The Dunlop Sport Classic acknowledges like no other vintage tyre that classic vehicles deserve modern technologies when it comes to handling and braking performance while maintaining that old-school look and feel. By winning the Auto Bild Klassik vintage tyre test for the second consecutive year, Dunlop shows that it knows exactly how to respond to those consumer needs.
UVeye, a provider of high-end solutions for automatic external inspection of vehicles, has expanded its automotive scanning capabilities with its new tyre inspection system, Artemis. As well as improving the efficiency and accuracy of tyre inspection, the system offers significant enhancements to vehicle safety and compliance.
It was not pole-sitter Marco Wittmann (BMW), but Scotland’s Paul di Resta who made the best start in the Saturday race at Brands Hatch. The Aston Martin driver rocketed through from fourth place on the grid to take an early lead. However, he was subsequently handed a time penalty for a jump start, which saw him plummet back down the field. From that point on, the race was dominated by Wittmann, who came in for a new set of Hankook race tyres on lap 14.
Apollo Tyres UK’s purple and white colours come back to the UK for the first British truck race of the year: ‘Thelma’, the TOR TRUCK RACING truck wearing Apollo’s livery, will be racing at speeds of up to 100mph with the best of ‘em at Donington Park. Convoy in The Park is round 5 of the British Truck Racing Association Championship, held over the weekend of 10/11 August.
Enviro’s production company has now obtained ISO certification in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 regarding the company's quality and environmental management systems. “Our production has been running in accordance with both certifications for a long time, being certified formally is important in our customer dialogues, as it’s often required,” says Thomas Sörensson, CEO of Enviro.
Presentation of the official schedule for the Serie BKT championship at Ascoli Piceno. For the second year in a row, the company is Title Sponsor and its brand is climbing up the charts of all the fans’ hearts.
Bibby Distribution has placed its tyre management and supply contract with Bandvulc for a third consecutive time. Bandvulc, the tyre retread specialist that is now part of Continental Tyres, had successfully completed two three-year contracts and has now secured the third. The arrangement covers around 500 trucks and 1,500 trailers currently on the Bibby fleet, around half of which are supplied on varying lease and hire arrangements direct with manufacturers or rental companies.
The retail and wholesale sectors of the UK tyre market are the backbone behind the consistent success of tyres being readily available for drivers across all market sectors. Most tyre sales companies concentrate on either retail through a series of tyre centres – or wholesale supported by strategically located warehouse/distribution facilities but there are a select few companies who have managed to combine both services with equal success. Such as Derbyshire based Eden Tyres who over the past two decades have offered both a thriving retail service and a wholesale and distribution facility across the Midlands region.
MWheels has launched its next generation Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium wheels for rigorous heavy duty application vehicles including tipping, walking floor, logging and plant trailers.
Micheldever Group has swept the board at the annual TyreSafe Awards, with a trio of award wins.