Stella Bianca returns to the Pirelli range

Pirelli has announced from its headquarters in Milan that it is ‘turning the clock back’ over fifty years and will soon be starting to manufacture traditional crossply tyres again for classic car enthusiasts who prefer an original look and feel on their vehicles. The new Pirelli Stella Bianca crossply pattern will become part of their […]

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Davanti expanding supplier base in China

United Kingdom headquartered Davanti Tyres is expanding its sourcing base in China. Currently, the brand is contract manufacturing a range of PCR, commercial tyres, 4×4 pick-up from two producers based in Shandong & Qingdao provinces of China. The private tyre brand will soon add third contract manufacturer in China. “We are working on broadening our […]

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New features for Continental ContiConnect platform

Continental has announced its first update to its ContiConnect Digital tyre monitoring platform by adding further functions to the web portal and also refreshing the platforms appearance. These new innovative features also directly link ContiConnect services to fleet operations to enable digital monitoring data to be used during tyre maintenance.

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Onkar S Kanwar awarded with ‘Order of Merit’ of Hungary

This award is in recognition of his work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd was awarded with the Officers Cross (Civilian Division) of the ‘Order of Merit’ of Hungary. This award was conferred upon Mr Kanwar in recognition of his work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations through the company’s […]

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THE DUNLOP BRAND CELEBRATES 130 YEARS

Multi-award winning tyre brand Dunlop, manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), kicks off its 130-year birthday celebrations across South Africa in October this year. The Dunlop brand is known for its impressive history in the tyre industry, pioneering ground-breaking innovations and developing quality products that consumers know and continue to trust. Speaking on the […]

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Tyre Trends: OEMs Continue to Drive High-Performance Tyre Sales

The high-performance (HP) tyre sector has been the fastest growing part of the passenger car market over the last several years, and it is on pace to surpass general tyre sales over the next seven years. As automobile manufacturers introduce more of these tyres as original equipment, HP tyres further penetrate the market and draw […]

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Prestigious Michelin Award for VMI

Netherlands based tyre production equipment producer – VMI Group have been given a special ‘Supplier Award’ by Michelin at a recent special ceremony at the manufacturers headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The award is in recognition of VMI’s exceptional contribution to the Michelin Group over the past years and in particular meeting their challenging high standards. […]

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Bridgestone sites receive GM supplier quality excellence award

The world’s largest tyre and rubber company, Bridgestone Corporation, has announced that group companies Thai Bridgestone Company, Tosu plant (Japan), Wilson and Aiken (USA) tyre manufacturing sites was honoured with the General Motors Co. 2017 Supplier Quality Excellence Award. The award recognises production plants and facilities that meet automobile maker GM’s stringent set of quality […]

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Goodyear Fleet HQ Emergency program achieves 2 millionth truck milestone

The 24/7 Goodyear-Fleet HQ Emergency Roadside Service program recently achieved an important milestone as it assisted two millionth truck contacted for assistance return to service. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the program in 2008. “Over the last decade, trucking operations of all sizes and configurations – including some of the industry’s largest fleets […]

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