Invitation to AA discussion: Would deregulation lower petrol prices?

The recent spike in fuel prices has caused much consternation and distress. So much so, that the president has set up a committee of ministers to look into the issue. Some media have called it a “fuel price emergency” and pundits have all sorts of ‘solutions’, including deregulation. Is deregulation really a solution? In the […]

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Vehicle manufacturers start opening up after-sales market to independent providers

The Right to Repair (R2R) Campaign is celebrating the decision by Volkswagen (VW) to make several changes in relation to the independent aftermarket.  They hope this move signals a willingness by manufacturers to start opening up the after-sales market to independent providers. “Thanks to the process started by the Competition Commission, we believe VW is […]

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Bridgestone showcase new products and solutions

Bridgestone Europe’s usual impressive stand was another prominent feature at The Tire Cologne Show in Germany where the major A brand’s main aim was to further enhance and demonstrate their solutions for truck fleets to reduce operating costs and also for tyre dealers to grow and become more successful. A Bridgestone spokesperson informed Modern Tire […]

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Maxxis showcase new ground-breaking UHP tyre at Cologne Show

Leading tyre producer Maxxis exhibited at the very first The Tire Cologne Show with an ultimate objective of maintaining and raising even further awareness of their progressive brand throughout Europe and having at least one appointed Maxxis distributor in each country. It was also the perfect opportunity to launch their new highly innovative ultra-high-performance pattern […]

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Falken enhances its European brand image with new products

Falken Tyre Europe was one of a number of leading tyre producers exhibiting at The Tire Cologne 2018 where they concentrated on maintaining and further enhancing their rising heritage in motorsports. However, at the same time, another equally important aim was to promote Falken as a holistic tyre supplier and not just as a manufacturer […]

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Joint cooperation between Continental and Toyota Material Handling

Toyota Traigo80 electric forklift standard fitted with Continental solid tire SC20+ Tire combines mileage with low energy consumption making it the perfect choice for electric forklifts Hanover, June 07, 2018. Continental and Toyota Material Handling join forces: All Traigo80 forklift trucks ordered since April 1, 2018 come fitted with the Continental solid tire SC20+ as […]

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The Tire Cologne Show storms to success in Europe

After all the high profile pre-show presentations, The Tire Cologne Show (TTC) finally took place in one of Germany’s most liveliest cities earlier this month with a clear determination to offer new event concepts, original themes and a high standard of business services. A total of 533 exhibitors from 40 countries showcased their products and […]

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