The wholesale and retail tyre trade will be out in force at the Irish Auto Trade Awards, this Saturday Night, October 17, at Citywest Hotel, Dublin.
Almost 20 companies that sell their wares into the tyre trade are in contention in three categories.
Tyre Manufacturer of the Year – Shortlist
Bridgestone (Bridgestone, Firestone, Dayton)
Continental Tyre Group (Barum, Continental, General, Mabor, Matador, Semperit, Sime Tyres, Sportiva, Uniroyal) –
Goodyear Dunlop (Goodyear, Dunlop, Debica, Fulda, Sava Tyres)
Hankook (Hankook, Kingstar & Aurora)
Michelin Tyre Plc (Michelin, BF Goodrich, Kleber, Kormoran, Taurus & Tiger Tyres) – Pirelli (Pirelli, Courier) –
Nankang (Nankang & Sonar)
Tyre Distributor of the Year – Shortlist
Euro Tyre Sales
Kevin Burke Tyres
Kings Road Tyres (Irl.) Ltd
Mileage Tyre Services
Tyre Shop Tools & Equipment Supplier of the Year
Equipco Ireland Ltd
JB Tyres & Garage Equipment
Park Tyres – PJ Fallon & Son Ltd
Redmount International Ltd
Tech Plus Ltd
Tyre Retailer of the Year
Meanwhile, the Regional Tyre Retailers of the Year as set out below will pick up their awards at a reception just before the start of the Irish Auto Trade Awards. The overall winner will then be announced at the Irish Auto Trade Awards.
Connacht/Ulster (Excl. N.I)
Togher Tyres, Castlebar.
Atlas Tyre Centre. Drumcondra Rd. D 9.
Leinster (Excl. Co. Dublin)
Heffernan Tyres Newbridge Road, Kildare Town.
Tom Geraghty Tyres, Newrath, Waterford City.
Modern Tyres, Boucher Rd, Belfast.
Philip White Tyres, Station Road, Armagh City.