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Continental Tyres top winter tests

In two tests run by AutoBild magazine, winter tyres from Continental have again turned in successful performances. In the large-scale test staged by AutoBild, the WinterContact TS 860 was best-in-test, while in the test conducted by 4×4 magazine AutoBild Allrad from the same publishers, the WinterContact TS 850 P was awarded a top “exemplary” rating.

Bridgestone announces €250+ million investment in EU operations

Bridgestone is investing approximately €266 million into three key European production sites. The funds will be used to expand plant production capacity, purchase cutting-edge equipment and optimise existing production lines. Bridgestone production facilities in Burgos (Spain), Poznan and Stargard (Poland), will be upgraded significantly as a result of this investment. In addition to strengthening its

Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tested to the limit

From October 14th until November 9th Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyres will be tested to the limit during the Land Rover Experience Tour. During the four-week expedition, a selection of international participants will drive new Land Rover Discovery SUV’s fitted with Wrangler DuraTrac tyres through a wide variety of road conditions. The Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac has

Falken adds to summer tyre portfolio 

Falken is expanding its product portfolio by launching a new summer tyre model, the ZIEX ZE310 Ecorun. The new tyre line offers outstanding traction and excellent grip on both wet and dry roads, coupled with low wear performance. It is the successor to the ZIEX ZE914 Ecorun, winner of numerous awards from independent testing organisations.

Falken set to make Equip Auto debut

Falken is set to make its Paris debut as an exhibitor at this year’s Equip Auto trade show, held in the French capital October 17-21. Falken will occupy the 80-sqm stand D039 in Pavillion 2.2 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. The company will present an extensive selection from its product portfolio plus the new

Goodyear’s Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 excels in rain and snow

Europe’s weather conditions can vary greatly from region to region. During the year, there are about 12 days of snow on the ground and around 166 days of rain in Europe. This might make choosing the right tyre a difficult task, especially in regions with softer winters. Rain and snow can create very dangerous roads conditions

Pirelli Carrier – the solution for vans

Pirelli’s staple van product is the Carrier, which is available in three versions: one for summer, one for winter and an all-season tyre. Previously, this level of customisation was the preserve of performance tyres, yet now van drivers can enjoy the same control – without compromising on the traditional priorities for commercial vehicles: efficiency and

Pirelli returns to the palace in full colour

Pirelli returned to Salon Privé in Oxfordshir for the third year as an event sponsor, bringing a splash of colour with the new Pirelli Color Edition. These are recently-launched coloured tyres with similar markings to those seen in Formula 1, available to pre-order now at shop.pirelli.com. For the first time, Pirelli also brought a dedicated

All the tools you need for business certainty

With much uncertainty affecting the wider economy and business confidence in general, Pro-align is advising workshop owners that by accessing the firm’s business toolbox, you can be sure of creating a winning and profitable future.  Managing director, Paul Beaurain, explains: “Creating a successful workshop is no mean feat and requires the careful coordination of a

Vredestein Quatrac 5- a tyre for all seasons

The Vredestein Quatrac 5 is the perfect choice for car owners who prefer not to change their tyres twice a year, yet wish to be assured of a safe and comfortable driving performance, accoding to the company. Vredestein presented its first all-season tyre over 20 years ago, and introduced the Vredestein Quatrac 5 in 2014.

Toyo Proxes R46 OE on all-new Mazda CX-5

Toyo’s Proxes R46 has been selected as Original Equipment on Mazda’s all-new CX-5 crossover SUV. The Proxes R46 has been chosen in size 225/55 R19 99V. Nano Balance Technology, Toyo Tires’ proprietary platform tyre material technology, has been used to develop a tyre that achieves the superior driving and environmental performance demanded by the new