BestDrive Continues Expansion Across Southern Africa

BestDrive is one of the fastest-growing tyre fitment centre networks in the region 149 BestDrive dealers across Southern Africa, located in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Mauritius Exclusive ContiSure Warranty available from BestDrive on all Continental-branded passenger car and 4×4 tyres Ongoing skills development and training, including specialised ContiAcademy at the flagship store […]

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SRSA tackles township unemployment by supporting entrepreneurship

In an effort to drive sustainable township entrepreneurship, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd (SRSA) manufacturer of the iconic Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken Tyre brands has partnered with the KZN Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (KZN EDTEA) and iThala Development Finance Corporation in KwaZulu-Natal. The partnership will see a minimum of 25 containerised tyre […]

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Bandag/BTS Conference 2019 unveils new branding

The Bandag/BTS conference saw Bandag Southern Africa unveil its new branding, in keeping with its global alignment. “The refocus is creating huge excitement. We need to continue to show Southern Africa what Bandag stands for, the value that it brings and that it’s always brought. There is a refreshed and new passion about Bandag moving […]

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Bridgestone opens second mining solution centre in Australia

Bridgestone Corporation Australian subsidiary Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia Pty. Ltd. (BMSA), which sells and provides services pertaining to tyres for mining vehicles and conveyor belts, has established the Hunter Valley Mining Solution Centre (HMSC) as a new mining solution centre on April 10, 2019 in New South Wales, Australia. The new centre is a larger […]

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Bridgestone Reports Progress of Tire Recycling Effort

One year ago Bridgestone Americas announced a corporate goal of recycling one used tire for every new one it sold in the U.S. Part of the tiremaker’s “One Team, One Planet” effort, the program thus far has seen strong success, according to Bridgestone. Since last April, Bridgestone company-owned retail stores have registered a “100% rate […]

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General Grabber AT3 recommended for BMW X5

PThe General Tire brand has been approved as original equipment (OE) fitment for the latest BMW X5. The all-terrain Grabber AT3 has been recommended in size 275/45 R20 110V XL on the Bavarian automaker’s latest X range model for its optional ‘Off-Road Package’. The BMW X5 is a trailblazer in the off-road vehicle segment that […]

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New Tiger Wheel & Tyre Opens in Borrowdale, Harare

Vehicle owners in Borrowdale, a suburb of Harare, now have access to the world’s biggest wheel and tyre brands, along with award-winning service from Southern Africa’s best-loved and most trusted retail wheel and tyre brand. This news comes as local residents welcome a new Tiger Wheel & Tyre fitment centre to the corner of Dornie […]

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Goodyear Europe announce they are removing Dunlop from their registered name

Following on from Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operation in Belgium changing its trading name to Goodyear Operations (Belgian Branch) in January. It has now been announced that the UK and the entire European division will begin the process of removing Dunlop from Goodyear’s registered company name over the next two years. Therefore in due course the […]

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Vipal distributor in Europe opens new training center

BASVULK, Bulgaria, has set up a new structure specifically to train customers Brazilian-based VIPAL is celebrating the recent inauguration of the new training center of BASVULK, in the city of Kyustendil, Bulgaria. With the aim of improving the knowledge of its customers, BASVULK offers training opportunities to those who seek excellence and the correct application […]

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Prizes valued at R1.67 million awarded to support SRSA’s ongoing safety drive

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), manufacturers of the Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, took its commitment to ensuring the safety of all South Africans a step further by investing a total of R1,67 million in wheel balancing equipment as prizes for 14 winning stores in its Red-Hot Rubber Sale promotion. Prizes, which included installation, […]

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