As the Dakar Rally reaches its midpoint, Cooper Tire leads the T2 cross-country production vehicle class thanks to Spain’s Xavi Foj. At the same time, the sole remaining Cooper-supported Race2Recovery Wildcat has boosted the team’s morale by reaching its first target
Federal, represented in Ireland by Euro Tyre Sales, has received the Taiwan Excellence Award for the second year in a row for its Himalaya ICEO winter tyre and the Couragia XUV All-season Touring tyre.
The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) has voiced its concerns about revelations that the Department of Social Protection is helping to set up social welfare recipients in business in direct competition to established tyre retailers.
Refrigerated road transport operator Frigospeed has achieved a 55 pe cent increase in mileage with Continental tyres. The company is steadily replacing all its tyres with Continentals following the success of its two-year Continental HSR2 trial, with company owner Tom Buckley determined to stay with the brand for the long-term. With the majority of its
Shandong Linglong Tyre Company, one of China’s leading tyre producers, has recently confirmed that 18 of its Linglong and Leao brand truck tyres have gained EPA SmartWay verification in the United States for low rolling resistance. The verified tyres include steer, drive and trailer axle applications.
Goodyear Dunlop is launching PrecurePro, a development of its precure retreading program for commercial vehicle tires, covering all aspects of the precure commercial vehicle tire retreading business. It offers a professional and wide range of benefits and opportunities to both retreading partners and fleets.