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Goodyear launches ‘ultimate all-rounder’ and new super car tyres

Goodyear launches ‘ultimate all-rounder’ and new super car tyres

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

At the same time released its Eagle F1 SuperSport range, which is unashamedly pitched at the ultra, ultra-high performance segment (UUHP). The range is comprised of three tyres for the three main sub-sections of the UUHP segment – the Eagle F1 SuperSport, the SuperSport R and the SuperSport RS.

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Michelin launches Tracker all-terrain motorcycle tyre

Michelin launches Tracker all-terrain motorcycle tyre

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has introduced a new all-terrain motorcycle tyre. It’s called the Tracker, and with the tyre Michelin is targeting riders who take part in amateur competition as well as those who ride for leisure on a broad spectrum of terrains. The tyre maker says the tread pattern, grip and resilience of the Michelin Tracker make it “perfectly suited to riding on sand, mud and dirt.” The Tracker is also approved for road use.

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Michelin Air X for new ANA Airbus A380 fleet

Michelin Air X for new ANA Airbus A380 fleet

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a rigorous selection process, Michelin Air X radial aircraft tyres have been chosen for All Nippon Airways’ new Airbus A380 fleet.

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Bridgestone OE on BMW X5, 8 & 3 Series

Bridgestone OE on BMW X5, 8 & 3 Series

18th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone says it is the number one tyre supplier to BMW, and reinforces this by announcing original equipment arrangements for the latest X5, 8 Series and 3 Series models.

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Goodyear renews SJ Bargh contract for five years

Goodyear renews SJ Bargh contract for five years

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear recently renewed its partnership with SJ Bargh, a leading milk logistics provider. The contract has been extended for another five years, with SJ Bargh’s 500 plus fleet continuing to be equipped with Goodyear KMAX tyres and the Goodyear Omnitrac range.

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New battery makes a 1,000km electric vehicle a reality, claims Innolith

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Innolith has announced it is developing the world’s first 1,000Wh/kg rechargeable battery whichwould allow an electric vehicle to travel 1,000km – some 600+ miles – on a single charge. Under development in the company’s German laboratory, the company claims the Energy Battery’s high energy density would also radically reduce costs due to the avoidance of exotic and expensive materials.

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The Wheel Specialist joins IAAF

The Wheel Specialist joins IAAF

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed The Wheel Specialist on board, as it becomes the latest in a recent flurry of aftermarket names to sign up.

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Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy Tyre has announced plans to promote its new all-season tyre range at Autopromotec 2019. The range was initially launched on an international basis at the end of 2018.

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Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug has appointed Dawn Wilson-Smith and Jonathan Ford to head up Business Development for the North West and South regions respectively in the UK.

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Launch gets set for Automechanika

Launch gets set for Automechanika

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Launch UK is set to unveil its latest range of exceptional automotive diagnostic tools, harnessing the most up to date technology at Automechanika Birmingham 2019 on stand Y154, taking place at the NEC from 4 - 6 June. Premiering at the event is the new EuroTab II, the most advanced diagnostic tool available from Launch. The workshop ready EuroTab II comes with a 10.1” screen and 2.0 GHZ 8-Core. Based on the latest Android technology and Launch’s innovative vehicle software, the Eurotab II creates a high-end diagnosis solution, while bringing a wealth of benefits, including wide manufacturer coverage, powerful test functions, dealer-level functions and accurate live data.

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Servicesure appoints Bollington as new insurance provider

Servicesure appoints Bollington as new insurance provider

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Servicesure has appointed Bollington as its insurance provider, supplying an exclusive comprehensive cover package for the national garage network. The partnership commenced on Monday 1 April, with Bollington’s team of local account managers providing a carefully-tailored, personal service which establishes each business’ individual insurance requirements.

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Let your luggage roll on Pirellis…

Let your luggage roll on Pirellis…

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

High performance tyres for your suitcase? Not quite, but at least the name offers go-fast cred. Pirelli has paired with Montblanc to launch a new limited edition trolley collection.

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Dayco appoints Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA

Dayco appoints Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Dayco has announced the appointment of Ruggero Semola as Aftermarket Director EMEA. In this role, Semola will be responsible for leading all functions of the EMEA Aftermarket region. These duties include strategic planning to oversee new product introductions, as well as sales performance, to ensure Dayco achieves its growth targets, while providing greater value for the customers.

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Smell the roses – or green tea – with Continental

Smell the roses – or green tea – with Continental

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental isn't only in the business of making tyres and automotive systems - it also wants your new car to smell nice. The company is striving to improve mobile olfactory ambience with its Acella interior material.

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Pirelli introduces new Diablo track compound tyres for 2019

Pirelli introduces new Diablo track compound tyres for 2019

15th April 2019 | 0 Comments

This year a new range of Pirelli Diablo tyres geared towards track use will be brought to market. The additions for 2019 include: New compounds for the Diablo Superbike slick in the standard 200/60 ZR 17 rear and 120/70 ZR 17 front sizes; a new SCX solution (ExtraSoft) for the Diablo Superbike slick in size 200/65; larger Diablo Superbike Slicks in 200/65 ZR17 rear (SC0 compound) and 125/70 ZR17 front (SC1 compound); a new Diablo Rain rear tyre in size 200/60 ZR 17, available in two different compounds; and a new Diablo Supercorsa SC, the third generation of this range to be introduced.

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