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48 cars eligible for 2020 Continental Irish Car of the Year

A field of 48 candidates for the Continental Irish Car of the Year 2020 Awards was announced today. The winner...
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Somora Motor Parts Yuasa battery training

Somora Motor Parts this month held its new special Yuasa battery training sessions throughout Ireland. (more…)
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Irish Auto Trade Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2020 Irish Auto Trade Awards have been announced and will be presented at an invitation only...
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Advance Pitstop has a new name

Advance Pitstop has rolled out of its new brand identity, 'BestDrive' by Continental. The rebrand forms part of an investment...
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New appointment at Tyre-Line

Alcoa Wheels premium distributor, Tyre-Line has appointed Dan Haynes, as an office based salesman, working on the company's Ireland sales...
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Motorists urged to check their tyres during Irish Road Safety Week

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána and the Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA), have teamed up for ‘tyre...
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Dunlop in the hunt as MXGP second-half starts in Sweden

The second half of the 2012 FIM Motocross World Championship kicks-off in Uddevalla, Sweden on July 1, with Gautier Paulin proudly leading the Dunlop challenge.

Trelleborg inaugurates new factory in China

Trelleborg has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in Xingtai, Hebei, China to manufacture high-performance specialty, primarily agricultural tyres.

Patch Tyre Equipment summer giveaway

Patch Tyre Equipment is giving away a free baseball cap, emblazoned with the MacHale Rally team logo on all orders received before July 31.

New SIMI President warns on part worn tyres

The new president of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) is warning motorists that fitting part worn tyres may save money in the short-term, but such decisions may come back to haunt them in the longer term.

Safety and environment key factors in truck tyre design

In the future, tyre developers will not just have to consider low rolling resistance, high mileage, durability, retreadability and new pressure monitoring systems, but also enhanced safety and environmental factors.

Michelin puts on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

As proud sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed Supercar Paddock, Michelin has teamed up with British racing driver Tim Harvey to put on a show of high-velocity entertainment at the UK’s flagship automotive and motorsport event, which runs from 28 June to 1 July 2012.

Pirelli supports National Motorsport Week

Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to Formula One, has confirmed it will support this year’s National Motorsport Week 2012 that is due to take place from 30 June to 8 July.

Five page special on worn tyres in Tyre Trade Journal

The Tyre Trade Journal, out on Friday carries a five page special on the dangers associated with the sale and fitment of second hand or part worn tyres.

A world first in air supply

An air compressor designed especially for mobile use looks set to change the face of the mobile tyre fitting industry. Mobilair, manufactured by Transit Power Systems, boasts a number of economical and environmentally-friendly innovations, such as: the elimination of wasted air by generating only the amount it needs for the task; avoidance of noise reduction

Manufacturers and importers want action on part worn tyres

Action needs to be taken to clamp down on the sale of part worn tyres, and those involved in the sale and fitment of part worn tyres need to be made aware of the consequences of their activities. That’s the view of a significant group of manufacturers and importers that participated in a survey carried

New tyre repair equipment and consumables website launched

A new online source of tyre repair equipment and consumables is now live at The team, which has more than 40 years experience in the tyre trade, says there is a gap in the market for a high quality website, that brings the tyre trade quality, innovative products at best value for money