The ContiSportContact 5 has topped a summer tyre test carried out by one of Europe’s leading motorisng organisations. ADAC has published the results of its summer tyre test conducted together with Stiftung Warentest, the Austrian ÖAMTC and the Swiss TCS.
English based Tyres and Accessories publication reports that Micheldever Tyres Service’s latest quarterly tread depth analysis shows that in the period from March 2012 to March 2013 between 50 and 60 per cent of tyres taken off in depots were already below the 1.6 millimetre legal limit.
Wheel security in the commercial vehicle sector, particularly the coach and bus market, is a key issue for fleet operators, with an estimated 7,500-11,000 wheel fixing defects and up to 400 wheel detachments occurring in the UK annually.
The Road Safety Authority has issued an EU Type Approval N1 update on certification from 29th. April this year. As part of the system of EU type approval, vehicles and trailers must meet certain safety and environmental standards before being sold or first used on Irish roads.
At the Paris-based SIMA show, Michelin is pushing back the limits of agricultural tyres with the presentation of a prototype of the Michelin AxioBib IF 850/75 R 42, the largest tractor tyre in its line-up. It is using the exhibition to demonstrate the tangible solutions we develop for our customers, whether they are users, dealers
Over 160 cars revved up in Abbeyleix on February 23rd for the opening round of the Dunlop National Rally Championship, the Birr and District MC’s Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Rally. Over 60 starters in the Limerick MC’s Forestry Rally on February 10th, is further proof positive of the continued populariry of Irish rallying – a tribute
For the past twenty years or so, Information Technology (IT) has played an increasingly important role in the Tyre and Fast Fit industry. Retailers and wholesalers now rely on meaningful and accurate information to aid point of sale, stock control, marketing and administration functions – notwithstanding the growing reliance on Internet services.