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Analysis of the latest Government data has revealed the number of road accidents caused by defective brakes. Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest independent automotive servicing and repair company, analysed the data which has just been published for the most recent full year, and in an indication that roads are getting safer, found that the overall number of road accidents fell by 7.1% between 2015-2017.
Goodyear proudly announces that it supplies DS Automobiles with original equipment tyres for the new DS7 Crossback, a premium SUV launched in 2017 by the French car manufacturer.
Online automotive marketplace ClickMechanic has revealed the impact tyre care has on motorists, with 1,075 accidents per year on average in the UK resulting from tyre neglect. With awareness being raised by this year’s Tyre Safety Month, the need to check tyres – even at a basic level – is so important. Read more at: https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/defective-tyres-cause-1-075-accidents-each-year-1-9400431
Absolute Alignment, a trusted supplier of the latest wheel alignment technologies, has introduced to their range a new product suitable for use with vehicles featuring Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).
This month will see Lincolnshire-based equipment supplier The Tyre Equipment Company take to the Euro Bus Expo exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC for the first time.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer has become the organisation’s seventh Worldwide Paralympic Partner.
As with all Hankook tyre treads, safety was again the emphasis for the premium tyre maker’s latest developments and great importance was attached to further improvements in the areas of wet grip and handling/steering precisions well as a particular focus on reducing rolling resistance while maintaining the high mileage and with significantly improved environmental properties.
Walsall Wood Tyre & Service, a Falken Tyre specialist, based on Hall Lane Industrial Estate, Walsall, held its first tyre safety event as part of TyreSafe's National Tyre Safety month in October 2018.
Apollo Tyres has promoted Benoit Rivallant as the President of its European Operations. Benoit, who has been associated with Apollo Tyres since 2014, brings a wealth of experience from his international career in the Tyre Industry. He succeeds Mathias Heimann who, after leading the company's European Operations successfully for the last four years, will be moving into an advisory role.