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UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

UK distributor to celebrate 30th anniversary at Yokohama-backed Silverstone Classic

19th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama will present a host of high-octane entertainment in its debut as the official tyre partner of the Silverstone Classic this weekend. The event will also mark the celebration of Yokohama’s UK distributor, Yokohama HPT’s, 30th anniversary in the UK.

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Chargemaster partnership to sponsor charging points at Cenex LCV2017

30th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Chargemaster has become the exclusive charge point sponsor of the 10th annual Low Carbon Vehicle Event, Cenex LCV2017, at Millbrook, 6–7 September. The assurance that the electric vehicles (EVs) on-site for the event are appropriately powered, underlines Chargemaster’s position as the leader in EV charging.

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GSF Car Parts cooks up customer event

GSF Car Parts cooks up customer event

15th December 2016 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has hosted its final customer event for 2016, with an evening dinner for around 100 people at Sulgrave Manor, the Tudor and Georgian house built by ancestors of first US President George Washington. Hosted by members of the GSF team, the group of area managers were kept busy cooking and catering to eager dinners, under the expert guidance of professional chefs. Accommodation was provided locally for those that wanted to stay – and the party lasted late into the evening.

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Hella Gutmann Solutions CSC tool used to research high safety standards

Hella Gutmann Solutions CSC tool used to research high safety standards

23rd August 2016 | 0 Comments

Diagnostic equipment supplier Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) has a long standing business relationship with independent research centre, Thatcham Research. The firms recently hosted the Repair Focus event, attended by major bodyshop groups and insurance companies, with HGS recalibration system tools for the aftermarket used to carry out specific tests to establish the correct safety procedures when repairing a vehicle. Thatcham has recently issued the ADAS Glazing Code of Practice, which gives clear guidance on the recalibration of ADAS systems during the replacement or refit of windscreens.

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Bridgestone backing Bush Tyres-organised Props and Pistons event

Bridgestone backing Bush Tyres-organised Props and Pistons event

21st July 2015 | 0 Comments

Bush Tyres and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre have assembled some of the world’s most iconic planes and automobiles for a fifth annual extravaganza with the support of Bridgestone. The Props and Pistons event, which will welcome £20 million worth of luxury cars and some of the most famous wartime aircraft, will take place on Monday 31 August, with proceeds going towards Leukemia & Lymphona Research.

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Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo | 16/07/2015 – 18/07/2015

Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo | 16/07/2015 – 18/07/2015

18th July 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 marks the sixth year of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo, which runs 16-18 July 2015and provides buyers in these regions the possibility of establishing business connections with tyre companies from around the world in a personal atmosphere.

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Falken, James Deane bring smoke to Goodwood Festival of Speed

Falken, James Deane bring smoke to Goodwood Festival of Speed

30th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Falken was able to put the spotlight on its drifting activities at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend, in conjunction with European drift champion and Falken Motorsports professional drifter James Deane. Deane was one of the few to be invited to drift the prestigious hillclimb in front of over 300,000 fans in attendance, and hundreds of thousands more online.

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Breakfast network meeting addresses aftermarket issues

Breakfast network meeting addresses aftermarket issues

7th May 2015 | 0 Comments

The IAAF’s latest breakfast network meeting addressed the big issues affecting the automotive aftermarket, with internet parts dominating discussions. Held at Valeo Service UK, Redditch, Jeff Bradshaw of Capita – a leading FTSE business and provider of business process management solutions – urged garages to think twice about fitting a part supplied to them from the customer and not from a traceable supply route.

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Vintage Tyres exhibiting at Beaulieu Autojumble 2014

Vintage Tyres exhibiting at Beaulieu Autojumble 2014

29th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Vintage is taking its usual large plot at the Beaulieu Autojumble over the weekend of the 6 and 7 of September. According to company representatives, Vintage will be offering deals on its range of tyres for cars and motorcycles, as well as giveaways for our customers.

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Tyremen sponsored karting series raises £20k for charities

Tyremen sponsored karting series raises £20k for charities

13th May 2014 | 0 Comments

A series of karting events sponsored by Hull’s Tyremen will conclude with a grand prix finale on Thursday 15 May, having raised around £20,000 for various charities according to Tyremen director Phillip Carlin. The S1 Tyremen Grand Prix started in May last year, and since then ten heats have been held at Hull Karting, with businesses including Smailes Goldie, Sargent Electrical, St Stephen’s, and Royal Bank of Scotland all competing. Organised by The Smile Foundation, drivers raced on behalf of a charity for a slice of the final funds, with each charity coming away with a share.

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Media prize for Bridgestone tyre launch event

Media prize for Bridgestone tyre launch event

4th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has won the ‘Deutscher Mediapreis 2014’ award in Germany for its launch of the Adrenalin RE002 urban sports tyre in 2013. The tyre maker’s ‘Ultimate Experience’ launch event was voted top in the ‘Media Idea of the Year: brand experience/event’ category. The award was received by representatives of international media agency PHD Germany and OMG Fuse, agency for brand staging and social media, on behalf of Bridgestone Europe at the Mediapreis awards ceremony in Munich on 6 March.

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Maxxis introduces global website

24th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Maxxis says its new maxxis.com global website offers an enhanced visitor experience, with an emphasis on user-friendly features. The company claims maxxis.com is equally responsive and easy to use on a desktop, smartphone or tablet, with screen dimensions adjusted to fit any device. The site offers a clean layout for easy navigation and provides answers to consumer questions on everything from tyres to team events.

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Singex: Tyrexpo Africa 2014 ended on a high

20th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Tyrexpo Africa 2014’s organisers Singex are describing the show as a success, saying “it lived up to its reputation once again as the major tyre event of the year on the African continent”. According to the company, the show - held from 4 to 6 March at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa - showcased “the widest selection of new brands of leading South African and international manufacturers” and featured 134 exhibitors and welcomed about 1,200 visitors from 17 African and international countries.

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Nankang driver is 2013 Japanese MSC Challenge champion

24th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Nankang Tire sponsored driver Yokoi Masashi became the 2013 MSC Challenge on 18 January. One of the popular motor sport events in Japan, the MSC Challenge is composed of 10 competitions with the final championship was held on 18 January 2014.

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BTCC to run at full capacity on Dunlop in 2014

BTCC to run at full capacity on Dunlop in 2014

2nd December 2013 | 0 Comments

A full grid of 32 entries will compete for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship again in 2014, the headline sponsor and tyre supplier has confirmed. All 32 available TOCA BTCC Licences (TBLs) were allocated during the pre-registration process, which closed on 30 November. TOCA, the series organiser, has introduced TBLs for next year with the goal of providing teams with longer-term stability and security.

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