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The Wheel Specialist joins IAAF

The Wheel Specialist joins IAAF

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed The Wheel Specialist on board, as it becomes the latest in a recent flurry of aftermarket names to sign up.

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ETRMA: Tyre sales down slightly

ETRMA: Tyre sales down slightly

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has published members sales figures, which show that “overall industry sales declined slightly in the first quarter of 2019”.

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Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire UK Ltd teamed up with Tough Mudder for a second year running to sponsor the globally renowned series of mud runs.

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Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy Tyre has announced plans to promote its new all-season tyre range at Autopromotec 2019. The range was initially launched on an international basis at the end of 2018.

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Goodyear drops Dunlop brand in registered name change

Goodyear drops Dunlop brand in registered name change

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the news that it is refreshing its Goodyear halo brand as its UHP and luxury go-to moniker, Goodyear Dunlop UK Ltd has confirmed it will be removing Dunlop from its registered company name and in future will therefore be known just as Goodyear.

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Fastned opens first 350kW-ready fast charging station in the UK

Fastned opens first 350kW-ready fast charging station in the UK

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Fastned has opened its first fast charging station in the United Kingdom. It is also reportedly the first fast charging station in the United Kingdom with a charging capacity up to 350 kW. The station is located in Sunderland, near the factory where the Nissan Leaf is produced for the entire European market. Fastned supplies 100 per cent renewable electricity and is accessible for all full electric vehicles (FEVs).

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Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug has appointed Dawn Wilson-Smith and Jonathan Ford to head up Business Development for the North West and South regions respectively in the UK.

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Vipal distributor Basvulk opens training centre

Vipal distributor Basvulk opens training centre

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Vipal is celebrating the recent inauguration one of its largest European customer’s new training centre. Basvulk, based in the city of Kyustendil, Bulgaria has opened the new facility with the aim of “improving the knowledge of its customers”. To this end, Basvulk offers training opportunities to those who want excellence and the correct application of materials during the repairing process.

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Launch gets set for Automechanika

Launch gets set for Automechanika

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK is set to unveil its latest range of exceptional automotive diagnostic tools, harnessing the most up to date technology at Automechanika Birmingham 2019 on stand Y154, taking place at the NEC from 4 - 6 June. Premiering at the event is the new EuroTab II, the most advanced diagnostic tool available from Launch. The workshop ready EuroTab II comes with a 10.1” screen and 2.0 GHZ 8-Core. Based on the latest Android technology and Launch’s innovative vehicle software, the Eurotab II creates a high-end diagnosis solution, while bringing a wealth of benefits, including wide manufacturer coverage, powerful test functions, dealer-level functions and accurate live data.

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UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

A new report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Frost & Sullivan has found that the UK could be set for a £62bn windfall from connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) by 2030. The report, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Winning the Global Race to Market, has found that the UK is in pole position in the global race to market for CAVs.

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Servicesure appoints Bollington as new insurance provider

Servicesure appoints Bollington as new insurance provider

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Servicesure has appointed Bollington as its insurance provider, supplying an exclusive comprehensive cover package for the national garage network. The partnership commenced on Monday 1 April, with Bollington’s team of local account managers providing a carefully-tailored, personal service which establishes each business’ individual insurance requirements.

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Let your luggage roll on Pirellis…

Let your luggage roll on Pirellis…

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

High performance tyres for your suitcase? Not quite, but at least the name offers go-fast cred. Pirelli has paired with Montblanc to launch a new limited edition trolley collection.

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Michelin Exelagri dealer hat-trick for Soltyre

Michelin Exelagri dealer hat-trick for Soltyre

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Soltyre has gained Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval for its new Airdrie dealership, marking a major achievement for the tyre specialist with all three branches now members of the pan-European Michelin Exelagri network.

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Dayco appoints Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA

Dayco appoints Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Dayco has announced the appointment of Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA. In this role, Semola will be responsible for leading all functions of the EMEA Aftermarket region. These duties include strategic planning to oversee new product introductions, as well as sales performance, to ensure Dayco achieves its growth targets, while providing greater value for the customers.

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Excel Automotive Group under new ownership

Excel Automotive Group under new ownership

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has been acquired by Tony Bhogal, owner of Sancorp Ltd and managing director ofAutoelectro, in partnership with son, Harry, from TVS Motor Group Ltd (Universal Components Ltd). The new owners have appointed Adrian Lamb managing director of EAG, while Harry Bhogal will be responsible for  the company's day-to-day operations.

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