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Author: Eoin Cuttle

Continental Tyres and FAI team up to produce road safety video

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and German tyre manufacturer, Continental have joined forces to produce a new road safety awareness video highlighting the importance of ‘Sharing the Road’ for all road users. The video, which features a selection of FAI staff, members and players representing the diverse spectrum of road users, is linked to

Cooper Tire Europe launches new Cooper Brand Portal 

Cooper Tire Europe has launched a new comprehensive Cooper Brand Portal, providing online access to a host of digital assets for media and brand partner use. Product photography, event images and video content are now all readily available for download. New high quality imagery of the full Cooper Tires and Avon Tyres product ranges has

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