Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe has appointed Leszek Szafran as Director Retread Operations Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will take over the position from Hubert Moquet, who retires after more than 34 years’ service with the company. Szafran will be responsible for the company’s retread operations across the EMEA region. He will partner the
About 100 days have passed since the introduction of the new EU tyre label legislation in November 2012, affecting millions of tyres sold in Europe. Goodyear Dunlop Europe,reflected on its experience of the new legislation at a press conference at the Geneva Motor Show last week.
Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe B.V. (GDTE) intends to exit the farm tyre business in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The project remains subject to consultation with the European Central Works Council and relevant countries’ employee representative bodies where required.
Goodyear Dunlop is advising commercial vehicle operators to look beyond the new EU label grades when purchasing winter tyres. While fuel efficiency and wet grip, which are shown on the labels, are among the most important performance areas for operators of long haul trucks, they are less relevant in winter conditions.
Leading UK Motoring Magazine ‘Auto Express’ has published the results of its annual winter tyre test. The magazine compared the performance of nine tyre brands across a range of handling and safety tests.
A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd, a leading UK logistics network based in Willenhall, has signed a deal with Goodyear Dunlop that will see the leading tyre manufacturer be sole supplier to the 500-strong fleet.
Goodyear is unveiling a new coach tyre programme, which, along with the latest products and other technical developments from the tyre manufacturer, will be shown at the 2012 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, on stand B22 in Hall 12 from September 20 to 27.
The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company and Goodyear Dunlop Tyres Europe has apointed George Rietbergen to the position of Vice President Commercial Product Business Unit EMEA, effective July 1, 2012. George moves to this new role from his previous position of Managing Director Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK Ltd.