Transport, Tourism and Sports Minister Leo Varadkar is moving to deal with two issue that have been a dark shadow over the motor industry for a long time. The offences of ‘car mileage clocking’ and ‘write offs returning to the road’, perpetrated by a small number in the Irish motor industry are at long last
Following a decision by the World Motor Sport Council confirming Pirelli’s status as the single supplier of tyres to the FIA Formula One World Championship, Pirelli and the FIA have renewed their Formula One tyre supply contract. The duration of the agreement is for three years, starting from the 2014 season.
Drivers are being reminded about the need for more regular tyre checks as flooding flooding abates across the country. With its potential to cause aquaplaning, standing water remains a major hazard, while damaged road surfaces also presents a different tyre related challenge.
Avon Tyres will be displaying their latest motorcycle tyres at the 2014 Motorcycle Trade EXPO show. The show – one of the trade highlights of the year – is taking place at the Birmingham NEC January 19-21 and showcases the best that the UK motorcycle trade has to offer.
Michelin has unveiled its Premier A/S tyre for the North American market with revolutionary new EverGrip™ technology, which provides drivers with exceptional levels of safety even as their tyres wear down.
Pirelli will return to the WRC from the Monte Carlo Rally this weekend, with four completely new tyres, which are intended for use not only at the pinnacle of the sport but also in other key rally championships all over the world.
ARI Fleet UK, one of the country’s leading fleet management companies, has specified Michelin as its first choice tyre fitment because of the premium tyre manufacturer’s expertise in safety, longevity and fuel efficiency.