Hankook Tyre UK is an official partner to two significant trucking events this year, the Devon Truck Show and Cornwall Truck Gathering. The tyre maker considers the shows, which focus on commercial transport solutions, an excellent opportunity to exhibit products from its truck tyre portfolio and to liaise with new and existing fleet operatives and owners.
Isle of Man’s Auto Solutions Ltd has exhibited at the 114th Royal Agricultural Manx Show. The company is the island’s only distributor of General Tire and Falken Tyre, supplied exclusively by Micheldever Tyre Services, and the wholesaler took the show as an opportunity to show its commitment to support their customers in increasing their customer footfall through sales and marketing activity. A specialist team from MTS attended to assist with the Auto Solutions exhibition stand. The event, which gained royal patronage in 1951 attracted more than 20,000 visitors and hosted over 156 exhibitors over the two-day show.
When the DS E-Tense high performance electric GT rolls into the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show it will be fitted with bespoke Michelin Pilot Super Sport concept tyres. Created by DS Automobiles, the car was unveiled in Paris on 26 February. The French luxury brand says the Michelin concept tyres reflect its stylistic vision, while enhancing the exhilarating driving sensations it offers.
Engine decarbonizing service, TerraClean, will continue its growth in the classic car industry by exhibiting at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, from 13 to 15 November at the NEC, Birmingham.
Now that Jeremy Clarkson must be considered an ex-Top Gear presenter, the future of the planned Top Gear Live arena tour also been called into question. Four shows due to take place in Norway were postponed with replacement dates yet to be announced while the BBC’s investigation into Clarkson’s behaviour was completed. Having reported its findings that Clarkson made “an unprovoked physical and verbal attack” on his producer on 25 March, it appears the shows, and the rest of the ambitious Top Gear Live arena tour, remain in jeopardy – a potential marketing headache for the UK tour’s title sponsor Gocompare, and tyre supplier, Yokohama.
When the 12th edition of China International Tire Expo (CITExpo) opens its doors at the Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center between 10 and 12 September 2014 it is set to be the biggest in the event’s history. According to the Organizer, Reliable International Exhibition Services Co., Ltd., the addition of a new hall – hall D – as well as the fast take up of space in halls 1-3 has made the difference this year.