Tag: Italy

Namwook Jung heading Kumho in Italy

Namwook Jung heading Kumho in Italy

24th May 2019 | 0 Comments

On 1 May, Namwook Jung took over as head of Kumho Tire Italia. He joined the Italian operation after leading the tyre maker’s business in Germany since December 2017.

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Autopromotec 2019 kickstarts

Autopromotec 2019 kickstarts

22nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Autopromotec 2019 has opened with reports of a 4.4 per cent increase in the number of exhibitors. At the same time, total surface amounts to 162,000 square metres, 4,000 square metres larger than the last Autopromotec event in 2017. More than 1,650 companies are exhibiting and the share of non-Italian companies is 43 per cent, from 53 different countries.

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BH Sens introducing universal truck TPMS in Bologna

BH Sens introducing universal truck TPMS in Bologna

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the IntelliSens UVS01HD, BH Sens now offers a universal tyre pressure monitoring sensor (TPMS) for commercial vehicles. Coverage includes other sensors manufacturer applications on all Mercedes Benz trucks and buses. The launch also coincides with the release of two new Truck TPMS diagnostic tools manufactured by Ateq (VT Truck) and Bartec (Tech700). All this is being presented at Autopromotec in Bologna (Italy).

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“Ladies first” for Vredestein at Mille Miglia 2019

“Ladies first” for Vredestein at Mille Miglia 2019

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Vredestein is the official tyre partner and main sponsor of the world-renowned Mille Miglia rally for the third year running. The tyre brand has five teams participating in this year’s Mille Miglia, two of which are exclusively female. Female participation in the historic 1000 Miglia (1927-1957) was only recorded in 16 out of 24 events but, apart from one crew in 1957, a male pilot or co-pilot was always included.

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Kwik Fit Italy hits 51 branches

Kwik Fit Italy hits 51 branches

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Kwik Fit has grown into the fourth largest branded tyre retail network in Italy just three years after the chain got underway in Italy. 51 centres now operate under the Kwik Fit brand across the country, with the network most recently adding a well-established operator in San Marino.

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Autopromotec adds Hybrid and ADAS village

Autopromotec adds Hybrid and ADAS village

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The 2019 edition of Autopromotec now includes a “Hybrid & ADAS Village”. This space will be exclusively devoted to showcasing latest generation ADAS safety systems for hybrid cars and will be organised in collaboration with Quattroruote Professional.

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Cemb introducing upgraded Argos at Autopromotec

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment manufacturer Cemb has announced that is presenting some recently-develop upgrades to its Argos machine at Autopromtec. According to the company, the improvements have made it “even faster and more efficient”. Argos software now recognizes vehicle’s license plate, automatically selecting relevant specs and starting the measuring process. As a result, wheel alignment is even faster. Indeed, it reportedly takes just five seconds from the vehicle’s arrival to getting results.

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Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

Rotalla all-season range to make Italian debut at Autopromotec 2019

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Enjoy Tyre has announced plans to promote its new all-season tyre range at Autopromotec 2019. The range was initially launched on an international basis at the end of 2018.

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BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

8th April 2019 | 0 Comments

In India, the lighting of a lamp symbolises new beginnings. For BKT, this tradition was a fitting gesture for observing a significant step in what it calls the ‘Next Level’: The lighting ceremony marked the start of festivities to celebrate the inauguration of BKT’s rebuilt European headquarters on 5 April.

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Marangoni: Meeting to discuss future of factories, workforce

Marangoni: Meeting to discuss future of factories, workforce

29th March 2019 | 0 Comments

This week a meeting took place at Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development to discuss the future of the workforce and production at the Marangoni S.p.A. plants in Rovereto and Ferentino. The meeting was attended by representatives from the retreading specialist, local government, trade unions and Italian bank Medio Credito Centrale.

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Prometeon introduces Anteo truck brand

Prometeon introduces Anteo truck brand

26th March 2019 | 0 Comments

A new brand of truck tyres from the company behind the Pirelli commercial range is being launched in Milan this afternoon. At launch the new Anteo line-up will consist of six products.- Pro T, Pro D and Pro T steer, drive and trailer tyres for on-road use, as well as Mover M, Mover S and Mover D for on/off-road applications.

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Tyremen launches premium space saver wheel and tyre kit

Tyremen launches premium space saver wheel and tyre kit

20th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyremen.co.uk has launched a new space saver wheel and tyre kit called KOM, which is short for Keep On Moving. According to the company, the wheel has been sourced from “a premium aluminium wheel manufacturer” in Italy, which has given the firm “sole UK selling rights to this aluminium space saver wheel”.

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Kwik Fit reaches 44 branches in Italy

Kwik Fit reaches 44 branches in Italy

19th February 2019 | 0 Comments

After opening its 40th centre in 2018, Kwik-Fit has announced that it now has 44 centres running under the Kwik Fit brand in Italy, exceeding growth forecasts. The company broke through the 10 branch barrier in October 2017. The long-term goal is to reach 200 centres.

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Autopromotec presents IAM19 conference schedule

30th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Four months ahead of the opening of Autopromotec, the organisers have announced the agenda for IAM19 - International Aftermarket Meeting 2019, part of the AutopromotecEDU calendar.

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Carl Zeiss and TRM sign cooperation agreement

Carl Zeiss and TRM sign cooperation agreement

29th January 2019 | 0 Comments

TRM Srl. and Carl Zeiss Optotechnik GmbH have signed a co-operation agreement. As a result of the agreement, TRM will add Zeiss Shearography Systems to its portfolio and will be an authorized dealer for this product line. Furthermore, Zeiss will train the technical staff of TRM on Intact machines. This will allow TRM to offer qualified and authorized after sales service to Shearography customers. For Zeiss this will increase the availability of technical service throughout the markets.

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