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General Tire Altimax One and Altimax One S launch in Portugal

General Tire have launched the latest in their summer tyre range, the Altimax One and Altimax One S in Estoril, Portugal. Over 160 guests from across Europe got to put to the latest General Tire products to the test, providing first-hand experience of the exceptional grip across the twisty roads in Portugal. During the launch, 40 guests of Micheldever were given an in-depth overview of the robust nature and requirements demanded of General Tire products.

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Continental Extends Production Facilities in Lousado, Portugal, with Investments of around 100 million Euro

Continental is taking another step on its growth path: With investments totaling around 100 million Euro, the technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres is expanding their production facilities in Lousado, Portugal. The new capacity will be used for the production of radial Earthmoving and Port tyres with a diameter larger than 24 inches. In the course of the ramp-up, more than 100 new jobs will be created.

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Hankook reports a positive season-outcome from its UEFA Europa League commitment

This season, premium tyre maker Hankook can once again look back on a successful commitment as an official sponsor of the UEFA Europa League. Football fans from all over Europe had the opportunity to win VIP tickets for the group and knockout stages, as well as the Final in Baku online, via the "Hankook Ticket Arena" and the tyre maker’s many European Facebook channels. Hankook gave away more than 400 VIP tickets for the current season, 20 tickets for the coming 2019/20 season and many other prizes over all 15 match days.

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Firestone releases the second generation of Multiseason, its new all-season touring tyre

Firestone, the iconic tyre brand renowned for its heritage of strength and reliability, has been reinforcing its presence on the European market in recent years which is now further strengthened with the launch of its new all-season touring tyre. Designed to raise performance and value, the second generation of Multiseason is the latest addition to the Firestone’s portfolio designed to accommodate all types of cars and drivers. This new tyre and other recent launches such as Roadhawk and Vanhawk 2 have seen Firestone become a reference for highly reliable tyres priced to offer excellent value.

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Engineered for efficiency, designed for comfort: Bridgestone launches COACH-AP 001

Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, has launched its first tyre fully dedicated to the coach segment, the COACH-AP 001. Excellent labelling across rolling resistance and pass-by noise, as well as high performance in wet and wintery conditions, makes Bridgestone’s COACH-AP 001 a cost-efficient option for coach fleet managers that also maximises comfort with no compromise on safety.

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Bridgestone’s new Duravis R002 provides outstanding wear life to help fleets cut costs

Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, has announced the launch of its new ultra-durable Duravis R002 tyres for fleet vehicles. The Duravis R002 is designed to help fleets lower their operational costs by significantly reducing cost per kilometre through outstanding wear performance and optimised fuel efficiency. Designed for the versatility segment, the new tyres are available to all types of on-road fleet operation and deliver outstanding wet grip.