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

Month: June 2020

Hyundai Motor Group appoints Head of Commercial Vehicle Development Tech Unit

Hyundai Motor Group has appointed Martin Zeilinger as Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Vehicle (CV) Development Tech Unit. One of key talents in the field, Zeilinger brings with him 30 years of experience on commercial vehicle development. Starting tomorrow (July 1st.), Mr. Zeilinger will enhance overall R&D capabilities for Hyundai and Kia’s commercial vehicles while also spearheading development of eco-friendly commercial vehicles such as fuel cell trucks and buses.

New Techno Vector Truck 3D wheel alignment system from Equipco

The all new Techno Vector Truck 3D wheel alignment system is now available through Equipco Ireland Ltd. The new system for trucks is designed to take measurements and make adjustments on trucks in automotive companies, car service stations, automotive manufacturing plants, and diagnostic centres. It allows taking measurements on heavy-duty vehicles with the wheelbase up

ADL appoints Ardee Coach Trim as Irish service partner

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has appointed Ardee Coach Trim as its new and exclusive service partner in Ireland. Ardee Coach Trim will be the manufacturer’s sole official service and accident repair agent for Alexander Dennis buses and Plaxton coaches in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. With mobile technicians, training, tooling and IT systems,

FTAI welcomes appointment of dedicated minister for transport and logistics

The appointment of a dedicated minister for transport and logistics is vital to leading the country forward through the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, Brexit and climate change, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the country’s logistics sector. Speaking on the landmark appointment of Junior Minister Hildegarde Naughton to the new role,

Extension for MOT ends August 1

The British government has confirmed the six-month MOT extension, which was introduced during the lockdown, will be stopped for vehicles with an MOT due on or after August 1. The MOT certificate will not be extended if a vehicle’s MOT expires on or after August 1, 2020. In this case, motorists are urged to book