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Modern Tyres and Vredestein AgriTech evenings prove huge success

This March, Modern Tyres and Vredestein launched a series of AgriTech evenings aimed at farming professionals on the value of trading up to the Vredestein brand.

European management shake up for Falken

Falken Tyre Europe has revised its management structure to prepare for continued expansion. For more information on the Falken range contact Philip White Tyres on + 44 28 37 510 666 (NI) or 048 37 510 666.

Pirelli equipped Kyle Wyman wins 78th Daytona 200

Pirelli and Kyle Wyman won the 78th edition of the famous Daytona 200 that is held every year at the Daytona International Speedway, Florida.

Falken to expand size range of summer tyres

Falken will expand the size range of its most popular summer tyres by almost 40 dimensions during the year.

Avon features on two iconic British car brands in Geneva

Avon Tyres are featured on two British car models at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. The David Brown Automotive Speedback GT will be displayed with the Avon ZZ5 245/40R19 front and 275/35R19 rear. Avon worked with David Brown Automotive to develop a set of specially made, custom-branded tyres for the 19 inch wire wheel option of

Michelin opens apprenticeship programme applications

Michelin has opened applications for its annual apprenticeship programme at its Stoke-on-Trent site.

Kumho remains top of Korean replacement market

Kumho remains top of the Korean replacement tyre market for the second consecutive year. According to recent data from the Korea Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), Kumho topped the charts with sales of 6.52 million tyres for the year to December 2018, which accounted for more than 40 per cent of all locally-produced tyres sold in

Yokohama to feature in Geneva

Yokohama will participate at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. The 89th edition of the show will be held during March 7-17, with press days on March 5-6. As in 2018, the Yokohama booth will include presentations related to the Company’s consumer tyre strategy in its current three-year medium-term plan, “Grand Design 2020 (GD2020)”, which

Apollo Vredestein made Silver partner for FTA’s Van Excellence

Tyre manufacturer, Apollo Vredestein has been awarded the Silver partnership status by the Freight Transport Association (FTA). Less than a year after joining the Van Excellence scheme as a supporting partner, Apollo Vredestein has achieved the Silver status in recognition of the role played by the brand within a scheme promoting compliance, road safety and

Continental new tyre partner for Blood Bikes Leinster

Continental Tyres Ireland has been named as the support vehicle tyre partner for Blood Bikes Leinster, the east coast chapter of the Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes. Blood Bikes is a registered not-for-profit Irish charity established by local volunteers who look after the timely delivery of blood, breast milk and other time-sensitive material to hospitals

Bulk haulier equips fleet with Michelin Telematics System

Following a successful eight-month trial, family-owned bulk haulage company Ronnie S Evans has equipped its entire fleet of trailers with Michelin’s Effitrailer telematics system. Initially fitted to 15 trailers, the telematics system alerted the Welsh haulier to 45 cases of low tyre pressure – preventing potential puncture costs of up to £1,000 a time. As