Specifically redesigned for low loaders and platform trailers, MWheels has launched its next generation 7.5 x 19.5 Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium wheels which have improved cornering fatigue test results by over 50 percent.
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Goodyear has appointed Pravesh Amtha into the role of Sales General Manager Consumer UK & Ireland. Pravesh will lead Consumer Sales within the region as well as have responsibility for Goodyear’s legal entity within the country.
To support fleet operators understanding of the latest regulatory requirements, Continental – technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres – is once again releasing an overview of the European regulations regarding winter equipment for trucks and buses. The full document can be viewed and downloaded at http://www.continental-truck-tires.com/winter. One of the biggest changes for this winter season is that Alpine symbol-marked tyres are becoming more relevant in several countries.
Nokian Tyres has been included in Dow Jones’ DJSI World sustainability index for the third year in a row. The company was also selected for the more strictly defined DJSI Europe index.
Falken’s runflat version of its popular winter tyre, the EUROWINTER HS01, will be available for the coming season, along with an expanded range of sizes in winter and all-season tyres, providing safety and performance throughout the year.
Absolute Alignment, the UK’s leading supplier of wheel alignment equipment, has introduced to its range a new drive-over Tyre Profiler which instantly assesses tyre wear as vehicles enter the workshop.
Pirelli is confirmed the world leader is Sustainability in the Automobiles and Components sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indexes. This was the result of the review of the indexes, the variations of which will apply from September 23, which is conducted annually by RobecoSam and S&P Dow Jones.
AME International, a leading provider of tyre service tools and equipment based out of Florida, has entered the port business with its Easy Gripper, an innovative tyre handling tool that allows users to safely and efficiently manipulate and handle all sizes of port tyres.
As a child, Sophie Hofmann was fascinated by motorsport and used to watch every single Formula 1 race on TV. Eventually, she was able to convince her father that she would like to focus her life on spending time at the wheel of a race car and made her first forays into karting as a 14-year-old.
Dan Zelos produced a sublime performance to scythe to the second victory of his fledgling MINI CHALLENGE career at Donington Park last weekend (14/15 September) – meaning the talented young Norfolk ace will travel to next month’s season finale still in with a shout of the coveted crown.