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Continental unveils visual alignment indicators

This is the first time such indicators have become available on truck tyres in Europe, and will allow operators to recognise more easily incorrect wheel alignment on trucks and trailers without the use of expensive electronic measuring systems.

Dunlop heads to Assen with new pairing

Dunlop’s Moto2 tyres head to the only location to have been on the MotoGP calendar since its beginnings in 1949; Assen in the Netherlands for the seventh round of the Moto2 World Championship – the Iveco TT Assen – on June 28-30.

Dunlop in the hunt as MXGP second-half starts in Sweden

The second half of the 2012 FIM Motocross World Championship kicks-off in Uddevalla, Sweden on July 1, with Gautier Paulin proudly leading the Dunlop challenge.

Trelleborg inaugurates new factory in China

Trelleborg has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility in Xingtai, Hebei, China to manufacture high-performance specialty, primarily agricultural tyres.

Safety and environment key factors in truck tyre design

In the future, tyre developers will not just have to consider low rolling resistance, high mileage, durability, retreadability and new pressure monitoring systems, but also enhanced safety and environmental factors.

Michelin puts on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

As proud sponsor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed Supercar Paddock, Michelin has teamed up with British racing driver Tim Harvey to put on a show of high-velocity entertainment at the UK’s flagship automotive and motorsport event, which runs from 28 June to 1 July 2012.

Pirelli supports National Motorsport Week

Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to Formula One, has confirmed it will support this year’s National Motorsport Week 2012 that is due to take place from 30 June to 8 July.

Michelin showcases innovative Active Wheel technology

Michelin’s innovative Active Wheel technology, along with other mobility-related innovations from the tyre manufacturer, will appear in the FoS Tech Pavilion at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next week.

Bridgestone approved for Ferrari FF

Ferrari has selected Bridgestone as one of its original equipment suppliers of tyres for the FF four-wheel drive sports car. Supplies of the Potenza S001 sport tyres to the Maranello manufacturer started at the end of 2011.

Kumho tyres play their part in Donegal victory

With difficult and unpredictable weather conditions throughout, Kumho tyres played a pivotal role in Garry Jennings’s dominant victory on the Topaz Donegal International Rally last weekend (June 15-17).

Half of motorists no longer enjoy motoring – Continental survey

Half of motorists no longer enjoy driving, with the threat of road rage among the reasons why, according to new research from Continental Tyres.