Tag: original equipment

Hankook tyres OE on Citroën C3 Aircross

Hankook tyres OE on Citroën C3 Aircross

Monday 22nd January 2018 | 0 Comments

The C3 Aircross, a distinctive-looking compact SUV that Citroën brought to market late last year, is now available with Hankook tyres as original equipment. Hankook Tire shares that its Kinergy 4S all-season tyre has been approved for the C3 Aircross in sizes 195/60 R16 89H, 205/60 R16 92H and 215/50 R17 91H, and the Ventus Prime³ summer tyre in size 205/60 R16 92H.

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Goodyear Dunlop awarded Nissan quality certificate

Wednesday 17th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Nissan’s purchasing department has recognised what it states is Goodyear Dunlop’s “excellent quality performance in supplying automotive components to Nissan.”

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Pirelli OE on Lamborghini Urus

Wednesday 17th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Three different Pirelli tyre models will be supplied as original equipment for the new Lamborghini Urus. Purchasers of the 650hp SUV will be able to chose between the P Zero, P Zero Corsa and Scorpion ranges; Pirelli notes that the Scorpion is also available in winter, all-season and all-terrain versions. A total of six 21- to 23-inch tyre dimensions have been homologated for the Urus.

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Hankook selected as OE tyres for Radical range

Hankook selected as OE tyres for Radical range

Tuesday 16th January 2018 | 0 Comments

An agreement signed at Autosport International last week seals Hankook Tire’s status as exclusive original equipment tyre supplier to Peterborough-based sportscar manufacturer Radical. Hankook tyres will be fitted to Radical’s road and racing models, and through the supply partnership Hankook will be represented in various international racing series in which Radical is closely involved.

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Giti secures first European SUV OE fitment with Groupe Renault agreement

Giti secures first European SUV OE fitment with Groupe Renault agreement

Thursday 11th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has secured a second original equipment (OE) homologation fitment with Groupe Renault, and its first SUV placement for the Giti brand in Europe. The GitiPremium PX1 SUV, in size 215/65 R16 98H, is fitted to the new Dacia Duster, available in every major European market. The manufacturer states that the tyre’s key attributes include low noise and exceptional grip.

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ZC Rubber OE on Wanshan SPMT

ZC Rubber OE on Wanshan SPMT

Thursday 4th January 2018 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber reports it is supplying the Chaoyang CL403 as an original equipment tyre for the Self-Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) produced by Chinese truck manufacturer Wanshan Special Vehicle. The CL403 is being fitted to the vehicle in size 355/65-15.

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Pirelli tyres OE on BMW M5

Pirelli tyres OE on BMW M5

Thursday 21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

The new-generation BMW M5 will come to market in the spring, and in exchange for upwards of £90,000 proud new owners will receive a 592 bhp (441 kW) twin-turbo V-8 saloon with BMW’s xDrive four-wheel drive system and an eight-speed semi-automatic transmission. And custom-made P Zero tyres.

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Battlax A41 OE for Yamaha Niken

Friday 15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the Niken, Yamaha has entered the three-wheeled sports motorcycle market for the first time. Original equipment tyres will be supplied by Bridgestone, specifically the new Battlax Adventure A41. A specially-developed version of the A41 will be fitted to the Niken in size 120/70 R15M/C 56V for the front wheels and 190/55 R17M/C 75V on the rear.

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Falken tyres OE on VW T-Roc

Thursday 14th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Falken tyres have been approved as original equipment on the new Volkswagen T-Roc. Following Falken’s approval as OEM supplier in August, the Azenis FK453CC and the Ziex ZE914A Ecorun will be fitted to the compact SUV in various sizes.

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Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 OE on Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Tuesday 12th December 2017 | 0 Comments

A second Porsche OE homologation has been announced for the Sport Maxx Race 2: The Dunlop tyre has gained approval by Porsche as original equipment for on road use on the new 911 GT2 RS in the sizes 265/35 ZR 20 (99Y) XL and 325/30 ZR 21 (108Y) XL. Porsche gave the Dunlop tyre its blessing after intensive testing on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany and on Porsche’s proving ground in Nardò in Italy. The Sport Maxx Race 2 is already approved for the Porsche 911 GT3.

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Cooper tyres OE on HSV Colorado SportsCat

Monday 11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Australia loves a good ute, and perhaps none so much as an HSV ute. The latest to emerge from the Holden Special Vehicles facility in Melbourne is the Colorado SportsCat. Sales are scheduled to begin early next year, and when customers receive their new HSV Colorado SportsCat, it will be riding on Cooper Zeon LTZ Pro tyres.

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Two Goodyear tyre models OE on new Audi A8

Thursday 7th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Deliveries of the fourth-generation Audi A8 are expected to begin in January, and Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 and UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 tyres have been approved as original equipment fitments for the new saloon. The Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 summer tyre will be available in sizes 255/45R19 104Y XL – in both standard and Ultra-Low Rolling Resistance versions – as well as size 265/40R20 104Y XL. The UltraGrip Performance Gen-1 winter tyre will be available in sizes 235/55R18 104H XL and 265/40R20 104V XL.

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Goodyear OE for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Wednesday 6th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler – unveiled Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show – will be fitted with two sizes of Goodyear’s Wrangler AT Adventure with Kevlar as original equipment. This latest approval continues an original equipment partnership that commenced in 1941 with Goodyear-produced tyres for the Willys Quad prototype. In addition to the Wrangler, Goodyear also currently supplies the Jeep Grand Cherokee with multiple tyre sizes.

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KTM approves Maxxis Supermaxx ST on 790 Duke

Tuesday 5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Maxxis shares that it has been selected to provide original equipment tyres to the new KTM 790 Duke. The supply arrangement was announced at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last month.

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Nokian WR D4 an OE tyre for BMW X1

Tuesday 5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the years, we’ve known Nokian Tyres primarily for its activities in the replacement tyre market. Nevertheless, the Finnish manufacturer has also cooperated with vehicle manufacturers and is working towards increasing the share of its turnover earned in the original equipment segment. It has now announced a BMW Group approval – the Nokian WR D4 will be fitted as an original equipment winter tyre on the BMW X1.

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