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Tyre of the Month October: Pirelli P Zero Nero GT

24th October 2017

The Pirelli P Zero Nero GT is an ultra-high performance tyre designed to provide a sporty drive for dynamic drivers. Ideal for medium-large sedans and sports-orientated vehicles, this tyre delivers efficient braking and superior grip in wet and dry conditions.

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Check Your Tyre Pressure This Tyre Safety Month!

11th October 2017

This Tyre Safety Month TyreSafe are asking if you’re having a good or bad air day to encourage motorists to check their tyre pressure. A study conducted by the organisation revealed that as many as 57% of motorists in Britain are driving on tyres below their recommended tyre pressure!

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Tyre of the Month September: Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S

25th September 2017

Thanks to its exceptional gripping capabilities and short braking distances, we have chosen the superior Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S as tyre of the month this September.

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Michelin Visionary Concept

2nd September 2017

As the focus for our cars becomes more environmentally friendly, Michelin have taken the task on for tyres designing a completely biodegradable tyre which is impervious to punctures and communicates to the driver.

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Tyre of the Month August: Bridgestone Potenza RE050

15th August 2017

Thanks to its excellent high speed handling and superior gripping capabilities, we have chosen the Bridgestone Potenza RE050 as our tyre of the month this August. Ideal for sportier cars, this summer tyre provides a dynamic driving experience and high levels of safety in wet conditions.

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Tyre of the Month July: Dunlop SP SportMaxx TT

25th July 2017

Due to its superior precision handling and excellent high sports performance, we have chosen the Dunlop SP SportMaxx TT as our tyre of the month this July. Ideal for sports cars and dynamic drivers, the Dunlop SP SportMaxx TT delivers an exciting drive.

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Prepare Your Tyres for Summer Driving!

19th July 2017

Ensure that your tyres are legal and will keep you safe this summer by undertaking some simple tyre checks at home before heading on any long journeys!

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Tyre of the Month June: Goodyear Excellence

19th June 2017

Thanks to its superior gripping capabilities and an excellent handling performance, we have decided to name the Goodyear Excellence as our tyre of the month this June. Optimised for wet and dry conditions, the Goodyear Excellence is a reliable tyre in all summer weather.

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What’s the Difference Between Summer and All Season Tyres?

31st May 2017

Owning dedicated seasonal tyres have many advantages including higher levels of safety and performance in all weather conditions. Many motorists, however, are unsure what the difference between tyre types are and tend to use the same tyres all year round – compromising their performance on the road! Take a look at our helpful guide to...

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Tyre of the Month May: Avon ZZ5

18th May 2017

This May we have chosen the Avon ZZ5 as our tyre of the month. Designed, developed and tested in Europe, the Avon ZZ5 is an ultra-premium tyre that is ideal for driving enthusiasts and high end sports cars.

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Tyre Launch - Pirelli Connesso and Coloured Tyres

2nd May 2017

At the Geneva Motorshow 2017 Pirelli brought forward two exciting tyre innovations: coloured tyres and the Pirelli Connesso, the tyre monitoring system that offers warnings and assistance via an app.

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Tyre of the Month April: Cooper Zeon 4XS

15th April 2017

Here at The Tyre Group we have chosen superior 4x4 tyre Cooper Zeon 4XS as our tyre of the month. Optimised to provide excellent wet weather performance and handling in all conditions, the Cooper Zeon 4XS is ideal for high performance 4x4 vehicles.

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Tyre Launch - ContiCrossContact ATR

10th April 2017

Providing 4x4 drivers with access all areas, the ContiCrossContact ATR has been redesigned by Continental for high on and off-road performance. This premium 4x4 summer tyre provides motorists with the ability to take on any type of terrain with confidence, making it the ideal tyre choice for adventurous drivers.

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Don't Let Your Tyres Fail Your MOT!

24th March 2017

The DVSA state that in 2014/5 a huge 10% of MOT test fails were due to issues with tyres! Fortunately, you can easily identify and avoid tyre related faults with this helpful guide from The Tyre Group to make sure that you pass your next MOT test!

