Wheathampstead Tyre News
Tyre Safety Companion named Auto Express ‘Best App’
The Tyre Safety Companion, a new smart phone app from tyre safety group TyreSafe, is set to help even more drivers stay safe on the road in 2015 after being named as one of the best motoring apps for 2015 by leading motoring magazine Auto Express.
Toyo Tires releases new R888R ultra high performance road and track tyre
Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires has announced the UK launch of its hotly anticipated road-legal track tyre, the Proxes R888R, at the Autosport International show on the 8th January 2015.
Toyo Tires backs new Mk5 production GTI Championship
Toyo Tires has announced that it will be the control tyre supplier for the forthcoming Mk5 BRSCC Production GTI Championship in 2015.
Significance of car tyres for your safety & car value
On the surface, car tyres seem pretty unspectacular. In fact, they’re one of the areas of your car that you’re most likely to forget about, but tyres are one of the most vital parts of your car and are very important to your safety.
Avoid slip ups with winter tyres
With forecasters uncertain about the likelihood of a white Christmas this year, drivers in the UK are being reminded that they can stay safe and mobile on the roads, whatever the weather, by fitting winter weather tyres.
Toyo Tires takes Isuzu class title in the British Cross Country Championship
The MSA Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship (or BCCC) may be one of the toughest motorsport arenas in the UK, but it’s still no match for the unstoppable traction and durability of Toyo’s Open Country All Terrain tyres.
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.