Michelin Winter Tyres- Attachment Mummy

Michelin Winter Tyres

Michelin Winter Tyres

‘It’s not just snow drivers need to be worried about’ @AttachmentMumma looks at @MichelinTyres’ tyre safety research http://t.co/6Sx2LSvAwZ

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Wow a great article to read!!!

Michelin winter tyres and Mums

This is a great time for the tyre trade in general. Because of the good vibrations that I am picking up from female friendly organisations. Thus, that are educating their online readers with information about tyre related topics.
The one I have recently picked up on. Has been published by an organisation known as “Mumsnet” and posted on www.attachmentmummy.com .
This organisation interviewed women. Asa result, about their knowledge of winter tyres and tyre matters in general. I have published the questions and answers. Hence, on my blog in the same graphic style. In general the answers were what we could expect.But I was impressed with the number of women. Who did know about tyres and in particular winter tyres. In fact 62% of the ladies that were interviewed. Therefore, said that they would consider buying winter tyres for their cars. This figure falls in line with the big picture . Of the increase in winter tyre sales in the UK. Hence, over the past five or six years and most tyre companies are taking the winter tyre market very seriously now here in the UK.
This has also been driven by a string of bad winter weather, in fact as I am writing this post, the forecast is for bad weather conditions for the next two weeks and this will strengthen the demand for the winter tyre products. Michelin winter tyres are a favourite amongst the big car owners such as the BMW’s and the Mercedes, with the rest of the market being shared by the other companies that manufacture winter tyre products.

Mums buying Michelin winter tyres is not a new thing

The trend of women becoming more advanced in the knowledge of their cars is nothing new to me. I have been writing about the advancement of the female drivers for a few years now. No longer is the car the domain of the man? You only have to look in your own family circle to realise the number of female drivers and car owners that there is. One of the first things a young woman will do when she leaves school or college is to pass her driving test and buy her first car.

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Ladies are now very compitent when t comes to buying tyres

When I was young the girls were not interested in cars and preferred to leave the driving to the boy’s, but now the situation has equalised and a young women is just as likely to buy a car has a young male, how the tide has changed.
This change has been picked up by the large tyre companies, with their adverts now targeting female drivers, such as this joint article, backed by Michelin. Indeed I am convinced that the tyre industry on the whole will be run by a mixture of male and female staff, as females get more and more interested in working in the car industry.
Many tyre companies now employ female staff, indeed my depot managers is a woman and does an excellent job, with the added extra benefit of being able to communicate with our increasing number of female customers.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres

Dunlop Winter Tyres

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New Dunlop winter tyres

A leading manufacturer of passenger, sport, performance, truck and SUV tyres.

Source: www.dunlop.eu

Dunlop are not at the forefront of winter tyres development.

The product is probably as good as any other tyre manufacturers winter tyres but, the are not very well published, at least not in the Yorkshire area of the UK.

I will however do my next winter tyre article about the Dunlop winter tyres product because it is something that i have sold all my life.

Dunlop winter tyres

I think that it must be a nationwide thing. Now that the drivers in the UK are switching to safer tyres in winter time. It has taken a few years to sink in. But all the hard work that the tyre industry has put into the cause is now paying off and as a result Britain’s roads will be a safer place to drive on this winter.
The other countries in the EU have been way ahead of us in the past. Even passing national laws to make drivers fit winter tyres. This move was led by the Germans and quickly spread to other European countries. I know that the islands that make up the UK have a maritime climate. But I am convinced that the weather is now going through a colder stage, making our winters more unpredictable.
We can have cold and snowy weather at any time between November and the following March and so it is best to be well prepared and make sure that your car is also well prepared by fitting winter tyres.

Dunlop Winter Tyres; catching up with winter tyre development

As regular readers of my blogs will know.  I used to work for Dunlop many years ago. Thus I have a soft spot for the one time giant tyre company. Dunlop rally tyres were once one of the favorites. The tyres were fitted on rallies all over the country. The winter tyre market has helped the development, from the trials and tribulations of rallying, learning many things, such as tread design along the way.
Dunlop tyres seemed to fall behind in my opinion and the other great tyre companies led by Michelin moved ahead in the winter tyre market place, developing a large string of great winter tyre products.

