Nokian, Pirelli, Hankook Included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

Pirelli, Nokian Tyres and Hankook Tire Corp. have been included in the Automobiles and Components sector of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes. Pirelli and Nokian were also included in the DJSI Europe Index. Pirelli scored a total of 85 points compared with a sector average of 36 points. Nokian Tyres scored higher than the average in the global […]

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California Enacts Law Prohibiting Installation of Unsafe Tyres

A new used tyre law has been signed in California by Governor Gavin Newsom, which forbids the installation of unsafe used tyres on vehicles in the state, according to the Tyre Industry Association (TIA). The bill (AB 949) will prohibit an automotive repair dealer from installing an unsafe used tyre, as specified, on a motor vehicle for use […]

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Goodyear to Pay $6.73 Million After Man Dies Following Tire Explosion, Louisiana Judge Rules

A Louisiana district court has instructed the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to pay $6.73 million in response to the tire explosion death of a Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, garbage truck driver, according to the law firm Kaster Lynch Farrar & Ball. The jury found that Goodyear Tire & Rubber failed to provide adequate warning about both the […]

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BREAKING NEWS: New African car brand debuts at Automechanika Johannesburg

Mureza, a new African car brand, will make its debut at Automechanika Johannesburg, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from 18-21 September. Mureza initially has a joint venture with the SAIPA Group in Iran for platform-sharing and the supply of some of the other major components, but Mureza’s ultimate objective is to design and […]

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70% OF FLOOR SPACE FOR THE TIRE COLOGNE SOLD TYRE MANUFACTURERS TO HAVE MAJOR PRESENCE

Hall planning with new details – future mobility as a special accent – market study provides interesting insights The structure of THE TIRE COLOGNE is taking shape for the second edition from 9 to 12 June 2020. A good nine months prior to the opening of the fair, nearly 70 percent of the planned exhibition […]

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Big prizes to be won at Automechanika Johannesburg

Several large prizes are at stake for competitions running at Automechanika Johannesburg 2019, which takes place at Expo Centre, Nasrec, from Wednesday, 18 September to Saturday 21 September. These prizes include an entry and transport costs to compete in the finals of the Automechanika Body & Paint World Championships, at Automechanika Frankfurt next year, R200,000 […]

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Apollo Tyres sharpens focus on the SUV segment in India

Introduces all-terrain tyres, Apollo Apterra AT2, for SUV enthusiasts Apollo Tyres today introduced the new all-terrain SUV tyres, Apollo Apterra AT2, for the Off-road enthusiasts. This all-terrain tyre complements Apollo’s existing Apterra range including specialised Highway Luxury (HL), Highway Terrain (HT), High Performance (HP) and the All Terrain (AT) tyres for the SUVs. Satish Sharma, […]

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Bridgestone Tyre Guarantee Now Available at Tiger Wheel & Tyre

Tiger Wheel & Tyre is pleased to announce the availability of the Bridgestone Tyre Damage Guarantee at all its South African stores. The guarantee is offered free of charge on all Bridgestone passenger, 4×4 and SUV tyres, size 17″ and larger, excluding runflats, and is valid for one year from the date of purchase. As […]

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Continental Designs Tomorrow’s Tyre

“Conti C.A.R.E.” delivers  technology solutions for the mobility of the future Electrification and connectivity of wheels and tyres enable sustainable tyre management FRANKFURT,  Germany,  12 September  2019 – At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), Continental will be presenting Conti C.A.R.E., a comprehensive technology system. Conti C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified.) stands for the fine-tuned […]

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