Firestone has launched the Firehawk SZ90µ RFT for the replacement market, the brand’s first tyre with Run-Flat Technology in Europe. The tyre’s reinforced sidewall rubber construction enables the driver to continue driving safely if the tyre deflates or suffers a total loss of pressure.
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.
To highlight Continental Tyres’ sponsorship of the UEFA EuroTM 2012 tournament, the company partnered with the Irish Independent to run a competition to bring two Irish footy fans to see the best teams in Europe in the final of the tournament.
Michelin is providing a rare glimpse into the behind-the-scenes action that goes into each 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Michelin has produced an exclusive video that provides insight into what the Audi team experiences in the run up to, during and after the iconic race, which takes place over the weekend of the 16-17
GT Radial has unveiled two new tyres including a flagship product for the ultra high performance sector. The Champiro UHP1 has been created for the most demanding drivers to offer excellent wet and dry handling, precise cornering and strong braking characteristics across a wide variety of road conditions.
In today’s tough economic climate, transport fleets face constant pressure to reduce operating costs. Bridgestone says truck fleet operators should concentrate not on price, but on the cost per kilometre over the total tyre life, as a means of reducing overall costs.
At a time when European tyre labelling legislation means that manufacturers have to display their tyre grades, Michelin is reaffirming its commitment to delivering the best performance balance in each of its tyre ranges. Michelin supports the introduction of the new European tyre label, which is designed to provide consumers with practical information about three