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Author: Eoin Cuttle

GroContinental Commits to Michelin

Major logistics provider Grocontinental, part of the AGRO Merchants Group, has signed a three-year tyre management contract with Michelin that will see the two-time Motor Transport Haulier of the Year firm continue to fit Michelin tyres across its fleet of 180 truck and trailer assets until at least 2021. The contract covers all aspects of

PCL launches new slow retract hose reel in Frankfurt

Pneumatics components Limited (PCL) launched its new Slow Retract Hose Reel at this years Automechanika Frankfurt. PCL is a world leader in the design and manufacturer of tyre inflation and compressed air products and says it Slow Retract Hose Reel comes with increased safety and is easy to install, use and maintain. The new product

Collection plans made for removing stockpiles of tyres from farms

Denis Naughten, the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment is making €700,000 available to remove stockpiles of tyres from farms.  The collection dates for the removal of the stockpiles have been set. “I made €1million available in funding last year for local authorities to deal with the clean-up of existing stockpiles of tyres across

Hunter launches new WalkAway tyre changer

Hunter has launched its new Revolution WalkAway tyre changer which offers 80 seconds of unattended bead breaking and demounting, meaning that technicians can perform other tasks such as wheel balancing while other tyres within a set are being demounted. With the new WalkAway tyre changer, Hunter estimates that the process of changing and balancing a

Michelin Effitires installed in Bedfordshire-based haulier

Bedfordshire-based HE Payne has switched to a three-year all-Michelin price-per-kilometre (PPK) tyre contract for its 158-strong fleet of heavy trucks and trailers. The haulier wanted to streamline its previous policy which saw competitor rubber being fitted and turned to a Michelin Effitires policy as a one-stop-shop to supply, fit and manage its tyres. Owner Richard

Falken team enters 944 in Youngtimer Rally at Klassikstadt Frankfurt

Tyre brand Falken is increasingly well-known for its range of tyres for cars, trucks, vans and SUVs – but the company’s products are also relevant for ‘Modern Classics’, with tyres suitable for cars that are older than the 1983-founded brand itself. On Saturday, September 8, two staff members, driver Dennis Wilstermann and co-driver Evropi Dionysiadou,