Tag: TYRE

Dramatic CCTV Footage Shows Consequences Of Tyre Failure

Dramatic CCTV Footage Shows Consequences Of Tyre Failure

DRAMATIC FOOTAGE of a lorry tyre exploding on a busy motorway has been released as a warning to millions of motorists about the dangers of worn tyres.In the clip, viewable on the Highways Agency YouTube channel, motorway cameras capture the moment a front tyre explodes on a large lorry, sending […]

Goodyear Eagle F1 Directional 5 long-term test

Goodyear Eagle F1 Directional 5 long-term test

The Goodyear Eagle F1 Directional 5 tyre is a high-performance tyre but unlike the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2, it is less vulnerable to the ‘diminishing returns scenario’ in terms of pricing. Tyres like the Asymmetric 2 are more track-oriented, providing fantastic grip in the dry with high resilience during track […]

Devective Tyre Prosecutions Top 10,000

Devective Tyre Prosecutions Top 10,000

MORE THAN 170 motorists were convicted every week in 2012 for driving on defective or even dangerous tyres.The figures, obtained by tyre safety charity TyreSafe as part of its efforts to improve awareness during Tyre Safety Month, show that 10,228 drivers were taken to court over their tyres. As rain […]

Charity issues new tyre grip warning

Charity issues new tyre grip warning

SAFETY charity TyreSafe has issued a timely warning to bikers who are giving their rides a new set of tyres this spring. According to TyreSafe riders should take extra care for the first 100 miles or so, to allow the low-grip finish on all new tyres to wear away. The […]

Riders urged to check their tyres

Riders urged to check their tyres

AS BETTER weather approaches, bikers are being urged to make a ‘PACT’ with their tyres. The relatively small contact patches of motorbikes’ tyres mean that it’s especially crucial for riders to keep their tyres in perfect order, and road safety charity TyreSafe has a neat way of remembering the key […]

Toyota ‘Tyre Weekend Fair’

Toyota ‘Tyre Weekend Fair’

UMW Toyota Motor is currently running a Toyota Tyre Safety Promotion in conjunction with the upcoming Hari Raya season. This promotion includes a “Tyre Weekend Fair” at selected Toyota Service Centres throughout Peninsular Malaysia from July 1 to September 30, 2012. At the fair, owners of the Toyota Corolla Altis, […]

Goodyear Eagle EfficientGrip

Goodyear Eagle EfficientGrip

Most motorists may never think much about it but those four tyres on each corner of the car are really the only things keeping the car from going off the road. And besides maintaining grip even at high cornering speeds, they also have to be able to induce the car […]

Goodyear innovation recognized

Goodyear innovation recognized

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber was recently recognized as one of the companies that are leading the world in innovation, the protection and commercialization of inventions and influence on future technologies. The recognition is by Thomson Reuters which announced its list of Top 100 Global Innovators.   "This recognition by […]

Award for Goodyear Malaysia from Perodua

Award for Goodyear Malaysia from Perodua

Goodyear Malaysia was recently awarded as Perodua’s Best Outstanding Yearly Performance Vendor under the Quality and Delivery 2011 category. The award recognizes the company’s “A” rank performance on quality and delivery of Goodyear tyres to Perodua’s manufacturing plant near Rawang, Selangor, for 12 months consecutively.   Commenting on the presentation […]

The end of pumping tyres is near

The end of pumping tyres is near

Manually inflating tyres periodically and keeping them at optimum pressures will soon be a thing of the past While everyone knows that tyres need to be inflated, many motorists are not aware (or don’t care) about ensuring that the pressures are correct and at an optimum level to get the […]