Tag: Wheel

Ronal R62 now available for the new Audi RS 3

Ronal R62 now available for the new Audi RS 3

13th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ronal R62 wheel is now available for the new Audi RS 3 (8V) and many other mid-range and compact vehicles. The Ronal R62 is the first Ronal wheel with a look that can be customized with coloured design elements.

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Wolfrace releases new Stuttgart wheel

27th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The success of the Eurosport Stuttgart has presented Wolfrace and its engineering team with an interesting dilemma – how to go about reinventing one of their most popular wheels without spoiling or otherwise unduly changing its appearance. As far as dilemmas go it's certainly a nice one to have, though not quite as nice as the solution Wolfrace has actually come up with, the Stuttgart Ultra Concave. According to the company, it’s perfect for “VW T5 and T6 owners seeking to make an automotive statement”.

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Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo | 16/07/2015 – 18/07/2015

Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo | 16/07/2015 – 18/07/2015

18th July 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 marks the sixth year of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo, which runs 16-18 July 2015and provides buyers in these regions the possibility of establishing business connections with tyre companies from around the world in a personal atmosphere.

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Winntec Wheel Assist launched

Winntec Wheel Assist launched

12th May 2015 | 0 Comments

Bringing speed and precision to wheel removal and fitting in the workshop Winntec has launched the Winntec Wheel Assist, a product which aims to bring speed and precision to wheel removal and fitting. Operating as a standalone piece of workshop equipment, the Winntec Wheel Assist uses gas springs to enable workshop technicians to remove or replace wheels.

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Checkpoint to launch CV wheel safety products at Brityrex

5th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Checkpoint, purportedly the original manufacturer and developer of the wheel nut indicator, is set to launch two new CV wheel safety and security products at this October’s Brityrex International exhibition in Manchester.

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Kumho OE on Chrysler saloon

Kumho OE on Chrysler saloon

5th May 2014 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire USA has extended its original equipment supply to Chrysler with the homologation of its Solus TA31 all-season tyre for the 2015 Chrysler 200 range. Beginning in March 2014, Kumho is supplying the TA31 in size 235/45R18 94V for select front wheel drive and all wheel drive models within the line-up. The Solus TA31 features a symmetric tread design, and Kumho says the tyre “meets consumer desire for excellent ride comfort while maintaining a very low noise threshold.”

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Evo Corse presents X3MA Zero wheel

Evo Corse presents X3MA Zero wheel

15th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Evo Corse has introduced a new lightweight aluminium alloy wheel, the X3MA Zero, available in size 15×8”. With racing pedigree, the manufacturer says the wheel features better handling, acceleration, and cooling during braking, as well as high stiffness and strength. Available from May 2014 for BMW, VW and Ford applications, the 6.1kg wheel will be […]

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Rial launches U1 alloy wheel

Rial launches U1 alloy wheel

15th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Rial has launched its latest alloy wheel, the U1. Described as an “all-rounder”, Rial has made the wheel available in many standard 14-17 inch dimensions. It comes in Polar silver with four hole connection in sizes 5.5×14”, 6.0×15” and 6.0×16”; and with five hole fittings in sizes 5.0×14”, 6.0×15”, 6.5×16”, 7.5×16”, 7.0×17”, 7.5×17” and 8.0×17”. […]

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MRF supplying tyres to Indian Air Force fighter

14th April 2014 | 0 Comments

MRF Tyres has launched a new aircraft tyre, the MRF Aeromuscle, and will supply this as the main wheel fitment for the Indian Air Force’s more than 200-strong fleet of Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter planes. The tyres are produced at the company’s Hyderabad factory and are said to be 30 to 40 per cent cheaper than their imported equivalent. The Indian Air Force sought out a local tyre supplier for the Su-30 due to difficulties sourcing the tyres overseas. MRF has now also been given a mandate to design nose wheel tyres for the aircraft.

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Chemix: Pot holes cause misalignment

9th April 2014 | 0 Comments

With UK roads are continuing to deteriorate, an estimated 200,000 potholes have resulted in 10 per cent of the 30 million road users’ cars being damaged, according to Chemix Autocentres.

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Reiff posts a net loss for 2013

1st April 2014 | 0 Comments

Germany’s Reiff Group, whose business portfolio includes tyre and wheel wholesale and retail activities, has reported that “two negative influences” affected its business in 2013: A one-off effect of €4.9 million and a drop in margins in its tyre business. Group turnover fell 3.6 per cent year-on-year to €509 million, with €358 million coming from its tyre and auto business. The company reported a net loss of €8.7 million; in 2012, it achieved a net profit of €0.6 million.

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New Calibre alloy wheels from Wheelright

New Calibre alloy wheels from Wheelright

18th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Wheelwright, the UK’s largest wheel importer and wholesaler, has released details of a new concave addition to their 2014 collection: the Calibre CC-S. The 2014 programme features the brand new split five-spoke CC-S. According to the company, this style comes as a result of responding to “the dramatic increase in demand for deep concave styles”. Designed to retain “an air of OEM sophistication”, the precision engineered CC-S boasts a contemporary matte black/polished finish which accentuates the concave effect of the five spokes as they reach from the centre to the rim edge.

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TSW and Victor Equipment add nine new wheel designs

TSW and Victor Equipment add nine new wheel designs

18th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Yokohama HPT Ltd, the UK distributor of TSW and Victor Equipment wheels announced that the two wheels brands have added nine new wheel styles. All are available in the UK now.

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Tired of driving?

17th March 2014 | 0 Comments

The RAC is making a call for better awareness and has joined forces with the Sleep Apnoea Partnership Group to alert drivers to the issue and the dangers of falling asleep at the wheel.

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LSW sizes added to Titan OTR range

LSW sizes added to Titan OTR range

14th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Titan has expanded its OTR product range with new Low Sidewall (LSW) options for light, medium and heavy-duty equipment. These tyres, with their larger rim diameter and smaller sidewall than standard tyres, offer improved equipment stability and performance.

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