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CDP names Pirelli Climate Change leader for second year

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has been counted as a global leader in the fight against climate change by CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) for the second year in a row.

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Finalists for 2020 Tire Tech awards named

Finalists for 2020 Tire Tech awards named

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

The shortlist of nominees for this year’s Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence have been announced. Each of the five main awards categories will be contested by five to seven contenders; the winners will be announced on 26 February, as will the recipients of two further awards, the 2020 Young Scientist Prize and Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Cooper Tires wins Hevea best 4×4/SUV tyre award

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires won the ‘Best 4x4/SUV Tire’ award for the Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S at the Hevea Awards, which took place in Madrid on 9 January 2019.

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Top Technician 2020 round 1 opens

Top Technician 2020 round 1 opens

13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Top Technician has returned for 2020, and round one is now open online. The garage sector competition has been running since 2002, with thousands of people testing their skills in a fun, competitive environment. For the winners, the competition has life-changing potential, according to the organiser, as it puts them on a national stage. Opportunities often follow.

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EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

EC rates Fiege alongside Bosch and Bridgestone for second straight year

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), an initiative by the European Commission, has distinguished Fiege as an Open Innovation Challenger. Having first achieved this standard a year ago, Fiege is being distinguished for the second time in a row. The annual ranking also includes multinationals like Google, Nestlé and Bridgestone. Next to Fiege, a further three German enterprises were distinguished: Bosch, Daimler, and SAP.

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Innovation awards for Michelin airless prototype tyre

Innovation awards for Michelin airless prototype tyre

11th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s prototype puncture-proof tyre UPTIS (Unique Puncture-proof Tyre System) has won a hat-trick of innovation awards. The airless tyre has been recognised with the Golden Steering Wheel Award 2019 in Germany, the Coyote Automobile Award 2020 in France and the AVT ACES (Autonomous Vehicle Technology – Autonomy Connectivity Electrification Mobility Services) Award 2020 in the USA.

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Kumho gains two further Good Design awards

Kumho gains two further Good Design awards

10th December 2019 | 0 Comments

In recent years, the products of Korean tyre producer Kumho Tire have received a number of iF, Red Dot, IDEA and Good Design awards. Now the company has added two more Good Design awards into its already bulging trophy cabinet. The patterns recognised on this occasion are both passenger car products – the Majesty 9 Solus TA91 and ECSTA PA51.

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IGA’s BIG Awards drives the profile of independent garages

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Entries are open for the Independent Garage Association (IGA)’s inaugural British Independent Garage of the Year Awards (BIG Awards), a night to shine a light on Britain’s best independent garages.

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‘Best event for years’ – IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner 2019 a roaring success

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Praise has been heaped on IAAF’s Annual Awards & Dinner 2019, with many calling it the Federation’s "best event for years." The sell-out event, held for the third year running at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes and sponsored by Alliance Automotive UK (AAUK), saw around 600 guests in attendance, uniting the aftermarket as it gathered under one roof for a special evening of plaudits and entertainment.

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Goodyear Drive-Over-Reader wins third innovation award in 2019

Goodyear Drive-Over-Reader wins third innovation award in 2019

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s Drive-Over-Reader has received three industry awards in 2019, recognising the fleet tyre monitoring and management tool. The system won its latest accolade on 27 November when it was announced as the winner of the 2019 IoMobility 'Mobility Innovation' award by #Innovability. The annual IoMobility Awards honour innovative companies and products that address the challenges of “smart mobility” in Italy. Goodyear's Drive-Over-Reader first received a prize in the 'Mobility Innovation' category, after being evaluated by a jury of more than 20 experts from the transport industry.

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Vredestein exhibiting at LAMMA 2020

Vredestein exhibiting at LAMMA 2020

5th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Vredestein has chosen the largest British farm machinery, equipment and service show, LAMMA 2020 (NEC Birmingham, 7/8 January) to introduce the newest addition to its agricultural range, the Traxion 65 tyre, to the UK market. Vredestein will also show the Traxion XXL tested by independent German test institute DGL (and the test results) together with LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards ‘Driven Innovation’ winner, the Traxion Optimall.

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Autopromotec wins best international fair 2019

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Autopromtec’s organisers recently flew to Lisbon to receive the award for the best fair international 2019 ahead of the International Motor Show in Geneva, Motortec Automechanika Madrid and the IAA in Frankfurt. The award was given by the Portuguese Automotive Magazine based on a survey conducted by interviewing exhibitors who participated in various European fairs.

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Sport Auto hat-trick for Liqui Moly

Sport Auto hat-trick for Liqui Moly

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Readers of Sport Auto have voted Liqui Moly the best oil brand for the third year in a row. The German magazine focuses on sports cars, with the right motor oil an important consideration, Liqui Moly states.

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Pirelli ‘highly commended’ at Northern Automotive Alliance Awards

Pirelli ‘highly commended’ at Northern Automotive Alliance Awards

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has been ‘Highly Commended’ within the Corporate and Social Responsibility Award for its approach to sustainability, and natural rubber sourcing at the 2019 Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards. The NAA judging panel congratulated Pirelli for “showing everyone that no matter how difficult, everyone has a part to play in ensuring an ethical supply chain.”

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GKN Wheels on world’s fastest JCB Fastrac

GKN Wheels on world’s fastest JCB Fastrac

20th November 2019 | 0 Comments

GKN Wheels and Structures report that the company was one of the key partners in JCB’s recent tractor speed record. Following two successful runs at Elvington Airfield in York, the JCB Fastrac broke the world record for a tractor, achieving a peak speed of an incredible 153.771mph and an average of 135.191mph.

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