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Techno Vector wheel alignment from Equipco Ireland

Automotive equipment specialists, Equipco Ireland Ltd. offers this Techno Vector 8 Smartlight touchless alignment system.

Sixth consecutive ADAC Truck-Grand-Prix for Hankook

This year, Hankook is taking part in the ADAC Truck-Grand-Prix at the Nürburgring for the sixth consecutive time, and as a premium tyre supplier for MAN, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Scania and Schmitz-Cargobull, is underlining its established position in the European commercial vehicle market.

Conti acquires R&J Strang of Scotland

Continental Tyre Group has acquired R&J Strang Tyre Services Ltd. in Scotland, in a further step to strengthen Continental’s overall commercial fleet service offering across the UK and Ireland.

Techplus commercial truck tyre changer for Frank Pratts & Sons

Garage equipment specialist, Techplus ltd. installed this new Mondolfo Commercial truck tyre changer last week in one of Ireland’s leading Plant Hire and Earthworks companies, Frank Pratts & Sons in Co. Meath.

Summer months have worst record for tyre incidents

A cautionary reminder has been given to motorists that it’s in the summer months when there are more tyre-related incidents reported. TyreSafe, the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres has launched a campaign. Department for Transport data in the UK

HGV equipment available from Equipco Ireland

Automotive equipment specialists, Equipco Ireland Ltd. currently has the following HGV tailored equipment in stock, with competitive weekly payments available.

Apollo sponsors Truckfest

Apollo Tyres were this year’s sponsors of Truckfest, the biggest truck festival in Europe.

Premier Tyres & Accessories appointed official Toyo distributor

Premier Tyres & Accessories, has been appointed as the official distributor for Toyo car, van and 4×4 tyres in the Republic of Ireland.

Bridgestone Ireland runs series of golf tournaments

Bridgestone Ireland organised and sponsored a successful series of golf tournaments in recent months, including events in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Laois featuring prestigious golf clubs such as Malone Golf Club, Monkstown Golf Club, The Hermitage Golf Club and The Heritage Golf Resort.

Philip White Tyres partners with Magna Tyres

Philip White Tyres Ltd., has been appointed as an official distributor for Magna Tyres, the Dutch manufacturer of premium quality Off-The- Road (OTR), industrial, port handling, agri and truck tyres.