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Trico celebrating 90th birthday of European operation at Automechanika Frankfurt

Trico celebrating 90th birthday of European operation at Automechanika Frankfurt

30th July 2018 |

In 1928, Trico’s European manufacturing plant opened in Brentford, England, which later moved to the current base in Pontypool, South Wales - now its European HQ.

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ZC Rubber marks 60 years, signs strategic cooperation

ZC Rubber marks 60 years, signs strategic cooperation

20th July 2018 |

At the global partner conference held at its headquarters in Hangzhou, China on 17 July, ZC Rubber celebrated its 60th anniversary together with more than 1,000 partners from around the world.

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UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

19th July 2018 |

Yokohama will present a host of high-octane entertainment in its debut as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic this weekend. The event will also mark the celebration of Yokohama’s UK distributor, Yokohama HPT’s, 30th anniversary in the UK.

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ZC Rubber celebrating 60th anniversary

ZC Rubber celebrating 60th anniversary

11th July 2018 |

Next Tuesday, Zhongce Rubber Group Co., Ltd. (ZC Rubber) will celebrate its 60th anniversary - and has invited more than 1,000 of its partners around the world to its home city of Hangzhou, China to join in the festivities.

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Strong Dunlop presence at Harley-Davidson anniversary festival

Strong Dunlop presence at Harley-Davidson anniversary festival

11th July 2018 |

Dunlop has hailed the official birthday party for Harley-Davidson a success after over 100,000 visitors reportedly attended the ‘Celebrating 115 years of Freedom’ festival in Prague, Czech Republic. Dunlop maintained a strong presence at the event, with its official motorsport tyre fitting service on site. The Dunlop team also displayed the brand’s extensive range of exclusive co-branded Harley-Davidson tyres.

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Melksham Motor Spares celebrates 50 years of service

Melksham Motor Spares celebrates 50 years of service

25th June 2018 |

Melksham Motor Spares, one of the South West Region’s largest independent motor factors, has celebrated its 50th anniversary with a record-breaking trade show for customers. More than 350 customers and guests attended the invitation-only event, held at Melksham Town Football Club’s new £7.3 million facility.

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Barum celebrates anniversary, launches all-season range

Barum celebrates anniversary, launches all-season range

8th June 2018 |

This year the Barum tyre brand celebrates its 70th anniversary, and the newly-minted septuagenarian is keeping young with the introduction of an all-season tyre range.

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Falken Tyre to mark 20th motorsport season on Nürburgring: video

Falken Tyre to mark 20th motorsport season on Nürburgring: video

1st May 2018 |

Falken will contest its 20th season at the 2018 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race and subsequent VLN Endurance Championship. The Falken Motorsports driver line-up, which has been altered for 2018, are competing in its two GT3 cars, the Porsche 911 GT3 and BMW M6 GT3. Falken has also produced a video to mark the occasion of two decades on the Nordschleife “Green Hell”.

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Tyresure celebrating 10 years of TPMS

Tyresure celebrating 10 years of TPMS

18th April 2018 |

Tyresure Ltd is celebrating its 10-year anniversary during May. Since the early days of the TPMS aftermarket in 2008, Tyresure has grown to become recognised as a European leader in the supply of TPMS solutions to the automotive aftermarket - and 2018 marks their 10th year of success in the industry.

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Adding a splash of colour to BTCC race weekends in 60th Anniversary year

Adding a splash of colour to BTCC race weekends in 60th Anniversary year

28th March 2018 |

Dunlop has partnered with contemporary British automotive artist Ian Cook of Popbangcolour to produce a special series of BTCC paintings that celebrate 60 years of touring car racing. The artwork is being created in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Yokohama adds runflat to flagship range, marks 40 years of Advan

Yokohama adds runflat to flagship range, marks 40 years of Advan

13th February 2018 |

In addition to its latest motorsport developments, Yokohama used the Autosport International show to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its flagship Advan car tyre range, launching a runflat version of the leading Advan Sport V105 tyre. Available in a number of key sizes from 16” – 20”, the Advan Sport V105 ZPS is designed as a replacement tyre for a number of rear wheel drive executive saloons fitted with runflat tyres as standard, the manufacturer states.

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Yokohama unveils 40th anniversary Advan logo

Yokohama unveils 40th anniversary Advan logo

26th January 2018 |

A new logo has been created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Yokohama ‘Advan’ tyre brand. It will be used throughout 2018 as a means for Yokohama Rubber to express its “gratitude to the many people in Japan and abroad who have helped make Advan a hit brand that has been loved for over 40 years.”

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Banner Batteries celebrates 80th anniversary

9th January 2018 |

Banner Batteries ended 2017 on a double high. In addition to 2017 marking the 80th anniversary of its foundation in 1937, the company has witnessed the 80 millionth battery roll off its Austrian production line.

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Ulster Tyres celebrates its 40th anniversary

Ulster Tyres celebrates its 40th anniversary

2nd January 2018 |

2 January 2018 is a very special day in the history of Ulster Tyres. 40 years ago the company was founded by husband and wife team Joe and Brighid McGinley. Joe was a director for a local tyre company and seen the opportunities in the tyre trade. Tentatively they opened the business in 1978 beside Whitehouse Motors in Ballybofey.

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2017 marks 80 years of growth and innovation at Stapleton’s

24th November 2017 |

This year Stapleton’s celebrates 80 years since Sydney Stapleton set up his business in a simple parade of shops at 195 High Street, Watford in 1937. An entrepreneur of terrific dynamism and foresight, he was among the few to spot and take advantage of the fast-growing market for tyres. A decade on, in the post WWII years, the company’s total weekly wage bill amounted to the princely sum of £20. It’s safe to say in this 80th anniversary year the wage bill’s grown considerably now Stapleton’s employs some 1,100 staff at eight regional sales offices and eleven distribution hubs nationwide. It’s also safe to suggest that Sydney Stapleton would be staggered by the scale of his old business, with a current stock capacity of 1.5 million tyres available at any given time.

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