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Meritor names Chris Villavarayan as EVP and COO

Meritor names Chris Villavarayan as EVP and COO

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Brake and drivetrain manufacturer Meritor Inc. has appointed Chris Villavarayan as executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately.

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Cooper showcases 4×4 HP tyres with Liberty Walk Europe at Autosport

Cooper showcases 4×4 HP tyres with Liberty Walk Europe at Autosport

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

A selection of Cooper 4x4 and high performance tyres equipped tuning company Liberty Walk’s vehicles at the 2020 Autosport International show. Exhibiting in the ‘Performance & Tuning Car Show’, Liberty Walk Europe’s eye-catching stand contained Cooper’s Zeon 4XS Sport and the Cooper Discoverer STT Pro POR.

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Auto electrical specialists choose WAI

Auto electrical specialists choose WAI

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

WAIglobal UK has increased business with auto electrical specialists as the sector makes a resurgence in the automotive industry.

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Michelin, HDI partner for fleet risk reduction

Michelin, HDI partner for fleet risk reduction

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Michelin and commercial insurance provider HDI Global SE have entered into a partnership to reduce road risk for vehicle fleets. Fleet vehicles will be equipped with a connected box to collect driving data, which is processed and fed back to the driver via the Ideal Driver Pro application and to the fleet manager via an indicator report. Through this method each vehicle will produce a “driving score,” designed to increase understanding of the impact of driving behaviour on claims rates, and to identify risky driving behaviours and provide professionals with the necessary means to raise awareness and train drivers with a coaching module.

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Yokohama presents classic tyre range at Autosport

Yokohama presents classic tyre range at Autosport

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Autosport International earlier this month were able to take a good look at the recently launched range of Yokohama tyres for classic cars. Some even caught a glimpse of rally legend Paddy Hopkirk at the Yokohama stand. During his visit, Hopkirk was joined by a replica of the Mini Cooper S he drove […]

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Avon Tyres’ new hypersport & track tyres

Avon Tyres’ new hypersport & track tyres

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has launched a trio of high-performance motorcycle tyres: the road-focused 3D Ultra Evo hypersport and the track-focused 3D Ultra Xtreme Slick and Xtreme Rain Racer.

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Cambrian Tyres named UK distributor for RiseMousse

Cambrian Tyres named UK distributor for RiseMousse

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Italian tyre mousse brand RiseMousse is coming to the UK and will be exclusively distributed by Cambrian Tyres. Introducing the range, the distributor stresses that unlike some competitor brands, RiseMousse products have an unlimited shelf life, a characteristic that should give stockists peace of mind.

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Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Various road and climatic conditions are encountered within the Continental Tire division’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, and for this reason, it is introducing commercial trailer tyres that reflect regional requirements. The first of these is the Conti Hybrid HT3 WR.

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Yokohama OE tyre for 2020 Chrysler Voyager

Yokohama OE tyre for 2020 Chrysler Voyager

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber has announced another original equipment supply agreement, this time for North America. Its Yokohama Avid S34RV has been chosen as an original equipment tyre for 2020 Chrysler Voyager models sold in the US and Mexican markets. The Voyager will wear the tyre in size 235/65R17 104T.

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Dayco introduces thermostats into portfolio

Dayco introduces thermostats into portfolio

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Dayco has introduced thermostats into its growing portfolio. Dayco says its thermostats are designed to efficiently control the flow of coolant around the cooling system and allow the engine to reach its optimum working temperature as quickly as possible for all engine types. The company adds that the thermostats help to reduce fuel consumption, emissions, and wear and tear.

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Goodyear buys two VI-grade driving simulators for tyre development

Goodyear buys two VI-grade driving simulators for tyre development

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has purchased new VI-grade driving simulators, including a dynamic model, to enhance its product development. The tyre manufacturer has selected a Compact Simulator recently delivered to the company’s innovation centre in Luxembourg and a Dynamic Driving Simulator DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion) to be installed in Akron, Ohio, in the coming months.

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Linglong tyres OE on China’s most expensive car

Linglong tyres OE on China’s most expensive car

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Positive experiences with original equipment tyres play an important role when it comes to choosing replacement tyres, and leading tyre makers therefore strive to gain approvals with OEMs. Linglong Tire recently scored a coup when FAW Group chose its tyres for what’s arguably China’s most expensive car, the Hongqi L5.

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Nynas: Our oils contribute to safe & efficient winter tyres

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Swedish company Nynas is presenting its naphthenic tyre oils at Tire Technology Expo next month, and aims to convince customers and producers that tyres made with Nynas oils “provide low rolling resistance, reducing energy losses and fuel consumption, while maintaining wet grip for improved control on snow and ice.”

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Michelin installs Ansible Motion compact driving simulator to assist tyre R&D

Michelin installs Ansible Motion compact driving simulator to assist tyre R&D

14th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Michelin is installing a new Ansible Motion Driver-in-the-Loop (DIL) simulator at its North America Research & Development centre in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. The Theta C simulator offers virtual test driving and evaluation of tyre-road-vehicle interactions in advance and in parallel with physical testing, with detailed simulation environments. Michelin is the first company to take delivery of the Theta C simulator since the product was formally launched.

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Vipal Rubber VT110 tread approved in Romania

Vipal Rubber VT110 tread approved in Romania

14th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Global retreading supplier Vipal Rubber’s VT110 tread has been approved in Romania following trials conducted by fleet operator Senidav Trans SRL. The Eastern European fleet company carried out performance tests using retreaded tyres with the VT110, recording favourable results against a competitor brand. Measurements were recorded by Vipal’s Moldovan partner, Tehno Profil, after 260,000km on Romanian roads, which present adverse track conditions, with mountains, slopes, snow, and other problems.

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