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New Discoverer Winter tyre from Cooper Tire Europe

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. has launched its all-new Discoverer Winter tyre for mid-to-full-size SUVs. The Discoverer Winter has been specifically designed at Cooper’s European Technical Centre to meet the needs of SUV drivers during the coldest months of the year. Whilst four-wheel drive can help keep traction on slippery surfaces, it does

Davanti Tyres now distributing into Latin America

Following significant sales growth across Europe, UK based Davanti Tyres have now progressed into the Latin American region after only four years since being formed. The Davanti range was developed to sit within the mid to premium tyre market sector at a competitive price level with longevity and safety at the forefront of the product’s

New UK and Ireland salesperson at Bartec

Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec), the British manufacturer and global market leader in tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) has appointed David Jones as its new UK and Ireland salesperson. David brings a wealth of diagnostic experience to the Barnsley-based, family run company, following established roles with Nebula Systems and Euro Car Parts On joining Bartec at this pivotal moment, he said:

Michelin introduces new wheeled excavator tyre

Tyre options for wheeled excavators have expanded with the introduction of the ‘Power Digger’ – described by Michelin as ‘the most robust dual-fitment excavator tyre we’ve ever manufactured’. Available both as original equipment and on the replacement market, the new tyre is said by the manufacturer to have been designed to address the main issues operators

Chicago Pneumatic introduces impact wrenches for heavy vehicle applications

Chicago Pneumatic has launched two new lightweight and powerful impact wrenches for heavy vehicle tyre changing applications. Built on the heritage of successful previous models, the CP7783 and CP7783-6 1” lightweight impact wrenches provide higher torque than similar tools of an equivalent durability and are equally suitable for workshop or roadside assistance tasks. Weighing in at just 18.5 lbs (8.4 kg) and 20.9 lbs (9.5 kg) respectively and delivering a powerful 1,770ft.lbs (2400 Nm) in reverse, Chicago Pneumatic’s CP7783 and CP7783-6 impact wrenches provide a high power to weight ratio to meet

Falken achieves historic victory at the Nürburgring

Falken has achieved a historic first ever victory in the fourth round of this year’s VLN long-distance championship, with drivers Stef Dusseldorp and Jörg Müller in its BMW M6 GT3. The race was also rounded off with success as the Frikadelli Racing Team, who were also running Falken tyres, finished fourth. In qualifying both Falken’s

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