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Hella introduces RotaLED compact

Lighting and electronics expert, Hella, has introduced RotaLED Compact – an LED addition to its existing halogen beacon series, which already includes the Rotafix, Rotaflex and Rota Compact models. Due to its compact design, the beacon portfolio is especially suitable for agricultural and construction machines, as well as the coach and bus sector. Alongside the

New MUTEC showrooms open in Dublin

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles dealership MUTEC has brought its all-new, state-of-the-art showrooms on the Long Mile Road, Dublin into operation, making it one of the most modern commercial vehicle sales centre in Europe at this time. With indoor space sufficient to display a truck alongside other vehicles, the brightly lit, glass-fronted 400 sq. meters showrooms presents an impressive front on

Borg & Beck introduces CV coils

Borg & Beck is a globally recognised brand with over 100 years history of engineering excellence and OE pedigree. Originally fitted to truck and bus, Borg & Beck today offers the aftermarket an extensive portfolio of Commercial Vehicle parts, the newest addition is a comprehensive range of CV Coils. The Air, Electrical and Brake Coils

Motorists get wiper advice

“With summer here, drivers must prepare for a shift in weather and road conditions,” said Sam Robinson, Trico product and brand manager for the UK and Ireland. “This is when driver visibility is critical, and vehicles need to be equipped with highly functional and effective wiper blades.” Motorists very rarely check tyres or windscreen wipers and

Hella Hengst – the success so far

Since its launch in April, Hella Hengst has already been heralded a success in the aftermarket, largely due to its original equipment (OE) heritage and depth of range. In such a competitive market, a new filter brand has to have a distinct offering, which is something Hella Hengst definitely possesses and is therefore, experiencing increasing

Sedgley goes the extra mile for the Brain Tumour Charity

Keith Sedgley, joint managing director of Roadlink International, a leading commercial vehicle parts supplier, has successfully cycled 133 miles in a day from Wolverhampton to Aberdovey in aid of the Brain Tumour Charity. The Aberdovey Bike Ride 2017 took place on Friday, June 16 and is officially 105 miles long but Sedgley decided to ‘go

Sealey unveils Schumacher promotion

Sealey’s new Schumacher promotion is out now and valid until February 28 next year. The partnership Schumacher has enabled Sealey to extend its range of Battery Chargers and Jump Starters and bring the latest technology to the UK and Ireland. Schumacher is renowned for being the largest manufacturer of Battery Chargers in the world, with

Giti expands regional mixed service portfolio with two new tyres

Giti Tire has expanded its regional mixed service portfolio with the launch of two new tyres for specific applications. Available in 295/80R22.5 and 315/70R22.5, the Giti GAM837 all-position sizes have been specially selected for the growing number of on/off road OE bulk haulage delivery vehicles which later need aftermarket replacements. The Giti GAM851 is a

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Prioritise safe driving for work this summer

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) accident data shows that over the past few years, July has been the worst month for vehicle related accidents at work. July also had the highest number of fatal road collisions in 2016, according to the RSA. 1 in 4 fatal road collisions involve a worker [Coroner data from