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Continental Hits Record Sales of More Than 20 Million Winter Tyres
German tyre manufacturer Continental has announced that they sold over 21.4 million of their winter tyres in 2012. This figure brakes their record in 2011 which saw them sell 19.8 million tyres for cars, vans and SUVs.
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?
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"Having taken my car into the Leicester branch for a service, MOT,and new tyres.I could not have been more pleased with the service from start to finish plus the fact that I saved money compared with the Citroen main dealer price."
RAJ - 09 Apr 2014