Kumho Maxplo Concept Tyre Wins Design Award

This month Kumho’s Maxplo concept tyre was awarded the top honour in the ‘Futuristic class’ of the Italian A’ Design Awards. The super-low aspect ratio tyre is a vision from the tyre manufacturer on how of the future could look … Continue reading

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Lack of tyre maintenance could endanger motorists

Getting tyre maintenance right is important to both safety and fuel efficiency. A tyre with 5 pounds per square inch (psi) under inflation will take 5m longer to brake and tyres under inflated by 15 psi can increase rolling resistance, … Continue reading

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Tyre of the week – Michelin CrossClimate

This week, for our tyre of the week, has selected the recently launched Michelin CrossClimate. Consistent performance in all weather Michelin have constructed the CrossClimate with a brand new rubber compound. This compound has been produced to enhance the level of traction provided … Continue reading

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Driving in the EU

Summer is almost here and so in the coming weeks many UK drivers will be travelling across the channel – ready to some sun and relaxation. If you are set to drive your car abroad, ensure that you are up to date with the latest … Continue reading

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Michelin Acquires

Following the news that Michelin Tyres has purchased, please read the following statement on the acquisition from Michael Welch, founder of “This is the start of the next chapter in what has been an exciting journey for me and the … Continue reading

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Next-Generation Silica To Increase Goodyear Fuel Efficiency

Goodyear have begun to use a new silica compound in the hopes of greatly improve the fuel-efficiency of their tyres. Reports indicate that the new silica is set for initial use in the Goodyear EfficientGrip SUV tyre range – set for launch … Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Flat Tyre Ruin Your Bank Holiday

The May Bank holiday is close, which means roads of the UK will be busy as as millions of motorists hit the motorways. Before you go on a trip, remember to do some simple tyre checks. Two of the main culprits of tyre blowouts are air pressure … Continue reading

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MoT Test: Avoid Silly Failures

The first MOT for a car is, for most, a simple one with little to no issues. However, there is always the chance that it could quickly turn into an expensive event. What Car? found that in the period between August … Continue reading

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Can Tyres Improve Fuel Efficiency?

How can you improve the fuel efficiency of your car? Therefore spending less at the petrol pump? Many people are asking this question, or questions similar in nature. Many are getting concerned over the amount of money spent, some angry, others… well … Continue reading

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Roadside Breakdown Advice

If your vehicle breaks down when you are on the road, it can often leave you in a dangerous situation – especially if you are on a motorway. Get Off the Road Your first action, if it is safe to … Continue reading

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