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Scottish Borders Council fits Michelin XDW Ice Grip to fleet

Scottish Borders Council is readying itself for the winter with a move to fitting Michelin’s specialist XDW Ice Grip tyres across its fleet of gritters – after trial sets proved their worth during the Beast from the East.

Industrial Tyre Specialists makes double donation

Industrial Tyre Specialists has made generous donations to the Peter McVerry Trust and the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) respectively.

Hankook and Renault Sport Racing sign partnership for Formula Eurocup

Starting in 2019, premium tyre maker Hankook will be entering a long-term partnership with Renault Sport Racing for the “Formula Renault Eurocup” racing series.

Continental opens new German research lab

Technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres, Continental has officially opened its research laboratory named “Taraxagum Lab Anklam” in Anklam, Germany.

ContiTread strengthens cold retreading

Continental is further enhancing its support services to strengthen its partnership with ContiTread cold retread shops. John Cox, Global Head of Technical Services Retread, is heading the further development of the ContiTread support services landscape.

Magna MA08 tyre impresses in the Netherlands

A set of 23.5R25 Magna MA08 tyres – available in Ireland from Kevin Burke Tyres – are putting in an impressive performance at a waste recovery centre in the Netherlands.

Go-Ahead extends Michelin relations

Go-Ahead, one of the UK’s largest passenger transport groups, has extended its 21-year relationship with Michelin thanks, in part, to the manufacturer’s continuing development of sustainable products.

Toyo Tires Motorsport enjoys packed 2018

Throughout 2018, Toyo Tires sponsored 21 different race championships, playing a pivotal role in encouraging first time drivers, newcomers to racing and established pros to get behind the wheel of all manner of exciting machinery and enjoy some of the UKs most scintillating tracks.

Goodyear reveals next-gen UHP tyre

Goodyear has launched its next-generation Ultra High Performance (UHP) road tyre, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5.

NTDA takes action on false Association membership claims

The NTDA has revealed that it is taking action against a number of UK tyre retailers who are falsely claiming to be members of the Association, are displaying the NTDA logo on their recovery vehicles, websites and marketing collateral, or who are advertising that repair work carried out at their tyre depots is carried out

Yokohama Spain confirms second participation at Dakar

Yokohama has been part of the Dakar 2018 challenge along with the SsangYong Spain Team and its Tivoli DKR vehicle, which, driven on the Geolandar M/T G003, managed to conclude the tough race in South America, on a meritorious position in its 40th edition.