April 11, 2017

Goodyear introduces the new Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyre

Goodyear introduces the Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyre, the latest member set to carry the legacy of the award-winning Wrangler family. It is a tough and durable […]
April 6, 2017

Michelin launches Pilot Sport4 in South Africa

Michelin, have launched the Michelin Pilot Sport4 tyres for the South African market. The new Michelin Pilot Sport4 , developed in partnership with some of the […]
April 4, 2017

Tyre of the future

Goodyear claims it 360 concept tyre is the first to be powered by Artificial Intelligence – which makes it capable of sensing, deciding, transforming and interacting […]
February 13, 2017

Getting serious about tyre repair standards

Representatives of seven of South Africa’s leading tyre repair specialists and TDAFA director Hedley Judd met recently to develop a new approach to uplifting the industry’s […]
February 13, 2017

Bridgestone plant shuttered

Electricity to tyre maker Bridgestone’s Brits plant was unlawfully disconnected last month by the Madibeng Municipality, shutting the plant for four days. The facility employs more […]
November 25, 2016

Tyres by the numbers

Tyres are safety critical components on a vehicle, so understanding the meaning of codes moulded into their sidewalls is helpful in interpreting specific characteristics, including speed […]
October 24, 2016

Second-hand tyres a big threat to road safety

Second-hand tyres and re-grooved tyres are one of the biggest dangers to safety on the road. This is according to Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Rubber […]
October 11, 2016

Tyres to the test

General Tire puts its philosophy of Anywhere is Possible to the off-road test, using a convoy of Jeep Wranglers to traverse some challenging terrain in the […]
October 11, 2016

Continental’s Vision Zero

The elimination of all accidents – that’s the aim of Continental’s many road safety initiatives which form part of the company’s Vision Zero project. Continental has […]
September 29, 2016

Bridgestone celebrates 80th milestone

Last month marked 80 years since the rst Firestone tyre to be man- ufactured in South Africa rolled off the assembly line at the company’s factory in […]
September 23, 2016

New CEO for Bridgestone SA

Bridgestone SA has announced the appointment of Gavin Young as its new CEO following the decision by former incumbent Mike Halforty to take early retirement. Making […]
September 23, 2016

Continental strengthens West African operation

Continental Tyre is looking to expand its retail concept in West Africa by enlisting the aid of Ghanaian partner, Rainbow Motor Workshop and Engineering, in re-launching […]