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Electric Audi e-tron SUV to run on Bridgestone tyres as original equipment

Electric Audi e-tron SUV to run on Bridgestone tyres as original equipment

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Audi has selected Bridgestone as its tyre supplier for the release of its first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron. The companies agreed a list of characteristics required to highlight the specifications of the new model. The e-tron boasts fast acceleration, high comfort, very low noise, and high levels of safety without dropping performance. Bridgestone will supply six different tyres sized between 19 and 21 inches, four summer and two winter tyres, as original equipment. The manufacturer has emphasised the original equipment channel recently, achieving "more than 120 OE fitments" in EMEA during 2018, a result it labelled its best ever.

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Pirelli unveiled as BAC Mono OE tyre partner

Pirelli unveiled as BAC Mono OE tyre partner

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) and Pirelli have announced a new original equipment agreement at Autosport International. Pirelli’s head of car racing, Mario Isola, Pirelli UK motorsport manager Jonathan Wells, and BAC co-founders Neill and Ian Briggs jointly introduced the arrangement, which means the British manufacturer’s Mono will run on the P Zero Trofeo R.

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Yokohama Advan original equipment on new BMW X5 M Performance model

Yokohama Advan original equipment on new BMW X5 M Performance model

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber is supplying its Advan Sport V105 to the BMW X5 M Performance version as original equipment. The X5 M Performance runs on 275/40R21 107Y size front and 315/35R21 111Y rear tyres. The model was launched in markets around the world in November 2018.

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Bridgestone achieves ‘best OEM results’ in 2018

Bridgestone achieves ‘best OEM results’ in 2018

7th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone provided more than 120 new original equipment fitments in the EMEA region during 2018, an increase of more than 30 per cent. The fitments are spread across more than 40 different models from 15 different manufacturers. The tyre manufacturer, which is the largest in the world, says the commitment of such brands as Toyota, Mercedes, and Porsche, shows the original equipment manufacturers’ appreciation for its investment in research and development.

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Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy to wear Bridgestone tyres

Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy to wear Bridgestone tyres

20th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has been named the exclusive supplier for the new Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy, and will supply custom-tuned versions of its Potenza S001 and Potenza S007 as original equipment fitments.

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Toyo OE for Audi Q8 in North America

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The Toyo Celsius SUV A has been selected as an original equipment tyre for the Audi Q8 that goes on sale in North America this autumn. The Audi SUV wears the Toyo tyre in size 275/50 R20 113H.

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Avon Tyres OE on KTM 790 Adventure

Avon Tyres OE on KTM 790 Adventure

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

British motorcycle brand Avon Tyres is the original equipment fitment for the KTM 790 Adventure, which debuts this week at the EICMA show in Milan.

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Dunlop tyres OE on Revolution track car

Dunlop tyres OE on Revolution track car

2nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Dunlop Motorsport tyres have been chosen as original equipment for a new sports car from UK-based manufacturer Revolution Racecars. The Revolution, which is built upon an advanced carbon-fibre chassis and brings Le Mans Prototype technology to the customer racing and track day market, will wear Dunlop-supplied dry and wet weather tyres in size 200/580R15 on the front and 265/605R16 on the rear.

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Bridgestone Battlax OE on Kawasaki Ninja H2 & H2 Carbon

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The Bridgestone Battlax Racing Street RS11 has been selected as an original equipment tyre for the 2019 models of the Kawasaki Ninja H2 and Ninja H2 Carbon. The super sport motorcycles will wear the Bridgestone rubber in size 120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) on the front and 200/55ZR17 M/C (78W) on the rear.

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Yokohama tyres OE on China-made BMW X3

Yokohama tyres OE on China-made BMW X3

22nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Advan Sport V105 tyres made at Yokohama Rubber’s factory in Suzhou, China will be supplied as original equipment for BMW X3 models manufactured in China. The Suzhou plant began shipping size 245/50R19 105W OE tyres bearing the BMW ‘star’ mark on the sidewall in May.

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Hankook tyres OE on VW Tiguan

Hankook tyres OE on VW Tiguan

22nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Volkswagen has approved the all-season Hankook Ventus S1 noble 2 [Pattern H452] as an original equipment tyre for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line. Two Ventus S1 noble 2 sizes – 255/45R19H and 255/40R20V XL – are being fitted to versions of the SUV sold in the USA.

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Continental to supply JLG telehanders with jointly-developed tyre

Continental to supply JLG telehanders with jointly-developed tyre

19th October 2018 | 0 Comments

A new five-year supply agreement names Continental as solid tyre provider for JLG telehanders. The two companies have also worked together to develop a tyre for these machines. The resulting product is called the Continental TeleMaster, and this tyre is the priority fitment on all JLG telehandlers manufactured and sold.

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Goodyear tyres OE on DS7 Crossback

Goodyear tyres OE on DS7 Crossback

18th October 2018 | 0 Comments

DS Automobiles has entered into an original equipment tyre supply arrangement with Goodyear. The tyre maker will ship its Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV in size 235/45R20 100V XL to the Groupe PSA brand for fitment on the DS7 Crossback.

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Power of WildCat XX extreme off-road racer harnessed by CST Behemoth tyre

Power of WildCat XX extreme off-road racer harnessed by CST Behemoth tyre

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Textron’s new Wildcat XX will roll on CST Behemoth tyres, the latest addition to the manufacturer’s off-road portfolio. Designed in collaboration with racing legend Robby Gordon, the Wildcat XX is a 1000cc off-road racer with features to conquer rocks, ruts or ravines. The Wildcat XX needed a tyre to match its all-round capabilities, and that is why Textron turned to the Behemoth, CST states.

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Bespoke Pirelli tyres for Ferrari’s first 21-inch fitment

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The traditional collaboration between Pirelli and Ferrari continues with the development of bespoke P Zero tyres for the Maranello-based manufacturer’s Monza SP1 and SP2. The new Ferrari Monza models will wear Pirelli P Zero rubber in size 275/30 R21 at the front and 315/30 R21 at the back.

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