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Continental launches digital tyre monitoring platform – ContiConnect

Recently, the technology company and premium tyre manufacturer Continental, has officially launched its new digital tyre monitoring platform for commercial fleets, ContiConnect™. This efficient solution for remote tyre monitoring is now available, starting with United States, Canada, Malaysia, and Thailand. More markets in Europe and Asia will follow in 2018 and next year. The system

Starmaxx adds new size to popular pattern

Starmaxx, represented in Ireland by Kevin Burke Tyres has added a new size to one of its most popular patterns – the Ultra Sport ST 760. The company has also added a new size : 275/45 ZR18 to its Ultra Sport ST 760 tyre range, which is hugely popular in the high performance market. For

Audi selects Bridgestone Turanza T005

Audi has selected the Turanza T005, as the premium touring tyre of choice for the new Audi A7 Sportback. The AO (Audi Original) marked tyre combines a high-silica compound—that incorporates Bridgestone’s own NanoPro-Tech™ polymer—with targeted tread design, offering excellent grip in the wet, while also maximising the lifespan of the tyre and fuel efficiency. Drivers

​​Cooper Tires shows Discoverer A/T3 Sport on new six-wheeler truck at Geneva

Cooper Tire Europe’s rugged Discoverer A/T3 Sport tyres took their place in the limelight at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, as part of the Chelsea Truck Company’s stand. The 88th Geneva Motor Show ran from 8-18 March and placed the Cooper brand in front of nearly 700,000 visitors and more than 10,000 of the world’s media.

Jorge Crespo promoted to Executive Director of the Zenises Group

The Zenises Group has promoted Jorge Crespo to Executive Director of the Group and member of the Group’s executive committee. In his new role Jorge will be responsible for the strategic direction of the Group and its future in disrupting the industry. Commenting on the promotion, Harjeev Kandhari, CEO of the Group said: “Jorge has

Falken Azensis FK510 racks up awards

Falken’s Azensis FK510 high performance tyre has racked up more awards in Germany’s prestigious 2018 summer tests.  Alongside receiving a ‘Highly Recommended’ rating in Auto Zeitung’s 225/45/17 summer tyre test, the pattern also scooped the top spot in German motoring magazine ACE Lenkrad’s trial. Key to the success has been the Advanced 4D NANO design

Entries invited for TyreSafe Awards

The UK’s tyre safety awareness charity, TyreSafe, is inviting entries from all tyre safety stakeholders for its prestigious Awards 2018. Entries highlighting activities during 2017 are welcome from any organisation supporting the tyre safety awareness campaign and can span a range of initiatives from social media and online campaigns to tyre workshops, themed events and

New HGV wheel separator from laser Tools

Struggling to separate seized and corroded twin wheels on HGV and LGVs? Laser Tools has the solution. A familiar problem in the HGV or LGV workshop: twin wheels stuck together due to corrosion and dirt contamination. This new twin wheel separator set from Laser Tools offers a speedy solution to the problem. The tool is

Pro-Align recognised at prestigious motor industry awards

Kathryn Beaurain, marketing director of wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align, has been recognised by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for her ongoing support of the IMI Skill Auto competitions. Receiving one of just five awards presented at the IMI’s Annual Dinner, Kathryn received the award for her Contribution to the Work of the

Five in a row for Donagh Kelly Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Donegal driver Donagh Kelly, the former National and Tarmac rally champion, extended his already long list of achievements by becoming the first driver ever to win the Quality Hotel Clonakilty West Cork International five years in a row. At the finish in Clonakilty yesterday, he and co-driver Conor Foley had almost two minutes to spare

‘Firestone Battle of the Bands 2018′ launched in conjunction with ‘Vantastival’

Firestone, the iconic tyre brand, has launched its online public voting platform for the 2018 Firestone Battle of the Bands. Firestone aim to encourage and support emerging music talent in Ireland with this initiative, which is now in its second year. The competition, run in conjunction with the Vantastival Music Festival, offers a number of