Bridgestone’s Technical Center Europe (TCE), based in Rome, has won the special Italian “E.ON Energia Award” for distinguishing itself in energy efficiency during 2012.
Continental has expanded its range of trailer tyres, adding a new size to the proven HTR 2 trailer tyre for demanding road usage on regional routes in the size 425/65 R 22.5.
Continental’s new ContiSportContact 5 is suitable for high performance sport cars and for SUVs with sporty ambitions. When compared with its popular predecessor, this new product reflects the substantial progress made by the tyre engineers – thanks to extensive research and tests carried out during the development period, braking distances on both wet and dry
The Goodyear 1:1 scale LEGO truck built for the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, Germany was sold on eBay for €6,050. All the money will go to Doc Stop for Europeans eV, the charity set up to provide medical assistance to commercial vehicle drivers.
Over the course of 18 months, 37 automotive engineering students from Walsall College will take on a project of renovating a vintage fire engine from the 1950’s.
Dunlop tyres has announced that Mazda’s newly-redesigned 2014 Mazda6 sport saloon will be riding on Dunlop SP Sport 5000 tyres when the vehicle goes on sale early next year.
A group of dealers and members of the Goodyear sales team in Ireland attended a test event at the MIRA circuit, near Birmingham recently, which dramatically illustrated why the right tyre choice can have a significant impact on road safety.
Pirelli Star Driver selections from each round of next year’s MSA British Rally Championship will come exclusively from the new BRC Rally Two and Junior Rally Championships.
The 2013 Pirelli Calendar has been unveiled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The creator of the 40th edition of ‘The Cal’™ is Steve McCurry, one of the world’s most renowned photographers, who recounts the recent social and economic transformation of Brazil.
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.
Independent long-haul logistics company Virginia International Logistics is making significant fuel savings with Continental as it celebrates 30 years in business.