The Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Company and Goodyear Dunlop Tyres Europe has apointed George Rietbergen to the position of Vice President Commercial Product Business Unit EMEA, effective July 1, 2012. George moves to this new role from his previous position of Managing Director Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK Ltd.
Oranmore Co. Galway based AKAT Pitstop has added to its service offering for fleet customers with the purchase of a new mobile Tac-Scan tyre wear diagnostic machine, from garage equipment specialists Techplus.
The third consecutive street circuit on this year’s Formula One calendar, the Grand Prix of Europe, contains the highest number of corners of any track all year (25) and is likely to be run in high temperatures – meaning that the P Zero White medium tyres and P Zero Yellow soft tyres have been nominated.
To highlight Continental Tyres’ sponsorship of the UEFA EuroTM 2012 tournament, the company partnered with the Irish Independent to run a competition to bring two Irish footy fans to see the best teams in Europe in the final of the tournament.