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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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John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

John Parker named GB Tyres UK business development director

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Tyres UK Ltd has appointed John Parker as business development director effective 29 April 2019.

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HiQ: 47% of centres achieve Gold Standard

HiQ: 47% of centres achieve Gold Standard

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Via its Standards Programme, HiQ Tyres and Autocare aims to drive a high level of attention to detail in every aspect of the fast fit and automotive business. In order to verify the standards achieved by its franchisees, the fast-fit network audits all centres and awards top performers accordingly. This year, HiQ has awarded Gold Standards Awards to 47 per cent of its franchise centres throughout the UK.

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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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Liqui Moly exhibiting at Automechanika

Liqui Moly exhibiting at Automechanika

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Liqui Moly will present its full range of automotive chemicals at the Automechanika trade fair in Birmingham. "We don't just supply oils and additives, we also have pretty much any chemical product required for anywhere in the car," explained Ibrahim Memis, who is responsible for Liqui Moly 's business in Great Britain. "This makes us unique in the sector."

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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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Transaid announces dates for Cycle Malawi 2020

Transaid announces dates for Cycle Malawi 2020

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Transaid is inviting riders from across the transport and logistics industry to saddle up for Cycle Malawi 2020 – its next overseas fundraising challenge.

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The Parts Alliance introduces all-new Milwaukee tool van to fleet

The Parts Alliance introduces all-new Milwaukee tool van to fleet

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has introduced a brand new Milwaukee tool van to the Garage Essentials fleet, helping the team to demonstrate the premium-quality tool range to garages all over the country.

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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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Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

Toyo teams up with Tough Mudder for 2019 events

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire UK Ltd teamed up with Tough Mudder for a second year running to sponsor the globally renowned series of mud runs.

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Goodyear drops Dunlop brand in registered name change

Goodyear drops Dunlop brand in registered name change

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the news that it is refreshing its Goodyear halo brand as its UHP and luxury go-to moniker, Goodyear Dunlop UK Ltd has confirmed it will be removing Dunlop from its registered company name and in future will therefore be known just as Goodyear.

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Fastned opens first 350kW-ready fast charging station in the UK

Fastned opens first 350kW-ready fast charging station in the UK

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Fastned has opened its first fast charging station in the United Kingdom. It is also reportedly the first fast charging station in the United Kingdom with a charging capacity up to 350 kW. The station is located in Sunderland, near the factory where the Nissan Leaf is produced for the entire European market. Fastned supplies 100 per cent renewable electricity and is accessible for all full electric vehicles (FEVs).

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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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UK in pole position in £62 billion self-driving car race

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

A new report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Frost & Sullivan has found that the UK could be set for a £62bn windfall from connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) by 2030. The report, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Winning the Global Race to Market, has found that the UK is in pole position in the global race to market for CAVs.

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