This month will see the largest number of MOT’s carried out in any single month since the introduction of twice-yearly registrations in 1999* – bring the lack of skilled, MOT testers to the forefront, as garages are set to buckle under the strain of the backlog.
29 designs have now been tested according to 3PMSF. The quality of patterns from KRAIBURG Austria is absolutely convincing. Another nine designs from the retreading specialist have successfully passed the 3PMSF test and are therefore approved as winter retreads as of now: K16, K26, K43, K45, K50, K51, K203, K204 and the K213.
2018 marks Falken Tyre’s 20th motorsport season contesting on the gruelling Nürburgring Nordschleife.
BMW has elected to make the Kumho Crugen HP91 standard fit on the latest generation of its popular X3 model. Kumho tyres are already fitted to examples of BMW’s 1, 2 and 3 Series cars and the Munich-based motor manufacturer has now decided the HP91 is the right product for its mid-size SUV.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., LTD. aims to develop high-performance tyres that can meet the requirements of society and it is continuously working on technology innovation of ‘Nano Balance Technology’, the indigenous rubber material development technology developed in 2011.
TRICO has recently updated its image bank with precise product shots of its complete rear blade programme within the Exact Fit range.
Pirelli has equipped 60% of prestige cars and one in four premium segment cars at the 88th Geneva Motor Show. This highlights Pirelli’s status as the preferred choice of premium and prestige manufacturers thanks to Pirelli’s perfect fit strategy, which produces made-to-measure tyres specifically tailored to each car’s technical demands.
Pirelli has named STS Tyre Pros Chester as its Performance Centre of the Year for 2017/18: the third year in a row that the Chester team has claimed the prestigious award.
Tyre valve and TPMS manufacturers, Hamaton Ltd, have announced the launch of a brand new 3 in 1 replacement valve. This innovative TPMS valve is designed to fit both of Schrader’s parallel (‘6-207’) and right-angled (‘6-210’) fitments, as well as accommodating for the high-speed version of the valve (‘6-210H’).
The Hankook Ventus Prime³ has confirmed its top performance once again in independent product tests. Following its excellent victory in the tyre test conducted by Europe’s largest automobile consumer magazine Auto Bild in its debut season in spring 2016 and further international top placings in 2017, the comfort-champion of the successful Hankook Ventus product family has repeated its success this year again in tests by the specialist automotive press.