Good news for Goodyear tyres! The African charity expedition they support has completed its 6,500 mile journey to supply educational and medical materials.
The team of Land Rover enthusiasts set out from the tyres company’s Birmingham headquarters early last month and has just arrived in Timbukto having donated their vehicles, along with other vital supplies, to good causes along the way.
In total eight vehicles were donated to help the charities conduct their work, all fitted with Goodyear’s market leading 4×4 tyres, the Wrangler MT/R.
For such a dynamic range of terrain from roads and gravel to deserts and flood plains, the vehicles really needed high performing tyres for their journey.
Having been used previously on the Land Rover G4 Challenge, the Wrangler’s ability to traverse the toughest of terrains with its reinforced side walls and aggressive shoulder blocks gave the required performance in the vast range of conditions the team encountered.
The charities that benefited included Sightsavers International in the Gambia and Mali, Operafrica in the Gambia and Village by Village and Sabre Charitable Trust in Ghana. In total eight vehicles were donated to help the charities conduct their work.
Katherine Clarkson, etyres National Accounts Executive