Developed with EVs in mind – Davanti debuts DX440

19th April 2024

With increasing consumer demand and the greater availability of electric models, the number of electric cars in the UK has rapidly grown.

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Finland, Germany amongst main markets for Russian tyres

19th April 2024

According to Russian petrochemical industry information centre Rupec, two European Union countries were amongst the top foreign recipients of Russian tyres in 2022-2023.

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Continental extends e-mobility strategy to secondary brands

19th April 2024

For the past year or so, the latest Continental tyre lines have featured an EV-Compatible sidewall logo.

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Living wage, benefits & learning opportunities for Michelin employees

19th April 2024

Michelin has introduced a number of measures aimed at fostering “social and societal cohesion.

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Inter-Sprint & Inter-Tyre showing extensive range at TTC

19th April 2024

Dutch wholesaler Inter-Sprint will present its exclusive and private brands as part of an extensive range of premium, quality, economy and budget brands at The Tire Cologne from 4 to 6 June 2024.

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June launch for new ZC Rubber EV tyre lines

19th April 2024

ZC Rubber (Zhongce Rubber Group Co.

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Goodyear begins Drive Results Tour 2024

18th April 2024

In order to provide fleet operators an opportunity to gain experience about its end-to-end offering, Goodyear is fielding both its flagship mobile showroom truck as well as a fleet of Drive Results Vans as part of the Drive Results Tour 2024.

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Specialist vs all-rounder – Auto Bild tests tyres for EVs

18th April 2024

Manufacturers approach tyre suitability for electric vehicles from varying angles.

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First tyre at Double Coin’s Anhui factory expansion

18th April 2024

The first tyre has rolled off the production line at the expansion project of Double Coin’s factory in Anhui, China.

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Fornnax adds SR-200 HD to its tyre shredder range

18th April 2024

Fornnax introduced the SR-200 HD Dual-Shaft Primary Shredder at India Rubber Expo (IRE) at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai on 20 March.

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Bridgestone invests in Wuxi, China car tyre production lines

18th April 2024

Bridgestone has committed to increase investment in China over the next three years.

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Firemax Cambodia factory holds groundbreaking ceremony

18th April 2024

Fornnax introduced the SR-200 HD Dual-Shaft Primary Shredder at India Rubber Expo (IRE) at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai on 20 March.

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2024 marks 50 years of Bulldog and 20 years of Bridgestone partnership

18th April 2024

The Bulldog operation was founded in 1974 as part of the Sleaford Tyre Company Group and first supplied retreads to Bridgestone in the mid-1990s, before Bridgestone purchased it outright in 2005.

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Kanwar Tulip celebrates Apollo Tyres’ Dutch connection

18th April 2024

Along with cheese, clogs and windmills, many people closely associate tulips with the Netherlands.

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Yokohama breaks ground on new Mexico tyre plant

18th April 2024

On 15 April The Yokohama Rubber Co.

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Torque Tyres TBR range now 100% made in Vietnam

18th April 2024

The entire Torque Tyres truck and bus radial tyre portfolio is now being manufactured in Vietnam.

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Forvia Hella to exhibit at Commercial Vehicle Show

17th April 2024

Forvia Hella has confirmed that it will be exhibiting its latest lighting and electronic innovations at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show from 23-25 April at the NEC in Birmingham.

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Goodyear introduces new RL-5K OTR tyre with three-star load capacity

17th April 2024

Goodyear has launched the new three-star RL-5K Off-the-Road (OTR) tyre for large wheel loaders and wheel dozers.

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Yokohama and Goodyear managers join TyreSafe steering committee

17th April 2024

On 2 April 2024, BKT received Excellent Level certification from Caterpillar Inc.

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BKT obtains ‘Excellent Level’ Caterpillar certification

17th April 2024

On 2 April 2024, BKT received Excellent Level certification from Caterpillar Inc.

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Michelin to end truck tyremaking at Olsztyn, Poland plant

17th April 2024

Michelin is set to transfer the truck tyre production capacity it currently operates at its Olsztyn, Poland factory to Romania.

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JK Tyre open 92nd branded truck tyre retail centre in India

17th April 2024

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has inaugurated its 22nd brand shop in the Tamil Nadu region, thereby further expanding the company’s last mile presence in the country.

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Countdown: 30 days till the Guangrao Tyre Exhibition

17th April 2024

From 15-17 May, the 14th China (Guangrao) International Rubber Tire & Auto Accessory Exhibition will run with the theme of “Global Full Chain, New Quality and New Future”.

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Qingdao Doublestar confirms Kumho acquisition details

17th April 2024

Following the news that it will take control of Kumho as the largest shareholder, Qingdao Doublestar has released details of how it is working to indirectly hold 45 per cent of Kumho’s shares by issuing shares and paying cash in order to obtain strategic assets.