Dunlop Winter Tyres

However Dunlop now appears to be catching up with their latest winter tyres the Winterport D4 and D3 and the M3 and the Winter-response tyres. These four winter tyres will cover the range of different performing cars in the market place. From your regular road cars, to the large sedans from Germany, such as the BMW’s and Mercedes.
Dunlop also uses the latest silica compounds and multi sipes to dissipate the slush and water that the winter will throw at them. The new Dunlop’s look a good product to me and will fit into the already huge winter tyre market.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell Dunlop Tyres online from our website

www.pellontyres.co.uk by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size. We offer courtesy cars to local motorists who need to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing. We are also an official MOT testing station and are members of Motor-codes, who carry out checks for high standard of equipment and workmanship.

 

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion extract in the compound.

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion

Believe it or not my other interest in life other than a garage owner has been my love of nature and keeping different animals as pets. One of my favorite pets to keep in the beginning was rabbits and guinea pigs. These animals have always been a good type of animal to keep when starting out looking after pets. Some people think it is cruel to keep animals in small living quarters, but I am convinced that it set me on the road to become a sensible caring person in later life and as a businessman, passing good attributes onto my staff, to help create a good working environment.

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The humble dandelion will now be used to help make new tyres.

To get back to the point, I used to walk a couple of miles each morning to collect greens to feed my animals with. One of their favorite greens was the humble dandelion. The thing that many people will notice about the dandelion is that when you pick them, they leek out a sticky white substance. I used to wonder if ever this liquid could ever have a beneficial use, in medicine or industry.
When I grew up and went into the tyre industry I always wondered about the similarity of the dandelion juice and the latex that was drawn from trees to manufacture rubber. It was also similar to a product that was used to self- seal tyres if they had a small puncture with, a white sticky latex type substance.

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion

I could not believe that now in my later years. Continental tyres have worked together with an organisation known as the “Fraunhofer Institute”. To actually develop this by-product of nature. Latex from the dandelion plant. As a result, into making tyres. Thus  the very thing that has kept me and my family in a living all these years. The molecular structure of the humble dandelion is very similar to the latex. Which is grown for the tyre and rubber industry. Naturally, in vast forests in warmer parts of the world.

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion
Russian varieties of dandelions will be grown in vast quantities.

The plants that have been used are a variety of dandelion from Russia. Hence, and can be grown anywhere in the temperate regions of Europe.

They have been grown in vast quantities all around the Continental factories. Throughout the continental Europe. This is a great environmental achievement. So and earlier this year (2014). Then the German tyre company was awarded an environmental and economic prize . Known as the “Green Tec Award” in the automobile category. Something that Continental tyres are truly proud off.

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion

The humble dandelion was always seen as a weed. hence, to many gardeners . But in recent times has been recognised as been one of the earliest wild plants to flower. Providing nectar and pollen for early bees and butterflies. It now also used in flower schemes because of its early flowering. Besides, where it was once hacked down as a weed. So it is now left in situ to flower. Therefore, this new development from Continental. Will put the dandelion up there with all the other important finds. In the search for a greener planet. Continental tyres are to start building tyres using the dandelion latex

The research has been going on for a number of years now. So armed with a large acreage of Russian dandelion plants. Grown around the tyre factory. They decided to use the new product now known as “Taraxagum”, in the manufacture of some experimental tyres.

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The new material will be called “Taraxagum”

The tyres that are used are winter tyres because they already contain a large amount of natural rubber.

The winter tyres natural rubber has been completely replaced by the new marketing name teraxagum, and will be extensively tested this winter near Hanover in Germany and also in Sweden where the temperature gets very low.

