Tag: Avon

Cooper Tires suspends production in Europe

26th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has confirmed the temporary shutdown of its tyre plants in Europe. Production at the facilities in Melksham, England and Kruševac, Serbia is being phased down this week. Both plants are expected to remain closed for at least three weeks.

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Avon Tyres to support Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes

Avon Tyres to support Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes

19th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres will support the Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes (LRBB) this year by equipping the charitable organisation’s van and motorcycle fleet. Under the arrangement, the tyre maker will supply Avon ZT7 van tyres and Avon Spirit ST motorcycle tyres, products it says are designed to deal with the variety of roads and weather conditions encountered by the LRBB.

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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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From London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres

From London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Adventure motorcyclist Richard Barr rode 10,000 miles from London to Mount Everest on Avon tyres. In the process Barr raised thousands of pounds for the Down’s Syndrome Association and Woolgrove School, Special Needs Academy.

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Cooper Tire Europe launches full rally tyre range

Cooper Tire Europe launches full rally tyre range

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has launched an extensive new rally tyre range. Developed and manufactured by Cooper Tire Europe, the new range covers tarmac, classic tarmac, gravel and mud and snow (M+S) applications. The manufacturer states that the range is designed to provide ultra-high performance and reliability across numerous applications and levels of rallying competition.

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Avon presents Roadrider MKII at global dealer conference

Avon presents Roadrider MKII at global dealer conference

12th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres presented several new motorcycle tyres at its global dealer conference in London on 7 November, including the new Roadrider MKII. Hosting 100 customers, motorcycle manufacturers and brand ambassadors at The Bike Shed in Shoreditch, Avon also launched the new road-focused 3D Ultra Evo and track-focused 3D Ultra Xtreme Slick and Xtreme Rain Racer.

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Avon Tyres launches Roadrider MKII sport touring tyre

Avon Tyres launches Roadrider MKII sport touring tyre

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

A successor to the Avon Roadrider has arrived, and guess what it’s called? Avon Tyres says its Roadrider MKII sport touring motorcycle tyre brings “several design and performance improvements” over its predecessor.

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Avon Tyres, Aston Martin Le Mans victory to be celebrated

Avon Tyres, Aston Martin Le Mans victory to be celebrated

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres will celebrate its famous victory at the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans with Aston Martin during this year’s Autumn Classic at Castle Combe on 5 October. Established in 2012, the Autumn Classic has developed into a popular event on the classic racing calendar, providing grids full of spectacular cars from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

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Avon Tyres hosts Aston Martin club in Melksham

Avon Tyres hosts Aston Martin club in Melksham

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres welcomed members of the Aston Martin Owners Club (AMOC) to its Melksham headquarters last Saturday for a celebration of the two British brands, 60 years after pairing up for victory at Le Mans.

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Latest Triumph Rocket 3 wearing Avon tyres

Latest Triumph Rocket 3 wearing Avon tyres

6th August 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest Triumph Rocket 3 has arrived, complete with a 2,500cc engine – the largest ever seen on a production motorcycle. It’s also the torquiest production bike ever made. This power and torque meet the road through the new Cobra Chrome from Avon Tyres.

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Avon introduces AX7 for crossovers and SUVs

Avon introduces AX7 for crossovers and SUVs

15th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres is launching its third generation of all-terrain performance tyre, the Avon AX7. This latest addition to the Avon line-up is aimed at crossovers and SUVs of all sizes and is available in eight sizes for 16- to 20-inch rim diameters.

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Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

14th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. Has appointed Dominic Clifford as global Avon motorcycle manager. He is responsible for worldwide sales of Avon motorcycle tyres and is based in Melksham, Wiltshire, where he reports to Jaap van Wessum, General Manager EMEA, Cooper Tire Europe.

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Iconic British car brands fit Avon at Geneva Motor Show

Iconic British car brands fit Avon at Geneva Motor Show

8th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres feature on two British car models from David Brown Automotive and Morgan Motor Company at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show (7-17 March 2019).

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Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has confirmed that it will proceed with its plan to end light vehicle tyre production at its facility in Melksham, Wiltshire. The company’s latest statement follows the conclusion of its collective consultation process with employee representatives, which began in October 2018.

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Avon Tyres OE on KTM 790 Adventure

Avon Tyres OE on KTM 790 Adventure

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

British motorcycle brand Avon Tyres is the original equipment fitment for the KTM 790 Adventure, which debuts this week at the EICMA show in Milan.

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