Apollo Tyres will showcase its new EnduRace RA 2 and EnduMile LHT tyres at France’s leading heavy and light commercial vehicle show, Solutrans (Lyon, 21-25 November; Stand 119, Hall 3C). Apollo will also exhibit its popular EnduRace RT 2 truck trailer tyre range, which has recently been expanded with the introduction of a 385/55 size option.
Michelin says it will introduce a full new range of motorcycle tyres in 2024, available for riders from January. The first three new products will be unveiled at the EICMA trade show, Milan, Italy from 7 to 12 November. Over the past years, the Michelin Power and Michelin Anakee ranges have been homologated by premium manufacturers such as BMW Motorrad, Triumph, KTM and Honda along with many others.
Goodyear will present its comprehensive Goodyear Total Mobility integrated fleet offer at Solutrans 2023 (Hall 5, Stand A031, 21-25 November 2023, Lyon Eurexpo, France). Goodyear will present its latest tyres and fleet mobility solutions, including Goodyear TPMS, Goodyear CheckPoint, and Goodyear DrivePoint. The company has designed an interactive exhibition of physical and virtual features that will showcase the integration of Goodyear Total Mobility components with its web and mobile applications, all powered by advanced data processing capabilities. Overall, Goodyear says it will show how it can maximise fleets’ efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability at the trade fair for haulage and urban transport professionals.
Launch Tech UK will demonstrate its new range of electric vehicle (EV) diagnostic devices and workshop equipment at this year’s Mechanex show (Sandown Park, Surrey; 7-8 November). Technicians visiting the Launch Tech stand at Mechanex can get hands on experience with the Launch product portfolio including its diagnostics range, which features the brand new X431 Euro Turbo II, plus its popular X431 Euro Tab III and its latest immobiliser and key programming tools. The company will also host technician influencers Jimmy O’Riley (7 November) and Baz Meredith (8 November) on the Launch Tech UK stand (D32) to meet visitors and discuss their favourite Launch products.
Liqui Moly will be showing its product and service variety from 2nd to 4th October at the Dubai World Trade Center. Automechanika Dubai 2023 is the largest international trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and service industry in the wider Middle East.
Hillhead 2024 looks ready to build on the momentum generated by its record-breaking 2022 event as leading OEMs sign up for the biennial quarrying, construction and recycling show. Event director Richard Bradbury said, “The level of interest this year has been unprecedented, and we’re delighted to be able to provide a range of new opportunities for exhibitors in our expanded Showground Pavilion.” The event often generates a good level of interest from global tyre brands and major UK tyre suppliers and servicers operating in this field.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and the British Motor Show have renewed their partnership for 2023 with the announcement of an all-new Tech Hub sponsored by the IMI. The IMI Tech Hub will feature a replica of a full-sized garage service bay and ICE and EV cars, with engaging workshops helping visitors learn more about the technological advances in automotive. Interactive sessions on the IMI stand will also give visitors first-hand experience of the multitude of career opportunities in the sector, with IMI experts available in both locations to provide more information on how to get started.
The inaugural Tyrexpo Americas Show will be held 5-7 December 2023 at the Citibanamex Convention and Exhibition Center in Mexico City. Organisers Tarsus Group have announced that the show will stage a series of specific Tyre Trade Conferences including a Fleet Management Conference, amongst others.
Prometeon Tyre Group is exhibiting at the Road Transport Expo [RTX] 2023 at NAEC Stoneleigh from 28-30 June. Stand GR37a, Hall 2a will feature the improved Serie 02 range of tyres and the Prometeon team will also be demonstrating their Pro Service solutions and the company’s UK SuperTruck network.
Following a four-year absence, Automechanika Birmingham is reporting a record number of UK automotive professionals attended the 2023 show at the start of June. The 14,402 visitors figure was an increase of 19 per cent on the 2019 show. The total of 6750 garages, workshops and bodyshops, was also a record. A total of 511 suppliers from 23 countries – including key leading brands exhibited.
Global carbon black supplier Birla Carbon will discuss the optimisation of adhesives and their production processes to reduce carbon footprint at the Adhesives & Bonding Expo (20-22 June, 2023; Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, USA). Dr Reuben Correia, manager of new product development in the Adhesives & Inks division, will examine the evolving market dynamics and the imperative for sustainable innovation in Specialty Carbon Blacks. He will address opportunities and challenges in product development and environmental sustainability.
With CITExpo having been founded in 2003, the latest edition, which runs 4-6 September 2023 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, marks two decades of the tyre and wheel trade show. This year’s show will showcase more than 300 tyre and wheel brands, with the majority of them coming from Chinese manufacturers, according to Reliable International Exhibition Services Co. Ltd. and Topic International Exhibition Services Co., Ltd, the companies behind CITExpo.
As part of its expansion across Latin America, Davanti Tyres will be appearing at Latin Tyre Expo 2023 in Panama City. At this year’s exhibition – which runs 14th-16th June – Davanti will be showcasing its most popular products, plus some new additions to the range which are yet to be released.
Grupo Alves Bandeira’s MatraX Tyres brand experienced “an extremely productive” debut at Automechanika Dubai, according to the distributor. The expansive MatraX stand showcased the full MatraX range of PCR, high performance, SUV and 4×4 tyres. The MatraX Urcola, Veragua FX and Morucha patterns were featured on the stand, emphasising products suited to high-performance cars.
Hella Gutmann presented its new MT-HV module combined with the mega macs X multi-brand diagnostic tool for high voltage measurements on hybrid and electric vehicles at Autopromotec. The MT-HV module communicates with mega macs X via Bluetooth and is powered by a rechargeable battery, thus eliminating wiring that could be a hindrance during high voltage tests.