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Michelin launches new ‘ultra-high performance’ tyre

Michelin, a global leader in manufacturing tyres, has launched the new Pilot Sport 4 S, an ultra-high performance tyre which replaces the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, an industry-leading ultra-high-per...

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SUV tyre with off-road capability: Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure

The latest tyre to join the Goodyear Wrangler family has gone on sale in European markets. The Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure is designed to meet the demands of SUV drivers looking for a tyre with bot...

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Auto Bild sport tyre test: A surprisingly modest result for Continental

Continental’s had a good run of it in the spate of tyre tests published in time for summer 2017. From victory in the main Auto Bild summer tyre test to wins in those conducted by Auto Bild Spor...

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Penny-pinching on tyre tech is putting lives at risk

Europe’s car makers are coming under fire once again for wriggling around the edges of legislation, but this time it’s on safety grounds, not environmental worries. Pressure group Transport & ...

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The legend lives on with Bridgestone

It was last September when Bridgestone first introduced its exciting project to use the latest technology to produce new tyres for the legendary Jaguar XJ220. This new tyre development has been craved...

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Hankook set to present advanced tyre solutions at Autopromotec

Hankook Tire will again show a strong presence at the Autopromotec in Bologna, May 24-28. The premium tyre maker will present the highlights of its comprehensive line-up for passenger cars, SUVs, ligh...

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Half of drivers back blanket block on mobiles

Mobile phone use behind the wheel continues to be a significant problem on Ireland’s roads but a new survey of Irish motorists reveals that nearly half of drivers (46 per cent) would support the int...

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Michelin OE on Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar

Aston Martin has announced at the Geneva Motor Show that it will equip all of its Valkyrie hypercars with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high performance tyres in 265/35 ZR20 front and 325/30 ZR21 r...

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Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres OE on new Porsche 911 GT3

At the launch of the latest version of the Porsche 911 GT3, eight out of ten cars rolling off the production line will be fitted with specially-developed Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 N1 ultra-high-perfo...

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Goodyear claims top tyre manufacturer accolade

The famous Goodyear tyre and rubber brand has been named as the world’s most admired tyre manufacturer by Fortune magazine. Following in the footsteps of Toyota, the car brand name...

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Which brands do Irish car owners least consider buying?

Audi is the most desirable car brand in Ireland, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 motorists. In contrast, Renault was selected as the brand they would least consider buying from a list of th...

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How to check your car tyres

As with everything, car tyres suffer wear and tear with use. As the tyres wear and thread depth decreases, your grip reduces and stopping time increases in wet conditions. It's important to check your...

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Design award for Goodyear Eagle-360

It’s already been named one of Time magazine's Best Inventions of the year 2016,and now the Goodyear Eagle-360 has gained a further accolade from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Des...

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Maserati Levante gets Goodyear Eagle F1 tyres

Maserati will fit the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 SUV tyre, specifically designed for SUVs and Crossovers, as OE fitment on the new Maserati Levante. The close collaboration between Maserati and...

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Continental Tyres urges motorists to switch their lights on in daylight

With the Winter Solstice falling next week on December 21, it means that daylight time starts to get slightly longer each day, however, Continental Tyres Ireland is advising motorists not to wait unti...

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Custom Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres on new Mercedes-AMG GT R

Specially developed versions of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres will be the sole track-focused original equipment fitment on the new Mercedes-AMG GT R. These road-legal Michelin Pilot Sport Cu...

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Continental publishes findings of Mobility Study 2016

Freedom, independence, being the kings of the road – these are things that continue to appeal to professional drivers. In the Continental Mobility Study 2016 on the future of logistics, 75 per cent ...

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The story of the Pirelli P Zero

This year Pirelli launched the new P Zero at Estoril circuit in Portugal, and this was followed by a UK and Ireland launch in May at Silverstone reinforcing the track to road concept of Pirelli tyres,...

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Goodyear high performance all season and winter tyres win press accolades

The increasing popularity of both all season and winter tyres as the choice for drivers of high performance cars and SUVs, is reflected by the ever widening range of such tyres available from Goodyear...

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Tesla starts selling cars in Ireland

Electric car maker Tesla has started selling its vehicles in Ireland for the first time. The company’s Model S and Model X cars can now be ordered via the Tesla website, with delivery promised in...

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What are run-flat tyres?

Some carmakers fit run-flat tyres as standard to many of their vehicles. We explain the advantages and disadvantages.   Punctures happen. In fact, punctures happen a lot. Almost a third o...

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'Scary' number of Irish people driving on ticking bomb tyres

A 'scary' number of motorists are driving around on potentially lethal tyres, new research shows.   An analysis of tyres replaced at depots around the country show a 'woeful level of disreg...

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Prepare now for winter motoring conditions – Michelin advises

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   Against the backdrop of survey results conducted by them showing that sixty p...

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Continental launches new tyre information and management system for commercial fleets

Continental has launched “ContiConnect, a tyre information and management system for commercial fleets. ContiConnect monitors, analyses and reports tyre pressure and temperature for the entire fleet...

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Irish motorists show concerns in relation to autonomous driving

One in four Irish motorists say they have serious concerns in relation to the advent of autonomous driving with 15 percent saying that the concept of self-driving cars scares them, whilst 11 percent s...

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Bridgestone OE on Alfa Romeo Giulia

Owners of the new Alfa Romeo Giulia will leave European showrooms with an extra bonus this summer…they’ll drive out on Bridgestone’s Potenza S001 sport tyre with the added reassurance of Run-Fla...

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Continental set to exhibit tyres made from Dandelions

Continental is for the first time unveiling components and tyres for trucks and buses made from natural rubber derived from dandelion roots. At the forthcoming International Motor Show Commercial V...

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Skoda Superb relies on Falken Tyres

Czech automotive and engine manufacturer Skoda, part of the VW Group since 1991, has chosen the Falken brand’s successful ECORUN tyres for its Superb saloon model. The most popular mid-size car is n...

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New car sales up 19 per cent year to date

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has issued 162 car registrations for the month of August showing an increase of 14 per cent (7,313) when compared to August 2015 (6,400), while the total...

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Hankook signs global partnership with Real Madrid

Hankook has signed a three-season global partnership contract with Real Madrid. The deal, which began in July 2016, was marked by a contract signing at the globally famous team’s Santiago Bernabéu ...

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