Tag: accreditation

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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RAC and Euro Car Parts form 500 branch-strong independent garage network

RAC and Euro Car Parts form 500 branch-strong independent garage network

21st February 2019 | 0 Comments

The RAC has joined forces with Euro Car Parts to create the biggest independent garage network in the country. Formed from existing RAC Approved Garages and Autofirst Network members, along with new sign ups, the newly created ‘RAC Approved Garages powered by Autofirst Network’ already has 500 garages on board and is expected to exceed 650 by April this year.

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ATS Euromaster retains ISO 9001 for 27th year running

ATS Euromaster retains ISO 9001 for 27th year running

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

ATS Euromaster has renewed its ISO 9001 certification for the 27th consecutive year. The renewal means the national tyre and vehicle maintenance provider has consistently met the highest award for quality management since 1992.

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NTDA REACT achieves 5000th certificate milestone

NTDA REACT achieves 5000th certificate milestone

21st September 2018 | 0 Comments

The NTDA Roadside Emergency Action Concerning Technicians (REACT) scheme hit a new milestone on Tuesday 18 September when Commercial Tyre Technician Keiran Smith of Lodge Tyre Company in Stafford received the 5000th certificate and Licence to Work Safely at the Roadside at Lodge House, the company’s impressive corporate headquarters in Stafford. Smith, who is from Worcester and works at Lodge Tyre’s Droitwich depot on Berryhill Industrial Estate, was trained by Roadside Safety Training UK Ltd one of the founding members of the REACT scheme.

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Accreditation for Rosava tyre testing laboratory

Accreditation for Rosava tyre testing laboratory

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments

The tyre testing laboratory operated by Rosava has been accredited according to DSTU ISO/IEC 17025: 2006 (ISO/IEC 17025: 2005) by the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine. The accreditation was granted on 6 August and is valid through to 2023.

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Davanti displays expanded range, including new A/T tyre at Automechanika Dubai

Davanti displays expanded range, including new A/T tyre at Automechanika Dubai

10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Davanti has exhibited its extended range of tyres at Automechanika Dubai, reporting positive reactions to its expansion strategy across Europe and Asia. The brand included its recently launched all-terrain tyre, the Terratoura, explaining that a full range of tyres is a prerequisite for building Davanti’s profile in new markets. The company also mentioned the value of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) accreditation in the Middle East – a measure Davanti has taken with its whole range, where competitors have chosen to accredit only the most popular sizes.

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Hankook Technodome gains ISO/IEC 17025 certification

Hankook Technodome gains ISO/IEC 17025 certification

6th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire shares that its state-of-the-art research and development centre in South Korea, the Hankook Technodome, has been granted ISO/IEC 17025 certification from A2LA (American Association for Laboratory Accreditation).

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NTDA Tyre Technician Licensing Scheme gathers momentum

11th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The NTDA’s new Tyre Technician Professional Development Scheme, designed to raise professionalism within the tyre industry and improve technicians’ opportunities and career progression, is gathering momentum according to the association. Officially launched at the Tyre Industry Conference in October last year, the NTDA Tyre Technician Professional Development Scheme is intended to act as a form of self-regulation for the tyre retail industry and will increase the flexibility of tyre technicians by providing them with a nationally-recognised licence designed to demonstrate their competency wherever they choose to work.

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irtec Tyre gains momentum

1st December 2017 | 0 Comments

In January, Bridgestone became the first organisation to trial the new tyre accreditation scheme, irtec Tyre, by testing technicians on their practical and theoretical skills. Now Tructyre and leading coach firms have announced that they have adopted the standard too. Tructyre, the well-known Tyre fleet management specialist, has become the latest organisation to trial irtec Tyre, with four technicians at the Ashford depot accredited in recent months, and John Brand, group operations manager, believes the scheme will thrive due to the impartiality of its assessments.

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Davanti DX390 receives TÜV SÜD certification

Davanti DX390 receives TÜV SÜD certification

29th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Davanti Tyres has been awarded TÜV SÜD accreditation for its DX390 high performance car tyre. The company states that the accolade helps to set Davanti aside as a trusted brand, reinforcing its commitment to safety, reliability, and durability. The DX390 was tested against several mid-range competitors; in gaining the TÜV seal the tyre’s weighted outcome outperformed all tested rivals in most safety-relevant criteria, like wet and dry braking. Davanti added that its close cooperation with the testing organisation during the testing process has also led to significant improvements in quality and performance.

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Superdoll Zambia gains ISO 9001-2015

Superdoll Zambia gains ISO 9001-2015

2nd August 2017 | 0 Comments

The Superdoll OTR tyre retreading and repair plant, purportedly the largest OTR retreading plant in the world and located in Ndola Copperbelt was recently awarded the Certificate in Quality Management System based on ISO 9001-2015. The Certification audit was conducted by the Zambian Bureau of Standards (ZABS) from 4 to 5 April 2017. The ZABS Certification Decision Committee, met and approved the award of Certificate of Quality Management System.

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Gold accreditation for 36 HiQ outlets

Gold accreditation for 36 HiQ outlets

2nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

HiQ Tyres & Autocare has awarded its 36 highest performing franchise outlets ‘gold accreditation’ for their efforts in customer service. The centres – more than a third of all HiQ franchise outlets – received gold status following an assessment of all HiQ shops across the UK for service and overall standards.

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CAM obtains silver Investors in People accreditation

4th April 2017 | 0 Comments

CAM has improved its Investors in People (IIP) accreditation, gaining silver following its recent inspection. IIP said the higher classification is based on the company’s commitment to flexible working, leading to excellent customer service and support, clear performance targets aligned with a commensurate reward scheme; its investment in continuous professional development in a complex technical environment; and sustained involvement in corporate social responsibility.

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ATS Euromaster renews Safecontractor for eighth straight year

ATS Euromaster renews Safecontractor for eighth straight year

27th March 2017 | 0 Comments

ATS Euromaster has renewal its SafeContractor accreditation for the eighth year running. The accreditation, first awarded to ATS Euromaster in 2009, means the tyre and vehicle maintenance specialist can instantly comply with the health and safety requirements of many clients, simplifying the procurement process for potential customers.

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SoE launching “Irtec Tyre” at CV Show

23rd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the news that Bridgestone became the first tyre manufacturer to trial and offer the Society of Operations Engineers (SoE)’s “Irtec Tyre” accreditation back in February, the society has announced that it plans to official launch the standard at the CV Show in Birmingham in April.

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