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Continental has earned its 7th and 8th "best buy" recommendation from the consumer advice website Which? In the April Which? Tyre ranking report the continental premium contact 2 received the highest overall performance score in the two tyre sizes featured.
On March 26th the US state of California adopted a regulation which will make it compulsory for every automotive outlet to check tyre pressure on every vehicle they service.
03 Apr 2009

Pirelli Shares rise

It seems investor interest has returned to the automotive industry, whose valuations have been laid low by the global crisis, with Italian tyremaker Pirelli & C (PECI.MI) shares rising 8 percent. With 35 million, more than the daily average for the past month, shares having changed hands.
The threat of suspension or disqualification from the Formula One world championship hangs over Lewis Hamilton after being caught lying to FIA race stewards.
The European Parliament's industry committee has voted in favour of new tyre labelling regulations which will mean Tyre and vehicle retailers will have to provide customers with detailed information on the energy efficiency, safety and noise performance of tyres.
According to new research released by Continental this week up to 3.5 million motorists in the UK are driving on illegal tyres.
McKinsey , the consultancy group has estimated that China's car market will grow tenfold between 2005 and 2030.
In an article published this week Motorcycle news (MCN) has ranked the new Dunlop Qualifier II tyre above its rivals.
Women may have suspected it for some time, but new survey figures confirm that chivalry is not dead – so long as you happen to be a glamorous twenty-something......
The National Tyre Distribution Association has revealed that 7000 of 60,000 cars checked by members in January 09 were driving on at least 1 illegal tyre.

 

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