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Here is a funky interactive page that has been created by National tyres and Autocare describing who are the main types of Car Drivers and how to spot them?
Do you fit into the bill of one of these car drivers? or is there someone you know that does? I sure know one or two of these driver types.
Personally ... [ Read: Who are the main types of Car Drivers and how to spot them? ]
Blackcircles is probably one of the biggest tyre retailers in the world. The website reinvented how motorists purchased tyres, and it now has a turnover of more than £10million. Founder and tyre tycoon Mike Welch launched the website more than 12 years ago but it still remains one of UK’s premier tyre websites with more than 200,000 customers ... [ Read: Tyre Tycoon Mike Welch Explores Innovative New Markets ]
Virgin founder Richard Branson has finally let the cat out of the bag. At the Formula E Electric Grand Prix in Miami, Branson let loose that Virgin engineers were actively working on an electric car that could compete with the Tesla in the near future. Although Branson was not clear on what Virgin engineers had in the pipeline, ... [ Read: Branson Does It Again: Making an Electric Car? ]
Pirelli shares have been seeing a huge burst in interest. On March 19th, share rates in Pirelli jumped to a 25-year-high. This sudden flare in interest was due to news reports in the Italian media. According to the reports, Pirelli was up for sale and it would soon be taking on an Asian partner which could boost its ... [ Read: Pirelli Seeing a Profit Due To Buyout? ]
GM has not been having a good time. In an aim to expand operations, the company had invested in Russia, where car sales were booming. For a time, the Russian automotive market was great. Cars sales were at an all-time high and sales volume was expected to surpass that of Germany by 2016. However, the exact opposite has ... [ Read: GM To Close Russian Plant: Incurs $600 Million Charge on Russian Operations ]
It’s that time of the year. Come April and international conferences start scheduling their meetings so that guests can enjoy the weather and learn something as well. For the tyre industry, it’s time for company representatives to visit the International Tyre Colloquium. This year, the International Tyre Colloquium will be held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
The ... [ Read: Visiting the International Tyre Colloquium – 20/04/2015 – 21/04/2015 ]
We use tyres on vehicles but have you wondered what happens to your tyres once they reach the end of their lives. Global tyre production is estimated to be about 1,000,000,000 t about 1,500,000,000 units per year.
On an average, most of the tyres last anywhere from 5-10 years depending on use, and road condition and more than 300,000,000 ... [ Read: Who Else Wants to Know about the Annual European Tyre Recycling Conference? ]
Running your car on flat tyres is not a good idea unless you have run-flats. However, Polish-born Michal Kollback has done just that. The scary part is that he drove his mountain bike with flat tyres down a virtually vertical rock face!
Kollback has already gained a reputation for being one of the best daredevil cyclists in the area. ... [ Read: Daredevil Drives up a Wall with Flat Tyres ]
Who doesn’t know Lewis Hamilton? The impressive British Formula One racing driver from Hamilton managed to wow McLaren team Principal Ron Dennis, when he was just ten years old, by predicting that he would be racing for Team McLaren one day. It’s twenty years down the line and Hamilton has managed to wow the entire world repeatedly.
His ... [ Read: Lewis Hamilton Dominates the 2015 Australian Formula Grand Prix ]
The world of tyre polymers is constantly evolving. Over the last few years, tyre manufacturers have been innovating with the basic tyre mixture to make tyres not only ecologically-viable, but superior in performance. The World Rubber Summit 2015 is designed to do just that.
About The World Rubber Summit 2015
In order to keep industry professionals, researchers and tyre ... [ Read: Don’t Miss the Action at the World Rubber Summit 2015! ]