The wait, says Zafco, is over – the Dubai-based importer-exporter has launched a fresh corporate website that aims to be a “one-stop information platform for the visitors.” Describing the new zafco.com site, the company says “the tantalising user-interface compels users to navigate freely through every section and get the latest updates and happenings” and the “combination of graphical and textual content keeps the visitors’ interest above par, while divulging heaps of information including the history, milestones, CSR activities, etc."
The IAAF has concluded its most popular summer golf day programme ever with one golfer achieving a hole in one. IAAF golf events at Worsley Park, Nr. Manchester and Forest of Arden, Meriden, Warwickshire were in support of industry charity BEN and more than 20 company teams took part.
The North American Tire & Retread Expo will add a tyre recycling section – “Tire Recycling World” – on a permanent basis from the 2016 edition of the show. The next show will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on 19-21 April, 2016 in New Orleans. Related posts: North American Tire & […]
With its many corners, the 3.931km Moscow Raceway is one of the slower tracks on the DTM calendar. The fastest passage is the almost 900 metre home straight, where race cars reach a top speed of just on 250km/h. On the counter-clockwise track, Hankook’s race tyres come under a heavy load on the cars’ right side, but this has no impact on the performance of the tyre. “The team engineers correct this, for instance, by making different adjustments to the air pressure on the left and right sides depending on the load. The highest tyre wear occurs on the right front, but our Ventus Race withstood this impressively over the last years,” explains Hankook’s DTM race engineer Thomas Baltes.
With large numbers of low-cost truck tyres, the development of retreading – not to mention legislative pressures and technological advances – hot topics in the truck tyre sector, Tyres & Accessories interviewed Continental Tyres’ sales and marketing director, Commercial, Arthur Gregg in order to get the well-known German tyre manufacturer’s inside perspective.
Introduced for the upcoming winter season, Cooper Tire Europe’s WM winter van tyre is now available in a wide range of sizes. Sarah McRoberts, European marketing communications manager for Cooper, said, “With what could be an extreme winter for us in Britain, it is important to ensure that one of our flagship products is made available to as many van and car owners as possible, across the Cooper Tire WeatherMaster range.
Eberspächer UK Ltd has appointed Steve Cranfield as its new chief financial officer. Cranfield arrives at Eberspächer UK –manufacturer and supplier of fuel-operated heating, air conditioning and climate control systems for automotive, marine, construction equipment and military applications – with 15 years of financial expertise, five of which were spent with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In addition to Cranfield’s arrival, Eberspächer UK says it has strengthened the business elsewhere, adding resources to the storeroom, sales administration and CAD departments.
While ChemChina’s deal with Camfin to take over Pirelli officially got under way this month, not everyone connected to the economy in the People’s Republic was looking so positive. The stock market has been in freefall and industrial production looks to have taken a big hit. The Chinese state’s answer? To devalue the national currency (the yuan renminbi or RMB) three times in a week and make already cheap Chinese exports even cheaper.