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

Author: Eoin Cuttle

Groupe PSA launches three new vans

Groupe PSA has launched the new generation of three vans, the Peugeot Partner, the Citroën Berlingo and the Opel Combo vans. The new vans are the fruit of a joint collaboration between the three brands, boasting high levels of equipment and comfort features. Philippe Narbeburu, Senior Vice-President, Light Commercial Vehicles, said: “This new generation of

TGL lastest member of IAAF

Clutch and transmissions specialist TGL is the latest member to join the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). TGL, the global distributor and manufacturer of clutch kits and transmission components continues to grow and is now in its 35th year. With global sales of over £45m, the business continues to move into new markets and build

Self-driving van fleet goes into service

A fleet of self-driving vans has gone into service in Texas, USA, in the world’s first full-scale fleet trial of fully autonomous technology, according to technology company The vans, based on the Nissan e-NV200 electric vehicle, are operated by and include information boards on the vehicles that explain to other road users what

First Line’s wiper solution makes things clear

In terms of the driver, one of the most important road safety elements is the ability to see clearly in adverse weather conditions, which is why when a wiper motor fails, the replacement component should be of premium quality. Amongst the various products available from First Line Ltd is a short range of direct replacement

MAN begins electric truck trials

Truck manufacturer, MAN, is to begin trials of its new all-electric eTGM model this autumn. The 26-tonne rigid, which will be one of the primary exhibits on the company’s stand at the IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show in September, will commence trials with nine companies in October. All nine of the operators will be based

M27 diversion route will hit hauliers hard

A two-mile section of the M27, between junctions three and four, near Southampton, will close for three weekends over the next 12 months – September 28 until October 1 2018 – as part of a £19 million bridge renovation project. While acknowledging that the repairs are necessary to maintain the safety of the road network,

East Midlands Ambulance Service in safe hands with Michelin Agilis Cross Climate tyres

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has moved its 449-strong blue light ambulance fleet across to a 100 per cent Michelin Agilis Cross Climate tyre policy to maximize the safety of its ‘blue light’ vehicles. EMAS originally fitted Michelin’s CrossClimate+ tyres to 148 rapid response Skoda Scout cars last year and found they gave them unrivaled

Keywaste adds to Mercedes-Benz fleet

Keywaste, the Walkinstown-based waste management service and leading commercial waste operator in Ireland has further expanded its Mercedes-Benz waste collection fleet with the purchase of four new Econic 2630L models. With robust Powerlink refuse collection body supplied by Logic Fleet and finished in the company’s distinct vivid green livery, the new Econic is a truck

Hunter produces new and affordable alignment systems

The premium level of servicing offered by Hunter alignment systems has, until now, been considered by some as being out of reach. However, with the new Hunter PA200 range ‘Specials Deal’, workshops of all sizes and budgets can add Hunter wheel alignment servicing to their arsenal, giving them the scope to grow their business significantly.