Benjamin Hübner is the new product line manager agricultural tyres at Continental Commercial Specialty Tyres.
Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd. have announced a joint donation of RMB 3 million (about US $430,000) to China Charity Federation and other provincial charity organisations to assist with Covid-19 relief and recovery efforts in China.
The Continental SportContact 6 has secured an ‘exemplary’ rating on AutoBild Sportscars’ annual summer tyre test.
Yokohama has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate with the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) to provide economic support for Thai natural rubber farmers and to improve traceability to ensure transparency and soundness of the supply chain.
Robert (Bob) Lee will take over as the new president of Continental North America. He succeeds Jeff Klei, who will retire after serving more than 30 years in the industry.
Newton Abbot-based heating oil and fuel specialist Heltor has returned to a full Michelin tyre policy across its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, less than two years after switching to a competing premium brand.
Hankook is the new sponsor of the Nürburgring Endurance Series. The renowned Nordschleife championship, previously known as the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring, lines up with a new brand identity this season.
Rising star of British motorsport Dan Zelos will compete in Davanti colours as he attempts to claim the senior title in the 2020 Mini Challenge.
Although this year’s Geneva motor show was cancelled due to coronavirus, Yokohama still presented a virtual press conference where it launched five new tyres.
Goodyear has developed concept tyres for the Lexus LF-30 Electrified, a fully-electric concept car which marks the Japanese brand’s 30th anniversary.
First came the Good Design (Japan) awards for Kumho’s Majesty 9 and Ecsta PA51 patterns. These were swiftly followed by iF Design awards for the Majesty 9 and WinterCraft Wi51.