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Continental PremiumContact 6 tops Swedish tyre test

The new Continental PremiumContact 6 has come out on top in a comparative tyre test organised by Swedish magazine, Vi Bilägare. The Vi Bilägare testers fitted five brands of size 235/50 R18 to a Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TSI for evaluation. Testing was conducted last December at Continental’s proving ground in Uvalde, USA. The Continental tyre

Goodyear showcases Ultra-High Performance tyre at Geneva

Goodyear is showcasing its latest summer tyre at the Geneva Motor Show this week – the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.

Hankook achieves further premium original equipment approval

Tyre maker Hankook will be supplying its tyres to the new BMW 7 Series as original fitment. The new generation of the BMW Group’s luxury car will be fitted with Hankook’s ultra-high performance summer and winter tyres, Ventus S1 evo2 and i*cept evo, both in runflat versions. The tyres have been developed in the company’s German-based

Toyo NanoEnergy tyre OE on new Toyota Prius

Toyo Tire’s NanoEnergy brand tyre has been adopted by Toyota as the original equipment tyre for the new Prius, which went on sale in December 2015 in Japan. NanoEnergy is Toyo’s global fuel-efficient tyre brand. In order to strike a balance between fuel efficiency and wet grip performance, Toyo Tires developed Nano Balance Technology, a

New high performance tyres and OEM fitments for Yokohama

Yokohama has announced a new tyre along with further new OEM fitments reinforcing its commitment to continuous development and performance in both fields.

Michelin OE on BMW M4 GTS

Specially developed versions of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres will be the sole original equipment fitment on the new limited special model BMW M4 GTS.

Michelin CrossClimate tyres named Fleet News Best New Product 201

Michelin’s new CrossClimate tyre range for cars and small vans – the world’s first summer tyre with winter capabilities – has won the prestigious Fleet News Award for Best New Product 2016.

Davanti launches new DX240 tyre

The DX240 tyre from Davanti proves that performance and comfort can come in any size as the low-noise, small passenger car tyre hits UK and Ireland this month.

Hankook tyres top tyre tests

Hankook’s new  ‘Ventus Prime 3’ and ’Ventus S1 evo2’  tyres have got international recognition for technological excellence at AutoBild Summer Tire Test 2016 and Autobild Sportscars Summer Tire Test 2016 respectively. These two tests of magazines are hosted by Autobild Group, renowned the largest German automobile magazine group.

Dunlop OE on Mercedes-AMG C63

The new Mercedes AMG C63 and C63 T models are getting the Dunlop Sport Maxx RT tyre as original equipment.

Pirelli dominates Rally Costa Brava

Pirelli tyres have dominated the second round of this year’s FIA European Historic Rally Championship, the 63rd Rally Costa Brava, with all three podium finishers using the Italian firm’s products.