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Increase in exhibition space at Autopromotec 2019

With a little over a year to go until the 28th edition of Autopromotec, the international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products, which takes place at Bologna Exhibition Centre May 22-29 2019 the organisers are announcing several new developments reflecting the innovative spirit and unstoppable growth the fair has witnessed in recent years. First

Efficiency goes hand-in-hand with the quality of your pit jack

Workshop equipment specialist AC Hydraulic will be on hand at the CV Show in Birmingham next week with guidance for workshop operators on how best to select their vehicle lifting equipment. Business Development Manager Carlo Alaroni hopes to create a higher awareness of what the AC Hydraulic brand has to offer workshops in the U.K.

Finnegan Equipment set to exhibit at CV Show

Finnegan Equipment Solutions is set to exhibit Josam’s flagship Itrack, Camaligner and AM Laser alignment systems at the CV Show in Birmingham next week. Sharing a stand with AES Uk Ltd., the company will also exhibit Josam’s range of heat inductors along with some of its collision repair system equipment. There will also be a

Michelin launches first fuel saving tyre for regional transport

Michelin has launched a brand-new tyre range aimed at regional haulage operations where fleet bosses place a priority on fuel saving. The introduction of the Michelin X Multi Energy marks the first time the company has launched a dedicated fuel-saving tyre outside of the typical long-distance trunking sector. Its arrival is the next step in

Continental celebrates 10 million milestone

The leading technology company Continental is celebrating the production of its 10,000,000 tyre at plant in Kaluga, Russia, only five years after the start of production. The Kaluga team welcomed on this special occasion government officials, representatives of the executive board of Continental, media and customers as well as employees for a celebration event at

Yokohama set to launch Geolandar M/T G003 in Europe

Yokohama will begin European sales of the “Geolandar M/T G003”, mud terrain tyre in its Geolandar brand of tyres for SUVs and pick-up trucks, from this spring. The tyres, to be introduced to specific country markets sequentially, will be available in 23 sizes, from 20-inches to 15-inches with POR (Professional Off-Road) stamped on the tyres’

Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 approved by Porsche

Dunlop’s new Sport Maxx Race 2 has been approved by Porsche as original equipment for the new 911 GT3 RS in the sizes 265/35ZR20 (99Y) XL and 325/30ZR21 (108Y) XL. Both these tyres are N1 marked indicating that Porsche homologated these tyres for its vehicle. The successor to the Sport Maxx Race has been developed

Premium tyre maker Hankook is set to exhibit its new tyre line: SmartCity AU04+ at the CV Show next week.

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 restricting mileage. The constant starting and stopping in city traffic puts a heavy and irregular load on bus

Avon launches new ZT7 premium summer tyre

Avon Tyres has introduced a new premium summer tyre to its range, the ZT7, suitable for small and mid-sized cars. Replacing the ZT5 passenger car tyre, the all-new ZT7 has been developed to provide both a quieter and more economical driving experience whilst retaining sporty handling characteristics. Avon’s noise damping ‘fins’, located in the tyre’s

Sealey unveils new tyre changer and wheel balancer

Sealey’s new automatic tyre changer is suitable for most cars and light commercial vehicles and is capable of changing 11″ to 24″ wheel rims. It will protect alloy wheels with the added feature of plastic protectors which are fitted to the clamping jaws and mounting head. Supplied with a 485mm tyre lever, integrated tyre inflator,

Bartec Auto ID to launch new generation of TPMS tools and systems at The Tire Cologne

Bartec Auto ID will launch a revolutionary range of TPMS, diagnostic tools and an innovative cloud based management system at The Tire Cologne, 29 May to 1 June 2018. The company plans to demonstrate how these new generation tools, the TECH1000 and TAP300, combined with the new Bartec Service Center, can significantly improve tyre shop