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Automechanika Birmingham 2017 hosts increased number of international exhibitors

Alongside the growth of Automechanika Birmingham in 2017, the organisers have announced longer opening hours to enable both visitors and exhibitors to maximise their participation. ‘At the event last year, we noticed that a great deal of business was still being conducted on stands as the show closed at 4.30. With over 800 exhibitors at

Irish Tyre Industry Association launches REACT roadside safety initiative

The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) has introduced the REACT (Roadside Emergency Action Concerning Tyres) initiative to ensure HGV tyre fitters and repairers keep safe in carrying out their work on our motorways. The initiative is being launched at the Citywest Hotel, next Monday, April 24,with representatives from an Garda Siochana, the Road Safety Authority

Philip White Tyres to showcase Salsons tyre range at Automechanika-Birmingham

Philip White Tyres, leading Wholesaler / Retailer has its sights set on Automechanika-Birmingham, at the NEC, June 6-8, where it will showcase, it exclusive franchise, Salsons. Salsons is an Indian company, based in New Delhi, which manufactures tyres for the truck, industrial and agricultural tyre market. Salsons production facility in New Deli has state of

Successful 2017 conference for First Stop in Ireland

First Stop Ireland recently held a very successful partner conference in the beautiful Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow with a strong turnout of First Stop partners from different parts of both the North and South of Ireland. The theme of the 2017 conference was “The Road to the Future” and included a key-note address

Tyre trade out in force at CQMS 2017

The tyre trade will be out in force at CQMS 2017, Ireland’s Consutruction & Quarry Machinery Show,which takes place at Molloy’s Quarry, Tullamore, Co.Offaly April 21-22. Airseal Products, Agrigear, Industrial Tyre Specialists, Condron Tyres, Kevin Burke Tyres (Magna Tyres), Liam Coyne Tyres, Michelin Tyres and OKO Tyre Sealants are amongst the list of exhibitors showcasing

Star trio wins Irish Van of the Year 2017

The Citroen Dispatch/ Peugeot Expert/ Toyota Proace Van, products of the joint-venture development and production agreement of the three companies has been voted Irish Van of the Year 2017 in association with Continental Tyres. The award, which is the property of the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA) is voted upon by a jury of Ireland’s

Uniroyal appoints Rathcormac Tyres as exclusive truck tyre distributor

Uniroyal truck tyres are now available across the Republic of Ireland following the apointment of Rathcormac Tyres as an exclusive distributor. Long-established distribution company Rathcormac Tyres will now be responsible for wholesale distribution of all Uniroyal commercial vehicle tyre products across the Republic of Ireland, via its distribution centre just outside Cork. The company, which

Air-Seal Products set to demonstrate unique range of tyre sealants

Air-Seal Products is demonstrating its unique range of tyre sealants that are able to treat machinery and vehicles for both on and off road environments at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham, on stand 4D21. Air-Seal Products, represented by Wells Tyres in Northern Ireland and Joe O’Riordan in the Republic of Ireland

Techplus appointed official distributor for VDO Autodiagnos Check

Workshop equipment specialists Techplus, has been appointed an official distributor for the new VDO Autodiagnos Check hand-held diagnostics tool. Many diagnostic units for pure service applications are often very complicated and users are required to know exactly which controller they need for the task at hand. Diagnostic specialists VDO, a brand of Continental, has launched

Moffett masters Midlands

Dominating the Midland Moto Rally in Longford, the second round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett (Ford Fiesta WRC) took a convincing win to extend his lead in the national series. Co-driven by Cork’s Karl Atkinson they finished a minute and 9.9 seconds ahead of the Ford Fiesta WRC of reigning

Soltec now offering waste oil collection service

Waste management specialists, Soltec (Ireland) Ltd has added a new waste oil collection service to its ever growing list of services for garages and workshops around the country. Soltec’s list of workshop wast collection services now includes waste oils, used filters, aerosols and contaminated rags. The company is also offering oil spill kits are part