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20p Could Save Your Life… Tyre Safety Month 2018

How often do you check your tyres? Checking them just once a month, that's only 12 times a year, could make a huge difference and even save your life!

October 2018 is Tyre Safety Month, so here at Hometyre we're kicking things off by...

 

The world of tyres and shoes has collided!

Two entirely different worlds have come together thanks to the company Hugs & Co, the company established in 2012 in London and have combined a history in architecture and business to create this popular footwear brand.

On 30th...

 

From Hercules to Dinosaurs... There's more to Tyres...

The world of budget tyre brands is an ever changing one! Here at Hometyre we've seen many 'brands' come and go over the years.  some of them have given us in the sales team a little chuckle along the way! We've listed our top 5 favourites...

 

UK Drivers Urged to 'Tune Into Tyre Safety'

Tyres and UK Road Casualties 

In the latest published five-year averages, tyres have been recorded as the cause in 35% of all casualties. This figure rises to 39% when someone has been seriously injured or killed and equates to 183 people...

 

Bank Holiday August 27th 2018

As we approach the last summer bank holiday weekend just a reminder that we are open for trade on Saturday 25th August but closed on the Sunday and Monday. The sales team will be open until 12.00 midday on Saturday,...

 

Summer, a mixed bag in the tyre trade

So our summer message check your tyres regularly and especially if you are undertaking long journeys and if you need advice call the team on 08007839310  
 

BMW X3 Approve two Hankook Tyres

Hankook have been selected for another original fitment covering both summer and winter tyres, this time for the third-generation X3 which was introduced last year. The two tyres that will be available are the Ventus S1 evo² SUV in size 225/60...

 

New All-Season tyre from Yokohama

From this autumn Yokohama will begin European sales of its all-season tyre "BluEarth-4S AW21.

This will be the first all-season passenger-car tyre Yokohama has introduced to the European market.

The tyre will be available...

 

Porsche approve Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 for the New 911 GT3 RS

After intensive testing on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany and on Porsche's proving ground in Nardò in Italy, Porsche has approved Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 as original equipment for the new 911 GT3 RS in the sizes 265/35ZR20 (99Y) XL...

 

We Think it's Spring?

In which case, it's time to dust off the caravan/motorhome and classic car ready for what we all hope will be a great summer ahead - certainly after this winter! Remember that these vehicles have been sat idle for months on end and more often...

 

Falken AZENIS FK510 Wins awards in 2018 Summer Tyre Tests

Falken's AZENIS FK510 has received more awards in Germany's prestigious 2018 summer test.

The FK510 has received the top spot in German motoring magazine ACE Lenkrad's trial, alongside receiving a 'Highly Recommended' rating in Auto...

 

Michelin Launches Aglis CrossClimate van and light truck tyre

Michelin have launched the Agilis Crossclimate for light commercial vehicles for safe driving in all weather conditions.

The new Agilis CrossClimate is boasting safety in all weathers, high mileage, robustness, damage resistance and...

 

Audi team up with Hankook

The premium tyre maker Hankook is now also providing original fitment tyres for the new Audi RS 4 Avant, this has a powerful V6 bi-turbo engine, which now has 600Nm torque and weighs 80kg less than its predecessor and is bound to live up to the...

 

New VW Polo team up with Falken as OE fitment

Volkswagen have selected Falken as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for the sixth-generation VW Polo.

Falken will be supplying its premium tyre models AZENIS FK453, SINCERA 838A ECORUN, ZIEX ZE914A EC and the winter tyre HS449 for...

 

How Long Should You Keep Your Winter Tyres Fitted?

Our first full-on wintry blast for 2017-18 across the UK hit mid December. The severity was mixed, with the Midlands being hit hardest. Arguably this came quite early as recent history has tended to hit us with adverse weather much later in the...

 

Potholes and Punctures!

The New Year brings a busy start across the Hometyre network! The recent bad weather and low temperatures has given rise to an increase in the number of potholes in the roads - causing considerable tyre damage and...

 

Tis the Season to Check Rubber....

Tra la la la laaaaa la la laaa laaaaa. It's got a ring to it...?

On a serious note though, with all the fuss and panic over Christmas shopping, food shopping and planning, planning planning etc, it's really easy to neglect your car...

 

Auto Express name Michelin CrossClimate+ as Best All-Season Tyre

After extensive independent testing by Auto Express Michelin's CrossClimate+ has been named as the best all-season tyre.

The publication tested eight all-season tyres and concluded that the CrossClimate+ was 'best suited to UK...

 

Tyre pressure monitoring system checks

National Tyre Safety Month continues with TyreSafe reminding drivers to not rely solely on tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).

While this valued technology has been proven to improve road safety by advising of a change in tyre...

 

It's Seasonal Swap Over Time

It's October! And while we're still clinging onto a few warm days and airing arms and legs in t-shirts and shorts (with rapidly diminishing frequency), it's just a few weeks until some potentially nasty cold weather is greeting us during travel...

 


 


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