Firestone to partner with agricultural co-operatives to deliver fuel savings

Bridgestone, through its flagship tyre brand Firestone, is partnering with agricultural co-operatives across South Africa to deliver massive fuels savings from improved commercial vehicle tyre usage, particularly tractors, through its first National Education Campaign and Ballasting Clinics throughout the 2020 summer planting season. Ballasting of industrial vehicle tyres involves increasing a machine’s load by adding […]

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Continental rated as a Fortune Most Admired Company for fourth consecutive year

For the fourth year in a row, Continental has been named by Fortune Magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’, making it one of only two tyre companies to make the prestigious list in 2020. Continental was recognised for excellence in key areas such as the quality of its products and management, social […]

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Vipal Rubber celebrates 15 years of partnership with Tyre & Retread Supplies in SA

Brazilian-based Vipal Rubber, one of the world’s top rubber manufacturers, has delivered a 15-year commemorative plaque to its South African distributor, Tyre & Retread Supplied, to celebrate their partnership. The tribute took place in Johannesburg, at the distributor’s headquarters, and was delivered by Dijan Rigo, Commercial Coordinator of Vipal Overseas, to Morne Goosen, TRS management. […]

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Road side tyre inspections

Sumitomo Dunlop staff representatives, as guests of the Road Accident Fund, supported the National Road Traffic Department, Mpumalanga Transport Department, the Gauteng Traffic Department, the SAPS and Road Traffic Management Corporation with roadside inspections conducted on Moloto Road, where Mpumalanga meets Gauteng. With vehicle traffic of approximately 850 vehicles expected through this section of roadway […]

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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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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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Continental Provides Unique Insight into Performance and Safety Benefits of Premium Tyres

Back-to-back tests between premium Continental tyres and cheap budget tyres reveal significant differences in performance and safety Motorists benefit from cutting-edge design, top quality compounds and advanced research and development when purchasing premium tyres Premium tyres also offer significant benefits when fitted to older cars without modern driving aids Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has […]

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