Nine times world champion Valentino Rossi has extended his agreement with Bridgestone Europe to act as Motorcycle Tyre Development Adviser. As under the previous agreement, Valentino Rossi and Bridgestone will work together to promote the passion of motorcycling to bikers and enthusiasts throughout Europe, directly supporting the Bridgestone ‘track to street’ concept. Rossi will act
Paul Kinkead, Head of Environment and Protection at Michelin’s truck tyre plant in Ballymena, has been awarded an OBE in The New Year’s Honours List for services to environmental protection in Northern Ireland.
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.
Yokohama is be exhibiting at the Autosport International show at the Birmingham NEC. The focal point of the stand will be the race-specification Aerial Atom, designed for the one-make Atom Cup race series and using Yokohama control tyres.
The Black Economy within the Irish motor industry is being unwittingly pump primed, by the Department of Social Protection. TyreTrade.ie has learned that the Department of Social Protection is purchasing workshop equipment (workshops lifts, compressors, tyre changers, wheel balancers etc.), for social welfare recipients (all non-nationals) to help set them up in business in direct
The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) Annual Golf Outing returns to Rathsallagh Golf Club, Dunlavin , Co. Wicklow on Thursday, May 9. Following the success of last year’s outing, the ITIA has chosed the stunning Co. Wicklow Golf Club for the second successive year.
Eric Vigouroux and co-pilot Alex Winocq are taking part in the Dakar Rally in a brand new Toyo Tires equipped Chevrolet prototype truck. The announcement comes on the back of two wins from two Rally Raids in 2012, including the recent Rally of Morocco. With their 2 wheel drive truck leading home all the 4