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Michelin appoints head of Car and Motorcycle Dealer Network Programme

Andy Aylward has been appointed Michelin’s Retail Programme Manager for Ireland and the UK, overseeing its network of more than 80 accredited car and motorcycle dealers, which are each Michelin Certified Centres. The 30-year Michelin man was previously at the helm of the company’s two-wheel retail programme – and he’s now looking to replicate his

Increase in exhibition space at Autopromotec 2019

With a little over a year to go until the 28th edition of Autopromotec, the international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products, which takes place at Bologna Exhibition Centre May 22-29 2019 the organisers are announcing several new developments reflecting the innovative spirit and unstoppable growth the fair has witnessed in recent years. First

Efficiency goes hand-in-hand with the quality of your pit jack

Workshop equipment specialist AC Hydraulic will be on hand at the CV Show in Birmingham next week with guidance for workshop operators on how best to select their vehicle lifting equipment. Business Development Manager Carlo Alaroni hopes to create a higher awareness of what the AC Hydraulic brand has to offer workshops in the U.K.

Techplus unveils TreadReader hand held scanner

Tyreshop equipment specialists, Techplus has added the TreadReader hand held tyre scanner to its product offering The TreadReader hand held scanner is a compact and lightweight device. It is quick and easy to use and eliminates errors associated with manual depth gauges. The TreadReader is suitable for wet or dirty tyres and is ideal for

Finnegan Equipment set to exhibit at CV Show

Finnegan Equipment Solutions is set to exhibit Josam’s flagship Itrack, Camaligner and AM Laser alignment systems at the CV Show in Birmingham next week. Sharing a stand with AES Uk Ltd., the company will also exhibit Josam’s range of heat inductors along with some of its collision repair system equipment. There will also be a

Air-Seal Products to exhibit at CV Show

Air-Seal Products is set to exhibit its range of tyre sealants at the CV Show in Birmingham next week. The company says its range of tyre sealants not only protect tyres from punctures but will extend the life of truck tyres by up to 20 per cent and will also decrease fuel bills. Air-Seal Products

Michelin launches first fuel saving tyre for regional transport

Michelin has launched a brand-new tyre range aimed at regional haulage operations where fleet bosses place a priority on fuel saving. The introduction of the Michelin X Multi Energy marks the first time the company has launched a dedicated fuel-saving tyre outside of the typical long-distance trunking sector. Its arrival is the next step in

Continental celebrates 10 million milestone

The leading technology company Continental is celebrating the production of its 10,000,000 tyre at plant in Kaluga, Russia, only five years after the start of production. The Kaluga team welcomed on this special occasion government officials, representatives of the executive board of Continental, media and customers as well as employees for a celebration event at

Battlax Adventure A41 OE on BMW R1200GS

Bridgestone has launched the Battlax Adventure A41, a motorcycle tyre that will also be fitted as original equipment on the iconic BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. Bridgestone developed the Battlax Adventure A41 with adventure in mind. They wanted to create a tyre that would instil complete confidence and encourage riders to pursue adventure

Yokohama set to launch Geolandar M/T G003 in Europe

Yokohama will begin European sales of the “Geolandar M/T G003”, mud terrain tyre in its Geolandar brand of tyres for SUVs and pick-up trucks, from this spring. The tyres, to be introduced to specific country markets sequentially, will be available in 23 sizes, from 20-inches to 15-inches with POR (Professional Off-Road) stamped on the tyres’

Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 approved by Porsche

Dunlop’s new Sport Maxx Race 2 has been approved by Porsche as original equipment for the new 911 GT3 RS in the sizes 265/35ZR20 (99Y) XL and 325/30ZR21 (108Y) XL. Both these tyres are N1 marked indicating that Porsche homologated these tyres for its vehicle. The successor to the Sport Maxx Race has been developed