EU funded ‘OpEneR’ project to increase electric vehicle efficiency

EU funded ‘OpEneR’ project to increase electric vehicle efficiency

Two shortcomings of today’s crop of fully electric vehicles (FEV) are their limited driving range and long charging time – ...

Road traffic volume down slightly in 2012

Road traffic volume down slightly in 2012

The Department for Transport has released statistics relating to road traffic in Great Britain in the fourth quarter of last ...

New premises offer Manbat room for growth

New premises offer Manbat room for growth

After 13 years at its current headquarters in Shrewsbury, Manbat has moved to a substantially larger site. The shift to ...

Uniroyal launches new RainSport 3 tyre

Uniroyal launches new RainSport 3 tyre

Uniroyal has launched the latest generation of its wet weather-orientated RainSport line. However as much as this launch is a ...

Turn on the air con and save fuel, says Kwik Fit

Turn on the air con and save fuel, says Kwik Fit

Devastating news for the nation’s dogs was handed down by Kwik-Fit on July 8; the beloved practice of keeping cool ...

German tyre test votes Conti best in wet and snow

German tyre test votes Conti best in wet and snow

In the September issue of German publication Auto Motor und Sport (20/2013), eight brands of winter tyre were put through ...

Winds of change – Aeolus enters the pcr segment

Winds of change – Aeolus enters the pcr segment

There are probably not too many experts on Greek mythology working in the tyre industry, but most people in the ...

Groundbreaking held for Yokohama’s US plant

Groundbreaking held for Yokohama’s US plant

On 23 September, a total of 350 guests joined executives from Yokohama Tire Corporation, including Yokohama Rubber representative director Hikomitsu ...

Forever Forest continues in China

Forever Forest continues in China

Yokohama Rubber’s Suzhou site in China’s Jiangsu Province has been given the ‘Forever Forest’ treatment. As part of the Forever ...

Michelin OE on Gulfstream G280

Michelin OE on Gulfstream G280

Aircraft manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation has chosen Michelin’s Air X radial as original equipment on its newest super mid-size business ...