Hertford Tyre News
Falken 20” SUV-specific replacement tyre for Range Rover Evoque
Growing demand for the Range Rover Evoque has led Falken to release new sizes of its AZENIS FK453CC SUV-specific on-road tyre for the replacement market. Owners now have the opportunity to fit a high performance tyre created specifically for more sports-oriented SUVs, providing improved stability and lower noise.
Toyo Tires releases Snowprox S943 winter tyre
Just in the nick of time for Winter, the latest in a long line of Snowprox tyres from respected Japanese manufacturer Toyo features several innovative new design features, making it the perfect way to travel safely during the colder months.
Tyre safety month hits the right note with catchy tune
Watch out X-Factor hopefuls, TyreSafe has done some talent spotting of its own and for the first time ever has recorded a catchy little number to promote October’s tyre safety month!
Courts take dim view of tyre neglect
Alarming new figures obtained from the Ministry of Justice reveal that on average, more than 170 motorists were convicted every week in 2012 for driving on defective tyres at magistrates’ courts in England and Wales.
Pressure builds as tyre safety month gets underway
UK motorists are being put under pressure this October to ensure that their tyres are properly inflated as tyre safety month gets into gear.
Pinpoint free tyre safety checks with new dealer locator
TyreSafe has launched an on-line dealer locator for motorists to use during tyre October’s safety month to help them find tyre retailers and dealers offering free tyre health checks throughout the month.
Wheelwright ‘one stop solution’ for winter wheels and tyres
As the nights grow shorter and temperatures begin to plummet, wheel and tyre authority Wheelwright has released details of its extensive Winter wheel and tyre portfolio.
Continental named best in ultimate tyre test
Continental has won a coveted award from the UK's no1 weekly selling car magazine, Auto Express with the ContiSportContact 5 taking top spot in this year’s ultimate tyre test.
AA ‘reinvents’ the wheel
With close to a fifth (17%) of AA members not having a spare wheel in their car, the AA is trialling a ‘universal' spare wheel to allow members to continue their journey with minimal disruption.
Continental introduces ContiSilent
Car manufacturers demand tyres that not only demonstrate top performance but are also quiet, helping to increase car comfort.
Tyre incidents inspire new motorway messages
Closed lanes, tailbacks, delays, injury and even loss of life are just some of the tyre related consequences that have inspired a new set of advisory messages to drivers travelling on the UK’s motorways.
Fifth of female drivers risking lives on the road through missed tyre checks
Women drivers are taking unnecessary risks on the road because they lack confidence in simple car maintenance, research from Hankook Tyre UK Ltd has found.
Stay pumped up to avoid tyre failures
As the heatwave continues ahead of the great summer get-away, drivers are being reminded about the need to make sure their tyres are properly inflated, to avoid temperature induced tyre failures.
Partners are best buds for romantic road trippers
Romance takes precedence over racy conversation in the car, with British preferring partners to racing drivers, comedians and politicians as their ideal summer road trip companion, according to new research.
New tyre recycling initiative hits the road
A new recycling initiative is giving motorists the chance to help the planet when it comes to changing their worn out tyres.