Continental Tyres-Have made first Winter tyres-using Dandelion

Dr. Andreas Topp, Head of Material and Process Development says… “The development process of Taraxagum has been very promising so far and we are continuing the industrialization together with our partners. We are very confident. That our current research results will be confirmed. Especially, through the tyre tests. So that they will meet the performance targets,”
In my opinion Continental tyres have struck gold. Hence, with this new product. It will also save billions of Euro’s in transport costs. Because the dandelions will be able to grow here in Europe . Close to the tyre manufacturing plants. The new tyres will undergo many trials. Before they a released for sale. A time period of ten years has been mentioned.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell ContinentalTyres online from our website

Goodyear Wrangler Latest Tyre-New all-terrain adventure tyre

Goodyear Wrangler Latest Tyre

Goodyear Wrangler Latest Tyre

As many of my readers will know. Of course, I was employed by the mighty Goodyear tyre company. In fact I must thank them for helping me to become the successful owner of my own tyre business. Consequently, here at Pellon Tyres in Halifax UK.

For this reason, I have always had a close affiliation with the giant tyre company. In addition, to these compliments, Goodyear have always had a good up to date product range. Including, the excellent Wrangler range of tyres.

In my opinion, the Goodyear Wrangler line of off/road tyres have always been amongst the most popular and successful all-terrain tyres of there kind. At least for the last 20 years.

To bring things up to date.  Recent consumer reports placed the new Wrangler tyre  in second place. For instance, against similar products made by other tyre companies. Thus, in the all terrain product groups.

Hence, the only thing that let the tyre down, was the tyres rolling resistance. It is thought that an improvement would have given the Wrangler top spot.

Source: New all-terrain adventure tyre

 

Old Tyres Look Like New-Here’s How Scam Artists Make Dangerous

Old Tyres Look Like New

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RECUTTING A CAR TYRE

Cutting corners is a way of life for many shady elements in the car community. For them, if it looks the part, it’s ready to sell off to an unsuspecting victim customer.

Old Tyres Look Like New

Wow i have never seen this before in all my years as a tyre dealer. As a result I am completely shocked at what i see. For this reason, it just goes to show what type of people. Are running these part worn tyre companies.

Re-cut Car Tyres-is it common practice in some countries?

I was truly shocked and amazed at the same time. Hence, when I first saw the video . At first I was outraged at what was going on.So was the writer of the original article. But after a while I cannot help feeling that this practice does actually go on in other countries of the world.

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The video has been filmed with a sense of pride by the guy. Who is doing the actual tyre cutting. It reminds me of the time when I used to re-cut truck tyres. I worked for national company years ago. Therefore, I know that we can re-cut truck tyres.  As long as we stick to the rules and regulations. Hence, that are set out for us to follow. But the practice of cutting car tyres. Indeed, has up to now been unheard of. That is, unless somebody can point out where this is a legal thing to do?

  Old Tyres Look Like New-Cases are now cropping up about many illegal tyres repaired

I am sure that many of you tyre professionals out there. Have come across some pretty bad examples. Consequently, of things that are related to part worn tyres. There seems to be little care or thought towards the safety. Or the law where the part worn market is concerned.
Only last Saturday we had customer call in. So that bought two part- worn tyres and fitted about two weeks before. Only to find that they had completely fitted the wrong size. They were not even a legal match? they were far too small for the car?

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When the customer was questioned as to why he had allowed this he said that the guy told him that it was perfectly alright and he also said that he felt a little threatened by the guys attitude, when he was questioning him about the wrong size.
This sort of thing is just the tip of the iceberg; the worst ones are the bad repairs that have been carried out by these people. We have seen some horrific cases where the tyre has only lasted a few days before blowing out or in some cases these tyres never keep their pressure and the customer brings them into us for sorting out.

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The thing that I cannot understand though is that I have never met one customer who wants to go back where they bought the dodgy tyres, to complain. Perhaps some drivers are so hard up financially that they have no choice but to buy these things, and when problems arise they dare not go back in fear of been intimidated by these people.

Old Tyres Look Like New

They must know that they are breaking the law when they sell the public these things, so do you have to be a special type of person sell them in the first place, looking at the state of some of the premises, it is a wonder that people go there in the first place, but as I say people can and must be desperate to keep their cars on the road, and this includes buying part worn tyres.

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To go back to this video; I cannot recognize the language that the people who are re-cutting this car tyre are speaking, but it could even be here in the UK.
I only hope that these do not make their way to our shores, but nothing surprises me to what lengths these people will go to, to make money. As I have said on many occasions I see nothing wrong with selling part-worn tyres as long as they were processed and sold within the law of our land.
Please take a look at this video and let me know what you think??

