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Bridgestone South Africa donates R1 000 000 to PinkDrive through Pink Valve Caps

Johannesburg- Bridgestone donated R1 000 000.00 to PinkDrive to assist them in their fight against breast cancer. The money was raised with the “Pink Valve Cap” project that was launched during 2014. The Pink valve caps were sold at participating Supa Quick dealers for R50.00 and all proceeds were donated to PinkDrive. The sum total […]

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2015 Bahrain Grand Prix – Ferrari Race Results

RAIKKONEN USES ALTERNATIVE TWO-STOP STRATEGY TO CLAIM SECOND PLACE ON PENULTIMATE LAP AND CHALLENGE FOR THE LEAD The spectacular Bahrain Grand Prix, held under lights in the evening with falling track and ambient temperatures, provided a high-speed tactical battle, during which drivers chose an assortment of two-stop and three-stop strategies.

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Bridgestone warns: Fit identical tyres for best road holding

How many of us are guilty of swopping different makes of tyres with the ones that are already on our vehicles to save a few bucks? Having two of one make and two of another make on the different axles doesn’t sound that far off, but what if you have a puncture and the spare […]

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There goes the Pirelli calendar… Italian classic sold to private Chinese company for a cool $7.7 billion

A private Chinese company is in the process of taking over Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli. Reuters reports that the China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) will buy Pirelli, the world’s fifth-largest tire maker, in a 7.1 billion euro ($7.7 billion) deal that will place one of the symbols of Italy’s manufacturing industry in Chinese hands.

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Tiger Wheels and Tyre – The Cost of Not Maintaining Your Tyres

The Cost of Not Maintaining Your Tyres Maintaining your tyres is probably not at the top of your to-do list, nor even a line item on your budget, but as Tiger Wheel & Tyre cautions you really can’t afford not to maintain your tyres.

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Bridgestone Serves as Title Sponsor for the 2015 World Solar Challenge

Bridgestone Corporation announced this week that the Bridgestone brand will be the title sponsor of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2015 (WSC 2015), which will be held in Australia from 18-25 October 2015.

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BRIDGESTONE 4X4 CHALLENGE

2015 is going to be a tough year for participants in Bridgestone’s 4×4 Club Challenge. This message was driven home on the year’s first round of the long-running 4×4 driving skills competition, held recently at the Leeuwenkloof 4×4 facility near Hartbeespoort Dam.

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Goodyear TripleTube Concept Tyre at the Geneva Motor Show 2015

Goodyear reveals the TripleTube, the smart morphing tyre concept at Geneva 2015  Single tyre actively inflates and deflates air chambers at different positions to provide versatility and optimized performance

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Tyres with low rolling resistance for electric cars

Special Continental tyres with up to 30 percent less rolling resistance achieve a substantial increase in range for electric cars Conti.eContact available in versions for electric cars and hybrids More approvals from automakers expected PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 10 February, 2015 – Continental’s tyre portfolio includes two tyres specially designed for electric vehicles and hybrids. […]

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Do Winter Tyres Count as a Modification for Insurance Purposes?

When you buy winter tyres from an online company such as Oponeo, probably the last thing on your mind was the need to inform your insurer. After all, winter tyres will make driving in challenging cold weather conditions much safer, right? Intriguingly and perhaps a little confusingly, failing to inform your insurer that you’ve fitted […]

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intelligent mobility at CES 2015 by Continental

Continental showcases intelligent mobility at CES 2015 Dynamic electronic Horizon – a cloud-based sensor LTE telematics from Continental power Subaru’s Starlink Smartwatch – Intelligent Key: new access technologies Curved and brilliant: OLED touch display Augmented reality: more efficient diagnosis and repair Environment sensors: intelligence for safe and comfortable driving  PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 9 January […]

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Continental Tyres – General Grabber AT wins 4×4 Tire Test

General Grabber AT wins second consecutive local 4×4 tyre test General Grabber dominates Drive Out / WegRy all-terrain tyre evaluation Top scorer in off-road traction and stopping power Second consecutive win for Grabber AT in local tyre test PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 09 December 2014 – The General Grabber AT has won a comprehensive all-terrain […]

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TYRE SAFETY DIPS IN 2014 – BRIDGESTONE

Tyre safety has declined in 2014. This is the word from Bridgestone, which was commenting on feedback from its countrywide Tyre Check programme, now in its seventh year. “The Tyre Check surveys in 2014 covered five of the nine provinces in South Africa and checked 6,708 tyres for condition, inflation pressure and tyre mis-matching on […]

