A step forward for tyre safety campaigner Frances Molloy

Following on from SA Treads recent report on leading European road and tyre safety campaigner Frances Molloy’s appearance at the recent Brityrex Show in the UK last month, Frances has revealed that she has been significantly encouraged by the positive response of tyre industry representatives to her call for urgent action on the banning of tyres over the age of ten years old following the death of her son and […]

Premium tyre fitment reaches South Africa

Driven by the need to provide superior, top-notch service to discerning customers who demand the best, BestDrive brings stylish lounge amenities, superior expertise and service excellence to the tyre fitment business, claims holding company, ContiTrade (a Division of Continental AG). South Africa is the latest country to benefit from the BestDrive phenomenon, which was first developed in Europe more than eight years ago. Today, an extensive network of BestDrive fitment […]

Michelin reports tyre growth slump in Europe

From Michelin’s headquarters in France it has been announced that due the slowing up of emerging markets the company intend to lower its full-year volume growth outlook from three per cent to between one and two per cent. In a detailed statement on this decision Michelin comment that OE demand has weakened in Europe particularly for truck tyres plus growth throughout Europe for PCR and Light Commercial tyres slowed to […]