With 5,375 UK motorists killed or injured in the past five years due to illegal, defective or under-inflated tyres, the National Tyre Distributors’ Association (NTDA) is calling for a new quality mark and accreditation scheme for part-worn tyres.
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Global leader in brake friction manufacture, TMD Friction, has appointed Sue McKay as UK distributor sales manager for its commercial vehicle brands, to help develop and grow the company’s distribution network.
At the first ever FIA World Rallycross event to be staged on the African continent, this year’s World RX and RX2 International Series champions made history, on Cooper tyres, in front of a packed crowd.
The key word surrounding China’s Electronics & Systems sector ahead of this year’s edition of Automechanika Shanghai is opportunity. Given the rising interest in new energy vehicles, connected mobility, autonomous driving and related technologies, many international automotive markets are turning to China and its surrounding Asian regions to explore the myriad of opportunities presented in these thriving sectors.
Dunlop has announced they will launch a fourth new tyre in their hypersport portfolio in March 2018. The Dunlop SportSmart TT has been developed to meet the needs of riders with the very latest sports bikes and performance roadsters who want to use the same tyre on track and for road riding.
Driving can be tough no matter where you are. It’s a multi-tasking juggernaut of controlling your vehicle, anticipating what others might be doing and obeying the rules of the road. It’s a pity that the road itself can present certain challenges you might not have factored in.
CEAT Limited has been conferred the prestigious Deming Prize. The Deming Prize, founded in Japan, is one of the oldest and most prestigious Quality awards in the world
Kumho will have a major presence at next week’s (November 21-25) Solutrans, the annual international show for ‘road and urban transport solutions’ being held at the Eurexpo, Lyon, France. In addition to showcasing its existing wide range of truck tyres it will be launching a pair of brand new products – the KXT10 trailer axle tyre and the KCA03 pattern for city buses.
The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is promising that the forthcoming Autoinform LIVE seminar schedule will be its most informative yet, with industry expert Andy Savva on hand to counsel attendees on how to boost garage profits.
The Parts Alliance says their second major braking promotion of 2017, developed in conjunction with Delphi, has now found all of its main winners. ‘Best of Brakes’ ran throughout September and October, offering six spectacular holidays, alongside 25,000 smaller prizes via scratch cards, included with Delphi brake pads.