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Falken tyres OE on Audi Q3

Falken tyres OE on Audi Q3

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Audi Q3 is the latest vehicle to be factory-fitted with Falken tyres. The compact SUV will be fitted with the Falken Ziex ZE914 A EC AO pattern in size 215/65R17 99V. Commenting on Audi’s selection of the tyre, Christian Stolting, key OE account manager at Falken Tyre Europe GmbH, said: “The Audi engineers’ decision highlights once again the excellent quality and the capability of our tyres.”   

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Falken sponsors Audi Nines event

Falken sponsors Audi Nines event

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken has sponsored the Audi Nines mountain bike event for the second time. The Audi Nines held its winter sports equivalent in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria, at the end of April. Nearly 4,000 spectators experienced the spectacle live at the Ellweiler quarry near Birkenfeld last Saturday. 28 of the world’s best mountain bikers from eleven nations gathered there to spend a week producing film and media content in a spectacular setting, with a public contest day as the crowning finish to a successful weekend.

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Audi Q8 factory-fitted with Hankook tyres in Europe, North America

Audi Q8 factory-fitted with Hankook tyres in Europe, North America

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Three Hankook tyre models have been chosen as original equipment for the new Audi Q8. Customers in Europe can receive their crossover fitted with a size 285/45 R21 113 Y XL Ventus S1 evo 3 SUV or, if selecting a winter tyre, the Winter i*cept evo 2 SUV in 285/45 R21 113 V XL. In North America, the Hankook Dynapro HP 2 Plus will be an original equipment tyre for the Audi Q8 in sizes 275/50 R20 113H X, 285/45 R21 113H XL and 285/40 R22 110H XL. Hankook Tire reports that further dimensions will follow.

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Falken supports Audi Nines skiing, snowboarding event in Austria

Falken supports Audi Nines skiing, snowboarding event in Austria

26th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken Tyres will support the Audi Nines international freeskiing and snowboarding event as its presenting partner when the event returns in Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Austria. Falken will host twenty corporate guests at the exhilarating snow weekend.

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Pirelli Ice Zero 2 studded tyres take bow at World Skiing Championships in Sweden

Pirelli Ice Zero 2 studded tyres take bow at World Skiing Championships in Sweden

7th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli’s new Ice Zero 2 studded winter tyre has been introduced in an exclusive preview on the roads of the World Skiing Championships at Are, Sweden, an event for which Pirelli is the main sponsor. Pirelli is also equipping the Audi e-tron cars used by the event organisers, and for featured “ice-driving experiences”, with Ice Zero FR and Ice Zero 2 rubber. The Ice Zero 2 is designed to meet the mobility needs of top of the range cars on Nordic and Russian roads. It will be launched officially on the icy roads of Pirelli’s proving ground at Flurheden in Swedish Lapland.

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Electric Audi e-tron SUV to run on Bridgestone tyres as original equipment

Electric Audi e-tron SUV to run on Bridgestone tyres as original equipment

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Audi has selected Bridgestone as its tyre supplier for the release of its first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron. The companies agreed a list of characteristics required to highlight the specifications of the new model. The e-tron boasts fast acceleration, high comfort, very low noise, and high levels of safety without dropping performance. Bridgestone will supply six different tyres sized between 19 and 21 inches, four summer and two winter tyres, as original equipment. The manufacturer has emphasised the original equipment channel recently, achieving "more than 120 OE fitments" in EMEA during 2018, a result it labelled its best ever.

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Toyo OE for Audi Q8 in North America

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The Toyo Celsius SUV A has been selected as an original equipment tyre for the Audi Q8 that goes on sale in North America this autumn. The Audi SUV wears the Toyo tyre in size 275/50 R20 113H.

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Goodyear tyres OE on Audi e-tron

Goodyear tyres OE on Audi e-tron

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Audi e-tron, launched today in San Francisco some three years after appearing as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, features three electric motor that give it 800Nm of torque, the ability to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds and, driven carefully, a range of up to 310 miles. And this first fully-electric SUV from Audi comes with Goodyear tyres.

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Bridgestone: More than 100 OE tyre fitments in 2018

Bridgestone: More than 100 OE tyre fitments in 2018

24th August 2018 | 0 Comments

According to Bridgestone Corporation, its global investments in research and development are the highest in the industry – it invested more than £710 million in this area last year – and the company says they’ve paid off. As evidence, the tyre maker points to the more than 45 original equipment fitments it has landed on more than 15 vehicle models since the start of 2018. What’s more, over 60 additional fitments are expected to come by the end of this year.

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Vredestein introduces tyres for modern classics

Vredestein introduces tyres for modern classics

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Vredestein tyre range has been expanded in response to fast-rising demand for modern classic cars. The first tyre will be launched in September and is designed for the original Audi Quattro. The tyre’s development was assisted by none other than former Formula One champion and Vredestein ambassador Jochen Mass.

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Hella equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

Hella equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

27th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Together with the vehicle manufacturer Audi, Hella has developed a striking lighting technology for the new Audi A7 Sportback, the headlamps for which are available as LED, Matrix LED and HD Matrix LED with laser high beam variants. The system uses a new control unit, which takes care of all of the lighting functions and in addition, Audi and Hella have also developed a new interior lighting concept.

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VW diesel scandal – Audi manager under arrest

25th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Investigators in the VW diesel scandal have taken a high-level manager into custody. Audi boss Rupert Stadler was detained on Monday due to the danger of evidence being suppressed. Stadler’s position at the top of the senior VW subsidiary and thus also on the VW Board, will be taken temporarily by the Dutchman Bram Schot, provided this is approved by the Audi board of trustees. The German press agency has discovered this through trusted informants. The 56 year old has been sales director at Audi for about nine months.

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Dunlop ready for ‘extreme demands’ of the 24h Nürburgring race

Dunlop ready for ‘extreme demands’ of the 24h Nürburgring race

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The 24h race at the Nürburgring is billed as the biggest race in the world, with 151 vehicles and more than 500 drivers taking part. Dunlop is equipping numerous professional and ambitious customer teams for the race on 12 - 13 May. They will compete on a 25.4-kilometre combination of the Grand Prix course and the Nordschleife. This year, the tyre brand says it is “on the mission to defend” its 2017 title. Dunlop and Audi achieved overall victory last year, setting a record-breaking distance of 4,009.7 kilometres.

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Ronal R62 now available for the new Audi RS 3

Ronal R62 now available for the new Audi RS 3

13th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ronal R62 wheel is now available for the new Audi RS 3 (8V) and many other mid-range and compact vehicles. The Ronal R62 is the first Ronal wheel with a look that can be customized with coloured design elements.

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Bridgestone OE on Audi A7

Bridgestone OE on Audi A7

6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Audi has selected the Bridgestone Turanza T005 as original equipment for the new A7 Sportback. According to Bridgestone, drivers of the four-door coupe will have the “full 17- to 21-inch range of Turanza T005 tyres available to them.”

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