dutch sports car maker

Nankang has announced an original equipment supply contract with Dutch lightweight sports car maker Donkervoor Automobielen.

35 NCT centres now open – remaining 12 to follow within two weeks

The NCTS reopened 19 centres on Monday, June 8. It then reopened the remaining 16 centres on Monday (June 29).

Bridgestone and Microsoft to create tyre damage system

Bridgestone is collaborating with Microsoft to develop a world-first monitoring system for detecting tyre damage issues in real-time.

BFGoodrich expands construction tyre range

BFGoodrich has added to its range of heavy truck tyres with the introduction of its new Cross Control 2 – the brand’s first second-generation product to be introduced into the Irish and UK markets.

Sealey launches 2020 Hand Tool Promotion

Sealey has launched its new Hand Tool Promotion. Their 24 page special catalogue details all the offers, which run from July 1 to October 31, 2020. It features discounts up to 55 per cent off their list price.

Gardaí stop driver transporting livestock with defective tyre

The driver of a vehicle towing a trailer of livestock was last weekend stopped by An Garda Síochána in Co. Longford, when a tyre on the trailer caught their attention.

Hankook new tyre partner for Formula E

Hankook has been confirmed as the new Gen3 tyre supplier and technology partner for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

PCL appoints new operations director

PCL has appointed Dean Battersby to the role of operations director. He replaces Mark McCaughey, who has retired after 30 years of service.

Autogem inflates TPMS reputation with I-sensor Pro reveal

Autogem has unveiled what its says is its most advanced TPMS handheld solution to date, offering customers a time saving, revenue generating resource like never before.

Nexen appoints new vice president OE Europe

Edwin van der Stad has been appointed vice president OE Europe at Nexen Tire. The Dutchman, who was appointed in March, brings more than 30 years of industry experience and many years of experience in OE management to the Korean tyre maker.

Extension for MOT ends August 1

The British government has confirmed the six-month MOT extension, which was introduced during the lockdown, will be stopped for vehicles with an MOT due on or after August 1.