BKT Creates New Website for Sports Marketing Partnerships

BKT has created a new web site, sponsorship.bkt-tires.com, to tell about the company’s passion for sports. The portal includes sections dedicated to Italian soccer, namely the Serie BKT; to Australian cricket of the KFC Big Bash League; to Spanish football with LaLiga; to Monster Jam; and to the French football championship Coupe de la Ligue BKT. […]

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Shiny New Premises for Tiger Wheel & Tyre Durban CBD

Durban’s best loved and most trusted wheel and tyre fitment centre is going places. Or, to be more accurate, has already gone places. Tiger Wheel & Tyre has announced that its Durban CBD store has moved within the CBD, to shiny new premises at 91 Florence Nzama Street, previously known as Prince Alfred Street. The […]

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Nexen Tire Hosts Tech Center Grand Opening, Showcases R&D & Commitment to North America

With its sights on becoming a top-tier tire manufacturer set on the not-too-distant horizon, Nexen Tire Corp. put a spotlight on its Technology Center in Richfield, OH, with a grand opening/ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 13. The South Korean tiremaker not only showcased its technological muscle inherent in the state-of-the-art facility but also solidified its commitment to the North […]

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Bridgestone Tyre and Rubber Expertise Supports Barrier-less Bus Access in Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Village

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer and the Official Tyre Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, recently announced that its extensive tyre and material expertise has helped produce a new solution that will deliver barrier-less bus access in the newly-constructed athlete village for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. […]

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Tiger Wheel & Tyre reinvents X-Sure Road Hazard Guarantee

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has reinvented its X-SURE® product as a superior quality, highly affordable road hazard guarantee. The new and improved X-SURE is a motorist’s guarantee that irreparable tyre damage won’t leave them out of pocket. At the point of purchasing new tyres, Tiger Wheel & Tyre customers can add on the purchase of […]

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More sizes for the Galaxy Yardmaster Forklift Range

Alliance Tire Group Europe (ATG) has introduced two additional sizes to its Galaxy Yardmaster Radial forklift tyre range – the 12.00R20 and 12.00R24 for heavy duty long cycle operations. The Galaxy Yardmaster Radial tyre is specifically designed for seriously heavy tonnage forklifts working on demanding surfaces at higher speeds and presents a special radial construction […]

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CAUTION! WORN TYRES CAN KILL!

Chief executive officer of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, better known as Sumitomo Dunlop (manufacturer of the iconic Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands), talks heritage, investment and safety, addressing the impact of the unregulated second-hand tyre industry on the safety of road users. The Dunlop brand’s heritage of quality and reliability has stood the test […]

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A growing resentment to part-worn tyres in the UK

At the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Conference in October in the UK (which is still part of the European Union until at least January 2020) it was announced that members have unanimously said ‘No’ to the sale of part-worn tyres in an independent survey. The NTDA has also been significantly instrumental in helping the […]

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First World Endurance win for Goodyear at Shanghai 4h

History was made at Shanghai for the third round of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) where Goodyear took their first win since returning to international motorsport this season.  The Jota Sport Oreca of Roberto Gonzales, Anthony Davidson and Antonio Felix da Costa won after a race-long battle with its sister Goodyear-shod Jackie Chan […]

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Hunter Engineering Company Named 2019 SEMA Manufacturer of the Year

Hunter Engineering was named SEMA Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet Nov. 7 for making “outstanding strides in the manufacturing category.” The SEMA Manufacturer of the Year Award recipient meets rigorous criteria, including demonstrating outstanding business practices, establishing innovative processes and products, investing in the well-being of employees, exhibiting a high […]

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