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Another step towards smarter vehicles

Modern vehicles, cars as well as commercial vehicles and heavy trucks, are increasingly connected, both on-board and to the Internet. The reasons for this are many and closely intertwined

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A growing market

As it often happens, when two parties fight a third one gains the upper hand. As the “battle” between summer and winter product started raging, All Season tires took the lion share in the market. Clearly a compromise

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Designed for extreme driving

Tires entrusted with extreme mobility, when natural ground conditions require maximum grip, in order to be able to move forward with a 4x4 vehicle ensuring sufficient grip in the presence of mud, debris, rock or wet foliage

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City roads or snowclad mountains; there’s a tire for everyone

City buses, trucks operating in construction sites or icy roads: it is difficult to imagine vehicles with more diverse needs at first glance. Slippery roads, possible overloading, impacts with rocks, potholes and sharp edges resulting in abrasions and tearing

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Metzeler presents the new Sportec M9 RR

Grip, even in wet conditions and manoeuvrability are the features Metzeler focused on in creating the new Sportec M9 RR. The new Metzeler has been designed bearing in mind the needs of super-sport and naked bike owners who ride every day and in all weather conditions

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Bridgestone new sizes for Vx-Tractor

Innovation in the field is marked Bridgestone. In the agricultural tire segment, the Japanese manufacturer displayed the latest version of its Vx-Tractor at the last Agritechnica, designed to meet the needs of farmers

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Need wheels?

It's round and it turns. Everybody knows that. However, there is much more than meets the eye when we talk about wheels. An essential complement to mobility, often considered as a synonym, wheels are essential also in guaranteeing a measure of safety

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The Covid-19 health emergency stifles the economy and Pirelli revises its industrial plan

Back to the drawing board. Pirelli corrects its industrial plan, presented only a few months ago, and downgrades its growth estimates for 2020. The health emergency from Covid-19 and the consequent impact on the global economy has led the Milan-based group to revise its objectives

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Coping with the emergency

The whole world under attack from a lower life form. In an unprecedented escalation, the Coronavirus epidemic, or Covid-19, in the space of a few weeks has gone from being - at least in the common perception 

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Roadside assistance the tire professional’s new business

Knowing a tire dealer, it might sound obvious to ask for help with a broken down car, requesting, perhaps, an intervention outside the garage. It is easy to imagine that the answer will be affirmative

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Car repair - fewer injuries in the workshop

Workplace accidents are decreasing, but in a number of workshops, work is still being done without complying with current occupational safety regulations. This is a key issue for many trade associations, which have always been at the forefront in promoting professional training courses

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Point S ready for a technological leap

How to cope with every day activities in the workshop, the changes in the market and the challenges posed by a relentless technological evolution: this is the message with which Guy-Olivier Ducamp, Western Europe director of Point S, opened the group's Italian Convention

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Training and networking overseas

NADA is an event organized by the National Automobile Dealer Association, which took place from February 14 to 17 in the setting of the Convention Centre in Las Vegas, where key manufacturers and dealers gathered for a three-day event full of meetings

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Europe, if you are there show it!

One of the unfortunate effects of the Coronavirus has been to force the cancellation or postponement of numerous trade fairs, creating additional difficulties for the economic sectors involved

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Road haulage ensured the survival of families

Just like the turn of a millennium, of a historical era, there is a "pre" and a “post” Coronavirus, and things will no longer be the same. We are experiencing a dramatic transition in our lives, in society in general, and in the global economy following the pandemic that kicked off in China

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Buses and trucks heading for a transition towards clean energy

Hydrogen, batteries and liquid natural gas: buses and trucks begin the transition to clean energy even in areas that were previously unknown, such as long-distance electric trucks and LNG buses

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A “green” future for automotive components

The war on emissions has broken out and the goal set by the European Union for 2021 - a reduction in emissions of up to 95 grams of CO2 per km for new cars - is challenging, if not difficult

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Info-connected mobility

Vehicles talking to each other. Vehicles that look at each other. And again, vehicles that communicate with the surrounding world and that, depending on the information collected, act, react and sometimes even anticipate events. This is the "miracle" of applying new technologies with captivating names to mobility - artificial intelligence (AI)

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