Tag: Geneva Motor Show

Five new Yokohama tyres for 2020

Five new Yokohama tyres for 2020

10th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber has long been one of the most significant firms within the tyre industry to exhibit at the Geneva International Motor Show. Although this year’s event was cancelled, the tyre maker has proceeded with the virtual launch of no less than five products destined for European markets. The new additions to the Yokohama range are the BluEarth-GT AE51, BluEarth-XT AE61 and Geolandar CV G058, as well as the BluEarth Winter V906 and IceGuard Studless IG53 winter patterns.

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Bespoke Goodyear tyres for Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept

Bespoke Goodyear tyres for Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept

9th March 2020 | 0 Comments

The Lexus LF-30 Electrified concept first seen at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show was a highlight of the car maker’s streamed press conference during the cancelled Geneva International Motor Show 2020’s Virtual Press Day last Tuesday. The concept car, which celebrates the brand’s 30th anniversary and is designed to promise a dynamic driving experience like no other, sits on four bespoke Goodyear concept tyres.

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Renewing tyres with tread capsules – Goodyear presents reCharge concept

Renewing tyres with tread capsules – Goodyear presents reCharge concept

4th March 2020 | 0 Comments

It takes more than the cancellation of one of Europe’s largest motor shows to hold a good concept back – car makers are going ahead and presenting the new products and visions for the future they’d intended to display in Geneva this week. Tyre maker Goodyear is too, and has unveiled what it calls a “revolutionary self-regenerating concept tyre that can adapt and change to meet individual mobility needs.” Meet the Goodyear reCharge.

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Geneva livestreams ‘may point way ahead for trade shows’

3rd March 2020 | 0 Comments

On the first press day of the cancelled Geneva Motor Show, the organisers are promoting a 'virtual press day' made up of livestreamed carmaker presentations instead of what would have happened at the physical show venue today.

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Coronavirus – Geneva Motor Show cancelled as Switzerland bans large events

Coronavirus – Geneva Motor Show cancelled as Switzerland bans large events

28th February 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s official – the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) won’t take place next month. The decision to cancel GIMS follows an announcement made earlier today by the Swiss Federal Council. The Council has decided to prohibit large-scale events involving more than 1,000 people. The ban comes into immediate effect and will apply at least until 15 March 2020, the day GIMS 2020 was scheduled to conclude.

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Coronavirus threatens Geneva, but Motor Show will go on

19th February 2020 | 0 Comments

The so-called coronavirus (Covid-19) is threatening Europe’s largest motoring events, with some sources suggesting that March’s Geneva Motor Show won’t be able to take place. However, a statement published by Palexpo (the Geneva Motor Show’s organising company) said the show will go on and that the exhibition is taking all recommended steps.

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Hankook tyre partner for Rinspeed microSNAP

Hankook tyre partner for Rinspeed microSNAP

18th March 2019 | 0 Comments

When Rinspeed presented its microSNAP, a vehicle system with interchangeable chassis and bodies, at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, eagle-eyed visitors may have spotted the display vehicle’s Hankook rubber. It wouldn’t wear anything else: Hankook Tire has been named official tyre partner to the microSNAP project, and the vehicle is kitted out in size 195/40R17 Hankook Ventus S1 evo tyres.

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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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Bridgestone supply ologic technology tyres to Seat Minimó electric concept car

Bridgestone supply ologic technology tyres to Seat Minimó electric concept car

7th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Seat has chosen Bridgestone as its preferred tyre partner to equip its new Minimó electric concept car, presented at the Geneva Motor Show. Minimó sits on specially designed tyres that apply Bridgestone’s ologic technology. Anticipating the design lines of a tyre oriented towards micro-mobility and CASE (Connected Autonomous Share Electric) vehicles, the tyres were developed for the car brand at Bridgestone’s R&D Centre in Rome.

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Goodyear FACEs the future with new tyre concepts

Goodyear FACEs the future with new tyre concepts

28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s latest concept tyre, introduced at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show in March, once again sees the company look forward in a bid to lead discussions relating to the future of mobility. However, this also has an inevitable impact on the future of the tyre industry – which is where Goodyear’s FACE (Fleet Autonomous Connected Electric) acronym comes in. More on that later. First, the headline grabbing products – the Oxygene and the EfficientGrip Performance with Electric Drive Technology.

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Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

22nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe’s rugged Discoverer A/T3 Sport tyres took their place in the limelight at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, as part of the Chelsea Truck Company’s stand. The 88th Geneva Motor Show ran from 8-18 March and placed the Cooper brand in front of nearly 700,000 visitors and more than 10,000 of the world’s media.

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Apollo unveils Aspire XP summer car tyre

Apollo unveils Aspire XP summer car tyre

6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo has launched the Aspire XP in a total line-up of 52 SKUs, replacing Apollo's range of Aspire 4G and Apterra HP tyres. The new summer car tyre, which is available now, is being exhibited at the Geneva International Motor Show between 8 and 18 March. The Apollo Aspire XP is manufactured in Europe at the Apollo Vredestein plants in the Netherlands and Hungary.

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Leading marques considering Apollo as an OE supply partner

Leading marques considering Apollo as an OE supply partner

28th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyre’s continued attendance at the Geneva show is about more than just having a stand in a prominent position a high profile motoring event. And it’s about more than communicating the brand value of its Manchester United association or the merits of its latest marketing campaign too. Those things are clearly all in place but – as Tyres & Accessories learnt during the course of the 2017 Geneva Show – this event has always been about building OE relationships.

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Michelin supplies Pilot Sport 4 UHP tyres to Alpine A110

Michelin supplies Pilot Sport 4 UHP tyres to Alpine A110

20th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin will supply Pilot Sport 4 tyres to all 1,955 production models of the Alpine A110 First Edition. Exhibited at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the car is fitted with 205/40ZR18 front and 235/40ZR18 rear sizes. The Pilot Sport 4s were designed to complement the character of the car, with Michelin’s engineers completing the development process over two years and more than 3,000km on tracks including the Michelin Technology Center in Ladoux, Charade Circuit in France and at Idiada in Spain.

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IntelliGrip Urban: Goodyear’s smart tyre concept for future transport solutions

IntelliGrip Urban: Goodyear’s smart tyre concept for future transport solutions

14th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear is confident that on-demand transportation has a bright future, and at this year’s Geneva Motor Show it has presented its concept of what tyres for autonomous electric urban ride-sharing vehicles may look like.

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