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Autopromotec – A productive meeting point for SD-International

Productive meetings were a central focus for SDI at the show As a seasoned exhibitor at international tyre shows around the world, leading global contract tyre supplier – SD-International (SDI) were once again at the recent Autopromotec 2019 Show in Bologna, Italy to showcase the latest innovative developments in their progressive Private Brands – Zeta, Pace and Toledo for the PCR, High Performance and 4x4/SUV market sectors.

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Tough test for the Hankook DTM race tyre in the potential heat of Misano

The 4.226-kilometre racetrack in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna has ten right corners and six left-handers and, with its many changes in direction, is one of the slower DTM circuits. The longest straight is 565 metres long, giving the drivers little time, in which to employ the full potential of their 4-cylinder turbo engines, which generate over 600 hp. As Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli is predominantly used for motorcycle races, the kerbs are flat, meaning the construction of the Hankook race tyre will be put under relatively little strain.

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Another European success for E-CUBE in Bologna

After initially being successfully launched at the Automechanika Show in Frankfurt and the SEMA Show in Las Vegas at the end of 2018, it was perhaps inevitable that Technomarketing Group’s (TMG) all-new, totally innovative E-CUBE compact mobile tyre servicing unit would receive an equally outstanding reception at the Autopromotec 2019 Show in Bologna at the end of May. And that is exactly what happened!

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BARKINGSIDE TYRE DEALER SAVING THE PLANET AND BRIGHTENING THE HIGH STREET WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM KUMHO

According to its General Manager, Ronan O’Connell, Alltyres Trading Ltd has always been a technology-led company. Now, in order to contribute to the saviour of the planet while reducing the cost of deliveries to local garages, the firm has purchased an electric van for use by its retail outlet, Barkingside Tyres & Brakes. It has also comprehensively refurbished the exterior and reception area of that company’s prominent high street premises. Over both issues it was assisted by Kumho Tyres, whose livery the projects strongly reflect.

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Chelsea FC success in Baku boosts Yokohama brand visibility

Yokohama-sponsored Chelsea FC secured a magnificent victory in this season’s UEFA Europa League with an emphatic 4-1 win against London rivals Arsenal in Wednesday’s match in Baku, Azerbaijan. The victory gave Chelsea FC its sixth European trophy win and its first with the Yokohama name emblazoned across its shirt.