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts.

This post was written by Eric Roberts and first published on Pellonautocentre blog…http://www.pellonautocentre.com/blog/?p=33398

Michelin Tweels-airless tyres could will mean the end of punctures – Mirror.co.uk

Michelin Tweels-airless tyres

Michelin Tweels-airless tyres

Michelin Tweels combine the tyre and the wheel into one unit that can’t get a puncture

This is no doubt a great idea from Michelin and will be a great application on such things as plant items and grass mowers, but i am not sure about long term plans to use them on cars. Would they eventually do away with the regular car tyre (if there is such a thing)? i do not think so.

Like all the new car technologies that are coming on to the market i think that they will just be a part of the big mix.

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Michelin Tweels are a really good breakthrough

Ever since I have worked in the tyre industry. I wondered if the normal every day tyres. Would be replaced by some new invention.
Furthermore, I also worked for a few years. On the plant and heavy earthmover part of the tyre business. Specifically, these were the massive tyres that we see working in the huge quarries.  Also, on industrial sites around Britain.
When one of these giant trucks and earthmoving machines.Were stopped by tyre problems. It would cost the companies thousands of pounds in down time.

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These companies kept spares on site. As a result it was inevitable  that our tyre company. Would have to come out and attend to the tyre problem.
The most common problem though came from the smaller plant items. Such as dumper trucks and JCB machines. When these things had to stop for tyre damage, then it could mean big problems, because it could have held the whole operation, such as laying tarmac, which is crucial to timing due to the fact that the tarmac had to be laid while It was still hot.
We really had to be on the ball, when attending tyre problems, because time really did mean money.

Michelin Tweels similar to the fork truck tyres

Some machines back then were coming out on a solid metal wheel with a rubber band attached to it; we used to call them solids. A whole new industry grew up, replacing the pneumatic tyres with what we then and now call solids.
Once again the fork trucks were very important in the industrial world, and down time due to tyre problems could cost hundreds of pounds a time. Slowly but surely the fork truck pneumatic (air filled) were replaced by solids. The solids would gradually wear their rubber ring out but it took a long time to do this and in the mean time they never got any punctures.

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One of the big manufacturers of these special wheels was a company from Canada called “Bearcat”. They were a very aggressive company and took over most of the fork truck work in the ICI Chemicals works in Huddersfield, but they did send the business in my direction, and times were good.
I often thought that it would be good to be able to create a product similar to the solid wheels for the larger plant items, which would stop then having tom have so many tyre repairs and the down time that went with it.

Michelin Tweels have plugged the gap

This is where the Michelin Tweels came in to the equation. Michelin Tweels have a moulded-treat rubber band like conventional tyres mounted on a metal hub in the centre, very similar to the fork truck wheels, but of a much lighter alloy based metal. The big difference comes between the tread and the metal hub are flexible spokes which can flex and deform under -weight and pressure.
This is the big difference, the flexibility allows the vehicle to ride over rough terrain, very similar to the Mars lander tyres set up. This means that they are perfect for small and medium plant machines, the type that cause much trouble with punctured tyres.

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Michelin are now going to build a $50 million plant to build these tweels. They will be made for agricultural vehicles as well as machines that work on construction sites and land fill sites where puncture repairs have previously been a common problem.
Michelin have been working on the Tweel from 2005 and they were originally thought to be developed for the car industry, but it soon became clear to the giant French tyre company that this invention had other great potentials,
Hats off to Michelin Tweels
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts.

Source: www.mirror.co.uk

Winter Tyres- Nokian Recommend Planning Ahead-For Winter Tyre Products Tire Review Magazine

Winter Tyres- Nokian Recommend Planning Ahead

Winter Tyres- Nokian Recommend Planning AheadWhile spring seems a strange time to be thinking about snow and ice, it’s the best time for dealers to get a jump on winter tire plans.

Winter Tyres- Nokian Recommend Planning Ahead

There is no doubting, that Nokian are perhaps the best winter tyres on the world market. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that there winter tyre stocks are depleted as soon as they are produced.

