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Yokohama Tyres Pre-fitted on New Toyota Prius

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., recently announced that they have been selected and approved by Toyota Motor Corporation to come as part of the original equipment on new models of the Toyota Prius. The automaker’s increasingly popular hybrid car’s fourth … Continue reading

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Five Years In A Row: Kumho Wins Red Dot Design Award

This month Kumho won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award – it is fifth year in a row that the Korean tyre manufacturer has received the accolade. This year it was Kumho’s K-Silent Tyre and Road Venture MT51 that took … Continue reading

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Easter 2016 – 5 Tips & Checks for Motorists

This Sunday, 27th March 2016, will be the earliest Easter in almost a decade. Although the date of Easter may vary year to year, traffic on the roads will undoubtedly be packed due to people travelling cross country to visit … Continue reading

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Hankook Launch New Ventus Prime 3

This month Hankook announced the successor to the popular Hankook Ventus Prime 2 – the Hankook Ventus Prime 3. According to report on tyrepress.com, Hankook have claimed the new Ventus Prime 3 is set to deliver motorists with 8% shorter … Continue reading

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Geolandar A/T G015 – Yokohama’s New All Terrain Tyre

Earlier this week in Tokyo, the Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced the latest addition to their Geolandar series of 4×4 tyres. The ‘Geolandar A/T G015’ will be available in sizes from 15-20 inches and will be on sale July 2016. The Geolandar A/T … Continue reading

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Advan Fleva V701 – Yokohama’s New High Performance Tyre

Yokohama has announced the impending launch of the new Advan Fleva V701 – their latest tyre in the Yokohama’s Advan tyre range. The new tyre is set to be made available from July 2016 in an initial 24 sizes. The … Continue reading

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Aftermarket Bridgestone DriveGuard Tyres to Launch April 2016

It has been announced that Bridgestone are set to launch their latest run flat technology tyres – the DriveGuard tyre – for aftermarket sale in Europe from 01/04/2016. The Japanese tyre manufacturer has hailed the new DriveGuard tyre range as … Continue reading

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Bridgestone Fitted as OE on New Toyota Prius

Bridgestone tyres have been named as the Original Equipment (OE) on the new Toyota Prius. Fitment of tyres on the new model will be split between the Ecopia and Turanza tyre models. As well as using their tyres, the newest generation hybrid is … Continue reading

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Kumho Wins Twice in 2016 iF Design Awards

This week Kumho was presented with two 2016 iF Design Awards – as part of the ‘transport device’ category – for their Kumho Ecsta HS81 and Kumho Solus HA31 tyre models. First launched in 1953, the iF Design Award is … Continue reading

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Tyre Issues Lead to 10% of MOT Fails

Recently the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) released new data relating to the cause of MOT failures last year. Over 28 million MOT tests took place in 2015 and 38% did not pass. Out of the failed tests, 30% … Continue reading

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