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

Month: July 2020

Britain’s road accident fatalities stats not improving

There were 1,748 reported road deaths in Britain during 2019, similar to the level seen since 2012, which follows a period of substantial reduction in fatalities from 2006 to 2010. And 2019 unfortunately proved a bad year for fatalities in goods vehicles in Britain. Fatalities in reported road accidents: GB, 2004-2019 There were 25,975 serious

Glanbia gains by adding two new Mercedes-Benz Actros

Leading Irish global nutrition group Glanbia, the global nutrition group has bought two new Mercedes-Benz Actros 2451LS 6×2 tractor units with 2.5m BigSpace Cabs from Mercedes-Benz commercials dealer Surehaul of Clonmel, Amongst the numerous innovative features to be found in these new 2451LS 6×2 tractor units is ‘MirrorCam’ – a system that replaces conventional wing

6 x Denn-Part alloy wheels to be won

Denn-Part is giving you the chance to win a brand-new set of their alloy wheels, which it says are worth £2,000. Additionally in this competition, they are also offering to fit them for the winner. To enter, you just have to ‘like’ the Denn-Part facebook page; ‘like’ the post, and then tag three friends. The

Mercedes-Benz prepares for new eSprinter van launch

Mercedes-Benz in Ireland is poised to expand its e-van range with the introduction of new eSprinter van range. It is an all-new, all-electric model comparable to conventional Sprinters that will take its place alongside the already introduced eVito.   Set to arrive here later in August or early September, the new high-roof eSprinter is billed

DAF is an ‘ideal workhorse solution’ for pallet operator

UK-based Freightforce has reverted back to the DAF marque after taking delivery of five new CF 450 ‘FTG’ 6×2 tractor units as fleet replacements, describing the vehicles as the ‘ideal workhorse solution’ for its pallet operation. The fleet-spec trucks are already in service on intensive, non-stop, 24-hour operations five-days-a-week. With the benefit of excellent previous experience with the

New dynamic BTCC partnership for Absolute Alignment

Absolute Alignment, the leading provider of wheel alignment equipment in the UK, has announced a new two-year partnership with the Team Dynamics run Halfords Yuasa Racing outfit in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).  With nine scheduled race weekends, the 2020 BTCC season gets underway at Donington Park on this weekend (1-2 August), with Absolute Alignment taking the opportunity

Loctite mirror adhesive users express positive views

Henkel, owner of the renowned Loctite brand, has revealed the results of a new survey that outlines the satisfaction being enjoyed by users of its ‘Rear-view Mirror Adhesive Kit’. The survey, which targeted the DIY car maintenance and repair market, was conducted in conjunction with a nationwide retailer of vehicle spares.   Many car owners will have experienced that sinking feeling when a simple adjustment