It is therefore frugal to place an order for your tyres straight after the current winter. Consequently, we do not know how hard the next winter will be. So pre-ordering makes lots of sense. Especially in countries where the winters are harsh. Accordingly, countries like Canada and the mountainous areas of North America.

Nokian winter tyres have a great reputation in these countries. Hence, winter tyre stocks could run low. Especially when the winter snow arrives. Steve Bourassa, director of products and pricing at Nokian Tyres recommends dealers such as Pellon Tyres in Yorkshire UK, should stock up with winter tyres as soon as possible.

When there gone ,then there gone?

Eric Roberts

Source: Winter Tires: Planning Ahead – Tire Review Magazine

Winter Run Flat Tyres now available in the tyre Market Place.

Winter Run Flat Tyres now in the Market Place.

One thing about the tyre industry. Moreover, is diversity and flexibility of the products that they produce. Especially, in recent times. All this recent innovation and technology. Thus, has been driven from the car manufacturers. Who in turn have been driven by governments. Hence, to produce tyres that are more safety conscious. Such as the run flat technology. Along with tyres with a greater rolling resistance. This is  to help improve the cars greener qualifications. As a result, such as the new ranges of Eco tyres. That tyre companies are producing in recent times.

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Dunlop make an excellent winter tyre for run flat cars

The winter run flat tyres are no exception. It is not that long ago that the run flat tyres came onto the market. I was one of the critics that thought that they would never catch on. But how wrong was I? Now they are part of the everyday garage owner’s life. Subsequently, we are getting these tyres in for customers on a daily basis. Drivers seem to be getting used to the higher prices that they have to pay for extra safety.
This is also includes another recent addition the flexibility of the tyre manufacturers, and that is winter run flat tyres.

European tyre laws would have had to include run flat winter tyres

This new phase in tyre development would have had to be brought on by the tyre manufacturers that make tyres for the car makers as original equipment. Some of the EU countries have to fit winter tyres by law, from November to March the following year, and so this would have left a gap in the market leaving the cars that are on run flats nowhere to go in winter, unless they fitted a normal winter tyre to a run flat rim, which is not recommended and would have caused problems with insurance companies as well as the cars not having a spare wheel.

Nokian run flat winters

Nokian have  always been a fast thinking tyre company and to develop a winter tyre with a run flat capability would have been no problem for them. The winters have been made within their winter tyre range. The Nokian Winters are well known for their compound mixes which includes flexible polymers and this includes silica, in line with other tyre manufacturers. This gives the tyres a better performance in winter temperatures, as well as cornering and braking performance.

Yokohama winter run flat tyre
Yokohama winter run flat tyre

The tread design of these tyres is isometric, with three or four (depending on the width due to the tyre size) main draining channels around the circumference of the tread, giving maximum drainage and snow clearance. These tyres are made to drive a BMW down the Autobahn (German Motorway) at great speeds and then driving up the mountains to a ski resort, without knowing that your tyres are in fact winter tyres, the same now applies to winter run flat tyres, you will have the best of both worlds, safety and excellent service in the winter weather.

Dunlop run flat winter tyres

As another of the world’s finest tyre makers, Dunlop also makes a range of run flat winter tyres. The Dunlops are also available in a couple of different tread pattern, one of the most popular is the Dunlop winter sport M3 tyre. As in line with Yokohama these tyres include silica in their compound mix to give the tyres that extra flexibility in temperatures below 7 degrees, the temperature at where the summer tyre compound will start to go rigid and not function correctly. The tread design also gives great traction and a solid braking and steering performance.

Bridgestone now make a run flat winter tyrewinter run flat tyres

Bridgestone are at the moment the world’s number one tyre maker and it is no surprise that they have been at the forefront of making winter run flat tyres. The tyre comes in the tyre range under which the Blizzak winter tyre resonate from and are designed to fit and compliment the BMW 1,3 and 5 series, not forgetting the Z4 and the BMW Mini range. All these winter tyres are adding more safety, to an already ultra-safe product.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles.

