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.
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Tyne & Wear arable farmer, Peter Alderslade, who is the current British ploughing champion in the reversible class is ready for a 4000-mile transatlantic trip. In August he will travel to Minnesota, USA, where he will compete in the world ploughing championships. It will be his seventh attempt to win an elusive world title.
Drive My Career is the employment initiative launched by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) in February 2018 to improve the perception of the automotive industry among young people. The initiative targets 16 to 24-year-old potential candidates to raise their awareness of the exciting career opportunities available in the retail side of the automotive industry.
TT Circuit Assen was opened as a permanent racetrack in 1955, since when it has been modified and adapted several times. The northern loop was removed in 2006, reducing the length of the circuit from 7.705 kilometres to the 4.555 kilometres it is today.
After a break from competition to complete his final year of university, Jerseyman Ed Fossey returned to competitive rallying action last weekend in his Yokohama Peugeot 208 R2 on the Nicky Grist Stages. With Guernseyman Will Rutherford sat alongside, the pair finished a creditable 40th overall and fifth in class on the dusty Welsh event to complete their first event together since the Cambrian Rally back in February.
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is delighted to announce that following intense lobbying over the last year in conjunction with several of its members and the British Battery Industry Federation (BBIF), the Government has now confirmed that batteries will be excluded from the Offensive Weapons Act, avoiding significant implications for the UK aftermarket.
The Falken AZENIS FK510 has been awarded ‘Recommended’ status and placed fourth in the 2019 Tyre Reviews UHP Summer Tyre Test. The AZENIS FK510 is Falken’s top-rated high-performance tyre and its flagship model in a range that is set to achieve 95.9 per cent coverage of all ETRMA fitments by the end of 2020.
Giti Tire has launched the GT Radial Maxmiler Ice, its very first studdable van and light truck tyre for extreme European winter conditions.
QUAL ACCESS TO IN-VEHICLE DATA IS CRUCIAL TO SAFE DRIVING AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY
Dust from car brakes and tyres will still pollute city air even when the vehicle fleet has gone all-electric, a report has warned.