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Author: Padraic Deane

Hankook introduces a new line of truck and bus tyres under its Laufenn brand

Under its Laufenn Brand, tyre maker Hankook tells us that it has launched a new line of tyres for commercial use in Ireland and the UK. Laufenn truck and bus tyres focus on the second tier of the market, targeting customers who value the reliability and quality associated with an established, premium tyre maker. The new line of Laufenn

Cooper Discoverer SRXLE tyres OE on new Mercedes GLS

Mercedes-Benz AG has selected the Cooper Discoverer SRXLE all-season tyre as original equipment (OE) on the new Mercedes GLS. Discoverer SRXLE fitments include the 275/50 R20 and 275/55 R19.   Cooper Tire says the Cooper Discoverer SRXLE features advanced performance construction to deliver maximum steering response, stability in handling maneuvers, and a smooth, comfortable ride. With new tread technology,

Equip Auto – Paris postponed to 2022

Following a similar move by Auto Promotec in Bologna, Equip Auto 2021 has also been postponed to 2022. The exact dates are to be specified in due course. Still maintaining its two-year frequency and its venue of Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Equip Auto thus adopts a new schedule, in the autumn of even-number years.

Government’s initiatives on tyre safety will benefit all road users, says TyreSafe

TyreSafe is the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. It has welcomed the outcomes and initiatives of the British Government response to the consultation to ban tyres aged 10 years or older’.   The UK’s Department for Transport’s (DfT) response

Gilbert Joseph Tunney, RIP.

It is with regret that we inform readers that the death has occurred of Gilbert Joseph Tunney OBE. He passed away unexpectedly in the South West Acute Hospital earlier today (Friday, 17th July 2020). Gilbert founded GT Exhausts in 1975. He was a great entrepreneur. He started his career as a vehicle mechanic. He went on