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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...

 

1000bhp and fat tyres for F1™

The F1™ governing body is set to make sweeping changes to the sport from 2017 onwards. With the quieter and far less ostentatious current V6 engines comes universal disappointment in the overall thrill of a Grand Prix race. The high-pitched...

 

Nokian claim a global first!

Nordic tyre manufacturer Nokian has claimed the coveted title of the world's first A energy rated winter tyre. Designed initially specifically for the new BMW i3 electric tyre, the cold weather tyre experts will now continue with...

 

Exciting news from TOYO

For club motorsport enthusiasts and drivers of ludicrously fast road cars alike, the news from Japanese manufacturer TOYO is that the all new R888 tyre - the R888R will soon be available to buy in the UK.

Making its launch at the...

 

Happy New Year from all at Hometyre

Wishes all of our existing clients and future new ones a fun and safe evening and a very happy new year for 2015.
 

Season Greetings from Hometyre

Hometyre HQ and all of our franchise network would like to thank every one of our customers and suppliers alike for the ongoing support throughout 2014. We're continuing to steadily grow and are currently...

 

Dandelion Tyres!?

Dandelion-rubber technology in use by Continental

German tyre giant, Continental has produced the first test tyre, the Continental WinterContact TS 850P, using dandelion rubber.

Yes, you've read that correctly!

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Winter's on its way!

Are you prepared?

With snowfall already disrupting traffic in Scotland and the North of England it appears that winter has finally started to bite.

With many motorists holding off on the replacement of worn tyres until the...

 

It's officially swap over time!

It's November and officially the optimum time to swap onto those winter tyres! Don't be too fooled by some late warm weather either. A prolonged cold snap with possibilities of considerable snowfall has been warned by a number of...

 

Really??

Tyre fitting with a difference, in Sussex

Every now and then we encounter a bit of a jaw dropper in this line of work. From very odd things found stuck in tyres - to very odd things left in car boots too! We also hear things from customers...

 

Which? Trusted Traders

Hometyre are pleased to announce that following a period of detailed assessment, the well respected compare organisation Which? has fully approved all operatives as Trusted Traders! As a consumer you can be assured that our principles and...

 

RiP the Tax Disc 1921-2014

October 1st 2014 brings a significant change to the way we pay for and display our vehicle Road Fund License!

So what are the changes and what do you need to know?

The paper tax disc is no more! From October the 1st, you will...
 

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