Modified MOT changes Modified MOT changes New methods to better detect the presence of DPFs are under development, Department for Transport tells GW Research to better detect DPF removal through emissions follows fears that the current MOT is failing to identify many cases of DPF removal because it only includes a ‘visual inspection’ of the … Continue reading Modified MOT changes-to be introduced in May following DPF investigation
When it comes to changing your car tyres, you can’t have everything, good grip, long-lasting and cheap – not all tyres are created equal. Source: practicalmotoring.com.au A good article as usual from practical motoring. It is not rocket science to know that you cannot have a perfect tyre. When customers buy cheap car tyres, then … Continue reading Car Tyres are NOT created equally – Practical Motoring
EfficientGrip EfficientGrip is the new double “A rated” tyre from Goodyear tyres for a better rolling resistance In my opinion, for what it’s worth, there has not been a more competitive time in the worldwide tyre industry. This new surge for a more prominent place in the tyre market has, in my opinion, been set … Continue reading EfficientGrip is the new double “A rated” tyre from Goodyear tyres giving the motorist a better deal.
Testing Continental’s ExtremeContact DWS 06 http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=201 Continental tyres do not like the word,”all-season”. I too think that new terminology is required and is an old stale tyre term. The term of “all-season”, in my opinion, means neither one or another. It reminds me of poor quality and performance in any weather. The tyre was originally … Continue reading Testing Continental’s ExtremeContact DWS 06 -A new type of Summer-Winter tyre.
Never worry about buying the wrong battery again, thanks to the NCCs new Leisure Battery Scheme, set for launch this October Leisure Battery Scheme-NCC launches its Verified Leisure Battery Scheme? Will it work? As the owner of online battery site Batteriesontheweb.co.uk, I think that this is a step in the right direction. When I look … Continue reading Leisure Battery Scheme to launch at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2015 – Caravan Times
MOT Test Dilemna- Last year some 27.48 million vehicles took the MOT test with a pass rate of 60 per cent. A DVSA report said 18.1 per cent of those which passed should have failed, which is up from last year. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.dailymail.co.uk First MOT Test from Three to Four Years- will … Continue reading MOT Test Dilemna-Nearly 1 in 5 cars that gets through MOT exam is not roadworthy – Daily Mail
Tyre Compounds Free compound choices, 18-inch wheels, a new tender for 2017 – Formula 1’s tyres are back in the spotlight. Adam Cooper analyses what can be expected in the near future. Source: www.motorsport.com It looks like Pirelli tyres could have agreed to accept the idea of teams choosing their own preferred tyre compounds to … Continue reading Tyre Compounds-could change The future of Formula 1 tyres for the 2017 season
Tyre pressures Don’t know correct tyre pressure? Haven’t checked tyres for a while, don’t worry- let us do it for you-any time #foc pic.twitter.com/qlS9dYRji5 Source: twitter.com Tyre pressures are very important? The big thing that the motorists do not know, is that low pressures equal more fuel consumption? Thats right drivers who do not keep … Continue reading Tyre pressures-If You Don’t check them it Will cost you money in wasted fuel?
Michelin Buys a 40 % stake in the French market leader in online tyre sales, Allpneus, for 60 million euro. Source: www.retaildetail.eu Wow this is a shock? A tyre manufacturer openly buying into an online tyre business? In my opinion this will change the ball game and open the door for all sorts of ducking … Continue reading Michelin buys 40 % of tyre web shop Allpneus – Retail Detail Europe (press release) (blog)
My VW Transporter T5 T30 2.5Tdi 130 Kombi camper van has been developing an increasingly bad droning / humming noise when travelling at speeds over … Source: www.youtube.com This is an interesting video to watch as it very rare to see a faulty Michelin Agilis tyre? http://www.pellontyres.co.uk/Tyre/Brand/1272/MICHELIN Michelin Agilis Van and Motorhome tyres I … Continue reading Michelin Agilis 51 Van Tyre have some suspected defects. On VW T5 T30 Transporter