Michelin and GM are testing the Uptis Prototype, beginning with vehicles like the Chevrolet Bolt EV. Later this year, the companies will initiate real-world testing of Uptis on a test fleet of Bolt EV vehicles in Michigan.
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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.
With less than two weeks until the Tyre Recovery Association’s annual Recycling Forum Day, record numbers of delegates have reserved places to hear key announcements on initiatives impacting both the tyre and recycling industries.
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’
The 17th annual China International Tire Expo (CITEXPO) will take place on August 19-21, 2019, in the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center.
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.
Micheldever Group has announced its pledge to The Armed Forces Covenant to help support ex-forces personnel.
Triangle Tyre Europe were using their appearance at this year’s Autopromotec Show in Bologna in May to showcase their very latest range of PCR tyres which now incorporates a new winter ultra high performance pattern – the new Snowlink PL02.
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.
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.