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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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Russia victorious in Avon-sponsored AMD World Championship

Russia victorious in Avon-sponsored AMD World Championship

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building Freestyle class, supported by official sponsor Avon tyres, has been won by Russian customiser, Zillers Garage. In the Cafe Racer class, Italian outfit FMW Motorcycles with its Avon-shod ‘Hurakan’.

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Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

10th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is to enter a 10 month consultation period to decide the future of light vehicle tyre production at its Melksham, Wiltshire facility. News sources suggest that light vehicle tyre production currently in Melksham would be shifted to its factory in Serbia, pending the outcome of the consultation. The company states that the proposed change is a result of the “cost-competitive, globalised environment.” It adds that the Melksham facility “in its present form is not competitive within the Cooper global manufacturing network or the tyre industry at large.” It is Cooper Tire Europe’s highest cost production facility, and the company adds that it considers expanding or updating the facility to meet its light vehicle tyre needs to be “not economically feasible.”

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Avon launches new AV12 van tyre at Fleet Live

Avon launches new AV12 van tyre at Fleet Live

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres has unveiled its latest van product – the AV12 – at Fleet Live this week, offering van drivers the chance to improve fuel efficiency and save on running costs.

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Avon launches Cobra Chrome cruising tourer tyre

Avon launches Cobra Chrome cruising tourer tyre

2nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

The successor to Avon Tyres’ Cobra motorcycle range has arrived. The Cobra, which has built up a reputation in the custom and cruiser segments in the decade since its launch, now hands the baton to the Cobra Chrome. Avon Tyres says the new cruising tourer tyre line offers “improved longevity and more fitment options than ever.”

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Avon to reveal new motorcycle tyre at Intermot 2018

Avon to reveal new motorcycle tyre at Intermot 2018

27th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres will unveil a new motorcycle tyre during the 2018 Intermot motorcycle expo (3-7 October, 2018; Hall 6 B-021 Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany). Avon adds that its stand will feature its entire range of motorcycle tyres, special guest appearances and custom bike exhibits.

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Cooper Tire Europe launches new brand portal

Cooper Tire Europe launches new brand portal

12th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has launched a new Cooper Brand Portal, providing online access to a host of digital assets for media and brand partner use. Product photography, event images and video content are now all readily available for download.

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