The government has reached a consensus to go with an investment figure of £500 million, as proposed by the automotive industry. This major move has resulted in a £1 billion investment deal, spanning over 10 years, and designed to ensure healthy growth of UK’s automotive production segment.
The Future Looks Bright
The UK government will now fund the automotive ... [ Read: UK Government to Back Automotive Industry’s £500 Million Investment Plan ]
If all you ever wanted in this world was the supercar of supercars and get your pulse racing, then three quarters of a million will buy you the infinitely sublime McLaren P1, a 903bhp pertrol-electric hypercar capable of an astounding 0-62 in 3 seconds and a top speed of 217mph.
Following on from the F1, everything about this car ... [ Read: The McLaren P1 – The Supercar of Supercars ]
Maxxis – the renowned official partner of the popular British Drift Championship recently discussed its pivotal role in the fast-growing motorsport in Britain.
The Advent of Drifting
We are used to coming across horrifying images of damaged and worn-out tyres. However, it’s a little odd to do so with a tyre manufacturer’s reps egging on to see similar incidents. We ... [ Read: Maxxis tyres ‘Drifts’ to Success ]
Tyre technology is an integral part of the automobile industry. While numerous tyres are created for civilian drivers, innovative tyres are also made for the construction, agricultural and racing industries. These drivers also prefer to get the best tyres for their vehicles to work effectively. Trelleborg AB is one company that is slowly gaining prominence for its revolutionary ... [ Read: Trelleborg Releases the Progressive Traction™ Tyre – Gains Widespread Appreciation ]
Now that the winter has finally arrived, it’s time to check your tyres and make sure you stay safe on the roads. We’ve prepared an infographic pointing out the main pitfalls of winter driving, and tyres is one of the most important factors.
According to the DVLA, cruising at 30mph in dry conditions will take you just 12 metres ... [ Read: The Winter is Here – Are your Tyres up for the Challenge? ]
Industry experts warn that the new height restriction of four metres will potentially mar the trade relations between the nations of UK and Ireland. A group of prominent trade organisations from both the countries have urged the authorities to rethink their crucial decision.
Trade Associations Caution Against Height Restriction Rule
The Transport Committee at the European Parliament recently received a ... [ Read: Increase in Height Restriction for Good Vehicles – Is it a Healthy Sign for Trade? ]
Michelin Group has planned to join hands with two French companies – Axens and IFPEN or IFP Energies nouvelles. The three have jointly revealed their plans to initiate a plant chemistry study partnership with a goal to develop and eventually introduce a new method to manufacture bio-sourced butadiene, also known as bio-butadiene.
The Beginning of a ‘Bio’ Future
The newfound ... [ Read: Michelin to Partner in a Significant Bio-Butadiene Project ]
The US tyre industry appreciates the experience and standing of Harvey Brodsky, the founder of Retread Tire Association, RTA. In the past, he served first as an employee and then MD of Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau. And his association with them lasted a strong three decades, post which he established his own retreading organisation, RTA.
Brodsky’s Tryst ... [ Read: Harvey Brodsky of RTA Stays Strong on Commitment to Retreading ]
After Lanxess/NTDA published a news report analyzing the UK tyre retail industry perspective last month, a leading tyre industry publication house has further discussed the entire report in extensive detail. It was initially interpreted that tyre labelling, until now, has been sort of an opportunity missed by tyre businesses across Europe. However, the data from Lanxess/NTDA, which was ... [ Read: Boosted Budget Tyre Sales Post Labelling says NTDA/Lanxess Report ]