Apollo Tyres and Ashok Leyland collaborate for driver health initiatives

First of its kind Corporate Partnership 16th December 2019, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu: In a unique first of its kind corporate partnership, Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India has associated with leading tyre manufacturer, Apollo Tyres to provide healthcare facilities to the trucking community in Namakkal, a […]

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Could your insurer reject your claim due to poor tyres?

As a responsible driver, what can you do to protect your family and ensure that in the event of an accident, your insurance claim will be covered?  The first step is to ensure that your vehicle is in a roadworthy condition and that includes your tyres, not only to have your claims paid but to […]

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Hankook Tire Introduces Artificial Intelligence for Compound Development

Hankook Tire showed “tangible results” in its efforts to develop a Virtual Compound Design (VCD) system, a predictive model for tire compound properties using artificial intelligence, the company said. VCD system uses technology that predicts the characteristics of compounds and draws the most optimal combination of the materials through artificial intelligence analysis, which is based on […]

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F1 teams unanimously reject Pirelli’s 2020 tyre design

Formula 1 teams have unanimously rejected the tyres proposed by supplier Pirelli for the 2020 season. The Italian company had hoped the new design would be a step forward in plans to introduce less sensitive tyres, on which drivers can push and race harder. But at a test in Abu Dhabi last week, teams preferred […]

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E-CUBE’s presence in the market continues to grow

Having recently announced the appointment of Yorkshire based On Board Power (OBP) as a UK distributor of E-CUBE, their latest innovation for the mobile tyre servicing market. Netherlands based TechnoMarketing Group (TMG) are now moving progressively towards the next promotional stage in delivering orders into the mobile tyre sector during the early months of 2020. […]

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These cars could win the 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year!

The top 14 finalists for the 2020 AutoTrader South African Car of the Year have been announced – one of these cars will win the sought-after crown! The cars can also win one of seven categories: Family, Leisure, Lifestyle, Premium Car, Premium SUV, Sport/Performance or Urban. The most hotly contested category is Leisure, with four […]

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TyreLife Solutions to distribute Momo Tires in SA

Momo Tires are engineered in Italy, tested in Europe and are now exclusively distributed and marketed in Southern Africa by TyreLife Solutions, the company that also represents premium brands like Cooper and Mickey Thompson tyres. Momo are built for the global market to European specifications and standards making them a safe, reliable tyre brand.  The […]

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Continental Tyre South Africa produces the first 19-inch tyres in South Africa

Continental Tyre is the first manufacturer to produce a 19-inch tyre in South Africa Local production of the 19-inch General Grabber AT3 expands Continental Tyre SA’s presence in the replacement tyre market The new tyre size is ideally suited to the rapidly growing sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment, offers superb all-terrain performance Port Elizabeth, South […]

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Apollo Tyres Enters Saudi Arabia

Apollo Tyres Ltd. has entered into Saudi Arabia through an agreement with Al-Jomaih Tyres Company Limited, the exclusive distributors for the Kingdom. Apollo Tyres will focus on the large and growing truck-bus radial and passenger car tire market, aiming to capture a sizeable market share in each of the segments in the next couple of years. […]

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