Snow Tyres-Now Are Also Known as Winter Tyres – Boston.com

Snow Tyres

Snow Tyres

Have been around a long time. But now it’s time for a name change.

Tyres for winter were known as Snow tyres in early days. From the nineties on. These tyres were developed to cope with better cars . So and better road surfaces. So away went the heavy tread patterns. That were associated with the old snow tyres. In came the tyres with more and more refined tread patterns. Complete with sipes. To get rid of the slush and snow from building up in the tyres tread.Also, they were now much better in just wet rainy conditions. Tyre makers also introduced silica in the tyres compound. Thus, to reduce the freezing affects when the temperature fell below 7 degrees. This has helped cars drive in winter time. Hence, with much better handling and steering. Which keeps the car on a straight course when braking heavily.

Also a tyres pressure drops by 10psi when the temperature drops below freezing a fact that is seldom mentioned. Also winter tyres are better designed to be fitted on the vast range of SUV vehicles that have emerged onto our car market over the past 10 years.

The old snow tyres would not have coped with the handling qualities of these specialized vehicles in winter time

they would have been too rigid and heavy on the tread pattern, it would have been like fitting heavy duty off road 4×4 tyres on to your SUV, they would have been very noisy and difficult to handle on a normal dry road in between spells of bad

snow tyres
Firestone winter tyres are now regarded as the old fashioned type snow tyres used in the late 1960’s

weather.

Now that we have the development of the winter tyres, these vehicles act and can be controlled to a far better standard, you would not even know that you have had winter tyres fitted.

Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts.

http://www.pellontyres.co.uk/Content/Page/Winter+Tyres+could+it+affect+your+car+insurance

Source: www.boston.com

Budget winter tyres a false economy, says Continental – Tyrepress.com

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When the budget is tight the car may end up staying in the driveway a few years longer than planned, and the temptation to plump for a cheaper set of winter tyres is strong. But Continental argues that it…

I agree that the better the winter tyre then the more expensive it will be. But in my humble opinion a cheap winter tyre is better than no winter tyres at all. The braking distances are important. But we are still living in a cash starved society. Most  people will only be able to afford what they can. So buying budget winter tyres will be better than none .

Budget Winter tyres are better than none

At first this looks like sour grapes coming from Continental tyres. But in the end they are in a huge battle. To hold up their share of the tyre market. Also the bigger tyre companies are now realising. What a great job that  tyre retailers have done. As a result over the past five or six years. In promoting the safety aspects of winter tyres.


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The upsurge in the take-off of winter tyres has been a success for the cheap winter tyre makes. I can only speak for my own area, because different areas of the country have populations of varying wealth. Here I Halifax we on the lower side of the wealth scale, due partly to the fact that we are an old wool producing mill town and in my opinion we have been neglected by various governments over the years, as far as any re-development has been concerned, with many of the traditional large businesses shutting down or

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Scenes like this from two year ago can remind us just how bad it gets.This was in Sowerby north of Halifax UK

re-locating.

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This does not reflect on the great people of Halifax who have knuckled down and made the best of what they have. Anyway I digress? Going back many years we had a spell of very mild winters, with only a few days of snowfall in any given winter. Because of the very hilly nature of this area, there has always been a certain amount of the population who did fit winter tyres to their vehicles. These were wealthy company bosses and farmers. Who needed to get about even in bad snowy conditions?



As far as I can remember winter tyres were never a priority for the bigger tyre companies, they never promoted these products. Then we were hit by a run of very bad winters and it was the importers who were the quickest to respond to the demand of the winter tyre market. There are now hundreds of tyre manufacturers from China competing with the likes of Continental tyres and I believe that they are starting to feel the pinch.

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We at Pellon Tyres fit budget winter tyres to all our vehicles and we never get stuck in snow and they are a genuine safety benefit to me and my drivers. If you require a new set of tyres on your car at this time of year, just before winter then please fit winter tyres, you know it makes sense and you will not regret it.
Pellon Tyre and Auto-centre offer car and van servicing and repairs to all makes of vehicles. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts. We also sell Winter Tyres online from our website www.pellontyres.co.uk by using the tyre selector and choosing your tyre size.

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