Continental was founded in 1871 as a rubber manufacturer. Now heading for its 150th anniversary, the German auto parts and tyre manufacturer has unveiled research it initiated over four years ago into it’s connections with Hitler’s war machine and the Nazi party from 1933 to 1945.
With a name like Clifford Bryn Jones, he could have played rugby for Wales but there were at least three reasons why he did not. Cliff Jones isn’t Welsh, he’s English. He isn’t a rugby man either, and as it has transpired, he was not one for short careers.
Yesterday, US President, Donald Trump called for a boycott of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. He accused the company of “playing politics” by forbidding workers from donning the “Make America Great Again” caps favoured by his supporters.
When Michelin introduced the first CrossClimate tyre a few years ago, it heralded a new all-season category, and I for one was won over. There followed the CrossClimate + and the CrossClimate SUV and now we have news that the CrossClimate 2 will be along soon. Rivals such as Bridgestone caught up in this category and Michelin is
BMW Ireland has been on to us and the German carmaker and Mondello Park would like to invite frontline workers to a unique opportunity on the August 6th. It’s the opportunity to get up close and personal with their ‘Ultimate Driving Machine’ and experience the thrill of the racing line first hand with an exclusive
A reminder that the Auto Trade EXPO in Dublin was also postponed from October this year (2020) to October 16-17, 2021 due to the pandemic and health and safety related to that once in a century crisis. Growing in size and attendance every time, the 2021 Auto Trade EXPO will be the biggest
“Bridgestone EMIA has announced a price increase of up to 4% on all its passenger, light truck and 4X4, Summer, and All Season tyre products. The increase will be effective as of the 1st September 2020.”
Bosch tells us that it is reacting to current market developments and new statutory requirements by expanding its already wide range of starter batteries for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, powered two-wheelers, and recreational vehicles like motor homes and motorboats. Eco Line range offers a solution in line with a vehicle’s fair market valueIn tough economic climates, the
Under its Laufenn Brand, tyre maker Hankook tells us that it has launched a new line of tyres for commercial use in Ireland and the UK. Laufenn truck and bus tyres focus on the second tier of the market, targeting customers who value the reliability and quality associated with an established, premium tyre maker. The new line of Laufenn