Tag: SUV tyres

Goodyear tyres OE on Audi e-tron

Goodyear tyres OE on Audi e-tron

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Audi e-tron, launched today in San Francisco some three years after appearing as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show, features three electric motor that give it 800Nm of torque, the ability to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds and, driven carefully, a range of up to 310 miles. And this first fully-electric SUV from Audi comes with Goodyear tyres.

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Mid-range all-season tyres lead market growth

Mid-range all-season tyres lead market growth

27th July 2018 | 0 Comments

There are signs of significant growth at the top end of the all-season tyre segment, with volume and value skyrocketing in the ultra-high performance tyre segment. According to GfK Panelmarket data comparing figures from July 2016 to June 2017 with the period between July 2017 to June 2018, sales of all-season tyres are up a healthy 9 per cent overall.

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Two new Nexen tyres

Two new Nexen tyres

5th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire recently presented a pair of new additions to its portfolio, the Nexen N’Fera Sport SU2 and the Nexen Winguard Sport 2 SUV. The first of these is positioned in the UHP segment and the second offers SUV fitments for 15- to 19-inch rim diameters. Both tyres will be available as of 2019.

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Aiming at the fast-growing European SUV segment

Aiming at the fast-growing European SUV segment

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Following its introduction in February and some subsequent OE announcements, Goodyear has now officially launched the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV. Key features of the new Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV are its Active Braking; Grip Booster; and SUV-Optimized Construction technologies.

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV launch reveals initial size list

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV launch reveals initial size list

16th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Following its introduction in February and some subsequent OE announcements, Goodyear has now officially launched the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV.

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Nexen Tire to present world premieres at The Tire Cologne

Nexen Tire to present world premieres at The Tire Cologne

25th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire has announced four world premieres to be presented on its 370sqm booth at The Tire Cologne (Hall 6, Stand A-010 B-019) between 29 May and 1 June, 2018. Two of the new products will be the successor to the N´Fera SU1, the new N´Fera Sport, and the Winguard Sport 2 SUV.

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Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

It was a victory for Goodyear in the all-season SUV tyre test published by Auto Bild Allrad this month. The publication voted the Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 the winner of its six-tyre comparative evaluation, honouring the Goodyear rubber with the only ‘exemplary’ rating of the test.

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Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

Cooper shows six-wheeler and first VW OE fitment tyres in Geneva

22nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe’s rugged Discoverer A/T3 Sport tyres took their place in the limelight at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, as part of the Chelsea Truck Company’s stand. The 88th Geneva Motor Show ran from 8-18 March and placed the Cooper brand in front of nearly 700,000 visitors and more than 10,000 of the world’s media.

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SUV sizes join Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 range

SUV sizes join Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 range

20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the Sport Maxx RT 2 SUV, Dunlop has built upon its UHP car tyre range and extended it to 4x4 and SUV sizes.

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Goodyear launches Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV

Goodyear launches Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV

19th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Another tyre has joined the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric range. This new addition is the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 SUV, a product Goodyear says was developed with a focus on optimised braking and handling in all conditions. The first size, 255/50 R19 107 Y XL, was released in February, and further dimensions will be added from next month. A total of 28 sizes for 18- to 22-inch rim diameters should be available by January 2019.

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Autumn 2018 debut for Nokian WR SUV4 range

Autumn 2018 debut for Nokian WR SUV4 range

15th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest winter product from Nokian Tyres is a new range for sport utility and crossover vehicles. Called the Nokian WR SUV4, the tyre was developed with a focus upon handling on slushy roads as well as solid performance in suddenly changing weather conditions. The new tyre is offered in H, V and W speed rated versions and a total of 57 dimensions for 16- to 21-inch rim diameters. Retail sales of the Nokian WR SUV 4 will begin in autumn 2018.

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Firenza’s range for the competitive SUV sector

Firenza’s range for the competitive SUV sector

7th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Singapore-based Firenza offers its own range for the highly competitive SUV and 4x4 tyre market sector in the UK and Europe.

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Z Tyres’ SUV products offer ‘Urban Proof’ options

7th March 2018 | 0 Comments

As sports utility (SUV) and crossover (CUV) vehicle growth continues to outpace that of the traditional family car, the demand for high quality tyres for these latest SUV/CUV models also increases. The typical 4x4 vehicle attempts to combine ride comfort and good on and off-road handling. But most modern SUVs are overwhelmingly used for journeys on road tarmac.

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Bridgestone tyre selected for 2019 Jeep Cherokee

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

In the USA, Bridgestone and Firestone-branded tyres have been specified as original equipment for the 2019 Jeep Cherokee, Bridgestone Americas has announced. The Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus tyre will be supplied as standard equipment on 2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland models in size 235/50 R19.

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‘Lifestyle tyres’ swell Kumho’s SUV and 4×4 tyre range

‘Lifestyle tyres’ swell Kumho’s SUV and 4×4 tyre range

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

Kumho’s 4x4 and SUV tyre range has been further enhanced by the addition of the Crugen HP91 and Crugen KL33 SUV offerings. While there are numerous Kumho 4x4 products from which to choose, the majority of requirements will be covered by these new on-road products, plus the cross-functional new Road Venture patterned MT51 and established KL71. Between them they cover everything from such top end SUVs as the Range Rover and BMW X5 to the ever-popular Land Rover Defender. Because this is an SUV-orientated feature and because they are Kumho’s latest products, here we focus on the HP91 and the KL33 SUV.

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