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It's finally here!

One week on Sunday the clocks spring forward, marking the start of British summer time, the nights are beginning to get lighter and the temperatures are showing signs of rising. Along with this temperature...

 

New Ultra High Performance tyre from Falken set for release...

The demand for ultra high-performance (UHP) tyres is continuously growing and the high end market is booming, Falken have recently released a new competitor, the Azenis FK510. This high quality tyre has already gained a 'Highly Recommended' label...

 

Geneva Motor Show is underway!

The 86th Geneva Motor Show is currently underway in Switzerland, displaying an impressive selection of new products and concept cars. Pirelli are making their mark on the show by exhibiting bespoke P Zero...

 

An unexpected gift for Mother's Day...

Although the Christmas period might only seem like yesterday, Mother's Day has come around as fast as usual and is this coming Sunday! If you're still racking your brains trying to think of a good present to get for your Mum this year and all...

 

The Caravan Season is upon us...

It may only be the first week of March but at Hometyre we are already receiving plenty of enquiries from both new and existing customers regarding caravan/motorhome tyres from all of those owners out there gearing up for the summer months. Easter...

 

 

F1 bosses thrive for more excitement!

F1 bosses have announced they have asked Pirelli to produce a tyre that drivers will be able to push to the limit in 2017. The current tyres degrade too quickly for drivers to be able to race flat out, it has been announced that the FIA have...

 

Yokohama Launch Chelsea FC Tyre

Yokohama put on an impressive stand at Autosport International at the NEC in Birmingham last month, the display included the Barclay's Premier...

 

Are you affected?

Goodyear Dunlop have announced an immediate product recall of ALL Dunlop Sportmaxx GT summer tyres in the size 255/40ZR19 100Y XL with the DOT code (Date of manufacture) reading DN5W JC1R 3715 or DN5W JC1R 3815. The company have said with confidence...
 

Nokian iLine - A Greener Tyre

Nokian has launched its latest summer tyre, the iLine, this tyre is aimed mostly at smaller vehicles and medium-sized family cars. There are many key benefits following the design and engineering behind this new tyre, one of which is improvements...

 

New tyre for Summer 2016 - Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3

Goodyear have recently announced the arrival of their new summer tyre, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3, this new performance tyre has a reduction in braking distances on both wet and dry roads. These reductions are around 2.6 metres shorter in wet braking...
 

Continental TS860 - an innovation for Winter Tyres

The Continental Winter Contact TS850 has been dominating the winter tyre market over previous years, coming out on top in just under 50 comparative tests run by the European trade press, automobile clubs and consumer organisations.

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The Nightmare of Potholes

At this time of year, potholes are appearing much more often on our roads in the UK. Potholes are created when water seeps into the underlying structure via cracks in the road surface, in the winter this water expands when it freezes, causing the...

 

Benefits of Winter Tyres

December 2015 was one of the warmest on record, with the temperature staying above average for the majority of the month. As predicted, winter has started to hit us at the start of 2016. There were many...

 

The Importance of Checking Your Tyres

Checking your tyres - something that may often slip your mind, or something that you will do 'next week', this is something that should not be pushed to the back of your mind. TyreSafe have announced that regular tyre checks will...

 

New Technology - 'DriveGuard' by Bridgestone

On Tuesday 19th January 2016, in Nice, France, Bridgestone launched its latest technology DriveGuard. Over 100 journalists from around Europe were invited to this launch event to see what Bridgestone...

 

New Sponsors of Manchester City FC - Nexen!

It has recently been announced that Nexen Tyres are going to be the new sponsor of Manchester City FC, this new partnership will create a buzz for Nexen starting at the Ethiad Stadium and spreading through numerous fans across the globe.

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New year, new areas covered!

We're hitting the new year running, with new coverage announcements on the way! First up in 2016 is Aberdeenshire - with Keith making final preparations to begin trading early February. This area should easily and quickly become our leader for...

 

New Year opening hours

It's been a very busy year and we're truly grateful for your continued custom and support - thank you. Our sales team will be available to take your calls on the following dates and times this New Year.

Wednesday 30th-   ...

 

More to it than you may think!

You've probably never even considered how a tyre is made or what's involved! For most motorists tyres are given very little consideration - other than the annoyance at the often unexpected cost of replacement. The very real fact is that your...

 


 


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