The Tyre Industry Awards have been presented for 2016 during the sold-out NTDA Annual Dinner, this year hosted by the Vox Conference Centre on the site of Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. In addition to the various gongs, the NTDA presented Sir Tom Farmer with the National Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Tyre Industry, sponsored by Hankook UK, while Brian Funnell and Lennie Wells were also made NTDA Honorary Life Members. Presented by television personality Suzi Perry, the winners were decided by a panel of leading industry judges, and the results live-tweeted by Tyrepress via its Twitter feed.
Infinity Tyres, part of the Al Dobowi Group, has announced two new appointments in European leadership positions. Mitchell Peeters and Riccardo Costa, formerly of Goodyear, have joined the company in the roles of executive director and general manager Europe respectively, operating out of a new European sales office, based in Madrid, Spain.
Infinity Tyres Europe has questioned a recent ADAC winter tyre test’s selection of its INF049 – a tyre the company says is no longer in production. The tyre was evaluated as part of the 2014 ADAC winter tyre test, and while the manufacturer does not wish to question the German organisation’s testing parameters, it criticises the selection process that led to its INF049 tyre being tested. Infinity says the tyre was “only available to purchase in 2013.”
The annual Infinity Tyres Handicap is now a feature race of May’s Dante Festival at York Racecourse. Associated with Infinity’s UK distributor Bond International, the six furlong (1,207 metres) handicap race attracted a strong field of 20 riders, all aiming to lift the coveted trophy and share in a prize pool totalling over £30,000. Following […]
Infinity Tyres has announced that its Reifen 2014 stand will feature four new passenger car tyres, including an SUV tyre in high performance sizes and a studded winter tyre. The new tyres will join the Ecomax and Ecosis PCR tyres launched in 2013 as products focused on the performance characteristics demanded on the European market. Infinity will display all of its products on Stand 3C10 at Messe Essen.
Pon Tyre Group has appointed Frits de Raad as managing director of Euro-Tyre. He will take up the position on 22 April 2014. De Raad succeeds Frank van Leeuwen, who has decided to pursue his career outside the Group, Pon stated.
Brand growing fast through enhanced marketing activities, range expansion A decade after the brand was born during an informal post-show meeting atReifen Essen 2004, this year Infinity Tyres celebrated a decade of business in Europe by taking its partners to Northern India, a trip which executive director Harjeev Kandhari took responsibility for down to the […]
Infinity Tyres’ KK Singh, Infinity Europe’s OTR and agricultural sales manager has revealed it is expanding its agricultural tyre range, manufactured by Shandong Linglong and distributed onto the UK agricultural market by Europa Tyres, and expects to increase its visibility on the market during 2014.
Acorn Infinity Motorsport (AIM) introduced three new race cars for the 2014 British Drift Championship at the UK’s premier motorsport show, Autosport International, recently held at the NEC Birmingham. Steve ‘Baggsy’ Biagioni and his new Nissan S13 participated on the Lydden Hill Race Circuit stand throughout the four days, while in Hall 9, Mark Lappage […]
Shandong Linglong manufactured Infinity Tyres offer both light and heavy radial truck tyres, with 15 dimensions available for the former, and a heavy truck radial range featuring over 20 patterns in 40 dimensions.
Infinity Tyres meet major international standards including DOT (USA), ECE (European), SASO (Middle East), and are in addition REACH compliant for Europe.
Infinity Tyres has confirmed its participation at this year’s Autopromotec in Bologna, where it plans to stage the official launch of its Ecopioneer, Enviro, and Ecovantage tyres. All three tyres, which have fitments for small city cars, SUVs and light commercial vehicles respectively were previewed previously at Pneu Expo in Lyon and Madrid’s Motortec Automechanika Ibérica. They will come to market in summer 2013.
Infinity Tyres says it will seek to extend its 4×4 range to provide 18-20” fitments in summer 2013. Currently the brand offers the versatile INF 200 all-terrain tread pattern, which features large shoulder blocks with optimised sipe positioning to increase wet handling. The tyre is currently available in 15-17” dimensions.
Infinity-sponsored golfer, Virginia Espejo, recently qualified for the Ladies European Tour 2013 during the LET 2013 qualifying school, which was held at Morocco’s Al Maaden Golf and Amelkis Golf clubs, in Marrakech.
Having recently introduced an agricultural radial tyre range, Infinity Tyres reports that the latest addition to its widening portfolio incorporates tyres suited for the latest advancements for modern agricultural machinery. Infinity agricultural tyres are already available in the UK market and the company formally announced that the tyres can be purchased from Somerset-based Europa Tyres.