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From racing to traffic: the strength of Dunlop tires

The sense of freedom on two wheels can be expressed in three ways: road, adventure and motor racing. In order to satisfy different riding characteristics, Dunlop offers three different tires: Mutant, Trailmax Meridian and SportSmart Mk3

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Triangle Tire technological innovation and range expansion

New tread patterns and a wider product range is what Triangle Tire has been working on in recent years to strengthen its position on the European market. Not only that, in fact, the company has long since begun to invest in marketing campaigns aimed at attracting retailers and encourage the purchase of its products

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Suitable tires for battery powered vehicles

Italy is “no country for old... engines”. Or rather: Italians are increasingly attracted by new alternative power units. Even if, in absolute terms, numbers are still small, electric vehicles in their various forms are increasing at a steady pace, nibbling away at the market share of the more traditional ICE units

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Racing and electric

Racing and electric motors, a combination only apparently incompatible. Especially when it comes to tires. Unless you had the opportunity to experience, at least once, the huge torque and acceleration delivered by electrically powered vehicles. In addition, it seems that the future of the automotive sector is being progressively channelled towards electric mobility

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The inner lining that retains air

The wheels on a car - or a motorcycle - can be visually striking, with their elaborately designed alloy wheels and black tires boasting a vast array of dynamically designed tread. The substance of a modern tubeless tire, however, does not stop with the visible elements, but includes a crucial and little-known feature: the inner liner

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Recircle Awards 2021 here are the winners of the first edition

The first edition of the Recircle Awards, an event dedicated to innovation, production processes, management and sustainable services within the tire retreading and recycling sectors, came to an end on March 15. The results with the winners in each of the 18 categories were announced by media agency Valebridge Media Services (Vms), which received over 9 thousand votes from all parts of the world

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The importance of infrastructures

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Mauro Severi, President of Aica, Italian Garage Equipment Manufacturers Association, draws attention to the absence of a "control room" in the field of urban planning and infrastructural development

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Mak, a thirty year long story

Mak is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary and decided to do so by introducing two new wheels: the 23-inch Speciale and Electra. Founded in 1991, the Brescia-based wheel manufacturer has quickly become one of the most important European automotive aftermarket companies, exporting its products to 52 countries in Europe and Asia

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From the Via Emilia to the rest of the world, the Reggio Emilia-based company invests in innovation

From the Reggio Emilia area, in the heart of Italy’s Motor Valley, to the rest of the world. Werther International, a company active in the production and marketing of equipment for garages, tire shops and body shops, aims to become a leading brand within the sector.

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Adas calibration opens new horizons for the entire auto-repair supply chain

Adas systems work with complex data: distances, speeds, angles detected by a series of devices and sensors such as accelerometers, odometers, lasers, radars, cameras that exchange the most precise information possible to allow the systems to operate correctly

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Fasep: work anywhere with eCube

Assisting broken-down vehicles, or reaching customers directly at their homes or workplaces, are services that are increasingly appreciated and in demand, and this gives tire dealers the opportunity to offer their services with significant added value. For those who offer - or are planning to offer - mobile services, FASEP introduced eCube in September 2020: an integrated system designed specifically for this use and introducing important innovations and advantages

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The automotive sector has a diminished impact on the national GDP

The impact of the automotive sector on the national GDP has diminished. In 2020, Italian households and businesses spent 157.4 billion euro on purchasing new vehicles (passenger cars, commercial vehicles, industrial vehicles and buses

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Guide to damage analysis

Sometimes, serving the customer means, for the tire dealer, also being able to recognize and explain the reasons why a tire has been damaged keeping in mind the boundary between a repairable tire and an end-of-life tire

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