Company News

Chelsea FC US tour ‘boosts’ Yokohama brand

As the countdown begins to the 2016/17 Premier League football season, Yokohama is aiming to achieve a “global brand boost” thanks to Chelsea FC’s pre-season preparations in the United States, which includes participation in the International Champions Cup.

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UK News

Goodyear Wrangler tyres win Off Road award for fourth straight year

Goodyear has successfully defended its top position in the readers' choice of the renowned German magazine ‘Off Road’ . For the fourth time in a row, Goodyear’s Wrangler DuraTrac tyre has been chosen as the best off-road tyre in the category “Traction Tyres by a large margin”.

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International News

Goodyear wins US Secretary of Defense award

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been named a recipient of the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the nation’s highest honour given to employers for exceptional support of guard and reserve employees. Goodyear and the other recipients will be honoured in a ceremony at the Pentagon on 26 August.

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Motorsport

Yokohama control tyre supplier to Sepang 12 Hours

Yokohama control tyre supplier to Sepang 12 Hours

As of this year, the Sepang 12 Hours race in Malaysia will run on control tyres supplied by a single manufacturer, and Yokohama Rubber has been selected for this role. All competitors will take to the circuit in vehicles fitted with the Yokohama Advan A005 race tyre or, depending on conditions, the Advan A006 wet weather tyre.

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Retreading News

TRA Recycling Day 2016 pursues professional collective approach

TRA Recycling Day 2016 pursues professional collective approach

Spokespeople from tyre industry, government agencies, external industry bodies gather to demonstrate broad-base discussions on ‘Meeting the Compliance Agenda’, including fire prevention and part-worn tyres The new president of the Tyre Recovery Association (TRA), John Bramwell opened proceedings at May’s Ardencote Manor hosted Recycling Day 2016 by setting out the “need for strength” within the […]

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Product News

Pirelli tyres OE on Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

Pirelli tyres OE on Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

The new Giulia Quadrifoglio is, as evo magazine puts it, the car that “could potentially re-launch” Alfa Romeo. The saloon can sprint from 62mph in just 3.9 seconds and its 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 sends a healthy 503bhp to the rear wheels. This power comes in contact with the road through Pirelli tyres – the P Zero Corsa has been selected as the Giulia Quadrifoglio’s original equipment fitment.

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Career Tracks

Andrew Page offers MOT Testers “Auto Education”

Andrew Page has introduced a range of annual training and assessment solutions for MOT testers and quality controllers in partnership with IMI. Through its Auto Education programme, Andrew Page has introduced seven courses to meet new Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) requirements, with courses suitable for existing and new MOT testers. Andrew Page’s offering ranges from online courses, training plans and annual CPD for existing testers; to one, two and three day courses for new MOT testers and MOT managers.

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Comment

It’s goodbye from them and goodbye from us

Sometimes tyre people are creatures of habit. They like what they know and they know what they like. So when change comes it can feel disorientating. But change is also the engine of progress. And standing still is virtually synonymous with going backwards.

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