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

Author: Declan OByrne

GT Exhausts looks back on successful Automechanika Birmingham

GT Exhausts, a leading manufacturer of emission control exhaust systems for the automotive aftermarket is looking back on a busy Automechanika Birmingham, which took place recently. The company used Automechanika Birmingham to showcase its complete range of Exhausts, Catalytic Convertors and mountings for the automotive aftermarket. The company also manufactures bespoke solutions for specialist vehicle

NTN SNR to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt

Wheel bearing specialists NTN SNR has confirmed its participation at Automechanika Frankfurt, September 11-17. The company will present its global offering to the automotive aftermarket, and will showcase its latest innovations in Hall 4. Stand C30. Closer to home NTN SNR will be exhibiting at the Auto Trade EXPO, at Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October

KYB goes carbon neutral for Automechanika Frankfurt

KYB Europe Aftermarket the leading supplier of automotive shock absorbers, coil springs and suspension mounting kits will be exhibiting at Automechanika in Frankfurt, September 11 – 15 in Hall 4, stand E31. With colleagues travelling from all over Europe, as well as Japan and America, KYB wanted to limit the impact which attending this major

V Fraser honours founder with special Volvo FH Ailsa

County Tyrone-based haulier, V Fraser & Sons Ltd, has taken delivery of one of only 50 special Volvo FH Ailsa Edition trucks made available as part of Volvo Trucks 50th Anniversary celebrations in the UK last year. The stunning Volvo FH16-750 6×2 tractor unit, supplied by Sales Executive Hugh Smyth at Dennison Commercials Limited, is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and is

New SmartTouring DL22 rounds off the Hankook tyre portfolio for long-distance coaches

Premium tyre maker Hankook is launching the new drive axle tyre for long-distance coaches in Europe, SmartTouring DL22. Along with the existing SmartTouring AL22, Hankook now has a complete portfolio of coach tyres available for long-distance routes. The company is responding to the growing importance of travelling long-distance by coach and to the increasing demand

FAI upgrades World Superbike sponsorship

As part of its rich racing heritage, FAI has sponsored numerous talented motorsport contenders over the years, including FAI 2017 Brand Ambassador, Chaz Davies. The Ducati rider treated fans to a spectacular season of extreme highs and lows (including injuries) in the previous WorldSBK series. Riding for on the iconic Panigale R, Chaz rocketed

Noone Transport expands their Mercedes-Benz fleet

Leading haulage firm Noone Transport has welcomed in the New Year with a delivery of 10 new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks. These latest additions bring to 43, the number of Actros now on the Slane-based haulier’s fleet. Finished in Noone Transport’s distinctive white and red livery, the 10 new 1845LS Big Space 4×2 tractor units –

Road user education vital for drivers and cyclists

FTA Ireland (FTAI), the country’s most active membership association for the logistics industry, has called on the Department of Transport and the Road Safety Authority to increase funding for education and awareness campaigns for all road users. According to FTAI this is vital to continue to improve road safety standards and to focus on vulnerable

Scania introduces low-entry L series cab

Scania has announced a new low-entry cab for its L-series range, designed specifically to suit urban environment applications. For improved visibility, and easy entry and exit, the new cab can be specified with automatic kneeling. The front air suspension system allows the L-series to lower, giving an entry step of 440mm on both sides of

Invoice Redirect Fraud

At this busy seasonal time, An Garda Síochána wishes to advise of the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and urges businesses to remind employees to treat any request to change supplier bank account details with extreme caution. Losses amounting to over €700,000 have been reported to Gardaí in the last month. Invoice Redirect Fraud