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Goodyear Chosen for the new Maserati Levante

Goodyear is proud to announce that the new and first SUV of Maserati, the Maserati Levante, will fit the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2 SUV as OE.These tyres are specifically designed for SUVs and Crossovers.

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Goodyear chosen for new Mercedes-Benz E-Class

New Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 comes as standard fitment on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.Our friends over at Goodyear are pleased to announce that the brand new Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 product, which has only recently hit the shelves, is already accredited with fitments on the Mercedes- Benz E-Class.

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UK drivers - should we buy winter tyres?

We've all had that moment of waking up, seeing the roads outside covered in snow, and feeling apprehensive about driving to work.It’s usually at this moment that you start to wonder whether you should have invested in winter tyres.It’s important to understand that it doesn't necessarily have to be snowing or icy to need winter tyres.

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Ford chooses Goodyear All Season Tyres as OE Fitment

HiQ are proud to stock the award winning Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2, now OE fitment for all recent Ford vehicles!Goodyear has announced that all recently-launched Ford vehicles will be presented with the option of fitting its new, award winning, Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 All Season tyre as OE fitment.

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The Girls' Guide to Garages

It’s shocking but a recent survey found that lady drivers were falling foul of the ‘female premium’ being added by sexist garage owners.

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The end is nigh for the tax disk

September is a busy month for my life admin especially for Geoffrey, that’s the name of my car if you’re interested. MOT – check (it’s being tested at my local HiQ as I type), break down cover – check and car tax, well not quite checked off the list yet.

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Tyre Labelling - An insider view

Here at HiQ we have been preparing for the new EU Tyre legislation for over a year and a half.

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Women taking a steer

Beyonce said they run the world, Spice Girls taught us that they have the power and Cyndi Lauper sang that they just wanted to have fun….…It’s a common perception that girls can’t really be found taking the lead at fast fit outlets, but it’s not very often you come across a network like ours.

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Black round with a hole in the middle

 That's not all you get when you buy second hand tyres.I've just read the part worn tyre article that has been recently produced by Auto Express and TyreSafe and as I don't need much encouragement to share my thoughts on second hand and defective tyres, I thought I would! The two groups have teamed up to investigate the sale and condition of part worn tyres.

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Getting the right tyres for you

Tyres. We all know cars need them, and that there have to be four, one at each corner. And most of us also know that we should test the tread depth and tyre pressures regularly and inflate them if required.Is there really anything else to add? Well, yes there is.

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