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Klarius marketing replacement exhausts systems

Klarius marketing replacement exhausts systems

23rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Klarius has added new exhausts, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and mountings to its 10,000+ product range this month for crossover models such as the Vauxhall Mokka and Ford Kuga.

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Camso provides Solideal solution for TLD autonomous baggage tractor

Camso provides Solideal solution for TLD autonomous baggage tractor

23rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Airport ground equipment specialist TLD has selected the Solideal AIR 561 as original equipment tyre for its new driverless baggage tractor TractEasy and its flagship Jet-16 baggage tractor. Both units have been supplied with Solideal AIR 561 full tyre and wheel assemblies since June 2019.

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Another test victory for Goodyear’s new winter tyre

Another test victory for Goodyear’s new winter tyre

22nd October 2019 | 0 Comments

Drivers of powerful cars should consider fitting winter tyres when the mercury begins to drop, particularly if they enjoy exploring the limits of their vehicle’s performance. Auto Bild Sportscars tested 11 such tyres ahead of the coming cold season and recommends several brands. At the other end of the scale, three tyres proved a no-go […]

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Be quiet: Vredestein Traxion 65 promises lower in-cabin noise

Be quiet: Vredestein Traxion 65 promises lower in-cabin noise

22nd October 2019 | 0 Comments

A successor to the Vredestein Traxion+ will be introduced at the Agritechnica show. The new tyre is called the Traxion 65, and Vredestein says it incorporates new technologies derived from the development of the tyre maker’s flagship VF product, the Traxion Optimall.

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Yokohama’s AA-rated eco tyre helps lower emissions and fuel use

Yokohama’s AA-rated eco tyre helps lower emissions and fuel use

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

Introduced earlier in the year at the Geneva International Motor Show, the BluEarth-air EF21 represents the very latest from Yokohama in environmentally-friendly tyre design. The tyre comes with a coveted ‘AA’ label rating for rolling resistance and wet grip.

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Absolute Alignment promotes new tyre profiler

Absolute Alignment promotes new tyre profiler

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Absolute Alignment, which describes itself as the UK’s leading supplier of wheel alignment equipment, has introduced a new drive-over tyre profiler which instantly assesses tyre wear as vehicles enter the workshop.

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Hamaton releases new graphite valve

Hamaton releases new graphite valve

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Hamaton has expanded the valve stem range for its EU-Pro Hybrid 3.5 to include a graphite version. The new Graphite Clamp-In valve boasts the same features and benefits as its alloy and black counterparts.

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Giti Tire presents new tyre for electric cars

Giti Tire presents new tyre for electric cars

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire wasn’t only present at last month’s BMW Berlin Marathon as official Main Sponsor, the event was also the location chosen for the global premiere of a new tyre specifically developed for electric vehicles. The tyre maker shares that the GitiSynergyE2 will be available in some markets from spring 2020.

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New Lanxess vulcanisation accelerator

New Lanxess vulcanisation accelerator

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A new product that specialty chemicals company Lanxess will soon trial with customers promises sufficient time for full cross-linking, even at high temperatures. The VP Vulkacit TZ vulcanisation accelerator is a sulfenamide based on aromatic amines and is suitable for all types of rubber. Lanxess foresees its use in the production of tyres and technical rubber goods.

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Michelin presents higher-load tyre for electric buses

Michelin presents higher-load tyre for electric buses

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Although numerous manufacturers are currently engaged in testing with major customers, electrification hasn’t yet come to the commercial vehicle segment in a significant way. The exception to this is bus transport. China has taken the lead here, with some 400,000 electric buses – at least a tenth of China’s bus parc and 98 per cent of the world total – plying the country’s urban areas. And while (according to Wood Mackenzie) just 3,700 electric buses were in service across Europe last year, just 0.5 per cent of the region’s total bus fleet, this figure is rising. Tyre makers are following this trend closely.

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Bridgestone gives foretaste of new motorcycle tyres for 2020

Bridgestone gives foretaste of new motorcycle tyres for 2020

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone is limbering up to add no less than four products to its motorcycle tyre portfolio in 2020. It has announced the impending arrival of four all-new or evolved lines – the Battlax Classic Racing CR11, Battlax BT46, Battlax Racing Street RS11 and Battlecross E50 Extreme. Battlax Classic Racing CR11 Specially developed for maxi classic […]

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Giti Tire grows 3PMSF-certified CV tyre portfolio

Giti Tire grows 3PMSF-certified CV tyre portfolio

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has added a number of patterns to its independently accredited three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) range for the 2019/20 winter season, bringing the total number of options to 23.

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Trelleborg & Dana unveiling CTIS at Agritechnica

Trelleborg & Dana unveiling CTIS at Agritechnica

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems and Dana Incorporated have jointly developed a revolutionary Central Tire Inflation (CTIS) system for the agricultural machinery industry. The concept of the new CTIS system will be displayed at Agritechnica 2019 next month. Named CTIS+ Inside, the full OEM integrated central pressure control system will enable tractor drivers to inflate or deflate tyre pressures directly from the tractor cabin.

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Yokohama Rubber offers show visitors glimpse into tyre future

Yokohama Rubber offers show visitors glimpse into tyre future

16th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A window into the future of tyres, Yokohama-style, awaits visitors to the Tokyo Motor Show. The Yokohama Rubber stand will feature a “future technologies corner”, at which Yokohama will introduce its CASE (Connected, Autonomous, Shared & Services) technologies.

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Auto Bild Allrad: ‘top-class’ performance from Apollo in winter tyre test

Auto Bild Allrad: ‘top-class’ performance from Apollo in winter tyre test

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The team at Auto Bild Allrad faced a problem when it came to performing their annual winter tyre test – they couldn’t find enough snow. To get around this shortcoming, the testers travelled to Japan with their equipment and ten brands of European market winter tyres. They also took a set of summer tyres with them for comparison and to serve as a warning to anyone tempted to drive on them in the snow and ice.

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