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Apollo Tyres launches two-wheel range in Sri Lanka

Apollo Tyres launches two-wheel range in Sri Lanka

Monday 17th July 2017 | 0 Comments

With the introduction of its two-wheel tyre range, Apollo Tyres now offers its full portfolio in Sri Lanka. As is the case with the company’s other products, the two-wheel range is being distributed within the country by sole national distributor Ideal Wheels & Tyres.

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June motorcycle sales continue 2017 decline

Friday 14th July 2017 | 0 Comments

“Demand for motorcycles continued its downward trend in June – marking 6 consecutive months of decline in the market”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

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Avon increases Cobra tyre production

Avon increases Cobra tyre production

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has increase production its Cobra motorcycle tyre in response to the successful launch of the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. The Cobra tyre is the OE fitment on every Bobber that rolls off the production line, with the bespoke front and rear tyres specially designed for this premium custom bike.

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Avon Cobra tyre OE on Triumph Bonneville Bobber 

Avon Cobra tyre OE on Triumph Bonneville Bobber 

Wednesday 26th October 2016 | 0 Comments

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has selected the Avon Cobra tyre as the original equipment fitment for the newly launched Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Avon’s 100/90-19 57V Cobra, which exists within the current motorcycle tyre range, has been further developed to improve performance and is the front tyre of choice on Triumph’s latest bike.

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Good August demand for motorcycles despite imminent plate change

Friday 9th September 2016 | 0 Comments

“In what is traditionally a low volume month for motorcycle registrations, it was encouraging to see a strong 4 per cent growth in sales over the same period last year - ahead of the 66-plate change next month”, said Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA) which represents motorcycle retailers across the UK.

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ZC Rubber’s Anji factory starts making tyres

ZC Rubber’s Anji factory starts making tyres

Friday 9th September 2016 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber’s new bike tyre factory in Anji, Zhejiang province, has commenced production. The Anji factory is associated with an investment of up to US$620 million and covers 860,000 square metres, focusing on the motorcycle tyres, e-bike tyres and inner tubes etc. Shen Jinrong, president of ZC Rubber, says that the factory‘s output value amounts to more than $1 billion.

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Michelin buys Brazilian two-wheel tyre maker

Tuesday 30th August 2016 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group has acquired Levorin, a Brazilian manufacturer of bicycle and motorcycle tyres. Levorin is a family business which was founded in 1943 by Hercules Levorin. It specializes in the production of tyres for the commuter segment in Brazil. In 2015 Levorin had an annual turnover of 135 million euros and employs 2,000 people at its two plants in Sao Paulo and Manaus.

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Agricultural, two-wheeler products boost TVS Tyres’ European presence

Agricultural, two-wheeler products boost TVS Tyres’ European presence

Friday 8th July 2016 | 0 Comments

India’s TVS Srichakra has reinforced its activities in Europe in recent times, not least through its growing range of off-highway tyres sold under the TVS Eurogrip brand name. The company showed off a selection of these products, specifically agricultural flotation radials, at May’s Reifen show in Germany, alongside tyres for two-wheel vehicles.

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TyreSafe issues advice to scooter commuters

TyreSafe issues advice to scooter commuters

Thursday 23rd June 2016 | 0 Comments

This week, with more commuter-sized motorcycles and scooters being sold than ever before, TyreSafe has unveiled dedicated materials to help keep riders safe on their daily travels. Launched to coincide with the Motorcycle Industry Association’s (MCIA) Ride to Work Week, the potentially life-saving advice for scooter commuters includes choosing the right tyre, essential routine maintenance and understanding when a replacement should be fitted.

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TVS Srichakra launching radial motorcycle tyres

Thursday 4th February 2016 | 0 Comments

TVS Srichakra Limited is set to launch a radial motorcycle tyre range in April. Speaking to the local The Hindu newspaper, company director P. Vijayaraghavan said the new range would “initially cater to the needs of the expanding high-end motorcycles market”. TVS Srichakra, part of the Chennai-based US$8 billion TVS Group, recently launched tractor rear radial tyres in Europe.

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Good half year for motorcycle registrations

Friday 10th July 2015 | 0 Comments

Figures from the Motor Cycle Industry Association show that, in June, registrations of scooters and mopeds were down -7.8 per cent compared with June 2014, at 846 units. However, June motorcycle registrations were up 21.6 per cent year on year at 12,282 units. Overall, two-wheeler sales in June 2015 rose 19.2 per cent. The year to date registration figures are encouraging too, with the sector showing sales over the first six months of 60,965 machines; a 12.9 per cent rise over the first half of 2014.

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