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New PremiumContact 6 – the range extender

Continental’s new PremiumContact 6 has been available from dealers in 70 sizes since the spring of this year, ready for fitting to a wide spectrum of cars and SUVs in the mid-range and luxury class. This also includes electric and hybrid models for which this new premium summer tire makes a good choice. With five

Three Irish tyre fitters attend Michelin’s tyre academy

Three Irish tyre fitters assembled in Stoke-on-Trent for the first Michelin Tyre Academy programme of 2017, the aim of which is to improve the consumer experience at their home dealerships. Timothy Elwood of A One Tyres (Dromore, Co. Down), Pearse Trueman of Carryduff Tyres (Co. Down) and Damien Leonard of Ballinasloe Tyre Centre (Galway) joined

Hankook returns to Germany’s only street circuit for weekend of racing

The events are coming thick and fast on the DTM race calendar. After the first international stop in Hungary two weeks ago, this weekend sees, what is probably the most popular international touring car series, head to the Norisring. At 2.3 kilometres, the only street circuit in Germany is the shortest track on the DTM

Bridgestone reaches out to bikers

Bridgestone has created a broad online platform to share with bikers and fans memorable stories about its motorcycle tyres, the places they take their riders and the adventure of their experiences. Anchored on the dedicated website www.grippingstories.com, content is shareable across a range of social media in text, video and audio – the media landscape

Continental with a focus on the future of ports

With the motto “Reliable Tyres, Intelligent Operations, Efficient Teminals” the technology Continental will showcase its high-performance port tyre and solutions portfolio and give an outlook on the future of ports at this year’s TOC. The fair for port, shipping and terminal technology will take place from June 27-29 in Amsterdam. Visitors will find Continental Commercial

Hankook Europe moves to new premises

Premium tyre maker Hankook is continually expanding its presence on the European market. For this reason, the company has relocated both its Europe headquarters and German local office to a new building only a few hundred metres from its previous address. The relocation has become necessary because the old premises no longer fulfilled the company’s

New Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure wins tyre test

Goodyear’s Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure 265/65 R17 claimed first place in an all-terrain tire shootout test conducted by DriveOut Magazine. Out of 7 tested tire1, Goodyear’s new on/off road tire ranked highest with an overall result of 97,46%. A testimony to Goodyear’s continuous innovation and long heritage in the 4×4 category. For DriveOut Magazine’s tar road

Pirelli – top choice for high-performance

Fitting the right tyres is crucial to getting the most from a high-performance car. After all, they are the only thing connecting that power and performance to the road. Pirelli prides itself on its leadership of the prestige sector, which is combined with an ever-increasing presence in the premium category, and central to this is

Co. Down farmer wins European Drivers’ Championship 2017

Samuel Graham, a farmer from Killinchy in County Down, beat off tough competition from farmers representing 13 European countries to win the European Drivers’ Championship 2017, organised jointly by John Deere and Michelin. The event was held at the Michelin Technical Innovation Centre Test Circuit in Ladoux, France, and saw farmers and contractors testing their

Michelin supports farmers with downloadable guide

Michelin is supporting farmers and agricultural contractors with a free downloadable guide; ‘What You Need to Know About Agricultural Tyre Repairs’. The easy-to-understand booklet details the essentials to be aware of before starting an agricultural tyre repair job; from when a repair should be considered, if a temporary repair is suitable and for how long,

Kumho launches new mud-terrain offering for 4x4s

Kumho’s Road Venture MT51 is its latest mud-terrain offering for 4×4 vehicles. It has very deliberately been designed to fit below the company’s extreme off-road pattern, the well-established Road Venture MT KL71, and therefore combines great off-road capability with a very impressive level of on-road performance; not least first class braking on both gravel and