Category Archives: News

Premier League trophy to appear at Automechanika with Yokohama

June 5th, 2017 by

Premier League trophy to be on display on Yokohama stand at Automechanika Chelsea FC’s first trophy win since Yokohama became official shirt partner in 2015 The trophy will be on display on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th June only Following … Read more

Harjeev Kandhari appointed vice chairman of Doublestar Europe

June 2nd, 2017 by

Harjeev Kandhari has joined the board of directors of Doublestar Europe as vice chairman. The joint venture between Qingdao Doublestar and the Zenises Group, of which Kandhari is CEO, is responsible for the sale, marketing and distribution of all Doublestar … Read more

YOKOHAMA celebrates 100th anniversary

April 13th, 2017 by

Since its foundation in the city of Yokohama, Japan in 1917, The Yokohama Rubber Company has evolved into one of the leading global tyre manufacturers and in 2017 celebrates its 100th anniversary.

VDB’s private budget brand GOLDLINE well received in the market

April 11th, 2017 by

Recently,  a new private brand Goldline is introduced into the UK by Van den Ban Autobanden B.V. (VDB), international tyre wholesaler/distributor  in Europe with their HQ in the Netherlands.

Maxxis celebrates 50th anniversary

April 7th, 2017 by

Bicycle tyre manufacturer Maxxis is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business this Month.

More international tyre businesses join ITMA

March 29th, 2017 by

Yanchang Rubber and Van den Ban become ITMA’s latest members The Association reaches a record high of 21 members Post-Brexit support likely to be even more important for international tyre manufacturers Two significant international tyre businesses have become the latest … Read more

Future Tire Conference: 24-25th May 2016

March 11th, 2016 by

Future Tire Conference, organised by European Rubber Journal, will take place for the first time during the international tire industry event REIFEN and co-located Rubber Tech Europe in Essen on 24-25 May 2016. The conference will look at current trends that are shaping the future of the … Read more

Tyre Aging –The Last Word

November 30th, 2015 by

Among other matters the European Commission Roadworthiness Committee has been deliberating on the difficult question of tyre aging. Here is what they have to say.

Professional Tyre Management Guide

November 9th, 2015 by

This guide contains essential information necessary to the safe and efficient management of tyres fitted to heavy vehicles: trucks, trailers, buses and coaches. It is addressed to vehicle operators in the UK and reflects UK regulations and operating conditions. The … Read more

Tyres and Road Safety – some joined up thinking at last

May 15th, 2015 by

Finally our friends in Brussels have started to take the bigger view on issues of tyres and road safety. Late last year the Commission published a report which at last adopted a more synergistic approach to this subject. We in … Read more