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Continental Further Enhances Supporting Services for ContiTread™ Partners in Europe

Hanover, December 11, 2018. Continental is further enhancing its support services to strengthen its partnership with ContiTread™ cold retread shops. John Cox, Global Head of Technical Services Retread, is heading the further development of the ContiTread™ support services landscape. To understand individual requirements, gain insight into regional distinctions, and uncover opportunities for improving partners’ operations, Cox visited numerous ContiTread™ partner shops in Europe.


Toyo Tires Motorsport Enjoys a Stellar 2018!

Toyo Tires has long been linked to a huge variety of motorsport championships and series throughout the UK at both a professional and club level. Throughout 2018 Toyo sponsored no fewer than 21 diffierent race championships, playing a pivotal role in encouraging first time drivers, newcomers to racing and established pros to get behind the wheel of all manner of exciting machinery and enjoy some of the UKs most scintillating tracks. This commitment to all levels of motorsport highlights Toyo’s devotion to both grass roots championships and high-level competition, something the firm is exceptionally proud of. Following a packed year of sponsorship, the company has vowed to support even more club-level competitors in 2019.


CAM appoints new head of product management to drive innovation

CAM is expanding its management team with the promotion of Frankie Sharp to head of product management. This new addition to the management team is part of its ongoing commitment to drive innovation in the business to ensure its software solutions continue to meet the industry’s needs, whether customers are a one-shop business or a multi-national corporation.


Maxxis makes case for all-season tyres

According to What Car?, 95% of UK motorists use summer tyres all-year round. Experience suggests that this is due to a general lack of understanding of the substantially improved performance winter tyres can deliver in the snow and ice, and the outstanding progress made in the field of developing tyres designed for all conditions.


Vredestein Traxion Optimall takes home the gold

Leading European tyre manufacturer Vredestein has won the gold medal in the LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards’ “Driven Innovation” category with its Traxion Optimall tyre, which will take pride of place on the Vredestein stand at the show, NEC Birmingham, on 8/9 January.