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Coventry MotoFest To Feature Falken International Drift Team: 80mph Sideways

  Falken’s iconic drift team is the first to announce it will perform at Coventry’s MotoFest on May 29th-31st 2015. The UK team of Matt Carter, Paul Cheshire and Kirstie Widdrington plus Irish Drift Champion James Deane are planning to get all four Falken-shod cars simultaneously driving around the Coventry ring road in a spectacular […]

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Landies win Bridgestone 4×4 Challenge

Round nine of the 2014 Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge, hosted at the Leeuwenkloof 4×4 facility near Hartbeespoort Dam, saw enthusiasts from the Land Rover Owners Club of South Africa battle it out. Competition was fierce, because only a handful of places are left in the Club Challenge Final, to be held just a few short […]

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Falken support for Jake Archer’s Gymkhana Grid bid

Falken Tyre Europe will supply up and coming Gymkhana star Jake Archer with high performance tyres as he competes in final round of Gymkhana Grid

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Goodyear sets off on world record-breaking journey across 3 continents

German driver Rainer Zietlow to drive 17,752 kilometers Cape-to-Cape in record time on Goodyear Wrangler tyres Goodyear announced yesterday, 21 September 2014, that German record-breaker Rainer Zietlow and his Challenge4 team have begun an epic drive in their Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI from Nordkapp (North Cape), Norway to Cape Agulhas, South Africa, aiming to cover […]

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Falken’s latest on/off-road truck tyres help mixed use operators keep costs on track

Robust truck tyres with ‘sensible’ design features help mixed use operators keep firmly on track with costs Operators seeking affordable yet resilient truck tyres, versatile enough to cope with today’s growing market demands for mixed usage on a daily basis, have a new option from Falken. With derivatives for drive as well as trailer and […]

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Continental Tyre South Africa Appoints Two New Directors to its Board

Non Executive and Executive Director appointed First black female Executive Director PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 September 2014Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA), is pleased to announce the appointments of Fayruz Abrahams and Sivuyile Boqwana (Neѐ Matama) as Directors to the CTSA board as of August 2014. Abrahams will be serving in the capacity of Independent […]

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Continental Tyres Developing Sustainability

Continental – developing sustainability Resource conservation and fuel economy core goals in tyre development Tyres for hybrid and electric vehicles help reduce CO2 emissions Rubber from dandelions and recycled rubber from truck tyres for retreading   PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, 16 September 2014–The topic of sustainability is high on the agenda for Continental, one of […]

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FALKEN RACING JAMES DEANE BECOMES 2014 EXTREME DRIFT ALLSTARS CHAMPION

Falken Motorsports’ driver James Deane wins the Extreme Drift Allstars Lithuanian Drift GP and with it, secures his place as the 2014 Extreme Drift Allstars champion.

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Tiger Wheel & Tyre: Out of Balance

Feeling Off Balance? Spare a Thought for Your Wheels 2014 is well past halfway and most people are beginning to feel off balance and in need of a break before the year-end madness. “If that’s how you feel, spare a thought for your wheels and tyres. They are just as likely to be out of […]

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Porsche at the Pirelli world Challenge

PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE, ROUNDS 13 AND 14, SONOMA, CALIFORNIA Sonoma, California. Ryan Dalziel, Michael Mills and Jack Baldwin scored two class victories and three runner-up positions between them in Rounds 13 and 14 of the Pirelli World Challenge this past weekend at the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sonoma. On Saturday, Michael Mills (Angleton, Texas) added […]

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Win a breathtaking 5 star Namibian adventure with Pirelli and Landrover

It’s time to get out of the urban jungle, leave the traffic behind and experience the 5 star adventure of a lifetime. Pirelli and Landrover are offering you the chance to explore the wild and beautiful landscapes of Namibia in a Landrover SUV. To stand in line to win one of four double tickets for […]

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Volvo Cars announces today it will establish a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and to

Breyten Odendaal

1 July, 2022

Wesbank Sales Figures June 2022

Wesbank - First half sales buoyed by June performance

South African new vehicle sales have returned to first quarter levels with June sales once again moving above the 40,000-unit threshold. The result will have brought some reassurance to the

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1 July, 2022

Mahindra Xuv 700 Scorpio N

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Centurion, July 1, 2022: The first units of the Mahindra XUV700, the company’s authentic flagship SUV, have arrived in South Africa. The vehicle was showcased alongside the Scorpio-N at a unique

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1 July, 2022

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