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In a recent tyre test, by Track and Race Car magazine, the Dunlop SP Sport Maxx TT, received 5 Stars, due to its quality of road feedback, wet and dry handling, mileage performance, and cornering and high speed stability.
10 Feb 2009
Chosen for distinction by a jury panel, ahead of 21 other applications, Goodyear Optigrip - SmartWear Technology has been chosen as last year’s Innovation award winner by the Luxembourg Business Federation (FEDIL).
Both tyres have been awarded a “highly recommendable” rating, as 85% of the summer tyres produced by the Michelin group have in the past in tests Carried out by ADAC and its Austrian and Swiss counterparts — Österreichischer Automobil Motorrad und Touring Club (ÖAMTC) and Touring Club Suisse (TCS).
02 Feb 2009
“In December, more than 1 in 4 car tyres sold in the UK was from the Goodyear Dunlop brand portfolio.”
Michael Welch, managing director of Internet tyre retailer BlackCircles.com, saw his venture named as one of 20 winners at the BT Business Essence of the Entrepreneur awards, which celebrates the achievements of UK entrepreneurs who have succeeded with the help of technology.