Tag: Tyres

Continental receives GreenTec accolade for RUBIN Project

  Continental, working in tandem with the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and University of Munnster’s Applied Ecology, recently received the GreenTec Award for the “RUBIN – Industrial Emergence of Natural Rubber from Dandelion” project.

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Primacy 3 ST – the latest premium car tyre by Michelin

 Michelin Primacy 3 ST Michelin today announced the new Michelin Primacy 3 ST premium car tyre that’s made especially for the Asia Pacific region.

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Lamborghini Veneno takes center stage at Geneva

 Lamborghini Veneno presented at Geneva motor show Motorsportchannel.com previously previewed the Lamborghini Veneno, a newest Raging Bull variant that’s limited to 3 units in the world. Following its presentation at the Geneva Motor show, Automobili Lamborghini has made it official that the 3-million plus Euros Lamborghini Veneno will be available only to very selective customers across the continents.

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Michelin prepares earnestly for Merdeka Endurance race

 michelin-prepares-earnestly-merdeka-endurance-race Le Mans 24-hour race presents one of the toughest tests for Michelin tyres as race teams must cover 700km at speeds between 210 and 325 km/h in a race track littered with debris, including fragments of razor sharp carbon shed by the cars. With similar demanding conditions at the 12-hour Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race (MMER( 2012, race teams fitted with Michelin’s sport tyres which are known for its safety, precision handling and outstanding mileage are certain to have a clear winning advantage in their race to secure the podium.

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Pirelli prepares for 2nd year tenure as sole F1 tyre supplier

 pirelli-prepares-2nd-year-tenure-sole-f1-tyre-supplier  Pirelli embarks on its second year as Formula One’s sole tyre supplier at the onset of the upcoming F1 season. At the penultimate race in Abu Dhabi last year, Pirelli presented the new range of tyres in accordance with the updated aerodynamic regulations for 2012. The new season’s F1 tyres have squarer profiles, increased grip, and softer, more competitive compounds with consistent degradation.

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