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Tyre of the Month March: Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue

22nd March 2017

This March we have named the superior Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue as our tyre of the month thanks to its excellent wet weather performance and superior gripping capabilities.

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Tyre of the Month February: ContiPremiumContact 5

20th February 2017

This February we have chosen superior tyre ContiPremiumContact 5 as our tyre of the month. The ContiPremiumContact 5 from leading manufacture Continental is a perfect all round tyre, providing high levels of safety and impressive sport performance.

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What To Think About When You Buy New Tyres

14th February 2017

When you buy new tyres there can be many different factors to consider – what size are your tyres, do you need seasonal tyres, which type of tyre suits you and how much you want to spend on your tyres – and this can be very confusing!

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Tyre of the Month January: Michelin Pilot Sport 3

15th January 2017

Here at The Tyre Group we have named the excellent Michelin Pilot Sport 3 as our tyre of the month. Delivering excellent driving pleasure and an impressive wet weather performance, the Michelin Pilot Sport 3 is ideal for drivers who demand performance, safety and efficiency from their tyres.

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Are Winter Tyres Worth It?

12th January 2017

In many European countries, including Sweden and Germany, having winter tyres fitted to your vehicle in the colder months is a legal requirement. Whilst there is no legal enforcement currently in place in the UK, conditions such as ice, snow and slippery roads are best handled by dedicated winter tyres.

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Tyre of the Month December: Bridgestone Potenza S001

7th December 2016

Here at The Tyre Group, we have named the superior Bridgestone Potenza S001 as tyre of the month this December. Designed to unlock the potential of high performance cars, this tyre delivers safety and manoeuvrability at speed.

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Winter Tyre Checks

25th November 2016

Winter can bring with it many challenges on the road and if your tyres aren’t up to the task, you may find yourself in difficulty. With ice, snow and slush to contend with, you need to make sure that your tyres can cope with the difficult weather conditions ahead or replace them before they let...

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Tyre of the Month November: Dunlop WinterSport M3

6th November 2016

This November we have chosen the Dunlop WinterSport M3 as our tyre of the month. Providing a safe and comfortable drive in difficult winter weather conditions, the Dunlop WinterSport M3 is a high performance tyre that will keep you safe this winter. In addition, this tyre has been built with revolutionary RunonFlat technology to help...

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Which tyres are right for you? All Season or Winter Tyres?

3rd November 2016

Vehicles are usually fit with summer tyres by the manufacturer and these provide a superior performance in temperatures above 7°C but they do not achieve an optimal performance in cold conditions. For this reason some motorists choose to replace their tyres with either all season tyres, which can be used all year round, or with...

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Goodyear Unveil Visionary Tyre Concept

29th October 2016

Since their conception in 1898, Goodyear have been dedicated to tyre innovation and constantly strive to deliver the newest concepts in performance, safety and efficiency.

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Tyre of the Month October: Goodyear Vector 5+/Eagle Vector 2+

15th October 2016

Here at The Tyre Group, we have chosen the Goodyear Vector 5+/Eagle Vector 2+ as our tyre of the month this October. Designed to handle varying weather conditions with ease, the Goodyear Vector 5+/Eagle Vector 2+ is ideal for transitioning Autumnal weather.

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Tyres are to Blame for Millions of Drivers Failing Their MOT!

27th September 2016

Every year a large proportion of motorists fail their MOT test first time due to their tyres! The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) stated that in 2014/15, 7.4% of MOT test fails were due to tyres and TyreSafe claim that in 2013, a shocking 2.2 million vehicles were failed due to unsafe or illegal...

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Tyre of the Month September: Uniroyal RainExpert 3

15th September 2016

September weather conditions are usually mild and wet in the UK, so here at The Tyre Group we have selected superior wet weather tyre, the RainExpert 3 from Uniroyal as our tyre of the month.

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What Do Your Dashboard Warning Lights Mean?

14th September 2016

Dashboard warning lights can appear for many reasons, read our helpful advice on what to do if one of your dashboard lights illuminates.

