As memorable journeys with Firestone go, few are coming close to a 10,000-mile, five week jaunt across the Asian continent in a 1999 Nissan Micra worth £400. This is the exact scenario facing intrepid Bristol fundraiser Joe Scott and his friends Osain Minogue, Aleix Gemino and Matt Sales, who are currently competing in the Mongol Rally on Firestone Multihawk tyres, taking in 20 countries, three deserts and five mountain ranges.
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Just weeks after opening a new facility in Prestwich, Quick Lane Tyre & Autocentre has announced it will open a further location in Bracknell. The 7,257 sq ft facility opens on September 9th 2019 and becomes the third franchised Quick Lane site in the UK. It will be followed by a fourth location in Colchester later this year.
BKT is the only Indian company in the tyre industry having its own carbon black production plant, which puts the company into a position that ensures autonomy and utmost quality throughout the supply chain. The plant will reach its full production capacity of 130,000 ton by 2021.
The Board of Scandinavian Enviro Systems (publ) has decided to immediately start a holding company in the USA to facilitate Enviro's establishment of co-owned recycling plants on the US market.
Firestone is once again giving unsigned music acts a chance to shine in front of huge new audiences – including a top UK festival slot – courtesy of its Road to the Main Stage competition which is back for another year.
Tyre manufacturer CEAT Specialty is to launch two new tyres for agricultural applications at Agritechnica 2019 (Stand C53, Hall 4, Hanover Messe, 10-16 November), aimed at the tractor and combine segments. Each features new design ideas designed to boost productivity, with further details to be revealed at the event.
Fourteen points. That is all that separates leading title protagonists Oliver Eriksson and Jesse Kallio at the top of the table as the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires races into Lohéac this weekend (30 August - 1 September) – with the legendary French circuit likely to play a key role in the destiny of the coveted crown.
The Wheel Specialist will be expanding into Sheffield by the end of 2019 and their latest franchisee, Stefan Thomas, will be at the helm.
Tyres from two Falken series have been chosen as original equipment for the new Toyota Corolla models, available since March 2019. The new vehicles will be fitted with the ZIEX ZE914B ECORUN tyre in sizes 225/40R18 92 W XL and 225/45R17 91W, and the SINCERA SN832B tyre in size 205/55R16 91V.
A resurrected 1954 Wolseley 4/44 that has been unused for 30 years is to be driven all the way from Sweden to take part in a special Golden Oldies display at Beaulieu’s International Autojumble on September 7th & 8th.