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GiTi appointment

Having played a lead role in the rapid expansion of GT Radial and Primewell in European truck and bus markets, Peter Foulkes has been promoted to Marketing Director Europe – Commercial Tires at GiTi Tire.

Continental warns on the false economy of fitting part worn tyres

Continental Tyres Ireland is warning motorists on the false economy of fitting part worn tyres.

Second hand tyre sales are symptom of economic climate – Bridgestone

Second hand tyre sales are a symptom of the current economic climate according to Bridgestone Ireland. “They will probably disappear when the economy’s recovery speeds up,” a spokesman said.

Continental appointment

Continental has appointed Steve Howat as General Manager of its established Technical Services division, UK and Ireland. Howat replaces respected industry expert Roger Sanders, who is retiring this year after nearly 30 years’ service with the company.

New Bridgestone Challenge app

A revolutionary new iPad app has been created by Bridgestone to help its Truck and Bus team monitor the performance of customer’s tyres. The “Bridgestone Challenge” app, which is unique in the tyre industry, represents an important step toward embracing technology and making the fleet monitoring and buying process more user-friendly.  It demonstrates the most

Michelin ready for new European labelling regulation

At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges.

Bridgestone set to launch AA rated Ecopia tyre 

Bridgestone Europe announced that it will introduce the Ecopia EP001S, an “A/A”-rated tyre on 1st October 2012 in the UK, with top A grades on both fuel efficiency and wet grip. It is also the first product in the industry to achieve the top label grading both in Europe and in Japan . The EP001S,

Hankook becomes Official Sponsor of the UEFA Europa League

Premium tyre manufacturer Hankook is poised to become an Official Sponsor to the UEFA Europa League for the period 2012 – 2015.

Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility

Bridgestone set to expand Polish TBR facility Bridgestone’s subsidiary in Poland is increasing production capacity of truck and bus radial tyres (TBR) with a total investment in the plant of approximately €120 million. The planned expansion will increase the plant’s production capacity by approximately 1,350 tyres per day, bringing the plant’s capacity to approximately 3,750

McGarrity wins Hankook Down Rally

Derek McGarrity and co-driver James McKee emerged the winners of 2012 Hankook Down Rally, round six of the Carryduff Forklift NI Rally Championship on Saturday, July 7.

Pirelli tyres excel on Irish Tarmac ALMC rally

Pirelli tyres excelled on the Aer Lingus Motor Club [ALMC] Rally last weekend with the top four classified crews all using Pirelli’s highly-competitive RX7 and RX9 asphalt tyres.