Vintage is taking its usual large plot at the Beaulieu Autojumble over the weekend of the 6 and 7 of September. According to company representatives, Vintage will be offering deals on its range of tyres for cars and motorcycles, as well as giveaways for our customers.
Things are looking up for the Western European commercial vehicle trailer market, which in turn is a good sign for the truck tyre business. Market analysts from consulting firm Clear International reports that trailer demand in the largest seven Western Europe economies is forecast to increase by 15 per cent during the course of 2014. According to the analysts, this is the first report in roughly two years that has not reported a downturn in the economic outlook.
Campaign group Alliance of British Drivers is calling for Government to halt the roll out of 20mph zones following further increases in 20mph accidents. The organisation has also questioned the motivation of proponents who continue to advocate a national roll out of 20mph zones, despite the ongoing Government investigation and the increased recorded accident statistics in current 20mph zones.
Buying a new car could be more cost-effective than a used one, with cheaper running and insurance costs saving motorists up to 25 per cent in the first year, according to analysis from MoneySuperMarket.com.
With the release of the new ’64’ plate car registrations next week, motorists may be considering upgrading to a new car or opting for an older second-hand version, but it’s important to look at the overall cost of running the vehicle as well as the upfront purchase price.
With the abolition of the vehicle tax disc taking effect from 1 October and a flurry of confused people asking about the situation through social media, leading road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists has taken the opportunity to clarify the rules.
British adventurer Bear Grylls has been announced as a long-term global ambassador for Land Rover. One of the world’s most recognised faces of survival and adventure, Bear embodies Land Rover’s ‘Above and Beyond’ spirit, having climbed Mount Everest and led ground-breaking expeditions from Antarctica to the Arctic.
Nexe Tire’s N’blue eco tyre has won the US Green Good Design Award 2014. The awards are organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Center for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. It selects award winners in the categories of environmentally friendly products, people, organizations and architects, with the N’blue eco being named the winner in the product category at this year’s Green Good Design Awards. Their intention is promote “excellent environmentally friendly design”.
ATS Euromaster has entered into a strategic partnership with earthmover tyre specialist Kal Tire Mining Tire Group. The agreement will see ATS Euromaster working with Kal Tire to provide services to customers in the ports, mining and industrial sectors, with a heavy-duty tyre requirement, whilst Kal Tire will direct all car and van tyre enquiries to ATS Euromaster.
Brityrex International has confirmed a full line-up of expert speakers for the series of free TyreTalk seminars that will form a key point of interest at the tyre industry’s leading exhibition in Manchester this October.
Organised and presented in association with show sponsor the NTDA, the free seminars will cover topical subjects including the business opportunities provided by TPMS servicing and repair; an update on the EU tyre Labelling regulation; the NTDA’s campaigning work with Trading Standards on illegal part worn tyres, the environmental impact of illegal tyre dumping and disposal, and tyre ageing.
The US Tire Industry Association (TIA) is pleased to announce the names of the 2014 Hall of Fame recipients. This year’s honorees are Harold Coker, founder of Coker Tire Company, Charles Cornell, the late founder of Tech International and Juanita Purcell, Executive Vice President of Purcell Tire & Rubber Company.
With October’s Tyre Safety Month coming quick, Tyre safe is asking if you are ready and if you’re planning on supporting the national campaign? If so, a brand new suite of materials has been developed for the ‘Driving Rain, Driving Safe’ campaign, which can be download directly from the TyreSafe website or are available to order free of charge from the campaign hotline.
Crispin Turner, previously marketing communications manager at JCB, has joined Goodyear Dunlop UK & Ireland as commercial product marketing manager. Turner, who previously oversaw for the marketing of products in North, South and Central America at JCB, as well as looking after two products globally, joins Goodyear Dunlop to lead its marketing activities across the commercial vehicle business, reporting into UK and Ireland commercial director, Marc Preedy. Adam Stanton who was previously Commercial Product Marketing Manager is taking up a new post as Commercial Product Marketing Manager for EMEA. In this role he will focus specifically on Retread and OTR products reporting into Davide Califano, marketing manager EMEA.
Responding to calls for a sturdy, heavy duty baling presses to handle the increased demand tyre baling, Easi Recycling has upgraded its range to include the higher output W8500H baler. Processing 400/500 tyres per hour, with an 85 ton pressing force and increased support pressing plate, the W8500H has been purposefully designed and manufactured for the tough material waste management of vehicle tyres.
As we as being the official tyre of Arsenal Football Club, Cooper Tire Europe reports that it was delighted to welcome 10 youngsters from Arsenal’s ‘Premier League Kicks’ programme as guests to the Arsenal versus Besiktas Champions League game at Emirates Stadium, on Wednesday 27 August.
The Premier League Kicks team represented Arsenal in an Under 16s tournament against Millwall and Green Island FC, from Belfast, on 2 August in Bellingham, south east London, where the Arsenal boys put in some fine performances to claim victory.