Van, Truck, Trailer, Bus and Coach Aftermarket News in Ireland

Month: April 2015

Klarius steps-up to support air pollution targets

Klarius has revealed plans to increase manufacturing volumes of its pollution reducing diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and catalytic converters (CATs). Klarius has increased its schedule of new-to-range introductions to include far more cars and light commercial vehicles. Essentially aimed at older cars that produce a higher level of pollution, it’s thought that the ability to

ContiTech PIC available in 16 languages

The ContiTech Power Transmission Group’s new Product Information Center (PIC) is now available in 16 languages – for computers and mobile devices. Thanks to a completely new design, it offers an even clearer and more understandable structure despite its expanded functionality.   Even before the revamp, the PIC was available in nine languages. To these

New Compac App launched

Compac’s catalogues, videos etc. are now easily accessible on your SmartPhone or Tablet, distributors, Techplus has confirmed. The new Compac App is designed to provide fast access to the most important sales and service information. The App is useful for watching YouTube videos or simply finding the right solution for the customer by looking in

Gardai warn on electronic bank payment fraud incidents

Gardai are warning businesses and organisations involved in making electronic bank payments, that fraudsters are continually targeting this method of payment in a bid to secure funds under false pretences. Gardai have earned that this type of fraud continues to be prevalent and a number of Irish organisations and businesses have been targeted in the recent past.

New regulations on vehicle weight limits

From 1st June 2015 the owners / operators of six (or more) axle rigid truck and drawbar trailer combinations will have the option of operating at 46 tonnes. This represents up to a 4 tonne increase over the pre-existing national weight limit, and aligns with the limit applicable to six axle articulated vehicle combinations since

Tomorrow is ‘Wear Orange Day’ – Please support!

Tomorrow, May 1st. is ‘Wear Orange Day’. Our nominated charity, the ‘Join Our Boys’ Trust is inviting you to ‘Join Our Boys & Wear Orange Day 2015′. This very worthy charity is asking that you wear something orange on May 1st to show you support and solidarity for children living with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. If

New ranges dominate Valeo’s CV show

Valeo used the recent Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham to officially launch a number of new products and services to customers in the commercial vehicle aftermarket. Valeo exhibited its extensive commercial vehicle product programme and the following new initiatives: Clutch kits for the New Euro 6 Applications for: Mercedes Actros and Atego, Scania P, R

Delphi get heavy at CV Show

Delphi used the recent Commercial vehicle Show in Birmingham to showcase its DS heavy duty diagnostic software, which allows users to perform dealer level diagnostics on trucks, buses, LCVs and trailers. A highly efficient diagnostic tool, it includes functionalities such as intelligent system identification (ISI), intelligent system scan (ISS) and intelligent system updates (ISU), as

Truck Racers get to grips with Goodyear truck race tyres

Goodyear is continuing its support of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship: the company will be the single tyre supplier to the 10-round 2015 series. Goodyear truck racing tyres in size 315/70R22.5 are again the only tyres approved by the European Truck Racing Championship’s governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The Goodyear truck

Easy Balance – the safe choice says Techplus

Tyre manufacturers have been hesitant to accept internal balancing compounds in commercial tyres, due to the perceived risk of damaging the inner liner or causing leakage at the valve core or tyre bead. As the only brand on the market to be tested and approved by the renowned DEKRA organisation, Easy Balance is the safe

Mahle Aftermarket new-to-range filter additions

Mahle Aftermarket is continually extending its range of Mahle Original and Knecht oil, air, fuel and cabin filters for cars and light commercials.   Among the many recent new-to-range (NTR) additions to both the Mahle Original and Knecht range are six fuel filters, which cater for several popular vehicles. These include filter reference KC487 for