Welham Green Tyre News
New app delivers tyre safety advice on the go
A new mobile phone app has been launched to provide motorists with a range of practical tyre safety tips and advice while on the go.
When temperatures drop, tread carefully
We’ve all laughed at embarrassed Heathrow Airport officials in previous winters; the comical images of planes being unable to land because of the ‘wrong kind of snow’ lead to much mirth and many red faces.
Free winter tyre tests at Mercedes-Benz World
As partner in excellence at Mercedes-Benz World, Continental Tyres is offering motorists the chance to experience the difference in performance between summer and winter tyres, with free tests during half term at Mercedes-Benz World, Weybridge.
Defective tyres lead to millions of MOT failures
New figures obtained under a Freedom of Information request have revealed that millions of drivers are placing themselves and other road users in unnecessary danger by driving on unsafe or illegal tyres.
Aquaplaning dangers highlighted in new online movie
Following the wettest winter on record, a new online movie has been launched to educate drivers about the risks associated with aquaplaning, a dangerous phenomenon caused by low tyre tread depth on wet roads which results in the car losing contact with the road surface.
Toyo Tires tests with British GT star Tom Onslow-Cole
Toyo Tires has revealed the latest test driver to join its ranks is none other than BTCC and British GT ace, Tom Onslow-Cole. As well as being a well-known driver in his own right, the popular Surrey wheelman is also the head coach for motorsport’s governing body, the MSA.
Falken support for Jake Archer's Gymkhana Grid bid
Falken Tyre Europe will supply up and coming Gymkhana star Jake Archer with high performance tyres as he competes in final round of Gymkhana Grid.
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.