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‘Concerning’ rise in MoT failures due to defects with tyre safety system

TyreSafe has aired its concern at the implication for road safety of skyrocketing MoT failure rates caused by defects with vehicles’ Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). More than 23,000 vehicles required a retest following identification of TPMS issues in 2016 compared with a little over 7000 in 2015* - an enormous rise of 212%. TPMS became mandatory on all new [...]

By | 2017-09-04T21:12:31+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Tyres|0 Comments

Automotive Batteries

Why pay more for a quality Automotive Battery? ANSWER When the weather gets colder the efficiency of all Automotive Batteries are reduced added to the fact that all Automotive Engines become harder to start and turn over slower and thereby reduce their starting capability. SOLOTION So what can be done so we can achieve a good clean start on a [...]

By | 2017-09-04T21:14:18+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Batteries|0 Comments

Winter Tyres

WHY DO YOU NEED WINTER TYRES WHEN THE TYRES ON YOUR CAR ARE ALMOST BRAND NEW? The 7 degree 'C' factor Why do we need Winter tyres when our cars are fitted with good Summer tyres? Simply because Summer tyres do not work and grip the road efficiently below 7 degrees C. Design Winter tyres are designed to come into [...]

By | 2017-07-27T19:39:59+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Tyres|0 Comments

Part Worn & 2nd Hand Tyres

To Buy or Not to Buy, that is the Question Mike Stokes as a company totally support the following comments and opinions of leading members and experts of the British Tyre Industry. With ever-increasing number of drivers putting their lives at risk by fitting part-worn tyres to their cars,when they may not even be saving money compared with buying new. [...]

By | 2017-07-27T19:39:16+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Tyres|0 Comments