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Change of telephone number announced for Schaeffler REPXPERT Hotline

Schaeffler has invested in an updated telecoms system to help reduce call waiting times for mechanics needing technical advice for...
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NCT reopening on a phased basis from Monday

The NCTS has announced that it is reopening the service on a phased basis from this Monday, the 8th. of...
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Hella offers its ADAS knowledge

Knowledge of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is becoming a necessary requirement in the aftermarket as more vehicles with these systems are entering the workshop.  (more…)
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Kerr’s Tyres & Auto secures £500k support loan from Ulster Bank

Antrim-headquartered Kerr’s Tyres & Auto, one of Northern Ireland’s leading suppliers of tyres and automotive services, has secured £500,000 loan...
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Michelin names two UK and Ireland National Sales Managers

Michelin has named two National Sales Managers to look after its car tyre business in the retail, wholesale and fleet...
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Kumho’s Ecowing ES31 tyre selected for SEAT Ibiza

Kumho’s Ecowing ES31 in 185/65R15 88H size has been selected as the standard tyre for the latest version of the...
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Alliance 644 Forestar III receives positive feedback

Only launched last year, the Alliance 644 Forestar III has already received impressive feedback and earned an excellent reputation. Extensive field tests against a premium forest tyre competitor conducted on a harvester in the Czech Republic and on a forwarder in Latvia confirm these positive assessments.

Firestone launches Winterhawk 4

Firestone, the iconic tyre brand renowned for its durable and reliable products, has today launched the next generation of its flagship winter tyre line: the Firestone Winterhawk 4. Designed for passenger cars and on road SUVs, the Firestone Winterhawk 4 is a robust winter tyre offering excellent performance in all winter weather conditions, and all

Consumer confusion puts brakes on cleaner cars

Irish consumers are deeply confused about the environmental impact of their motor vehicle and wider car options available to them, with almost eight out of 10 people also saying the government’s proposed 2030 ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars is unachievable.

Autogem’s multi-use masks for aftermarket unveiled

Autogem has created a triple-layer, reusable anti-bacterial facemask in a swift response to meet the needs of its customers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Michelin launches new Agilis 3 summer tyre for light commercial vehicles

Michelin has launched its new Agilis 3 summer tyre for light commercial vehicles, bringing peace of mind to operators looking to optimise their costs and reduce their environmental footprint, without compromising on safety.

Prometeon supports the Red Cross during pandemic

The Prometeon Tyre Group is donating one euro for each tyre sold in Europe in May to the International Committee of the Red Cross’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will strengthen its humanitarian projects aimed at supporting the people who are directly exposed to the economic and health emergency.

Why is the NCTS not open?

Let’s face it, if garages can be open for service and repair business, what possible excuse is there for our National Car Test Service centres not being reopened? It’s makes no sense that the National Public Health Emergency Team would recommend one could open and not the other. The Government has also allowed the Commercial

How to improve the safety of goods vehicles in the EU?

Since the last European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) PIN report looking at the safety of goods and passenger transport was published in 2013, the transport sector has continued to evolve.

Freshlinc places confidence in Michelin

FreshLinc Group – one of the UK’s biggest logistics firms, with a combined fleet of approximately 400 commercial vehicles – is now running exclusively on Michelin tyres after moving its entire bulk transport fleet onto its existing tyre management contract with the manufacturer.

Continental and BestDrive offer car check tips

Ahead of the partial relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, Continental Tyres Ireland and its network of 28 BestDrive tyre and car servicing outlets (formerly Advance Pitstop) are advising motorists to take a few precautions before jumping straight back into the car.

First Michelin Tweel set in Northern Ireland

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been hugely impressed with Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination – after becoming the first person in the country to put them into operation.