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Irish News Archive

Fleet managers failing to take truck tyres seriously

Research by Goodyear Tyres has revealed that fewer than three-quarters (71%) of fleet managers feel tyres are a ‘very important’ area of investment, compared with fuel (81%) and repairs and maintenance (86%).

Liebherr approves Continental EM-Mas­ter tyres

Construction machinery manufacturer, Liebherr has approved Continental EM-Master tyres in the E3/L3 and E4/L4 variants for its wheel loader portfolio.

Top scores for Vredestein across range of European media tests

A review of tyre tests carried out by the Auto Bild family over the past year reflects very well on the Vredestein brand; recently, Auto Bild has awarded Vredestein the All-season Brand of The Year (1st place) and Summer Brand of The Year (2nd place).

Trax acquires Tyre Protector

Balance weight specialists, Trax has completed the acquisition of tyre sealant designers and producers, Tyre Protector Ltd.

Gareth Passmore joins Sailun Europe as Senior Vice President

In a move designed to further strengthen the Sailun European management team, and aligned to Sailun’s stated objective of growing their European market share, Sailun Group has appointed Gareth Passmore as Senior Vice President (PCR and TBR Tyres).

Hankook’s new 4×4 all-rounder

With the new Dynapro AT2, Hankook continues to position itself in the all-terrain segment and offers with this 4×4 tyre, a specialist for all situations that is also ready for use all year round.

Prinx Chengshan tyre gets AAA1 EU tyre label

Prinx Chengshan, manufacturers of the Austone range of tyres, which are distributed in Ireland by Euro Tyre Sales, have developed a tyre, which has received top European tyre label results.

Cooper Tire Europe adds AT all-season tyre

Cooper Tire Europe has expanded its product offering with the launch of a new all-terrain, all-season tire – the Cooper Discoverer® A/T3 Sport 2™. Made for 4x4s and SUVs, the tire offers an effective balance between on-road stability and off-road capability. It is also ready to tackle all seasons, with 3PMSF (Three Peak Mountain Snow

New hand sanitiser from Finol Oils

Finol Oils is now offering an an Irish manufactured, 78 per cent ethanol Hand Sanitiser, which is available in 1 litre and 5 litre packs.

Pirelli resumes production in the UK

Truck tyre manufacturer, Pirelli UK has resumed production at its plants in Carlisle and Burton-on-Trent from Monday, May 18.

Preventing tyre breakdowns: Driver checks

While the vehicle walk around check may seem like a mundane task, its importance should never be under-estimated. By taking the time to carry out just a few simple checks, including an assessment of tyre condition, commercial vehicle drivers can greatly reduce the risk of breakdowns and improve safety on the roads.