Tag: competition

AI behind the wheel – student’s Speed Bot makes national science, engineering final

27th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Statistics on reported road casualties in Great Britain show that there were 1,870 reported road deaths and 27,820 people killed or seriously injured reported to the police for the year ending June 2019. Now more than ever the younger generations want to change the future of their worlds, with 69 per cent stating when asked that they would like to use a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to improve the world they live in and make a difference, and the issue of road casualties is something that a Year 9 student from Reading wanted to put a stop to.

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8 finalists shortlisted for Firestone’s Road to the Main Stage

8 finalists shortlisted for Firestone’s Road to the Main Stage

31st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Firestone has shortlisted eight acts for the final of its Road to the Main Stage competition. The competition has been developed over five years, reaching out to more than 3,500 entrants since its inception in 2015 and generating more than 10,000 votes over the last two years.

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NMA award for Prince Charles Pirelli visit photo

NMA award for Prince Charles Pirelli visit photo

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A photo snapped of Prince Charles visiting the Pirelli tyre plant in Carlisle has been named Regional/Local Newspaper Rota Photo of the Year in News Media Association’s Royal Rota Photography Competition 2019. Stuart Walker took the photo for the News & Star during the Prince of Wales’ visit to the Carlisle factory in April.

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Coincidence almost sees competition give £50,000 prize to the wrong man

Coincidence almost sees competition give £50,000 prize to the wrong man

21st August 2019 | 0 Comments

It was a case of mistaken identity which nearly saw a £50,000 prize being given to the wrong man who shared exactly the same name and lived in the same town as the rightful winner. After 10 years and almost 500 winners, even the professionals at BOTB sometimes get it wrong.

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Servicesure sends winner on South Africa’s ‘Garden Route’

Servicesure sends winner on South Africa’s ‘Garden Route’

16th January 2019 | 0 Comments

National garage network Servicesure has announced a winner in its recent national competition. The opportunity to win the ‘trip of lifetime’ was available from June until the end of November and was open to anyone, drawing thousands of hopeful entrants. In the end Thomas Docking from Manchester entered via the Servicesure Facebook page to scoop the prize.

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TyreSafe offers TyreSafe Test prizes this week

TyreSafe offers TyreSafe Test prizes this week

23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

TyreSafe is giving away prizes galore in the last week of Tyre Safety Month to participants of its TyreSafe Test. Prizes have been donated by supporters of the UK’s tyre safety charity, including some of the best-known tyre brands and retailers, and range from race tickets to branded gloves and caps, tread depth gauges and T-shirts.

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IRSG launches ‘Women for Rubber’ competition

IRSG launches ‘Women for Rubber’ competition

16th October 2018 | 0 Comments

In parallel with the International Rubber Study Group’s (IRSG) 75th Anniversary, the association has organised a photo competition to pay tribute to women's contribution in the rubber industry. The contest is supported by Singapore Committee for UN Women and prizes are sponsored by Namazie International.

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Rock on, Michelin

Rock on, Michelin

25th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Engagements in MotoGP, WRC and Formula E are just fine, but let’s face it, many tyre makers participate in motorsport. Yet Michelin need not be downhearted, because as far as Tyrepress.com is aware it is the only tyre firm involved in the art of rock painting.

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Michelin partners with Vans to produce limited edition skate shoes

Michelin partners with Vans to produce limited edition skate shoes

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

In the US, Vans has team up with Michelin to produce a limited-edition range of the shoemaker’s Sk8-Hi and Old Skool models. Both boast a blue and white checkerboard print upper featuring Bibendum’s face in the white cells, as well as “bright yellow accents at the tongue tab, inner lining and foxing”.

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East Sussex garage customer wins car with Servicesure

East Sussex garage customer wins car with Servicesure

12th February 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance garage programme, Servicesure Autocentres, has announced Daniel and Stacey Grant from East Sussex as the winners of a new Suzuki Celerio thanks to its ‘Win a Car for Christmas’ competition. The giveaway, which was free for all customers to enter, ran across every garage within the Servicesure network. All visitors to a Servicesure Autocentre were eligible to enter, either through entrance forms available on site or via the website.

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Hankook partners with Royal College of Art in tyre design project

Hankook partners with Royal College of Art in tyre design project

25th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Hankook has announced the launch of its 2018 Design Innovation project. Held every two years, the Design Innovation project realises the infinite possibilities of a tyre through designing creative and realistic alternatives to driving.

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Mark Whittingham wins exclusive ZF prize

23rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) selected Mark Whittingham of WH Whittingham and Sons in Rochford, Essex as winner of a ‘Five Supercar Challenge’ driving experience, after participating in a competition held at Automechanika.

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HELLA extends 2019 Workshop Calendar Competition

13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Due to the magnitude of the project, HELLA is extending the deadline for applicants to its worldwide calendar competition until 20th November and is therefore urging workshops to take advantage of the extra time and take this great opportunity for some fantastic publicity!

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Mahle asks ‘How cool is your workshop?’

18th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has launched a competition to find the ‘Top 3 coolest workshops on the planet’, with the chance for the winning garages to walk away with a brand new ACX 150 service unit.

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HELLA Workshop Calendar Competition

13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

HELLA is looking for workshops that have ‘something special’ to feature in the company’s 2019 “Experts At Work” calendar to celebrate the dedication and commitment that technicians make to the industry globally.

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