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Audi has chosen the Yokohama Advan as OE for its luxury SUV, the Q7, a full time 4x4 vehicle , exceeding 5 metres in length, available on purchase with a huge 6.0 Litre V12 engine.
A Panel, made up of influential business journalists, advertising and public relations experts has awarded Bridgestone "superbrand" status in Germany for a second time. The title is valid for 2 years.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has won the Award for Technical Development in cooperation with Honda R&D Co. Ltd, for fuel efficient technologies applied to its Tranpath A20 tire, the original equipment tyre for its Honda Crossroad model since 2007.
Released onto the Japanese market on the 18th May the ,3rd generation Prius, the vehicle seen as the prime environmental statement, will ride on the eco-friendly Proxes R30A tyre as OE.
Continental has voiced its concerns over potential problems with the EU labeling laws due to come into force in 2012 claiming that experts are still skeptical about the problems involved.
Auto Express Magazine has named the Pirelli P Zero as "Tyre of the Year" in front of 3 other brands.
Designed for local, regional and long haul motorway applications Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp has introduced the Toyo M647 premium drive tyre which contains Toyo?s e-balance technology.
Freightliner has chosen Continental Tire North America Inc. to supply OE tyres for all its Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks.
Dunlop Motorcycle UK has announced that it has added new sizes to its already popular Roadsmart tyre range.
The Goodyear MV/T tyre size 395/85R20 has been chosen as OE for the widely used BAE Tactical Vehicle Systems military transport vehicle.