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New ContiConnect Lite app version – a ‘gateway into digital OTR tyre management’

16th April 2024

Continental has launched a new version of its ContiConnect Lite app.

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Rear-facing red flashing lamps approved for tyre roadside assistance and recovery workers

16th April 2024

The tyre roadside assistance and rescue and recovery industry have been granted permission to use rear-facing red flashing lamps.

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Beissbarth Q.Lign Wheel Alignment system VW approved

16th April 2024

Beissbarth’s Q.

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Yokohama OE on Toyota Crown RS “Landscape”

16th April 2024

The Yokohama Rubber Co.

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Debut for Conti Eco

16th April 2024

Continental has presented its fifth-generation Conti Eco tyre line for freight transportation, promising to cut costs for hauliers while significantly reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in both regional and long-distance operations.

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Bridgestone’s impressive grip of the off-road sector

15th April 2024

Bridgestone claims market leadership in the mining and construction tyre sector, and with the mining sector namedropped alongside electric vehicle tyres for particular attention in its recently announced 800 billion yen ($5.

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Trelleborg and Mitas raise prices by up 5%

15th April 2024

Both the Trelleborg and Mitas brands are set to raise prices by up to 5 per cent across all segments.

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Nexen Tire wins Red Dot Design Award 2024

15th April 2024

Nexen Tire has won the Red Dot Design Award in the product category.

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Yokohama sponsors ATP Tennis Tour

15th April 2024

The Yokohama Rubber Co.

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A strange way of price-fixing

12th April 2024

At the end of January, the European Commission (EC) announced that it is had begun conducting “unannounced inspections” – commonly known as dawn raids – at the European offices of the world’s leading tyremakers.

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SUV tyre pricing between 2021 and 2024

12th April 2024

SUV tyres have not only become a fixture in the wider car tyre market in recent years, they also remain a significant margin opportunity for manufacturers and distributors alike.

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Pirelli financial performance the strongest of European premium tyre brands – analysts

12th April 2024

Initiating detailed coverage of European tyre manufacturers, analysts at Jefferies Equities Research fated Pirelli as their top pick, followed by Continental and Michelin.

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Wheel maker BBS in brand rights dispute with former owner

12th April 2024

A set-to is brewing in Germany’s Black Forest.

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Year-round performance – Auto Bild Sportcars tests 11 all-season tyres

12th April 2024

Sales of all-season tyres continue to grow, with these products finding favour with both private and fleet customers.

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Metzeler debuts ‘super sport touring’ Roadtec 02

12th April 2024

Metzeler has provided further details about the new Roadtec 02 range that it announced at the start of this year.

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Bridgestone presents Paris 2024 Ambassadors

12th April 2024

Bridgestone Corporation is partnering with dozens of elite athletes around the world as a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner.

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Fuller Tyres backs Continental’s multidisciplinary rubber range

12th April 2024

Continental has been at the core of Fuller Tyres’ provision ever since it won its first contract 14 years ago.

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Dunlop debuts All Season 2

11th April 2024

Dunlop, recently repositioned as Goodyear’s Europe-wide value brand, has launched its next generation of all-season tyres.

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Increased track compatibility for Alliance 643 Forestar III range

11th April 2024

Working in the forestry industry is no easy task, comments Yokohama-ATG (Y-ATG), therefore forestry tyres must be “durable, stable, and able to handle steep slopes safely and efficiently.

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Arclid Transport renews Prometeon contract

11th April 2024

Cheshire-based Arclid Transport has renewed its tyre supply and fitting agreement with Prometeon Tyre Group, a fixed pence per kilometre (PPK) contract that covers the entire 95-strong Arclid fleet of 45 trucks and 60 trailers, predominantly made up of 6x2 artics and tri-axle trailers.

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Goodyear – Developing tyres for cars, sight unseen

11th April 2024

April 1 has been and gone this year, so there’s no danger in admitting that I’ve seen imaginary tyres being tested on cars that don’t even exist.

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ReOil pyrolysis process the template for Grimsby plant

11th April 2024

North East Lincolnshire Council has approved plans for a pyrolysis plant for processing end-of-life tyres in Grimsby.

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Apollo expands Terra Pro line-up

11th April 2024

Five further size options have joined the Apollo Terra Pro range, widening its compatibility with construction equipment such as telescopic handlers, compact loaders and backhoe loaders.

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HB Dennis reports five-star reviews with TreadReader

11th April 2024

James Stopps is gearing up to expand PCL’s distributor base in the South.

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Yokohama Rubber partners with Haupt Racing Team

11th April 2024

The Yokohama Rubber Co.

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Volvo truck dealer halves vehicle downtime with AES UK

10th April 2024

Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd is the main distributor for Volvo Truck, Bus & Coach in the North-West of England, North Wales and Lancashire.

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