The Isle of Man Government unlocked a tyre bill saving of more than £20,000 within the first 12 months after taking a decision to fit Michelin Remix tyres – extending the Michelin ‘new’ policy it adopted in 2015. This means worn Michelin bus and truck tyres are now returned to Michelin’s retread factory in Stoke-on-Trent
South Korean tyre manufacturer, Kumho Tire has signed an agreement to transfer its tyre manufacturing technology to Century Engineering Industries of Pakistan at its headquarters in Seoul. The deal is the first of its kind in the Korean tyre industry and expected to serve as a new approach to entering a developing country market. Kumho
Continental is launching a high-performance winter drive axle tyre developed specifically for coaches: the HDW2 Coach. Continental says that it outperforms M+S tyres and exceeds the performance requirements of the 3PMSF certification. This new tyre arrives just in time for the upcoming winter season. “With the HDW2 Coach, Continental now offers a brand-new and highly
The Ronal R56 is now available as an ECE wheel for the new BMW X3 and X4. The Ronal R56 wheel is available in crystal silver, matt black and matt black front copied surfaces in 7.5×19 inch size and 5×112 mounting hole diameter for both the X3 and X4. The wheel, which is convincing due
Apollo Vredestein will fit two 18-inch Vredestein premium tyres to the new Volkswagen Touareg in Europe. Both the Vredestein Quatrac 5 (all-season tyre) and the Vredestein Ultrac Satin (summer tyre) has been chosen for original equipment fitting on Volkswagen’s new flagship SUV.
Continental, technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres, has presented the further development of its digital tyre monitoring platform at the 67th International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles in Hanover: ContiConnect Live, available from the second quarter of 2019. It informs operators of truck and bus fleets immediately if there is a problem with the
One of Ireland’s top female racing drivers, Nicole Drought has teamed up with Naas Tyres and Auto Service. The 24 year old competes in the Irish Stryker Championship, and the deal was announced at the prestigious Leinster Trophy race meeting at Mondello Park at the weekend, where Nicole took home two top six finishes. The
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and German tyre manufacturer, Continental have joined forces to produce a new road safety awareness video highlighting the importance of ‘Sharing the Road’ for all road users. The video, which features a selection of FAI staff, members and players representing the diverse spectrum of road users, is linked to