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Irish News Archive

Goodyear Dunlop makes key appointments

Goodyear Dunlop tells us that it has strengthened its Leadership Team with a number of key appointments. Andy Marfleet, currently Motorcycle Marketing Manager EMEA is promoted to the position of Goodyear Dunlop Marketing Director UK & Ireland. Before joining the EMEA Motorcycle team in 2014, Andy was Dunlop Brand Manager for UK & Ireland for

Hall PR gets cyber security award

Well-known motor industry PR consultancy, Hall Public Relations – whose clients include Mercedes-Benz, Irish Ferries, Michelin and Texaco – have had their work in the field of crisis management and planning recognised with the presentation to them recently of the award ICTTF Cyber PR Experts of the Year 2017. Recognising what was said to be ‘the considerable

Philip White set to recruit sales executive

Getting the New Year off to a flying start, Philip White Tyres is currently recruiting a Sales Executive to cover the UK and EU. Field based in the UK and reporting directly to the Wholesale Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing new business within the UK & Europe and developing trading relations

New Aftersales Manager at Pro-Align

Having already established a reputation for providing industry leading levels of aftersales care, wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align has further boosted its credentials in this area with the appointment of a new aftersales manager. Experienced aftermarket professional Nigel Jacob joins the business from a specialist automotive dealer consultancy where he was responsible for improving the

Ulster Tyres celebrates 40 years in business

Ulster Tyres is celebrating 40 years in business this year, having been founded by husband and wife team Joe and Brighid McGinley back in 1978. Prior to establishing Ulster Tyres, Joe was a director for a local tyre company and having spotted opportunities in the tyre trade, he decided to set up his own company,

2017 sees Record Low of Road Fatalities

Provisional road collision statistics for 2017, published by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) following an analysis of fatal collision reports supplied by An Garda Síochána, show that there has been a 15 per cent drop in road deaths in 2017 compared to 2016. Up to the 31 December 2017 a total of 158 people lost

Hankook Tyres sponsors Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2017

Hankook Tyres, distributed in Northern Ireland by Tyre Call (NI) Ltd played its part in promoting road safety, when it sponsored the “Voluntary” category at the recent Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards 2017. The awards, which are now in their third year, are in association with Road Safe NI and title sponsors, leading accident management

Fourth Auto Trade EXPO to exceed expectations

The 2018 Auto Trade EXPO is very close to being a sell-out. After growing by 15  per cent last year (2016 over 2015), it will increased in size again next year. After three very successful consecutive years and consultation with exhibitors plus surveys of visitors and readers of, the Auto Trade EXPO has moved to alternate years.

Bridgestone investment good news for Ireland

News that Bridgestone is set to invest more than €250 million in three key European production sites is good news for Ireland, according to Colm Conyngham, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Bridgestone Ireland The funds will be used to expand plant production capacity, purchase cutting-edge equipment and optimise existing production lines. “Bridgestone Ireland is confident

Christmas offers at PJ Fallon & Son

Tools & equipment specialists, PJ Fallon & Son has a number of special offers ready for Christmas delivery. First up is a Milwaukee M18 FPP3B-525B 3 Piece Kit, for €525 + VAT delivered. The kit contains the following:

1 x 18 Volt M18 CHIWF12 Fuel™1/2in Friction Ring Impact Wrench delivers a superior performance of up to

HSA set to target work-related vehicle safety

The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) continues to be concerned about the high level of injuries being reported as a result of unsafe practices around the use of work-related vehicles and will be targetting this sector in 2018/ The HSA says its will be will be targeting: • work related vehicle safety issues related to