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Tyre of the Month August: Cooper Zeon LTZ

15th August 2016

Here at The Tyre Group, we have named the superior Cooper Zeon LTZ as our tyre of the month this August. With 50% on and 50% off-road capabilities, this tyre is an excellent choice for high performance 4x4s.

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New name... Same fantastic service

13th July 2016

Following a healthy period of growth and national expansion, the board of The Malvern Tyres Group has announced that henceforth, the company will be named The Tyre Group.

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What to do if your car overheats

6th July 2016

When seasonal temperatures begin to rise, so does the likelihood of your car overheating. This is because the outside temperature can have a huge impact on the internal temperature of the engine if it is struggling to cool itself down.

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Tyre of the Month June – Pirelli P Zero Rosso

15th June 2016

This June, The Malvern Tyres Group has named the Pirelli P Zero Rosso as tyre of the month. Offering superior levels of performance without sacrificing comfort, the Pirelli P Zero Rosso is an ideal summer tyre for dynamic drivers.

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Roadside Breakdown Advice

10th June 2016

You can’t predict breaking down on the road, but you can reduce your chances of a break down and make the experience less stressful by being prepared.

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Tyre of the Month May – Bridgestone Ecopia EP150

28th May 2016

With summer just around the corner, The Malvern Tyres Group have chosen the superior Bridgestone Ecopia EP150 as our tyre of the month. From Bridgestone’s most environmentally friendly range, the Ecopia EP150 is an excellent tyre, optimised for summer conditions.

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Bank Holiday Car Checks

28th April 2016

Getting away this bank holiday weekend? Make sure your vehicle is ready for the journey with a few small car checks before you set off!

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Tyre of the Month April – Michelin Primacy 3

11th April 2016

Due to its excellent performance in wet and dry conditions, enhanced fuel efficiency and increased tyre life, the Michelin Primacy 3 has been named our tyre of the month this April.

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Tyre of the Month March – Dunlop SP 30

15th March 2016

Our tyre of the month has been chosen for its superb ability to handle wet conditions – ideal for coping with the potential wet weather of a British spring. The Dunlop SP 30 offers high levels of resistance against aquaplaning and an enhanced braking performance on both wet and dry surfaces.

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Tyre of the Month February – ContiSportContact 5

16th February 2016

Due to its excellent handling properties, shorter braking distances and optimum safety features, the Malvern Tyres Group have named the superior ContiSportContact 5 as our tyre of the month this February. Designed as a predecessor from the ContiSportContact 3, this tyre is ideal for high performance cars and 4x4s.

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Tyre of the Month January - Goodyear UltraGrip 8

20th January 2016

As winter conditions have started to hit the UK this month, we have decided to crown a superior winter tyre, adept at dealing with tough conditions, as our tyre of the month this January. With excellent handling in snowy conditions and extra grip on icy roads, the Goodyear UltraGrip 8 has topped our list.

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Tyre of the Month December – Firestone Winterhawk 3

9th December 2015

This December we have decided to name the Firestone Winterhawk 3 as our tyre of the month. This is due to its capacity for high performance and enhanced safety in harsh winter weather conditions.

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Tyre of the Month November - Pirelli Snow Control Serie 2

25th November 2015

With winter looming, here at the Malvern Tyres Group we are naming the superior winter tyre, Pirelli Snow Control Serie 2 as our tyre of the month this November.

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Tyre of the Month October – Bridgestone Weather Control A001

26th October 2015

Here at the Malvern Tyres Group, we have named the Bridgestone Weather Control A001 as our tyre of the month this October.

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Tyre of the Month September - Michelin Energy Saver Plus

23rd September 2015

The Malvern Tyres Group have crowned the Michelin Energy Saver Plus as the September tyre of the month.

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Secrets to passing your MOT

8th September 2015

September is a popular time for MOT testing as a high proportion of new cars are registered during this month. As we draw closer to MOT test deadlines many of us are left worrying that our vehicles may fail their MOTs.

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Tyre of the Month August - Goodyear Vector 4Seasons

7th August 2015

For August, The Malvern Tyres Group have chosen the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons as their tyre of the month.

