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Proposed extension for new car MoT testing

With the governments proposed shift in legislation regarding Mot testing, the UK's national Tyre Safety platform, TyreSafe, have voiced serious concerns on behalf of the consumer with regards to road safety.

Currently, new cars and...

 

Continental take the accolades for 2015

The much respected summer tyre test carried out annually by UK car magazine - Auto Express, has this year awarded global giant Continental as the outright winner. The awards highlight exceptional performance, safety, performance, quality,...

 

When do you check yours?

How often do you honestly get down on hands and knees and thoroughly inspect your own tyres? Once a week? Once a month? Never?

The alarming fact is that most motorists never check their tyres - either for wear, damage or pressure -...

 

Tower Hamlets Council reveal further issues with part worn tyre sellers

A recent investigation by Tower Hamlets Trading Standards - in conjunction with the Uk's leading tyre safety organisation, TyreSafe has revealed further evidence of the sale of unsafe tyres to an unsuspecting public.

In one premises...

 

0800 news!

Finally, Ofcom has enforced some changes into the mobile network providers!! From now on all calls from your mobile to our 08007839310 number are totally free of charge! Our 0333 number will remain perfectly active though as this will only use...

 

Hometyre's latest trading area - Sheffield

Motorists and business owners of Sheffield take note - Hometyre is coming! Fronted by the very savvy and professional main man, Sam E. you can expect the standards of service and care at the levels motorists from numerous other towns and cities...

 

The ULTIMATE all season tyre is here!

Introducing the MICHELIN Cross Climate!! New tyre technology designed to operate in ALL weather conditions and ALL temperatures with unfaltering performance and economy.

"It offers the advantages of summer...
 

eCall System to be Compulsory from 2018

The EU has recently passed law for all new cars and light commercial vehicles to be fitted with the eCall tracking device from 2018. Despite earlier protest from certain groups with regards to privacy rights, MEPs state the system will not store...

 

Hometyre and Review Sites

With review sites and questions over review validity a hot topic in the press currently, we thought it a good idea to tell you about our stance and experiences! On our pages you'll find scrolling reviews posted by our customers. Click on the box...

 

How important are they?

Well certainly modern motorsport seems to indicate that it's now all about tyre technology. From F1™ to MotoGP™, tyres are playing a defining role when it comes to team strategy and more importantly, winning races. 

Lewis...

 

From winter back to summer tyres and a cautionary note!

The current very warm spell should generally prompt most motorists who haven't already done so to consider swapping back onto summer rubber over the next couple of weeks. 

We're still experiencing chilly mornings and after dark, but...

 

Bank Holiday Travelling

Are you hitting the roads this bank holiday? If so, expect regular long delays and tailbacks heading into the popular destinations and be prepared!

Top tips to avoid further disruption:

1. Well, you'd have guessed we start with...

 

Piezo-electric Tyres?

First the science: Piezoelectricity is charge that is built up in crystalline and ceramic structures when exposed to a mechanical force. Such a material that is squeezed rapidly will create a charging voltage. 

With huge...

 

Michelin & BMW link up for M-Series Models

BMW have announced Michelin as the sole supplier for the 21" fitment sizes for the new X5 & X6 M-Sport models.

Following two years worth of rigorous testing, the Pilot Super Sport will be...

 

Ferrari Reveal F1 Concept

Is this the future of F1™?

WE certainly hope so! Ferrari concept designers believe current and short term changes to the sport will steer future designs into this much meatier...

 

Good news for unsuspecting motorists

In one of the first cases of what appears to be a national clampdown on part worn tyre traders,  Lincolnshire based Moss Tyres proprietor Luke McKenzie has been found unanimously guilty by jury on 16 accounts of being in possession to supply...

 

Hometyre heads to Sweden!

While many UK motorists have converted to our mobile tyre services over the years, our Scandinavian friends over in Sweden have as yet not had this level of service offered to them - until now!

The service is about to be trialed in...

 

Get your caravan/motorhome ready for spring 2015

It may still be chilly but those early signs of spring are thankfully upon us already! Lighter nights and daytime temperatures just starting to nudge towards double figures again. Ok, we may still be hit with a cold hard spell but with March...

 

Voted Most Loved Tyre Business in the UK! That's Hometyre...

It's always good to pick up accreditation and acknowledgement for our efforts. We try very hard to get things right for everyone at all times and it appears that visitors to the national Best of website recognise us as a service worthy of...

 

Goodyear takes the accolades at the GTU summer tyre tests

It may seem a little early to be testing summer tyres - but not for GTU - the German vehicle inspection organisation!

A comparison test of a dozen tyres across the very popular 205/55R16 size lists the Goodyear Efficient Grip...

 

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