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Autopromotec 2019 International picks up the pace

With a year to go to the next Autopromotec international aftermaket exhibition, scheduled for 22-26 May 2019 at the Bologna Exhibition Centre, the organiser has announced the start-up of projects aimed at enhancing the international profile of the fair. As the most specialised international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products that will take place

TEAM Systems confirmed as Tyre Trade Awards sponsor

TEAM Systems, a Compilator company has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the Tyre Trade Awards 2019, which will be announced at the Irish Auto Trade Awards, at Citywest Hotel and Exhibition Centre, Dublin on Saturday Night, October 20. The Tyre Trade Awards encompass the Tyre Manufacturer of the Year, Tyre Distributor of the

BKT celebrates 10 years of Earthmax tyre range

BKT is celebrating 10 years of its milestone Earthmax tyre range. First launched in 2008, Earthmax is BKT’s extensive range of All Steel radial OTR tyres designed to withstand even the harshest operating conditions in quarries, mines and construction sites. Enhanced by the common feature of a strong All Steel structure conferring the tyre casing

EPO awards two Michelin researchers

The European Patent Office (EPO) has awarded two Michelin researchers with the European inventor award 2018 in the industry category Agnès Poulbot and Jacques Barraud, who work for Michelin developed an auto-regenerating tyre that increases tyre durability and performance and significantly decreases fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The design saves around 3 tonnes of

A rewarding platform for serious business at Enjoy

Enjoy Tyre recently supported Tire Cologne Show, which it says was a perfect stage to further enhance its constantly expanding corporate influence in Europe with its popular private brands – Rotalla and Routeway. Rob Henderson, General Manager at Enjoy pointed out that one of the company’s main priorities at the event was to meet and

Rathcormac Tyres appointed exclusive distributors of Taurus Agri tyres

Michelin has appointed Rathcormac Tyres in Cork as the exclusive distributors of Taurus Agri tyres for the whole of Ireland . Chris Eakin, Michelin Agricultural Account Manager for Ireland commented: “It is great to see the Taurus brand firmly back in the Irish Market under the distributorship of Pat Whelan and his team at Rathcormac

Ferrari chooses Bridgestone for Portofino convertible sports car

Bridgestone has been selected by Ferrari to supply optional Run-Flat tyres for the 600-cv 2+2-seater Ferrari Portofino convertible sports car. Potenza S007 Run-Flat tyres will be supplied to the Ferrari plant in Maranello in size 245/35ZRF20 (91Y) and 285/35ZRF20 (100Y) for clients requesting this fitment. Bridgestone designed its UHP Potenza S007 Run-Flat tyre including innovative

Superb new lifestyle SUV and off-road tyres from Kumho

Kumho’s already comprehensive 4×4 tyre range has recently been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4×4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these fine new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51

Alliance unveils two new forestry tyres

Alliance has unveiled to new two new patterns in it renowned Forestar III series: Forestar 643 III and Forestar 644 III. Both tyres were especially developed for forwarders and harvesters to ensure maximum traction and performance under all circumstances. With and without boogie tracks, these new tyres reliably deliver in all kinds of heavy duty

Michelin launches recycling campaign

The French tire maker has unveiled its ambitious future recycling strategy to ensure that by 2048, all of its tires are manufactured using 80% sustainable materials, and 100% of all end-of-life tires are recycled.  

Bridgestone launches its first all-season touring tyre

Bridgestone is launching Weather Control A005, the all-season touring tyre that will help drivers to master their journey, whatever the season. From highway turns to unexpected braking in the city, the premium tyre offers outstanding control across different weather conditions, especially in the rain – which is considered essential by European drivers. Bridgestone has designed