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UK demand soars for electric and hybrid vehicles

Electric/Hybrid Vehicles are becoming more popular amongst motorists, the demand for electric vehicles rose by 48% last year and plug-in hybrid vehicles by a massive 113% according to reports by BusinessGreen. Data released earlier this year by...

 

Maxxis launches first Run Flat tyre!

Maxxis have launched a new tyre this year, this time coming into the run flat category. This tyre was unveiled at Reifen 2016 last month in Germany. The M36+ is a huge new line for the tyre industry as it continues the innovation for tyres in the...

 

Best of Walsall - The Walsall Networkers Expo

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I was pleased to be invited to help support Woody (Hometyre West Midlands) at the The Best of Walsall "The...

 

Euro 2016 - ready for kick off!

The football season continues with Euro 2016 kicking off on Friday and lasting several weeks across various towns and cities in France. Many of you will have been counting down the days to the start of the tournament but others may be doing all...

 

New technician Chris to cover East Sussex!

We're very excited to have coverage of a new area this summer with Chris joining us in East Sussex. He will be covering areas such as Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill.

We don't have an exact date...

 

Stay safe this half term!

With the buzz of half term only a couple of days away, now is the perfect time to carry out those all important tyre checks!

Whether you're simply going away for a long weekend to celebrate the bank holiday or going for a half term...

 

If you think your tyres are expensive, take a look at this...

The world's most expensive tyre was recently presented by Zenises at the Reifen Show launch event, the Guinness Book of World Records have confirmed that a set of these tyres, coming in at $600,000 (equivalent to over £410,000), are officially...

 

Bespoke P Zero tyres released!

Back in March this year we wrote about exhibitions displayed by Pirelli to show the development of bespoke tyres for specific vehicles, to read this just click here.

Since the show Pirelli have launched its latest P Zero tyre in...

 

May the 4th Be With You!

As many of you out there know, whether you're a Star Wars fan or not, today is Star Wars Day! Here at Hometyre we want to make sure the force is with you by ensuring you carry out those all important tyre checks!

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Bridgestone ask for tougher laws on defective tyres

Defective and worn tyres are one of the largest contributors to accidents on the road in the UK, this is becoming a more well-known fact as awareness of tyre safety is continuing to rise. Bridgestone has called on the UK Government to introduce...

 

Michelin tyres perfect for Fleet Vehicles!

Michelin's CrossClimate tyre range has been awarded the Fleet News Award for Best New Product 2016, this tyre is the world's first summer tyre with winter tyre capabilities. These tyres have been called a 'game changer' along with Michelin's most...

 

Specially developed tyres for the limited edition BMW M4 GTS

The Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyre is a high performance tyre from Michelin, it is a development of the Pilot Sport Cup +. The tyre was designed to have improved wear, high speed stability and better handling resulting in faster lap times. Specially...

 

Bridgestone promote new DriveGuard technology

The eagerly awaited technology 'DriveGuard' by Bridgestone has now been launched across the UK and we are stocking available sizes here at Hometyre!

Bridgestone have released a diverse nationwide...

 

Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 chosen for new E-Class

Goodyear have recently released the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, read more by clicking here, it has now been announced that this tyre has been chosen for the brand new Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The high performance tyre by Goodyear has...

 

Happy Birthday, Hometyre!

13, an unlucky number for some, fortunately not for us here at Hometyre! April 2016 sees us celebrate the 13th anniversary of the launch of our mobile tyre service. From our very...

 

Another sponsorship deal for Nexen tyres!

It was announced back in 2015 that Nexen tyres had signed a sponsorship deal with Manchester City FC, to read more click here, since then it has been announced that Nexen will also become an Official Major Partner of Formula Drift, the premier US...

 

Introducing the Michelin Pilot Sport 4

Having previously written about the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 and the Continental Sport Contact 6, it only seemed fair to write about the third competitor for brand new high performance tyre releases ready for Spring 2016.

The...

 

Easter Bookings

It's getting closer to that eagerly awaited Easter Bank Holiday weekend and people are starting to wind down. If you haven't already booked an appointment and your tyres are in need of replacing during this weekend, please call us directly before...

 

Time for an Easter Getaway

This weekend marks the first bank holiday weekend of the year, Easter, welcomed by many Brits as they pack their bags and grab the first opportunity for a little break in 2016. Whether you're going on a...

 

Top tyre for Spring 2016 - the Continental Sport Contact 6

As we previously mentioned, now is a good time to start thinking about switching back to your summer tyres, one of the first things to check is that your current summer tyres are in a safe and legal condition. The tread depth is not the only...

 


 


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