Tyre Spot was ranked 8th in the prestigious Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 Awards medium-sized business category and 38th overall after another record-breaking year for the family-run business. The North East Fastest 50 Awards, in association with The Journal, celebrate growth, innovation and the commercial achievements of North East businesses. Based on financial data filed with Companies House, the list ranks the 50 best-performing privately-owned companies which have consistently increased turnover over the past three financial years, whilst remaining profitable.
Apollo Tyres’ Chennai Plant was recently awarded the Deming Prize, one of the highest awards relating to Total Quality Management (TQM). C Thomas Mathew, Unit Head, Chennai Plant, Apollo Tyres Ltd received the award from the Deming Prize Committee in Tokyo, Japan on Monday, 14 November.
Ring Automotive’s 12V tyre inflators have received plaudits in the latest product tests in Auto Express, with Ring’s RTC1000 being awarded the title’s Best Buy title and the RTC450 a recommended status.
Michelin Tyre plc was presented with the Environmental and Sustainable Solution of the Year Award for the second year running at the Tyre Industry Awards 2022. Announcing the winner, event host Louise Minchin said: “Michelin’s entry was considered visionary and a template for an approach to long-term sustainability in manufacturing within the context of the circular economy.” The Tyre Industry Award was judged by an independent panel of Liverymen on the Wheelwrights’ Craft Committee.
Falkirk tyre retailer Skidz was named Tyre Retailer of the Year at the Tyre Industry Awards. The family-owned business, a member of the Michelin Quality Centre network, won the Small Tyre Retailer category for the best single location site, before going on to be crowned the NTDA’s overall winner ahead of the Medium Retailer (up to 25 centres) and Large Retailer (national chain) champions.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has launched its 2023 Awards with the winners to be announced at the IMI Annual Dinner on Wednesday 15 March 2023. Reflecting the changing automotive landscape, two new categories have been added. The President’s Award 2023, sponsored by BMW/Alphera, will focus on Environmental, Sustainability and Green Innovation in Learning with the aim of shining a spotlight on the individuals demonstrating a forward-thinking commitment to the rapidly evolving automotive technologies.
Bridgestone’s ultra-high performance tyre, the Potenza Sport, has received more acclaim for the manufacturer, as its adrenalin fuelled marketing campaign was made Industry Marketing Campaign of the Year at the NTDA’s Tyre Industry Awards. Bridgestone targeted its 1 April to 30 June campaign at consumers making more informed decisions than the average tyre buyer, addressing their passion for driving.
Continental Tyre Group has received a RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award, an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards. The award recognises Conti’s efforts to ensure its staff all get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.
Original equipment (OE) wiper blade manufacturer, Trico, has once again been presented with an award at the A1 Motor Stores annual convention: this year its Exact Fit range won Product of the Year. For more than a decade, Trico and A1 Motor Stores have enjoyed a fantastic business relationship, with members able to offer their customers a range of wiper blades that boast OE quality, safety and performance.
Klarius has won the NAA Logistics Excellence Award presented by DHL Supply, in recognition of its market-leading nationwide next morning delivery service. The aftermarket exhaust manufacturer was commended for its overall performance, logistical innovation and capacity to deliver excellence.
The National Tyre Distributors Association presented the Tyre Industry Awards 2022, sponsored by Sailun Tyres, at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham on 6 October. Below you can view a gallery of the award winners from the evening ceremony, hosted by former BBC news presenter and triathlete Louise Minchin, NTDA chief executive Stefan Hay and national chairman Simon Wright. Click here for the list of winners, and here for the full list of nominees.
In July, TyreSafe held its first post-lockdown in-person day conference and awards event. More recently the NTDA named the winners at its annual Tyre Industry Awards event. And our sister publication WhatTyre.com has also published names of the winners of its 2022 WhatTyre Tyre of the Year awards. What these three things have in common is that they all aim to give credit where credit is due. They all aim to reward success.
Two Nexen concept tyres, the Conqueror and Pureback, have been named finalists at the 2022 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) in the United States. These tyres were developed through a joint industry-academic collaboration with design students, Nexen Tire and The Korea Design Membership Plus (KDM+). Nexen says the partners’ focus was to create concept tyres that “can combat tough climate conditions and environmental challenges.”
The Tyre Industry Awards 2022 were presented on 6 October at Birmingham’s VOX Conference Centre during the National Tyre Distributors Association’s 93rd Annual Dinner. The awards ceremony was sponsored by Sailun Tyres for the eighth consecutive year, while supplier member Maritime Cargo Services sponsored the dinner. Former BBC news presenter and triathlete Louise Minchin hosted the awards alongside NTDA chief executive Stefan Hay and national chairman Simon Wright. For a gallery of the winners, click here.
The Memcom awards have recognised the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) for its work in support of members in the Covid pandemic during 2020 and 2021. The institute won the Memcom Excellence 2022 award for ‘Best Member Support’, noting its focus on individuals’ wellbeing, communication, and work towards enhancing the skills and career opportunities of members.