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Michelin appoints head of Car and Motorcycle Dealer Network Programme

Andy Aylward has been appointed Michelin’s Retail Programme Manager for Ireland and the UK, overseeing its network of more than 80 accredited car and motorcycle dealers, which are each Michelin Certified Centres. The 30-year Michelin man was previously at the helm of the company’s two-wheel retail programme – and he’s now looking to replicate his

Techplus unveils TreadReader hand held scanner

Tyreshop equipment specialists, Techplus has added the TreadReader hand held tyre scanner to its product offering The TreadReader hand held scanner is a compact and lightweight device. It is quick and easy to use and eliminates errors associated with manual depth gauges. The TreadReader is suitable for wet or dirty tyres and is ideal for

Air-Seal Products to exhibit at CV Show

Air-Seal Products is set to exhibit its range of tyre sealants at the CV Show in Birmingham next week. The company says its range of tyre sealants not only protect tyres from punctures but will extend the life of truck tyres by up to 20 per cent and will also decrease fuel bills. Air-Seal Products

Battlax Adventure A41 OE on BMW R1200GS

Bridgestone has launched the Battlax Adventure A41, a motorcycle tyre that will also be fitted as original equipment on the iconic BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. Bridgestone developed the Battlax Adventure A41 with adventure in mind. They wanted to create a tyre that would instil complete confidence and encourage riders to pursue adventure

TRA introduces Responsible Part Worn Tyre Programme in UK

The Tyre Recovery Association in the Uk has introduced a Part Worn Tyre Programme with the aim of raising standards. The programme has been endorsed by the National Tyre Distributors’ Association (NTDA) and has been designed with the purpose of raising standards of professionalism in retailers selling part-worn tyres, ensuring all tyres sold by participating

Cartyzen will be presented at Tire Cologne 2018

Cartyzen, the disruptive tyre subscription service developed by the Zenises Group, will be presented at Tire Cologne. Harjeev Kandhari, Zenises CEO, will be present at the Hall 7C – 065 to present this innovative and game-changing service. Cartyzen, the service for replacement and maintenance of tyres recently launched in Spain by Zenises, constitutes a promising

New tyre and wheel driver alert safety systems from Michelin Fit2Go

Michelin Fit2Go & Michelin Wheely safe systems will be exhibiting their newly patented tyre and wheel, driver alert safety systems for wheel loss, brake / hub temperature and tyre pressure issues at the CV Show in Birmingham. With the “Search and Assign” Patent, there is now need for programming, as the sensors Auto Pair at

Doublestar signs deal to gain control of Kumho

China’s Doublestar Group and its subsidiary Xingwei Korea have signed contract to acquire a 45 per cent stake in Kumho through a €492 million private equity placement. Doublestar has therefore become Kumho’s ultimate controlling shareholder. The agreement has been signed with Kumho and its creditor representative Korea Development Bank. Kumho Tire manufactures a full range of tyres under the Kumho and

Hankook presents new city bus tyre SmartCity AU04+

Premium tyre maker Hankook is extending its range for city buses with a new tyre line: SmartCity AU04+. The bus tyre for city traffic impresses through efficient fuel consumption and maximum wear resistance. The tread design has been adapted. An improved rib spacing, stabilising 3D tread blocks and optimised zigzag grooves ensure outstanding traction without

Michelin Motorsport presents first connected tyres

The next rounds of the 2018 French Rally Championship will see Michelin Motorsport present the sport’s first connected tyres. They will be capable of communicating with drivers and co-drivers thanks to a downloadable smartphone application (iOS and Android) that has been conceived to help competitors improve their performance by optimising the tyre factor. The wraps

Hankook Technodrome acquires ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

Hankook Tire’s state of the art R&D Center, Hankook Technodome, has acquired ‘ISO/IEC 17025’ from A2LA(American Association for Laboratory Accreditation), acknowledged with the company’s own testing system. ‘ISO/IEC 17025’ is an international standard for laboratories or accreditation organizations that have been recognized by the International Standard Organization. Test reports from these laboratories can be globally