Audi Sport Team Phoenix once again proved unbeatable in the pit lane in 2018. On average, over the course of the season, driver Mike Rockenfeller’s crew completed the fastest tyre changes and was rewarded with victory in the Hankook Best Pit Stop Award. In doing so, the Audi team not only successfully defended the title
The final round of the inaugural TCR UK series will take place at Donington Park on October 13-14, where the winner of the first ever Championship will be decided.
Indian multinational Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has become the first sub-continent group to partner with the Australian cricket league KFC Big Bash League (BBL) as the new Off-Highway tyre supplier, signing an agreement for three years with Cricket Australia, the governing body of all events around the sport in Australia. BKT tires have been available
Bridgestone Ireland has launched Weather Control A005, the all-season touring tyre that will help drivers to master their journey, whatever the season. Bridgestone says that the premium tyre offers outstanding control across different weather conditions, especially in the rain – which is essential when driving on Irish roads. Bridgestone, a leading tyre and rubber company,
Schrader Academy has launched its new training website: www.Schrader-Academy.com. Having been in the pipeline for the past few months, the new site hosts updated TPMS E-Training Course, as well as giving a smoother, more intuitive user experience. With a fresh look and feel, the new site gives users the opportunity to easily navigate through. Delivering
In early 2016, Z Tyre and Alzura launched one of the most innovative programmes in the tyre business – the ‘Z Tyre Flat Rate Programme’. Instead of paying for tyres immediately in one single payment, the Flat Rate Programme allows the driver to enjoy the ongoing benefit of Z Tyres as a monthly subscription tyre
Energia, one of Ireland’s leading business energy companies, will supply power to Advance Pitstop, serving its 30 branches and over 200 staff across Ireland. The supply agreement is expected to be worth approximately €300,000 per annum to Energia. Under the agreement, Energia will supply Advance Pitstop with an expected annual consumption of 4.5 GWh.
At the 67th International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles (IAA Commercial Vehicles) in Hanover, Continental will showcase the further development of ContiConnect, its digital tyre monitoring platform. The portfolio will be enhanced by a new solution that can be integrated into existing systems. With this solution, Continental is fulfilling the wishes of fleet customers to
Investigations in the UK by TyreSafe, in partnership with Trading Standards, over the past five years have revealed a staggering 139 of 152 part worn outlets visited were selling illegal and unsafe tyres to unsuspecting motorists. That leaves just 13 dealers selling roadworthy tyres from inspections spanning from Scotland to London. Tyres are an essential
Global tyre giant Apollo Tyres’ European presence in the Truck and Bus Radial tyre sector has been further bolstered by a new sales appointment, added to Apollo Vredestein UK’s personnel structure this summer. Steve Miller joins Apollo Vredestein UK as TBR Sales Manager, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience, having worked for Kumho
The Irish Tyre Industry Association has put a proposal to Department of Climate Control and Environment (DCCAE), which is says will provide a workable approach to the forthcoming application of truck tyre waste charges. Over the Summer months an ITIA Truck Tyre Sub-Committee has been working hard to devise a workable approach to the forthcoming