If China is the sixth greatest tire supplier in the world, then we can easily understand why, from Nankang's point of view, producing tires is almost a question of honour. Nankang Rubber Tire Corporation is created in 1959 in China, but it rapidly moves its headquarters to Taiwan, thus becoming the first tire constructer in this country. In time, the brand built itself a strong reputation: resistant, ultra safe and silent tires that transform driving into pure pleasure. But so much moderation would be boring, so, as every tire that has a story, the Nankang has its own secrets. For years now, the technological development departments in Nankang have been searching for solutions to raise the speed potential of their tires. Once equipped with Nankang tires, any car, no matter the brand or the size, acquires an aggressive grip road and increases its speed capacities. To make it even easier, the Chinese engineers also enriched their tires with a good resistance to high temperatures.
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Goodyear, the largest American tyre manufacturer on the market, begins its story at the end of the 19th century. Loyal to the symbolics of its title, bearing the name of the tyre inventor, Mr. Chrales Goodyear, this brand takes the word "invention" for a true religion. Goodyear has been working with Ford since 2001 to monitor temperature and pressure inside tyres. This "intelligent tyre", of a dynamic shape, fits all kind of vehicle on all type of roads. Another feature, appreciated by the experts is the discretion of these tyres, renowned for their silent grip. Goodyear has mounted original equipment for prestigious brands like Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Hummer, Land Rover and Lexus.
The Italian manufacturer Pirelli was declared favourite by renowned automobile magazines after the summer tires tests, held in Germany, in 2006. Very appreciated by the critics, these tires received attributes going from "very recommended" to "highly recommended". Founded in Milan, at the end of the 19th century Pirelli has definitely won its place among the greatest tire manufacturers in the world. Design and high technology: the Italians imposed their marks on the field with their perception of the tire mixing both the technical perfection and the most "design" aesthetics. In 2004, Pirelli "showed off" with Subaru, in the World Rally Championship. More recently they have become associates with Ford, who chose Pirelli as a strategic partner in 2006.
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The Japanese brand Falken made a glorious entry on the market with its first tyre, displayed to the public in 1938. The young manufacturer was taking by assault the automobile market segment, showing a lot of guts, by creating a tyre model that mixed a modern design with an aggressive, outstanding driving potential. Nowadays, these Germans are famous for their "haute couture" tyres, shaped as "ecologically correct". When it comes to inventing, Falken doesn't like to wait in line either. The brand has recently created a new system to monitor and warn the driver about the tread depth of tyres. How to recognize a Falken tyre? By its flawless driving performances, its discretion due to the highly elastic compounds or by its easy handling.