The Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary since it was founded in the city of Yokohama, Japan on the 13th October 1917.
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Malton-based independent tyre dealership Ian Brown Tyres is celebrating after being named the best in the business – picking up the prestigious Retail Centre of the Year prize at last night’s National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Awards.
Premium tyre manufacturer Yokohama has secured another major industry accolade having been awarded the NTDA Marketing Campaign of the Year Award 2017.
European Tyre Enterprises Limited (ETEL) had a very successful evening at the NTDA Tyre Industry Awards on Thursday, winning in three categories - Staff Training and Development Initiative, National Apprentice Tyre Technician of the Year (Kimberley Locker) and joint winner of the REACT Roadside Technician of the Year award (Adam Grimley).
At the packed 88th Annual Dinner and Tyre Industry Awards, held at Double Tree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, for the first time, the winners are listed below.
Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the UK’s leading independent retreader, has introduced a carbon counting tool which, says the company, enables their fleet customers to measure the environmental benefits of using Vacu-Lug retread tyres in comparison to an all-new tyre policy.
HiQ, the leading tyre and autocare network, has recognised its outstanding centres across the country at an awards ceremony in the celebratory 25th birthday year.
TyreSafe is reminding drivers not to rely solely on tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) to ensure their tyre safety. While this valued technology has been proven to improve road safety by advising of a change in tyre pressure, drivers need to check their TPMS is working and be aware that it does not warn drivers of the condition of their tyres nor the amount of tread depth.
Heavy rain is on its way, the autumn means darker evenings and sometimes lots of rain. Sudden showers and water puddles on roads can cause a dangerous situation for drivers if the car begins to aquaplane uncontrollably. The risk of aquaplaning is the highest in ruts and curves, where there can be several centimetres of water between the tyre and the road. However, you can drive safely in rainy weather as long as you keep in mind a few basic facts.
A new app, that helps car buyers to uncover fraud in used cars they are looking to purchase is now officially available in the UK. Carly’s Connected Car app, available for BMW, MINI, Mercedes and Volkswagen Group cars, can tap into the car’s multiple computers (ECUs) to check for correlation with the visible speedometer and identify whether data has been manipulated.