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Sumitomo Rubber Unveils R970 million Tyre Production Facility in Ladysmith

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA), manufacturer of the popular Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, officiallylaunched its new, state-of-the-artTruck and Bus Radial (TBR) factory in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday, 02 October 2018. This second phase of SRSA’s multi-billion-rand...

The hidden costs of cheap tyres

When it seems like there’s always more money left at the end of the month, it’s worth taking a longer term perspective, particularly when it comes to buying items as essential to safety as tyres. Cheap ones will cost...

Continental shines at TruckX Expo 2018

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial vehicle tyres, Continental had a strong presence at the recent TruckX Conference & Expo held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand. As the transport, logistics and fleet industry’s annual...

Goodyear SA welcomes new Trentyre and Commercial Director

Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce Piotr Czyzyk as a new addition to the Trentyre and Goodyear leadership team. Piotr Czyzyk joins Goodyear as the new Director for Trentyre and Commercial business and has been consulting in Trentyre...

Goodyear to study tyre materials reaction in International Space Station Experiments

The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company plans to test tyre components in space as part of a project in the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, through an experiment expected to launch later this year. In the microgravity environment...

Eqstra launches tyre mobility solution to assist customers

Eqstra Fleet Management and Logistics (Eqstra) has invested R4.3 million in a tyre mobility solution for its customers, while at the same time creating significant business opportunities for black owned and black women owned SMME’s. “With tyre spend of more...

One common mistake could be raising your fuel bill – and putting you in...

A simple, free safety check at your local petrol station could reduce your fuel bill – and potentially save your life, says Jeff Osborne, Head of Gumtree Automotive. "It's estimated that at least a quarter of drivers have one or...

Mathe Group success story grows recycling industry

Ongoing investment and growth at Mathe Group, South Africa’s largest tyre recycler, showed that it is possible to shrink the ever-growing mountain of truck tyres that are still threatening to become a national environmental hazard whilst also creating a...

Efficiency in Agriculture: Boost Cost Efficiency with Tyres

The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry. The United Nations estimates that by 2030, enough food will have to be supplied to meet the needs of around 8.5 billion people. At the same time, the...

Team De Rooy wins Rallye OiLibya on Goodyear Truck Tyres

Team De Rooy, using standard Goodyear truck tyres, took 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Truck Class of the Rallye OiLibya Maroc. The Team De Rooy Iveco Powerstar 4x4 of Federico Villagra, Adrian Yacopini and Ricardo Torlaschi not only...

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