London Colney Tyre News
Tyre safety warning for returning students
Students returning to university after the summer break are being encouraged to check that their car’s tyres are safe and legal before embarking on their journey following research among young drivers at the recent V-Festival, which found that a fifth had never checked their car’s tyre tread depths or pressures.
Parents urged to put tyre safety at the top of the class
With schools across the UK set to return after the summer holidays, parents preparing for the daily school run are being reminded about the importance of checking that their car tyres are safe and legal.
Toyo Tires Proxes design concept shows possible future direction
Respected Japanese tyre maker Toyo Tires has released an image of what it calls a ‘design study’ from its Japanese studios.
Toyo Tires releases Proxes T1 Sport In new sizes
Respected Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo has released details of two new sizes for its popular Proxes T1 Sport tyre. In addition to the impressive range already available, owners and tuners now also have the option of both a 225/45/ZR19 and 225/50ZR17 fitment.
Falken Tyre presents its widest product range yet at Reifen Essen 2014
Japanese tyre manufacturer Falken will present its largest and most diverse range of road tyres at the Reifen Essen this May with a strong theme of innovation. Highlights from the range, that now encompasses car, SUV and commercial vehicle tyres will include the first public presentation of both the new AZENIS FK453 Run-Flat tyre and energy efficient SINCERA SN832 EcoRun tyre.
Falken creates Run-Flat version of ZIEX ZE914 Ecorun tyre
Falken Tyres has created a Run-Flat version of its popular ZIEX ZE914 Ecorun tyre. Available this Summer and suitable for cars specified to run Run-Flat tyres, the tyres retains the excellent rolling resistance and wet weather characteristics of its standard variant and adds the security and convenience of being capable to run for at least 80km at 80km/h at zero pressure.
Toyo Tires backs Isuzu UK ‘works’ rally team
Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires has announced that it is to be technical partner to Isuzu UK for the pick-up truck manufacturer’s assault on the Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship (BCCC) this year.
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.