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Tread Ltd have the ability to assist you with all aspect of your tyre development from initial concept and market inception through to managing launch events and creating bespoke vehicles.

Ray Collier is a degree qualified Automotive engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the automotive tyre industry and can provide your company a fully managed test package or is available as driver only for testing at your allocated test centre worldwide. Our full test management package includes all items needed to get your test tyre onto the track Tread ltd have at our immediate disposal.

We PROVIDE:

  • Qualified test driver

  • Technicians

  • Test vehicles for AT/MT, PCR, LTR and
    SUV applications

  • Test rims

  • Fitting equipment

  • The latest test equipment from Racelogic and all the Test suite applications

  • Storage facilities

  • Vehicle diagnostic and development tools

FULL TEST MANAGEMENT ITEMS INCLUDE:

  • Test Track bookings

  • Test vehicle and equipment shipping

  • Tyre import using our EORI status with UK customs

  • Reference tyre purchase

  • Hotel bookings for attending customers and dignitaries

  • Marketing opportunities such as photos and video

FLEET

You can send us your tyres or tell us where to be and we will do the rest. We can support both replacement market and original fitment development programs.

Some of our test permits

BMW Miramas, France

BMW Ascheim, Germany

Ford Lommel Tier 3, Belgium

VW Ehra, Germany

PSA Fontange, France

Ceram, France

Idiada, Spain

Mira, UK

Millbrook, UK

Nardo, Italy

MAXXIS, China

CATARC, China

GM, Dudenhofen

Testworld, Finland

Artic Falls, Sweden

Nevada, USA

TESTING IS BROKEN DOWN INTO  3 AREAS:

Our qualified test driver combined with the use of the VBOX provides you with accurate testing data. The VBOX V3i and IMU04 is a powerful data acquisition system using for measuring the speed and position of a moving vehicle. Based on a range of high performance GPS receivers, VBOX data loggers can record high accuracy GPS speed measurements, distance, acceleration, breaking distance, heading, slip angle, lap times, position and cornering forces combined with a skilled test driver we are unique in offering subjective and objective testing in all tyre development areas.

SUMMER TESTING

VBOX

off-road TESTING

promotional SERVICES

Tread Ltd have an established network of professional service providers and skilled professionals as part of our team and we can assist with any aspect of marketing and launch activities we also undertake Magazine testing for a number of magazines.

CALL US

Tel: +44 (0) 7940 552434

EMAIL US
OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Ray Collier is unique in having an automotive engineering degree and first hand experience working for a prestige automotive manufacturer as Senior Tyre Development Engineer, in addition to working for a tier 1 tyre manufacturer as principle engineer responsible for major OEM development programs before starting TREAD Ltd to cater for all aspects of tyre testing and development utilising first hand experience from both sides of the tyre and customer process.

- Longitudinal aquaplaning

- Lateral aquaplaning

- Wet Braking

- Dry Braking

- Wet Handling

- Dry Handling

- Off road testing

- Snow/Ice Traction

- Snow /Ice Braking

- Snow/Ice Lateral grip circles

- Snow Handling

- Hill route/Off road snow handling

- Ice Handling

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