Continental’s website now features a comprehensive overview of the new EU tyre label legislation, its background and targets, as well as information on how to read the label, its implications for different industry sectors and importantly, its relationship to lowering the cost of driving.
Michelin is reminding motorists that new European tyre labelling regulations will come into force from 1 November next.
Kumho Tyre UK is to appoint a new Sales Director for the UK and Ireland, following the departure of Matt Smith who had most ably filled that role for the last seven years. Members of senior management will take over his responsibilities until a successor is in place.
The introduction of the EU tyre label has not only initiated a new methodology for measuring tyre performance, it has also confirmed a long-standing tradition of excellence in product development at Goodyear.
As of 1 November 2012, all passenger tyres sold in the European Union must be labelled with an official EU tyre label. This label contains information about three important criteria that form the basis for evaluating tyre performance: wet grip, fuel efficiency and exterior noise.
Falken is continuing to expand its European operations with the appointment of Matthew Smith to lead its activities in the UK and Ireland.
Bridgestone will make a strong showing in the heart of the Paris Motor Show this year with a 430m² stand (n° 202) in Hall 1.
Nokian’s new WR D3 winter tyre drives safely and economically, offering the firmest grip on snow for compacts, mid-range and small cars.
Nokian tyres has unveiled the zLine, a sporty, cool performance tyre for fast driving.
Multiple-championship winning tyre manufacturer Dunlop Motorsport has selected this year’s Silverstone round of the Britcar 24 hour to trial its brand new Future Motorsport Champions training programme to inspire and educate the future generation of motor sport employees.
Michelin has introduced a new tyre range, Energy Saver +, that is designed to cut the amount of fuel a car uses. The new range is calculated to reduce fuel consumption by 200 litres for every 45,000kms travelled compared with a tyre that meets the minimum performance level defined in new European tyre labelling regulations.