Category Archives: Winter Tyres

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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Tips on Driving in Winter Weather

Certain parts of the country are beginning to feel the cold and are even being hit with surprise snow storms. Believe me, I know! Last night, on my commute home from work, traffic came to a standstill and I had … Continue reading

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Auto Express Winter Tyres test 2015

Each year Auto Express puts the top winter tyres on the market through their paces to find out which one offers the most reliable performance when the winter weather hits. Recent warmer winters over 2013 and 2014 seem to have … Continue reading

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Dunlop Set to Launch New Winter Sport 5 Tyre

This month Dunlop has announced their plan to latest the latest model from in winter tyre series – the Winter Sport 5 – by September 2015. The new tyre has been designed on the back of the the huge success of the Winter … Continue reading

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British Gas Fit Michelin CrossClimate Tyres

This month British Gas announced their plan to fit the company’s fleet of 13,000 commercial vehicles with the new Michelin CrossClimate. British Gas Fleet Manager, Colin Marriott, tested the tyre earlier this year and described his experience by saying, “I … Continue reading

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Winter driving: prepare for the cold weather

It’s getting colder and if the weather reports are correct the UK could be set for some more snow fall over the weekend. So, we thought it was a good time to recap some essential tips to ensure safety and … Continue reading

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Tyre of the week: Michelin Alpin 5

With the cold weather hitting Britain this week and bringing snow to our shores we selected, as our tyre of the week, the Michelin Alpin 5. The high performance winter tyre from Michelin provides you with all-round safety during the freezing winter … Continue reading

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Winter driving tips as temperatures plummet to -3C

With snow and ice appearing in many parts of the country over the weekend, it’s important that motorists consider some of the following points before starting a car journey. Check your tyres You need as much grip as possible when … Continue reading

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Tyre of the week: Dunlop Winter Response 2

This week, for tyre of the week, we have selected the top of the range winter tyre – Dunlop Winter Response 2. Designed to give motorists confidence with braking and handling in freezing winter weather, this winter tyre from Dunlop provides you with a highly … Continue reading

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What can winter tyres do for you?

In temperatures below 7°C, the tyre compound in an all-season or summer tyre will begin to harden. However, the material used in a winter tyre possess a high proportion of silica. This means that the tread of the tyre remains more supple … Continue reading

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