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Tyre of the month July – Continental Eco Contact 5

9th July 2015

For July, The Malvern Tyres Group have chosen the Continental Eco Contact 5 as their tyre of the month.

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Tyre of the month June - Dunlop Sport BluResponse

30th June 2015

Here at the Malvern Tyres Group, we’ve chosen the Dunlop Sport BluResponse as our tyre of the month this June.

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Tyre of the month May - Cooper Zeon CS6

14th May 2015

Our tyre of the month this May has been chosen, and we've gone with the excellent qualities of the Zeon CS6 from Cooper Tyres.

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Tyre of the month April - Bridgestone Turanza T001

14th April 2015

As the days grow ever longer and the weather warms, April seems as good a time as ever to choose a summer tyre from Bridgestone as our tyre manufacturer of the month...

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The Dangers of Part Worn Tyres

24th March 2015

As the nation continues to search for ways to save money, it's becoming increasingly common for drivers to purchase part worn tyres over new tyres. Most consumers are tempted to try and save a bit of money by buying part worn tyres, but is it really worth the risk? And what are the risks? Second-hand...

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Travelling this Easter?

19th March 2015

Spring has just about arrived and with Easter approaching, also comes the exciting Easter long weekend. As we've hit the first bank holiday of the year, now is as good a time as ever to hit the road for a well deserved break. But before you pack up the car and set off, take a...

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At Home MOT checks

17th February 2015

Receiving an MOT test failure certificate can be a frustrating and sometimes, expensive inconvenience. However around 1.5million vehicles fail their MOT test every year due to simple things. There are tips and checks that can be completed at home, relatively simply and cheaply, to give your car a head-start and get it on course for...

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New Year Tyre Checks!

23rd January 2015

Four small patches of rubber - that?s all that stands between you as a driver and potentially, a very fast moving road. Having the right tyres fitted to your car is vital, but how you look after your tyres is just as important. Regular checks and maintenance help to make your tyres last longer,...

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Driving....Rain!?

23rd December 2014

With Christmas approaching fast, we are yet to experience a long stretch of freezing temperatures this winter. A white Christmas is look less likely by the day. Chances are Jack Frost won’t make much of an appearance and we’ll see another year go by with very little in the way of snow.

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Driving home this Christmas...

5th December 2014

Driving in winter is very different to driving at other times of the year. Unexpected weather conditions and longer periods of darkness mean drivers need to adapt their driving styles to maximise their own safety and the safety of other road users.

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Winter Tyres

5th November 2014

Ice, snow and rain can drastically affect vehicle handling and driving can become challenging with steering, acceleration and braking being compromised. With 1 in 4 drivers being involved in a motor accident in snow or icy conditions it is worth considering investing in winter tyres for optimum road safety during the winter months. (Santander Insurance)

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Pesky Pot Holes

31st October 2014

Pot holes are becoming an increasing problem on Britain’s roads, some even describing it as an epidemic. A combination of freezing and wet winters, have caused our roads to crack and become more susceptible to moisture damage. Condition deteriorates even more as cars drive over damaged tarmac, which then causes damage to the road beneath...

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What makes Tyres Illegal?

19th September 2014

If you drive on damaged or worn tyres, you run the risk of being fined up to £2,500 and gaining 3 points on your licence, per tyre. You can also potentially invalidate your insurance policy and you run the risk of endangering lives due to lack of care and attention to your vehicle. Find a...

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How to avoid an MOT Test failure

18th August 2014

An MOT test is a legal requirement in order for your vehicle to be driven on UK roads, many UK vehicles fail their MOT test due to easy-to-fix mistakes not being noticed by drivers. Carrying out a few simple checks on your vehicle before you take it to the test centre, could save you both...

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Make it the Malvern Tyres Group

4th August 2014

You may have noticed a few changes to the Malvern Tyres Group website. We have expanded the group with 13 new branches and 2 new brands. Both Discount Tyre & County Tyre have joined the Malvern Tyres Group making it one of the UKs largest independent tyre and auto repair specialists with over 50...

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