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Hot and sunny on our annual Golf Day 2014

The 2014 NTDA Golf Day, sponsored once again by Westlake Tyres, was held on Wednesday 23rd July. The setting again was the stunning stately home of Brocket Hall, which stands in 540 acres of grounds and boasts two championship golf courses. The NTDA event took place on the Melbourne course, with the day's play taking place in brilliant sunshine. As the sun was setting over the golf course, there was a superb sit-down dinner in...

Inaugural Tyre Industry Awards Finalists announced

After three exciting months of receiving the nominations from industry, the NTDA can finally announce the finalists for the first Tyre Industry Awards. Since announcing the changes to the awards evening format, a tremendous interest has been shown, from sponsors, nominees and attendees alike and the 85th NTDA Annual Dinner sponsored by Zenises (Z) is set to be a sell-out. NTDA Director Stefan Hay said: “2014 has seen a fierce contest for the finalist shortlists with many...

Tyre campaigner, Frances Molloy, is first speaker announced for TyreTalk seminars at Brityrex 2014

Frances Molloy, the prominent tyre legislation campaigner who is lobbying the UK government to change the law on the sale and fitting of over age tyres, has been announced as a speaker at the TyreTalk seminars at this October’s Brityrex International exhibition in Manchester. TyreTalk is a complimentary and comprehensive seminar in which industry experts discuss contemporary issues and challenges. In September 2012 Mrs Molloy’s 18-year old son Michael was killed in a coach crash...

Sidewall damage to tyres costing more than £439 million a year

New research from Kwik Fit has found that one in five car owners have had to replace a tyre in the last year due to damage to the sidewall, rather than through tread wear. As a result of this damage to sidewalls, drivers across the country are spending more than £439million a year replacing otherwise perfectly healthy tyres. The study for Kwik Fit found that the most common cause of sidewall damage is hitting a...