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Zeetex launches all new winter tyre range, including all-season fitment – videos

Zeetex launches all new winter tyre range, including all-season fitment – videos

Thursday 25th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Zeetex has launched its next generation winter tyre range, introducing it first all season tyre for the European market. The brand introduced the tyre patterns: WP1000, WH1000, WH1000 SUV, WQ1000 and WV1000, covering a full winter range of PCR, UHP, SUV, 4x4, and van tyres, as well as the all season car tyre, the ZT4000 4S. The launch event was held on board a luxury cruise from Hamburg to Oslo.

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Z Tyre to launch B2C website in Germany

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Z Tyre has announced plans to offer its complete range of tyres direct to German motorists via a B2C website developed in Kaiserslautern. The announcement follows the launch of Z’s ‘flat rate’ dealer programme in the market. The brand said social media feedback and further demand for the Z tyre range from all regions has led to the new on-line initiative. It aims to cover the whole market with rapid supply and a reliable fitting network.

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Yokohama brand goes UHP, following Chelsea sponsorship

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Currently experiencing a boost in its brand awareness thanks to its partnership with 2016/2017 Premier League champions Chelsea FC, demand for Yokohama’s range of high performance tyres which allow drivers to push the limit reportedly continues to soar.

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Grouptyre reiterates high performance leadership goal

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading independent national wholesaler Grouptyre offers a wide range of high performance and ultra-high performance tyres from all the major manufacturers. Massive developments in research and technology over the last few years, has enabled Grouptyre’s exclusive brands to develop alternatives within this competitive market at realistic and affordable prices.

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Maxxis aims to address increasing high performance demand with Premitra HP5

Maxxis aims to address increasing high performance demand with Premitra HP5

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

In recent years, demand for high performance and UHP tyres has increased considerably (see GfK data earlier in this section). However, this trend has also resulted in greater complexity in the market. Current trends see more small cars and family saloons being fitted with 16, 17, 18 and 19 inch rims, and as a result, motorists are requiring bigger, but better performing, tyres. Such demand indicates the need for manufacturers to offer a broader range of tyres, in a variety of tread patterns and load and speed ratings, to satisfy the market.

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Ultra high performance tyres – a premium market place?

Ultra high performance tyres – a premium market place?

Monday 22nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

The UK ultra-high performance sector (defined as 17-inch diameters and above) now represents some 38.8 per cent of the UK tyre market. That’s according to the latest market data produced by experts at GfK whose Point of Sales Tracking data compared sales in the period between May 2015 to April 2016 with May 2016 to April 2017. In order to better understand the high performance sector, Tyres & Accessories took a close look at the latest GfK information.

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Cooper Tires: recent tyre additions show commitment to latest technologies

Cooper Tires: recent tyre additions show commitment to latest technologies

Friday 19th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires has launched two new products in its high performance range over the last 18 months, something the company describes as an indication that the firm is “committed to offering customers the latest tyre technologies.” According to the company, Cooper’s knowledge of the motorsport industry and the demands of high performance driving enable the tyre manufacturer to develop road tyres that are optimised for high performance vehicles.

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Zenises and Westlake host partners in India

Zenises and Westlake host partners in India

Thursday 18th May 2017 | 0 Comments

From the exclusive location of the world famous Taj Palace Hotel, tucked away in the diplomatic enclave of the bustling metropolis of Delhi, over 50 European Westlake partners recently had a unique experience of India.

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Stapleton’s exclusive brands designed to give retailers the edge

Wednesday 17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

In any sphere of driving, from motorsports to day-to-day motoring, peak performance doesn’t come cheap – and that goes for the tyres as much as for the vehicles themselves. After all, when you’ve invested in a prestige, state of the art vehicle you won’t want to sully its perfection with tyres that are in any way inferior to those fitted as original equipment – especially since they’re the parts transmitting your vehicle’s raw power to the tarmac and turn it into adrenaline and acceleration.

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Davanti aiming to offer high performance pedigree

Davanti aiming to offer high performance pedigree

Wednesday 17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Two years on from the brand’s launch, Davanti continues to increase its growing reputation as the provider of a range of tyres including the innovative DX640 ultra high performance pattern. The DX640 is manufactured at a leading production facility that incorporates the most advanced tyre building technologies. In addition, its enhanced silica compound and unique tread design for optimal grip and superior performance on all road and weather conditions.

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Headway Tyres Europe will be present at Autopromotec 2017

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Headway Tyres Europe will display its Horizon and Headway tyres at Autopromotec in Bologna, Italy (24-28 May), describing the show as “one of the most important automotive exhibitions in Europe”.

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GT Radial presents 3-year development programme at European dealer event

GT Radial presents 3-year development programme at European dealer event

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has presented its three-year development programme for its GT Radial brand to key dealers, including UK distributor Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS). The annual PCR European Marketing Council, held in Austria, was attended by customers from across the continent. It looked at current market conditions, future trends, product development and marketing direction, including the brand proposition across advertising, point-of-sale and online activities, comprising the brand website and social media.

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Landsail claims to being driving innovation in UHP sector

Landsail claims to being driving innovation in UHP sector

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Landsail claims to be leading its particular market segment in ultra high performance tyres with its LS588 pattern. Designed and manufactured in an Industry 4.0 production facility, smart manufacturing means Landsail can deliver quality and performance at a price that’s never been possible before.

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Firenza high performance tyre options

Firenza high performance tyre options

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

International Singapore-based contract tyre brand Firenza continues to maintain a presence in the UK and Europe as a supplier of high performance tyres with the firm's ST22 range.

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Triangle opening first US warehouse

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Triangle Tire USA is opening its first US warehouse in Madison, Tennessee to supply off-the-road (OTR), medium and heavy truck as well as passenger and light truck tyres to its distributors and dealers. The 53,000 square-foot facility allows for future expansion, according to Triangle.

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