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Nissan recognises Goodyear Dunlop for excellent quality performance

During the annual Nissan Europe Supplier Quality Seminar, representatives from Nissan’s Purchasing Department has recognised Goodyear Dunlop’s “excellent quality performance in supplying automotive components to Nissan”. Nissan’s purchasing department considers several aspects such as delivery, costs and incidents in assessing suppliers and has given Goodyear a very positive review. For 2016 Nissan valued Goodyear’s performance

Hankook now exclusive on Radical sportscar

Hankook is now the exclusive OEM for both the racing and the road models of the British sportscar manufacturer, Radical Hankook will supply various sizes for motorsport applications including the Ventus Race in the slick (F200) and rain version (Z207), and with its sporty roadside counterpart, the Ventus S1 evo², for “regular” Radical cars approved

Goodyear Dunlop makes key appointments

Goodyear Dunlop tells us that it has strengthened its Leadership Team with a number of key appointments. Andy Marfleet, currently Motorcycle Marketing Manager EMEA is promoted to the position of Goodyear Dunlop Marketing Director UK & Ireland. Before joining the EMEA Motorcycle team in 2014, Andy was Dunlop Brand Manager for UK & Ireland for

Hankook launches 2018 Design Innovation

Premium tyre manufacturer Hankook has launched its ‘2018 Design Innovation’ project. Held every two years, the Design Innovation project realises the infinite possibilities of a tyre through designing creative and realistic alternatives to driving. ‘2018 Design Innovation’ will be held under the theme of ‘Extending Future Life Beyond Mobility’. I n 2035, human life is

New Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 winter tyre

The new non-studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 winter tyre offers much-needed peace of mind in case of a sudden snowstorm or rapidly freezing road surfaces. The further improved ice grip and better handling are based on the Arctic Sense Grip concept developed by Nokian Tyres that makes driving wonderfully controlled, precise and quiet in slippery winter

Hall PR gets cyber security award

Well-known motor industry PR consultancy, Hall Public Relations – whose clients include Mercedes-Benz, Irish Ferries, Michelin and Texaco – have had their work in the field of crisis management and planning recognised with the presentation to them recently of the award ICTTF Cyber PR Experts of the Year 2017. Recognising what was said to be ‘the considerable

Hankook to feature on Audi R8 LMS GT4 at Dubai

Audi launched the R8 LMS GT4 at the International Auto Show in New York last year. A racing car that bridges the gap between the GT3 and TCR, and is strongly based on Audi’s road-going sports car, the Audi R8 Coupé V10, the new racing car from Audi Sport is now set for its first

Bartec Auto ID appoints new product manager

Bartec Auto ID has appointed Steve Umney as its new Product Manager. Steve is a qualified vehicle technician with experience spanning over 20 years on the workshop floor including valuable technical assistance important to his new role at Bartec. Over the last 10 years Steve has gained valuable Product Management experience in the Automotive Aftermarket

Automechanika Birmingham and The London Motor Show create joint marketing campaign

The London Motor Show and Automechanika Birmingham have joined forces to jointly promote their automotive events. With The London Motor Show providing consumers with the ultimate automotive retail event in the Capital and Automechanika Birmingham hosting the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector dedicated to the UK’s automotive industry and

Ulster Tyres celebrates 40 years in business

Ulster Tyres is celebrating 40 years in business this year, having been founded by husband and wife team Joe and Brighid McGinley back in 1978. Prior to establishing Ulster Tyres, Joe was a director for a local tyre company and having spotted opportunities in the tyre trade, he decided to set up his own company,

Winter warning for UK dealers as replacement sales rates for severely worn tyres drop

The average UK dealership failed to replace 71 per cent of severely worn tyres in November, raising serious duty of care concerns as motorists prepare for further winter driving conditions in the New Year. Figures obtained from electronic vehicle health check provider autoVHC revealed that the average dealership sold replacement tyres on only 29 per