Oliver Eriksson continued to set the pace in the 2019 RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires as it made its annual visit to Hell in Norway this weekend (15/16 June), with the championship leader narrowly defeating home hero Ben-Philip Gundersen to seal a fourth consecutive triumph.
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BMW has chosen the MICHELIN Pilot Sport 4S* (PS4S*) as a 21-inch summer tyre fitment for its new high-performance X3 M and X4 M models, and also as the sole fitment for the global press launch of these high-performance vehicles.
Dunlop, the most successful tyre brand in the history of the Le Mans 24h, took many positives from the 87th running of the Le Mans 24h race.
After several months of preparation, 102psi, has launched The Global OTR Library online, making multibrand technical Off-The-Road Tyres information available at the touch of a button.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. announced today that Dominic Clifford has joined the company as Global Avon Motorcycle Manager. He is responsible for worldwide sales of Avon motorcycle tyres and is based in Melksham, Wiltshire, where he reports to Jaap van Wessum, General Manager EMEA, Cooper Tire Europe.
The FAI-sponsored DragonSpeed LMP1 challenge at the 2019 Le Mans ended during the night, despite a huge effort to keep the car running to the finish.
The global tyre industry is estimated at 19.25 million tonnes of production in 2019 and is anticipated to grow at 3.4% compound annual growth to 22.75 million tonnes in 2024. Global tyre demand is the ultimate driver of tyre manufacturing, with vehicles in use, generating ongoing tyre wear and replacement needs, and new vehicle sales requiring OEM tyres to be fitted.
Catering to the growing demand for the pick-up trucks in India, leading tyre major, Apollo Tyres today introduced Endumaxx brand of tyres for this segment of vehicles. As per company estimates, the light truck radial category has a potential of 1,12,000 tyres per month in India, and it is growing at a much faster pace than any other segment.
Bridgestone has today announced the launch of Enliten, a new innovative lightweight tyre technology that represents an unmatchable reduction in material and rolling resistance performance to contribute to the reduction of a vehicle’s CO2 emissions, while providing the same wear life as a standard original equipment tyre. Benefitting car manufacturers, drivers and the environment, tyres with embedded Enliten technology also improve the vehicle’s handling and stability to increase driving pleasure.
Automechanika Birmingham has drawn to a close with 12,145 automotive industry professionals visiting the hugely successful 2019 event. From its blistering start on Tuesday morning, which broke all visitor number records, to its close on Thursday afternoon, the event delivered on its promise of bringing the entire UK automotive industry together against a backdrop of innovation, technology and networking.