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Fuchs to be CO2-neutral in two months

Fuchs to be CO2-neutral in two months

4th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Lubricants giant Fuchs has signalled its commitment to climate protection by announcing it will be completely CO2-neutral as early as next year. Fuchs, which has its UK headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, will be CO2-neutral globally by 1 January 2020 – from energy consumption in production to consumables in administration.

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Comline completes A1 Component Supplier of the Year hat trick

Comline completes A1 Component Supplier of the Year hat trick

4th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Leading aftermarket experts Comline, have added to their enviable list of accolades as they are once again named ‘Component Supplier of the Year’ by A1 Motor Stores. The latest award, which was presented at A1’s gala evening in Newcastle, completes a hat trick for the brand who have previously secured the notable honour in 2016 and 2017.

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Motokiki enters administration

Motokiki enters administration

4th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Lydia Limited, the company behind tyre price comparison site Motokiki, called in the administrators on 24 October 2019. Simon Girling and Chris Marsden of BDO LLP were appointed Joint Administrators on the same day. Tyres & Accessories understands that the administrators are seeking to sell the technology assets of the company and is seeking offers before a Friday 15 November 2019 deadline.

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Cooper Tire to become 100% owner of Mexico JV tyre plant

4th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company intends to completely acquire its joint venture tyre manufacturing facility in Mexico. It currently holds a 58 per cent share in Corporación de Occidente S.A. de C.V. (COOCSA), but has entered into a definitive agreement with partner Trabajadores Democraticos de Occidente S.C. de R.L. de C.V. (TRADOC) to acquire its 42 per cent stake. On Friday, a majority of TRADOC members voted in favour of the agreement.

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SMPE successfully achieves ISO certification

SMPE successfully achieves ISO certification

1st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK's largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, has successfully achieved the management system standard ISO14001:2015, underlining the company’s commitment to tier 1 customers and improved environmental performance.

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Titan International takes first step to Industry 4.0 capabilities with Oracle Cloud Applications

1st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Titan International, Inc. has started moving its core business and manufacturing processes to Oracle Cloud Applications. With Oracle Cloud Applications for finance, supply chain and manufacturing, the tyre maker will be able to take advantage of an integrated suite of applications to break down silos, quickly and easily embrace the latest advancements in machine learning and Internet of Things technology, and improve user engagement, collaboration and performance.

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8 finalists shortlisted for Firestone’s Road to the Main Stage

8 finalists shortlisted for Firestone’s Road to the Main Stage

31st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Firestone has shortlisted eight acts for the final of its Road to the Main Stage competition. The competition has been developed over five years, reaching out to more than 3,500 entrants since its inception in 2015 and generating more than 10,000 votes over the last two years.

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P1 Autocare auto accessory brand launches in UK

P1 Autocare auto accessory brand launches in UK

30th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive Accessory brand P1 Autocare has launched in the UK. P1 Autocare has been developed from over 27 years’ experience and three years of planning. The brand features 120 sku’s and six categories to meet the needs of the modern motorist. Product groups include: Auto Storage & Protection, Screen Wash & De-Icer, In Car Charging, Pet Travel, Travel & Breakdown and Car Care Internal & External. Each product is available in modern, sharp, attractive retail-friendly packaging, that has been researched, designed and tested to deliver a consistent, sustainable and reusable design.

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CompETe partnership secures multi-million pound award

30th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Fuchs Lubricants has played a key role in securing a multi-million pound award from the government, as part of a consortium working to create a new lightweight electric drive unit. The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has awarded £25.4m to three leading zero carbon projects in the latest round of Government funding.

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ATG gains Manitou supplier award

ATG gains Manitou supplier award

30th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Agricultural and construction machinery manufacturer Manitou has bestowed a Best Competitive Performer Award 2019 upon Alliance Tire Group. The tyre maker says the award recognises its “excellent cooperation and consistent performance on diverse levels from the development and testing to the procurement and service phase.”

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Consecutive Irish wholesale parts distributor awards for CD Group

Consecutive Irish wholesale parts distributor awards for CD Group

29th October 2019 | 0 Comments

CD Group has been awarded ‘Wholesale Parts Distributor of the Year’ for 2020 following its 2019 win for the same award. The Irish Auto Trade Awards seeks to recognise ‘the best operators in all sectors of the Irish auto aftermarket’ and is a national event comprising a 3 stage process made up of a nomination followed by two rounds of voting.

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Alliance Automotive Group details management team changes

Alliance Automotive Group details management team changes

29th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Automotive Group has announced that, as of 1 January 2020, there will be a number of changes to the management team of the group.

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Graphene-enhanced tyre test results “a breakthrough in tyre technology”

29th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Gratomic Inc., a Canadian company focused on the mine to market commercialisation of graphite products, reports positive results from extensive testing of its graphene-enhanced tyres. It views these results as a “breakthrough in tyre technology that warrants deployment into the global tyre market.”

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Bridgestone enlarging warehousing at USA plants

29th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Americas is expanding warehouses at two of its passenger car and light truck tyre manufacturing facilities in the USA. It will invest a total of US$72 million at its Aiken County, South Carolina and Wilson, North Carolina sites; the aim is to “enhance operational excellence” and “further increase the company’s ability to serve North American tyre dealers and customers.” This investment builds upon current and ongoing expansions of both plants.

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Test World opens new tracks to ‘meet growing customer demand’

Test World opens new tracks to ‘meet growing customer demand’

28th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Test World is starting its full programme of winter tyre and vehicle testing after expanding its outdoor tracks in Ivalo, Northern Finland. The team has added 4km of new tracks to meet the rise in demand for tyre and vehicle test services, making the total length 84 km. Some tracks have been reshaped based on customer feedback and to meet changing requirements.

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