Michelin’s latest tyre and wheel safety technology has helped secure a major new five-year deal with East Midlands bus operator trentbarton.
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Xlite forged aluminium wheels have been selected as the OE fitment for a new lightweight tri-axle Clearspan Curtainsider Trailer from Tiger Trailers, which is 500kg lighter than its conventional equivalent.
The European premium tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein’s UK operation launches a consumer-focused campaign to promote the use of all-season tyres: from 15 July to 30 September, all purchases of four Vredestein Quatrac all-season tyres at participating dealers qualify for a free Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot.
The multinational group from India takes the field in Bologna from July 29 to August 4. Great visibility for the BKT brand on all channels including web TV and social media, as well as at the BKT exhibition areas in the two stadiums where the competition takes place.
Toyo Tires announces it will be an official partner of the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open Golf Tournament to be held at Woburn Golf Club from August 1 - 4.
One of the fastest drivers in the new, women-only Formula series is Marta Garcia. The Spaniard, who lives in Valencia, first sat in a kart at the age of nine and never wanted to get out again. “Right from the word go, I loved the speed and competing with the other drivers out on the track. My parents ultimately bought me my own kart. From then on, I spent every day at the racetrack,” says the 18-year-old.
Rowledge Garage has selected Apollo Vredestein as its tyre manufacturer of choice because of the brand’s prestigious heritage and reputation. One of the oldest tyre names, Apollo Vredestein has recently celebrated its 110th birthday and has a history of milestones that place it at the cutting-edge of tyre manufacture, from the Vredestein Wintrac xtreme (2005, first winter tyre with a W-speed rating, 168mph) to the xtreme S ten year later (Y-speed rating, 186mph), and the latest, award-winning Wintrac Pro (2018), the Quatrac 5 (first all-season tyre with Y-speed rating, 2014, and which still wins accolades) and the newest, high performance Quatrac Pro for the demanding top-drawer sportscar segment.
A Yokohama-shod Toyota GR Supra Drift by HKS was one of the star attractions in the Live Action Arena at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Giti Tire has launched its next generation, three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) certified, all-position urban-bus tyre – the Giti GAU867v1.
In a significant win for the roadside rescue and recovery industry, Roads Minister Michael Ellis MP today announced that the Department for Transport would be reviewing the evidence base for the benefits of recovery operators being permitted to use red flashing warning beacons, instead of the amber warning beacons current legislation allows. The announcement occurred during a Westminster Hall debate led by Tracey Crouch MP.