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Part worn tyres are a false economy

Leaving the primary and crucial consideration of safety aside for a minute, If you labour under the misconception of thinking buying part worn is cheaper than buying new, you need to think again. Here are the reasons why this is certainly not usually the case.

The new cabinet ministers and our industry

The new Taoiseach Micheál Martin named his cabinet last Saturday. Here are some of the names and portfolios that may concern the wider auto and transport industries.

Gradual re-opening of the driving test service  

The last act of the now former Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) on Saturday morning last was to confirm that the driver testing service will restart on a gradual basis during Phase 3 of the road map for easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

Goodyear launches tracker app designed to reduce downtime

Goodyear has launched a tracker app to help fleets to accurately measure the condition of their vehicles’ tyres and reduce downtime.

Why is the NCTS not open?

Let’s face it, if garages can be open for service and repair business, what possible excuse is there for our National Car Test Service centres not being reopened? It’s makes no sense that the National Public Health Emergency Team would recommend one could open and not the other. The Government has also allowed the Commercial

Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 in Birmingham cancelled

As expected, the organisers the Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 have cancelled the annual event, which was due to take place at the NEC in Birmingham, from April 28-30.

Nine handy hygiene tips for drivers

Motorists have been offered guidance for minimising health risks and maintaining good hygiene levels when driving cars and vans.

Ireland produces over half a million tonnes of hazardous waste annually

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste (including lead-acid batteries) figures for Ireland.

Tyre wear pollution 1,000 times worse than exhaust emissions

Here is a clear warning of changes on the way for the tyre and brake manufacturers as they are identified as the biggest source of non-exhaust pollutant emissions from new vehicles.

Unemployment rate down to 4.8 per cent at end of January

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes the news that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from five per cent in the third quarter of 2019 to 4.7 per cent in the fourth quarter.

Economy will continue to grow strongly this year at 4.8 per cent

The Central Bank says that the Irish economy will continue to grow strongly this year at a rate of 4.8 per cent. However, it also states that our economy is close to full capacity.