At a recent media briefing event, Steve Howat, general manager of technical services at Continental Tyres, highlighted how the transition to electric motoring is affecting the development and design of tyres.
Kirkby Tyres Ireland has been operating from premises in Dublin for over 25 years. The company offers a comprehensive range of products and services to tyre distributors, OE manufacturers and export customers.
Pirelli has completed testing on its new 18 inch Formula 1 tyre, which will replace the 13 inch tyre for next year’s season. The program was concluded with a wet tyre test in France at Paul Ricard, performed by Alpine driver Daniil Kvyat.
As it marks 150 years of tyre manufacturing, Continental is celebrating a rich heritage that included the first pneumatic application for tractors whilst championing future-proofing technology that pushes the boundaries of performance and efficiency.