Ontario drivers to face higher set fines for distracted offences, dooring cyclists

Ontario drivers found guilty of dooring a cyclist or distracted driving will face higher set fines and demerit points as of Sept. 1, when new legislation comes into effect.

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Tire Recycling World to join 2016 North American Tire & Retread Expo

The North American Tire & Retread Expo will add a tyre recycling section – “Tire Recycling World” – on a permanent basis from the 2016 edition of the show. The next show will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on 19-21 April, 2016 in New Orleans.

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Michelin solutions to manage National Express fleet tyre needs

National Express has signed up Michelin solutions to provide a five-year comprehensive tyre management system for its UK fleet of almost 2,000 vehicles. This next chapter in National Express’ relationship with the tyre maker involves its adoption of the ‘Effitires by Michelin’ solutions programme; Michelin says Effitires proved itself “ideal for the public transport group’s diverse operations.”

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6 little-known startup companies that want to change your driving experience

It’s no secret that technology is changing the car industry. But a number of engineers and entrepreneurs have started their own companies to tackle other automotive challenges.

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Dunlop back in endurance racing action at the Nürburgring

Following an 11 week gap since the Le Mans 24 Hours in June, Dunlop’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be in action again as round four of the series takes place on 30 August at the Nürburgring Grand Prix track. Despite the Nürburgring making its first appearance on the modern-day WEC calendar, Dunlop teams had the opportunity to test at the track in July where Strakka Racing topped the times on their first outing with their new Gibson car.

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Five Canadian energy companies with sustainable payouts

As Canada’s energy sector continues to struggle, more and more companies are cutting dividends as fundamentals deteriorate

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Police promote new Ontario road safety rules ahead of back-to-school

Less than a week remains before new Ontario road safety regulations come into effect and provincial officials are reminding motorists that you can face hefty fines if they are disobeyed.

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Cooper becomes Dubai International Motor Show official tyre sponsor

Cooper Tire will be the official tyre sponsor of this year’s Dubai International Motor Show. Announced during a visit by the vice president and managing director of Cooper Tire, Europe and the Middle East, Jeff Schumaker, the sponsorship will mark the tyre brand’s first move to increase its presence across the Middle East ahead of a series of new product arrivals over the coming months.

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Apollo Tyres now partnering with Manchester United in 129 countries

It started two years ago with just two markets – India and the UK – and by the start of 2015, Apollo Tyres’ association with Manchester United Football Club covered 69 countries in Asia, Europe and parts of Africa. The tyre maker now reports that it has extended its relationship with Manchester United even further; it now includes the whole of Africa, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Brunei.

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Change of date for ETRA seminar

A change of date has been announced for the ‘Flex in the City’ seminar jointly organised by the European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) and two Italian organisations, ANTEL (the Italian National Association of Local Authority Technicians), and ARGO (the Italian Recyclers Association). Due to “circumstances beyond ETRA’s control,” the seminar will now take place in Treviso, Italy on 22 October rather than 23 October.

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