Avon has been making high quality tyres since 1904, tyres that fit all sorts of cars and motorbikes, vans and trailers. Avon Tyres is owned by the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company.
Bridgestone is a Japanese company, It was founded by Mr Ishibashi in Japan in 1930 his surname when translated means ‘Stonebridge’ which was how the name Bridgestone was created.
Continental is founded in 1871 in Hanover as a joint stock company. Manufacturing at the main factory included soft rubber products, rubberized fabrics, solid tyres for carriages and bicycles..
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company name was formed in 1946 and is a large American owned company that is also the parent company to Avon tyres.
In 1888 John Boyd Dunlop invents the first pneumatic tyre. Goodyear and Dunlop are the same company.
Event tyres are a Chinese made Budget brand imported into the UK to be sold in the budget brand category.
Firestone is owned by Bridgestone tyres.
Goodyear has been trading since 1899. Goodyear and Dunlop are the same company.
Hankook was established in 1941 as the first tyre manufacturer in Korea.
Kleber is a midrange tyre manufactured by Michelin
Matador is a second line midrange tyre made by the premium tyre manufacturer Continental.
In 1889 two brothers, André and Edouard Michelin established Michelin & Co.
In 1872 Giovanni Battista Pirelli, a young engineer, founded Pirelli & Co. in Milan at the age of twenty-four. A year later, the first facility for the production of rubber articles was up and running.
Yokohama was established in 1917 and the Start of Tyre Production was in 1919 at Hiranuma Plant, Yokohama