Goodyear is unveiling a new coach tyre programme, which, along with the latest products and other technical developments from the tyre manufacturer, will be shown at the 2012 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, on stand B22 in Hall 12 from September 20 to 27.
Just weeks after the introduction of the new tyre labelling regulations across Europe, Hangzhong Zhongce Rubber Company, China’ s largest tyre maker, has become the latest manufacturer to call on the support, expertise and resources of the Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA).
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton claimed a dominant victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, having gone quickest during free practice and qualifying as well. The Englishman used a two-stop strategy to win by one second heading into the mid-season break, with nine races remaining. Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso, who finished fifth after qualifying sixth, increases his lead
Co. Tyrone’s Alastair Fisher and Elfyn Evans will resume their battle in the Pirelli-backed WRC Academy when the competitive series returns after a nine-week break for next week’s Neste Oil Rally Finland (2-4 August).
Northallerton-based Prestons of Potto is seeing the direct benefits of a move from 295/80 R 22.5 drive axle tyres to 315/80 R 22.5 fitments, after the highest mileage tractor unit in an initial 20-vehicle trial clocked-up 524,137 km before its Michelin XDN2 Grip drive tyres needed replacing.
Tyre manufacturer Maxxis has announced the winners of its hugely popular web-based competitions, in which official Liverpool FC memorabilia, signed by the club’s big name players, was on offer to fans.
A tyre centre in Oranmore, Co. Galway is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the criminal gang that stole a large consignment of tyres and workshop equipment from its premises last weekend.