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Michelin Supercar Paddock at Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS)

Michelin will present the world famous Supercar Paddock once again at the Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) later this week. Now among the biggest attractions of the entire Festival, the central feature of the Michelin Supercar Paddock is the live stage, its presenters, Tim Harvey and Amanda Stretton, and most importantly, the supercars. Tim and

Kumho launches new mud-terrain offering for 4x4s

Kumho’s Road Venture MT51 is its latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles. It has very deliberately been designed to fit below the company’s extreme off-road pattern, the well-established Road Venture MT KL71, and therefore combines great off-road capability with a very impressive level of on-road performance; not least first class braking on both gravel and

Top points for Fisher in Donegal

The Modern Tyres sponsored pair of Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble responded to their disappointing Rally of the Lakes result in the perfect way by taking maximum points on the recent Joule Donegal International Rally. Check out our full pictorial coverage of the rally in the Tyre Trade Journal out next week.

Irish Garage Equipment launches Pacini air compressor range

Irish Garage Equipment has just launched the Pacini range of air compressors on to the Irish market. The Pacini range of Italian-styled air compressors, comes with a 12-month parts and labour warranty and offers high levels of reliability at very affordable prices. Kyle McLaughlin of Irish Garage Equipment says Pacini offers a wide range of

Sayers stay with Bandvulc Plus+

Sayers Road Tankers has renewed its contract with Bandvulc Tyres and fleet management division, BVPlus+, to December 2018. This is inclusive of specifying Continental product as new tyre policy and utilises Bandvulc’s bespoke Tankmaster tyre for front and centre axles with Uniroyal on rear axles. Three tyre makes from one company, just one of the

Agrigear adds to Maglift range

Agrigear Tyre and Wheel Specialists has recently added the Maglift non-marking forklift tyre range from BKT Tyres to its product porfolio. Maglift is a range of solid forklift tyres from BKT available in either Standard or LIP versions. Both versions are available in black, and in select sizes they are now also available in non-marking.

Sean Finnegan appointed official Josam distributor

Sean Finnegan Commercials has been appointed as the official distributor of Josam wheel alignment equipment on the island of Ireland. Josam’s flagship product is the cam-aligner, a compact wheel alignment system, that enables truck and bus workshops, as well as tyre service centres, to offer wheel alignment services quickly and accurately. Wheel angles like toe,

Trelleborg showcases forestry tyres at Elmia Wood 2017

Trelleborg showcased its extensive portfolio of forestry tyres and complete wheels at Elmia Wood 2017, Jönköping, Sweden recently. As a leading global supplier of tyres and complete wheels for forestry machines, offering highly specialised solutions to create added value for customers, Trelleborg showcased  its new Twin Forestry tyres series T440 and T480 for CTL machines. These

The end of the road for traditional wheel balancers?

Hunter’s revolutionary Road Force wheel balancing technology, which solves the most challenging wheel vibration issues, has been taken to the next step with the launch of the new Road Force Elite (RFE) balancer. Launched at Automechanika Birmingham, the new RFE now incorporates Hunter’s ‘vision system’ which provides a host of benefits for users making it

Tyre trade out in force at Autopromotec

The Irish tyre trade was out in force last week at Autopromotec, the bi-ennial automotive trade show in Bologna, Italy last week. Autopromotec hosted a significant number of international tyre manufacturers, as well as a host of equipment suppliers. The area dedicated to the tyre sector doubled over the previous show in 2015 and covered four

Continental launches AllSeasonContact

With the new AllSeasonContact, Continental is offering a tyre for urban use in moderate weather conditions. Continental has come up with an innovative blend of tread design, compound, tyre contour and construction. In this way, Continental has achieved a considerable reduction in the weaknesses previously present in the winter and wet-weather properties of tyres intended