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FORD HONOURS PIRELLI AT 21ST ANNUAL WORLD EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Pirelli was recognized as a top-performing global supplier at the 21st annual Ford World Excellence Awards, receiving a Brand Pillar of Sustainability World Excellence Award presented by Hau Thai-Tang, Ford chief product development and purchasing officer and Linda Cash, Ford vice president, quality and new model programs.

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The new All Season range from Rotalla makes its debut at the Bologna show

Leading Contract Tyre Supplier – Enjoy Tyre used their regular appearance at this year’s Autopromotec Show to showcase a series of new products in Italy and making their debut at the event in Bologna was the Rotalla new All-Season tyre range alongside the latest winter high performance pattern design - S130 and a new van pattern – the V450’

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Hankook Tyre UK announces new TBR Sales Manager

From left: Paul Emery, new Hankook UK Sales Manger; David Thorp, current Hankook UK Sales Manager ​Premium tyre maker Hankook today announced the appointment of Paul Emery to the position of Sales Manager of the truck and bus tyre segment of the UK market. Paul succeeds David Thorp who shall retire on 30thJune 2019 following a long career in the tyre industry and after over thirteen years’ service at Hankook.

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An expansive presence from Falken tyre at Autopromotec 2019

With Italy being a key market for Falken Tyre Europe the brand presented a very expansive stand of almost 200 square metres at the recent Autopromotec 2019 Show in Bologna. On display was an extensive selection of the company’s range of passenger car, high performance, SUV/4x4, light Truck and truck tyres.

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Delivering an electric future: Bridgestone and Volkswagen combine to break Nürburgring record

The partnership of Bridgestone and Volkswagen has written history today, as the Volkswagen ID.R has broken the electric-powered vehicle lap record on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, using Bridgestone Potenza tyres. The first fully electric race car of Volkswagen, the ID.R completed the 20.83-kilometre long racetrack – widely considered one of the most challenging in the world – in a time of 6:05.336 minutes, beating the previous record by 40.56 seconds. Bridgestone custom-developed the Potenza tyres to help the ID.R navigate the demanding track in record-breaking time.