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Sealey adds six new socket sets

Sealey has added a further six socket sets to its popular multi-coloured range to complement its series of spanners. The fact that they are multi-coloured serves a purpose by making the different sizes easily identifiable. Sets are available in one-quarter inch, three-eights inch, and one-half inch square drive, standard and deep. One of a comprehensive

Bridgestone launches new all-season touring tyre in Ireland

Bridgestone has designed and launched its Weather Control A005, the all-season touring tyre, to meet the needs of consumers who are looking for year-round convenience and safety. “For drivers who want to stay in control, with the same tyres, all year round regardless of sun, rain or occasional snow, we wanted to design an all-season

Dunlop teams ready for mid-season Silverstone sportscar double-bill

This weekend (August 18-19) sees Silverstone host the four and six hour races respectively in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Unlike previous years, the back-to-back races will take place at the height of the British summer – a significant difference to the historic season-opening rounds which even saw

Comeback King Linnemann rules on home soil in Nysum

Ulrik Linnemann fought back to take a famous RallyX Nordic (presented by Cooper Tires) victory at Nysum in front of his home supporters after prevailing in a thrilling wet Supercar final over Oliver Eriksson. The Danish driver – making his RallyX Nordic debut this weekend – initially finished second on the road to Eriksson but when the Olsbergs MSE

Vredestein introduces tyres for modern classics

European tyre manufacturer Vredestein, renowned for, among others, its comprehensive range of classic design tyres, has responded to the fast-increasing demand for modern classics by expanding its portfolio of tyres for these vehicles. Specially designed for the legendary Audi Ur-Quattro, Vredestein’s first modern classic tyre, the Sprint +, will be launched in September 2018. Its development

Reifen to debut in Frankfurt

The international tyre industry and the automotive aftermarket now have a new common denominator: Frankfurt. From September 11-15, Reifen and Automechanika Frankfurt will be taking place simultaneously for the first time. It is a move that offers tremendous synergies for trade visitors, as the automotive services and tyre retail industries continue to grow closer together,

e-jobsheet passes 1,000 subscribers in the UK

e-jobsheet, the open-access, digital tablet-based service work platform for truck, bus and van, is marking a new milestone with 1,000 integrated and standalone subscribers linked to the TiDaeX™ online hub. As a result, commercial tyre service operations are enjoying multiple benefits including time savings and efficiencies, reductions in costs as well as improvements in service agility,

Waste tyres dumped along M1 motorway

The issue of the illegal dumping of waste tyres has hit the headlines again following an incident just off the M1 motorway north of Dundalk in Co. Louth. The Dundalk Democrat has reported that hundreds of waste tyres were dumped just off the motorway and subsequently set alight in the early hours of Monday July

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company reports financial results

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2018. Richard J. Kramer, chairman, chief executive officer and president, said “We delivered strong operating performance in the quarter highlighted by impressive volume growth in our mature markets where we regained share, particularly in the more profitable 17

Magna Tyres Group expanding OTR tyre production

Magna Tyres Group has almost doubled production capacity at it’s Hardenberg factory, in the Nertherlands, just six after the company began producing “Made in Holland” tyres at the plant. . New capacity was added to keep up with the fast growing demand for the popular 26.5R25 and 29.5R25 OTR sizes. T The 29.5R25 Magna MA02

BKT developes new tyres for telehandlers

BKT has developed several new tyres for telehandlers. Developed for telehandlers in industrial applications, BKT says the Multimax MP 527 is a versatile radial tyre providing excellent traction and stability especially during the lifting stage thanks to an aggressive tread design and the robust sidewall. Extraordinarily resistant and durable, this tyre is available in the