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New PremiumContact 6 – the range extender

Continental’s new PremiumContact 6 has been available from dealers in 70 sizes since the spring of this year, ready for fitting to a wide spectrum of cars and SUVs in the mid-range and luxury class. This also includes electric and hybrid models for which this new premium summer tire makes a good choice. With five

Hankook Europe moves to new premises

Premium tyre maker Hankook is continually expanding its presence on the European market. For this reason, the company has relocated both its Europe headquarters and German local office to a new building only a few hundred metres from its previous address. The relocation has become necessary because the old premises no longer fulfilled the company’s

Cronin cracks Belgium  -Ypres International Rally

Irish crews had a great result at the Ypres International Rally at the weekend, with West Cork’s Keith Cronin, already the winner of three British Rally titles, taking maximum points towards this year’s Prestone MSA British Championship on its first visit to the Belgian event. Cronin and his co-driver Mikie Galvin finished in sixth place

Northern Ireland Ladies Night

Northern Ireland Ladies Night will be held on Saturday, November 18 at the multi-award winning Lough Erne Resort, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. The Lough Erne Resort is the ultimate expression in old world heritage and new world luxury set on its very own 600 acre peninsula, between Castle Hume Lough and Lower Lough Erne, just outside

Kenda EMERA A1 performs well in Finnish tyre test

Kenda’s EMERA A1 high performance tyre – the EMERA A1 – has recored a creditable upper mid-table finish in tyre tests conducted by the Finnish organisation, Test World. Eighteen products in size 205/55 R16 from well-known brands were put to the test in March this year in Fontange, France. Making its debut, the EMERA A1

Michelin goes the distance for Fairport Containers

UK-based steel waste container specialist Fairport Containers has binned its budget tyre policy and switched to Michelin, after a set of Michelin fitments achieved almost three times the mileage of a budget competitor in a tyre trial. The Michelin 315/70 R 22.5 X MultiWay 3D XDE drive tyres clocked up 382,708 km – travelling more

KBT debuts new Magna mobile crane tyre

Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT) has unveiled Magna’s new mobile crane tyre, which is especially designed for mobile cranes for highway and off-road applications. The new Magna MA03+ tyre features fewer vibrations and greater operator comfort due to improved irregular wear pattern. Other popular sellers in the Magna range are the M-terrain and the MTP WB04.The M-Terrain, is

Audi SQ7 TDI gets Hankook tyres

Hankook Tire will be supplying original fitment tyres for the Audi Q7 range including the recently launched all new Audi SQ7 TDI. The first S-edition of the premium car makers’ Audi Q7 model is the strongest diesel-SUV on the market and incorporates a variety of cutting-edge technologies, some of them applied for the first time

Magna Tyres Group expands the Inside Sales Department

Magna Tyres Group has appointed John van Mersbergen as Inside Sales Representative. He will be working together with Jacqueline Vissers (Inside Sales Representative), and Linda van Heumen, who has recently been appointed as Inside Sales Coordinator. These developments have been implemented due to the rapid growth of the company. Together with John and Linda, Magna

Kumho enhances 4×4 tyre range

Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51

Bridgestone reaches out to bikers

Bridgestone has created a broad online platform to share with bikers and fans memorable stories about its motorcycle tyres, the places they take their riders and the adventure of their experiences. Anchored on the dedicated website www.grippingstories.com, content is shareable across a range of social media in text, video and audio – the media landscape