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Korean tyre manufacturer Nexen increases production
With the fast-growing car market in China, the Korean tyre manufacturer Nexen has announced it will be increasing production in 2013 at their Chinese plant on Qingdao. They expect to produce 10 million tyres this year, up from 8 million in 2012.
Shares in Bridgestone surge as profits rise
Following a report by the world's largest tyre maker, Bridgestone have reported increased in net profit of 67%, shares in the company have surged by 10% to 2,820 yen on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
American Boss Brands France's Goodyear Workers 'Too Lazy To Save'
Maurice M Taylor Jr, the president of the American Titan group has branded the workforce at a major tyre plant in France "too lazy" as the American tycoon rules out any rescue for the Goodyear factory.
Has Tyre Labelling Changed Buying Habits?
Back in November 2012, new Tyre Labelling EU regulations were introduced to provide customers with more information about tyres that would allow them to make more informed choices when they purchased new tyres. Has it helped or hinder the customer and retailer?
Winter Tyres - Should You Get Them Fitted?
As we experience more and more wintery driving conditions with sub-zero temperatures more often, should you consider buying Winter Tyres and do they offer improved performance and road handling?
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"After my first experience with Concorde (following a blow out last month) my wife just called Concorde to book her car in for its first service; she spoke with a guy called Greg who was excellent to deal with. I wish everyone could know how easy it is to deal with the team at Concorde, as it is genuinely rare to experience such efficiency and be treated with such professionalism and courtesy this side of a Porsche dealership (and even then, that's hit & miss!) Genuine thanks from a genuine customer."
SIMON - 24 Jan 2013