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65 years young and still looking forward – CIMA

65 years young and still looking forward – CIMA

20th August 2018 |

CIMA Impianti Spa might be celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, but the company reports that it continues to look forward. According to the company, features of the business’ 65-year pedigree include that it “keeps investing in buying equipment, but mainly in hiring people, a lot of which very young, giving space to a new generation capable of securing the future of the company.”

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‘A very good all-round option’ – UK launch for GT Radial 4Seasons

‘A very good all-round option’ – UK launch for GT Radial 4Seasons

20th August 2018 |

To meet growing market demand, this year an all-season product joins the GT Radial portfolio. The GT Radial 4Seasons will go on sale in the UK this September, and Giti Tire says initial response to the newcomer has been very positive.

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Yongtai Group enters administration

Yongtai Group enters administration

17th August 2018 |

The Chinese Yongtai Group, which once ranked as the 32nd largest tyre manufacturer in the world and which used to produce World Rally Championship tyres for DMack as well as the well-known Durun budget brand, is bankrupt. Shandong Yongtai Group Co., Ltd. officially entered administration on 16 July 2018. On 4 August 2018 Shandong Dongying Intermediate People's Court published documents showing that Guangrao County-based Caijin Asset Management Co., Ltd.’s application for Yongtai to enter administration had been accepted. The Beijing-based Dacheng (Jinan) law firm was appointed as the administrator of Yongtai Group.

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Supertracker adds STR130RW to its alignment line-up

Supertracker adds STR130RW to its alignment line-up

17th August 2018 |

Wheel alignment equipment supplier Supertracker has introduced a new six-sensor aligner, the STR130RW. The versatile aligner is capable of carrying out checks virtually anywhere in the workshop; it can be operated on a full wheel alignment lift, a standard four post lift, a two post lift, and on a level surface.

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Tom Lovesy appointed general manager at Supertracker

Tom Lovesy appointed general manager at Supertracker

17th August 2018 |

Supertracker has appointed Tom Lovesy as its general manager. The son of managing director, Trevor Lovesy, and grandson of original founder Keith Lovesy, Tom’s appointment shows the continuity of the wheel alignment specialist’s ownership. The company is preparing to enter its third generation of family management as one of the leading wheel alignment specialists in the UK market.

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Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

17th August 2018 |

Gert Meylemans, the former head of PR and corporate communications at Bridgestone Europe, has become senior manager communications at Eurobat, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers.

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August 2018

August 2018

17th August 2018 |

Click here to download the online edition.           Related posts: February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018

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HiQ nominated for Tyre Retailer of the Year

17th August 2018 |

HiQ Tyres and Autocare has been nominated for the 2018 Tyre Retailer of the Year award at the annual NTDA Tyre Industry Awards on 4 October. According to the company, key reasons for the nomination include the retailer’s strong digital strategy in 2018, levels of support functions available to all franchisees, community engagement and integration, and the ongoing charitable efforts supported by the entire network.

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PCL makes bespoke inflation solution for emergency services

PCL makes bespoke inflation solution for emergency services

17th August 2018 |

Pneumatic Components (PCL) has developed a unique mobile tyre inflation solution for one of the largest fire and rescue services in the country. Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) required a solution that would enable its fleet operators to inflate fire engine tyres up to the required psi, often 130psi or above, quickly, safely and efficiently.

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Maxion Wheels to exhibit at Reifen 2018

17th August 2018 |

Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel producer, has announced its participation in next month’s Reifen show. The company can be found in Hall 12.1, at Stand D24 during the exhibition, which will be held alongside Automechanika Frankfurt between 11 and 15 September.

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Lower earnings for Pakistan’s Gentipak in 2017-18

17th August 2018 |

General Tyre and Rubber Company of Pakistan Limited reports net sales for the financial year ending 30 June 2018 increased 22.2 per cent year-on-year to PKR 11,785.5 million (£78.7 million). Profit from operations amounted to PKR 1,190.1 million (£7.9 million), down 8.7 per cent on the previous year’s result. Total comprehensive income for the year was PKR 671.4 million (£4.5 million), 20.7 per cent lower than in the 2016-17 financial year. Earnings per share amounted to PKR 11.97 (2016-17: PKR 14.75).

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Nexen Tire continues ‘successful’ Manchester City FC sponsorship

Nexen Tire continues ‘successful’ Manchester City FC sponsorship

17th August 2018 |

Upon kicking off its sponsorship of Manchester City FC for 2018/19, Nexen Tire states that it plans to continue utilising its relationship with last season’s Premier League champion throughout the game season to “expand its global loyal fan-base by increasing touchpoints for customers to directly engage and experience the Nexen Tire brand.” As was the case in 2017/18, Nexen will continue as official sleeve partner.

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Test World opening indoor wet and dry asphalt test tracks

Test World opening indoor wet and dry asphalt test tracks

17th August 2018 |

Next month, Test World will open its new temperature-controlled wet and dry asphalt indoor tracks at its facility near Ivalo, Finland. These new tracks complement the new and extended snow and ice indoor tracks that opened in April.

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Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

16th August 2018 |

Euro Car Parts is calling for tighter regulation around sales of exhaust systems as the Department for Transport (DfT) looks to reduce the number of non-compliant products being sold and fitted in the UK market. 

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First Line oil sumps tackle increased risk of damage on UK roads

First Line oil sumps tackle increased risk of damage on UK roads

16th August 2018 |

Reflecting the poor surface quality of many of the UK’s road network, with its potholes and debris, as well as the increase in speed humps and ramps, the number of vehicles entering the workshop with damage to their oil sumps caused not just by impacts, but from corrosion to exposed surfaces, has risen considerably.

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