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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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March lockdown measures halt new UK bus and coach orders

Base Coach Sales in the UK has offered a first glimpse at its newly-developed MOBIpeople Executive Coach.

Pirelli survey on car use and tyre safety

A survey commissioned by Pirelli, which took place between the end of April and beginning of May among drivers using tyres in 18-inch size or higher, highlighted the tendency for increased car use in future – especially while social distancing measures are in place. 

Air-Seal Products celebrates 20 years in business

Air-Seal Products Ltd is celebrating 20 years in business this year.

Maxxis T Razr winner of A’ Design Award 2020

Maxxis’ state-of-the-art concept T Razr tyre, has the A’ Design Award 2020 thanks to its genius design, inspiration and innovative formulation to bring a safer, more economical tyre solution to the global tyre market.

Gardaí detect over a thousand vehicles speeding in 24-hour blitz

A total of 126,001 vehicles were checked as part of National Slow Down Day, which ran between 7am on Friday last and 7am on Saturday morning. A total of 1,072 were detected travelling in excess of the speed limit.

IAAF campaigns to end MOT extension

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) in the UK has called for the MOT extension to be scrapped and has written to government in a bid to get the decision overturned.

Pro-Align expands product range

Workshops, bodyshops and tyre retailers looking to cut their operating costs and reduce vehicle repair times can now call upon two new systems that have been added to an expanded range of workshop equipment from leading supplier Pro-Align.

National Slow Down Day from 7am Friday morning

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Friday 22nd May to 07.00hrs on Saturday 23rd May 2020.

Sanity System offers automotive aftermarket vehicle sanitation option

As the COVID 19 pandemic continues, Dublin-based Sanity System is offering the automotive aftermarket a cost-effective and efficient way of sanitising vehicles.

March lockdown measures halt new UK bus and coach orders

UK new bus and coach registrations did very well to rise by 15.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2020, with demand rising to 1,403 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Northern Ireland, however was down 18.8 per cent in the first quarter of this year.

ETRMA welcomes revision of EU Tyre Labelling Regulation

The European tyre industry has welcomed revisions to the Tyre Labelling Regulations, which will make an important contribution to the Green Deal agenda.