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Minister makes decisions on impending PRI

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has made a number of decisions in relation to the structure of a new Government Producer Responsibility Initiative for waste tyres in the Republic of Ireland. T...

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Continental launches new SportContact 6

Continental is continuing its successful range of ultra high-performance summer tyres with the introduction of the new SportContact 6. The new high-technology tyre from the development department in H...

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Formula One: Tyre spat may prompt switch to Michelin

As Sebastian Vettel lambasted Pirelli after the penultimate-lap failure of his right rear medium-compound tyre cost him a podium finish, and Ferrari defended their gamble in trying to venture into unc...

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Toyota Compact SUV To Launch At Geneva With C-HR Concept Styling

Toyota has taken its time entering the compact SUV market but for fans of small models with quirky styling, the wait may have been worth it. The carmaker previewed the new model&nbsp...

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Dunlop launches latest winter tyre

Following the successes of the award winning Winter Sport 4D, Dunlop is launching the Winter Sport 5. Excellent grip and performance to combat a variety of winter surfaces, including wet, icy and snow...

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Range Rover and FIAT models to sport Goodyear tyres

The latest Range River Sport and the new FIAT 500X are both to be equipped with Goodyear tyres as Original Equipment. The new FIAT 500X will be factory-fitted with Goodyear EfficientGrip Performanc...

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Pirelli introduces its first all-season tyre to Ireland

Pirelli is set to introduce its first all-season tyre to Ireland – the Cinturato All Season. The Cinturato All Season enhances Pirelli’s line-up by offering a tyre that works equally well throu...

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Bridgestone retains No. 1 status in global tire league

After millions of dollars spent and millions of man-hours devoted to make, promote, distribute and sell their products, the world’s top tire makers find themselves largely where they were a year ago...

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Toyota Prius fun facts ahead of the all-new 2016 reveal

The all-new 2016 Prius will be revealed to journalists on September 8th in Las Vegas. Here are a few Prius facts some other publications may leave out of their announcement. When the new 2016 Toy...

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Family car running costs at 10,600 euro a year

A family car costs about 10,600 euro a year to run and any savings drivers enjoyed on insurance over recent years are being wiped out. Motoring experts the AA said fuel costs at the pumps have come...

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Driver prejudices cause road safety concerns

Over 16 million UK motorists judge other drivers based on the colour, type, and cleanliness of their car and even let it affect how they drive according to a new study released today.Some 45 per cent ...

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Dunlop OE high performance successes

The new Renault Espace, Jaguar’s new XE saloon and the Mercedes-AMG C63 are among the latest cars to be factory fitted with Dunlop tyres. The latest version of the renowned Renault Espace will be...

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Continental promote environmentally friendly trucks

Continental is supporting a joint pilot project between BMW Group and its logistics partner Scherm Group to promote environmentally friendly trucks. As part of the project, the German premium tyre ...

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Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport tyres OE on Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

Bridgestone tyres have been selected by Daimler for the 2015 worldwide launch of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV. The luxury mid-sized SUV leaves the factory fitted with Dueler H/P Sport t...

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Mercedes-Benz dealers on target for quicker alignment

Mercedes-Benz dealers across the UK can now benefit from faster wheel alignment measurements following Mercedes-Benz factory approval of the Hunter HTA-MB-TD wheel alignment system which acts as a dir...

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BMW confirms M6 GT3 September

BMW will officially uncover its new M6 GT3 challenger at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Successor to the ageing Z4 GT3, the German manufacturer has announced its latest GT offering will be un...

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Michelin Unearths Earthmover Management System

Michelin North America has introduced a new generation of earthmover management system - the MEMS Evolution3. The MEMS Evolution3 features the latest TPMS sensor and improved system software that h...

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New car sales exceed 100,000 for first time since 2008

New car sales have already reached 109,960, the first time they have exceeded 100,000 since 2008. Registration figures for July show that 27,633 new cars were registered, up 47.68 per cent on the same...

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Bridgestone advice for driving safely into the summer holidays

With almost 40% of Europeans ready to take or already on the road for the summer, Bridgestone wants to make sure that these road trips are both fun and safe for everyone by offering motorists a few ti...

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Focus on driver fatigue over August Bank Holiday Weekend

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Siochana have launched the August Bank Holiday Road Safety Campaign, as road fatality figures show that over the past five years (2010 to 2014), 12 people ...

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Nokian warns on the risks of aquaplaning

Motorists should check their tyres before the holiday season in order to increase safety and comfort and maximise peace of mind. When it rains in summer, water collects in the ruts in the road surf...

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Millennials in Europe want an eco-friendly future - Goodyear Dunlop survey finds

Millennials in Europe want an eco-friendly future and see the benefits of sustainable vehicles in helping to deliver this. According to new findings from Goodyear Dunlop Tires Europe (GDTE) in as...

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Conti.eContact refined for hybrid models

Continental has taken the Conti.eContact - originally launched in 2011 with electric vehicles in mind - and refined it specifically to meet the needs of hybrid models. Thanks to the introduction of...

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Dunlop lifts veil on tyre development for Mercedes-AMG

On the brink of its one-year anniversary as the AMG Driving Academy's official tyre partner and four years into its technical partnership with AMG Customer Sports, Dunlop has released a series of exhi...

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Unchanged styling masks big changes under the hood for the 2016 Lexus IS

The Lexus IS was designed to take on German sports sedans like the BMW 3 Series, and for 2016 it gets an update that brings it in line with the latest trend followed by those benchmark ...

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Toyo Tires OE on all-new Audi Q7

The Toyo Proxes T1 Sport SUV has been selected by Audi AG as Original Equipment for its new Q7 model. [T1Sport-SUVamended] Two sizes will be fitted depending on model variant. 255/60 R18 108Y and 2...

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Michelin India rolls out tubeless truck tyres

The need for speed and safety will drive the demand for Michelin's tubeless radial tyres among commercial vehicles, according to Nour Bouhassoun, Chairman and President - Africa, India and Middle East...

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BMW working to develop "Apple Car?"

Speculation has been widespread among the German media that technology giant Apple is interested in developing their very own "Apple Car" with the world-renound automotive brand, BMW.  BMW has...

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Michelin introduces new Cross Climate tyre for summer and winter use

A tyre that performs equally well on sun-baked roads in Summer and on snow-covered roads in Winter has been invented by Michelin. Appropriately named Michelin CrossClimate, it is a world-first...

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Bridgestone tyres selected for new Fiat 500X crossover

Fiat has chosen tyres from Bridgestone for the new Fiat 500X crossover. Delivery of Turanza T001 tyres in size 225/45 R18 91V to the Fiat factory in Melfi, Italy has already started.  500X is ...

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