Conti goes high-tech with self-adjusting tyres

FRANKFURT, Germany – The 2019 Frankfurt auto show was Continental Tyres’ show of choice to launch its Conti CARE, described as ”a comprehensive technology system”. CARE? It stands for connected, autonomous. reliable, electrified and represents what the tyremaker describes as ”a fine-tuned networking of wheel and tyre technology and the manageability of the desired performance…

Tough times tough on tyre-buying – but don’t take chances

Economic pressure is making South African vehicle owners push their tyres much further than the safe threshold of their lifespan, leading to an increase in vehicle accidents. Dries Venter, technical manager at Bridgestone South Africa, explains how a multi-agency approach can help personal and business drivers make better decisions to save lives while keeping their…

Bridgestone launches improved bike radials – front and rear

BRIDGESTONE has launched one front and five rear Battlax Hypersport S22 radial sport tyres for street use. They’re already being distributed in North America and will reach other markets during February 2019. The range follows the S21 – original equipment on a number of sport motorcycles – and has been a popular replacement choice for…