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

Author: Connor ORouke

RHA applauds flexible approach to border checks

The UK’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) has applauded its government’s flexible approach to post-transition border checks on goods imported from the EU as a means of helping businesses already struggling with the economic impact of Covid-19. “Thank goodness they’ve listened to us,” said RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett. “We wrote to Michael Gove at the beginning

FORS suspends audits due to coronavirus outbreak

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has announced that, following the impact of Covid-19, all FORS Bronze site audit activity will be suspended from next Monday, March 23 until further notice. An official communication to the scheme’s primary and secondary contacts yesterday, March 19, stated: “Organisations with audits booked to take place up to and

500-strong fleet fleet now completely Euro VI compliant

Third party UK logistics company Bibby Distribution has completed a four-year vehicle replacement programme designed to reduce the environmental impact of its 500-strong fleet. The company’s fleet is now completely Euro VI compliant, with DAF, MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Renault trucks all in operation. The move ensures the company’s trucks can operate sustainably anywhere in the

FTAI says emergency measures to support logistics through Covid-19 must go further

The package of emergency measures introduced by government to support logistics businesses through Covid-19 is a promising start but more needs to be done, according FTA Ireland (FTAI). Aidan Flynn, general manager of FTAI, which speaks for the sector nationwide, comments: “Businesses within the freight distribution and logistics sector are ready and willing to face

New Jaltest software update now available

Jaltest has released its new look software V20.1, which is available to download now. This new version includes the following innovations: JALTEST CV Present System Scan Optimised in Euro 6 vehicles More Troubleshooting guides of error codes and procedures New graphic presentation of the ODR And more JALTEST AGV New systems in the 6R Series

FTAI urging ferry companies to prioritise driver safety

To help protect commercial drivers during the Covid-19 pandemic, FTA Ireland (FTAI) is urging cargo-carrying ferry companies to restrict cabins to one-person occupation, close all bars and restaurants on board and provide a room service for drivers to include meals and drinks. Aidan Flynn, general manager of FTAI comments: “FTAI is urging ferry companies to

Delo engine oil from TRP Ireland

TRP Ireland says it has all your engine oil requirements covered. Along with Havoline, the Delo range from Texaco covers most commercial vehicle applications with market leading quality oils. Contact your local TRP branch for more information or visit