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Irish Garage Equipment launches new Paicini 2 post lift

Irish Garage Equipment has added a new Pacini 2 post lift to its ever-growing product portfolio. This new heavy duty 4,000kg lifts has a H frame base under and between the posts that gives extra strength to lift especially in unsure floor conditions. Not many other brands have this feature. All four lift arms have

ContiRoadAttack 3 records test victory

The new ContiRoadAttack 3 has achieved its second test victory in just three months. Set up on the rims of a Suzuki GSX-S 750, the testers from the PS motorbike magazine ran six pairs of sports touring tires in sizes 120/70 ZR17 and 180/55 ZR17 around the test track. In the end there was one

Hankook gets Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s ratings

Leading global tyre company Hankook Tire been assigned first-time for Baa2, BBB ratings from the international credit rating agencies, Moody’s and S&P (Standard & Poor’s), respectively. Rating agencies have recognised that Hankook Tire has a high level of operational efficiency as evidenced by its robust profitability and low financial leverage. Hankook Tire’s solid financial structure

Kumho is gearing up for winter

UK drivers are now far better educated in the values of winter and all-weather tyres than before the big freeze of 2011 through the work of tyre safety organisations such as TyreSafe, and Kumho’s latest cold-weather range recognises that demand for such products continues to rise across the board. It comprises: The WinterCraft WP71 is

Kumho OE on new Volkswagen Polo

The new Volkswagen Polo leaves the factory equipped with Kumho tyres. Already a supplier for the fifth generation of the model, Kumho is now supplying its Ecowing ES01 KH27 in 185/65 R15 88H size for fitment to the sixth generation cars that are being manufactured at Volkswagen’s plant in Pamplona, Spain. The KH27 has been

Cooper Tire Europe announced as official tyre of Kahn Design

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd has been chosen as the first official tyre of Kahn Design. Cooper will be the tyre of choice for Kahn’s Range Rover and Jeep model offerings. Kahn’s creations can be personalised to exact individual specifications in order to guarantee a unique vehicle. Whether operating at the heart of

Vredestein Comtrac 2 all-season tyre an excellent option

Since its launch onto the market, the Vredestein Comtrac All Season tyre has established a formidable reputation among delivery van drivers and light truck owners for its efficiency, comfortable driving performance, excellent handling and stable road holding. The tyre is recognised as an excellent option for motorists and businesses that prefer to use a single

90 different sizes for the all-season Solus HA31

Numerous new size options have been added to the range o Kumho’s latest all-season tyre, the Solus HA31, bringing the total as high as 90. The Solus HA31is the ideal pattern for drivers of passenger cars and SUVs seeking optimum performance and reliability in all weathers. It features lateral grooves for enhanced wet road performance,

Fourteen races on the card at Mondello Park

The Carlow Car Club returns to Mondello Park this weekend to run it’s annual Irish Championship Car Race event. The single day race meeting, on Sunday August 13, will run on the County Kildare venue’s national track with a fourteen race timetable planned. The event will be the penultimate 2017 Irish Championship Car Race event

Cooper Tire Europe launches all-new Discoverer S/TMAXX POR

Cooper Tire Europe has launched the all-new Discoverer S/TMAXX POR (Professional Off Road), a tyre designed for 4×4 driving in extreme conditions. The new Discoverer S/TMAXX POR improves upon the previously highly popular Discoverer S/TMAXX with the addition of a unique cut and chip-resistant tread compound. Like the Discoverer S/TMAXX, the Discoverer S/TMAXX POR is designed to become a tyre

500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel from MWheels

RTN Clayton Vallely, manufacturer of specialist tankers for the environmental, food and chemical industries, has taken delivery of its 500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel from exclusive European distributor, MWheels. The Barnsley-based company, whose clients include Yorkshire Water, McVitie’s and Redway European, has specified the market leading forged aluminium wheels on orders since March 2014, primarily