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Lukatec launches ROI-Tread HS 6011 cushion gum extruder

Lukatec launches ROI-Tread HS 6011 cushion gum extruder

Friday 20th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Brazilian retreading machinery manufacturer Lukatec has launched its latest cushion gum extruder, the ROI-Tread HS 6011 and has also introduced two further models, the Compact 6007 and 6005. These new products join the ROI-Tread M, 100M, 200M and 300M in the Lukatec range.

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Hankook bringing world premières and smart tyre solutions to The Tire Cologne

Hankook bringing world premières and smart tyre solutions to The Tire Cologne

Thursday 19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

With 400 metres of exhibition space at The Tire Cologne, the team at Hankook Tire has plenty of room to stretch out. Or to present a broad range of products, including its new all-weather car tyre. The world première of this tyre – Hankook is keeping mum about its name – will take place at Stand A050, in Hall 6.1.

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Prolong dumper tyre life with correct air pressure maintenance

Prolong dumper tyre life with correct air pressure maintenance

Thursday 19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Having supplied 35,000 dumper truck tyres and wheels in the UK last year – 100 per cent of all dumper tyres for new trucks in our market – STARCO knows a thing or two about looking after these products. It’s therefore worth taking note when the company warns of the potential danger and additional cost of operating at low air pressure.

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Kenda presenting all-season range at The Tire Cologne

Kenda presenting all-season range at The Tire Cologne

Thursday 19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Kenda Tires is keen to replicate the success it has enjoyed with its car tyre business in North America over the last decade in European markets, and last year it introduced its first passenger car tyre specifically designed for the region, the Kenda Emera A1. This was followed by the Wintergen 2 winter tyre and Komendo Winter KR500 van tyre. The Taiwanese tyre maker is bringing its latest made-for-Europe product to The Tire Cologne, the Kenda Kenetica 4S all-season tyre.

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Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

Thursday 19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest generation of OTR tyre for rigid dump trucks from Magna Tyres is now available. Called the Magna MA04+, the E4 tread radial is designed for surface mine applications and is produced in seven popular sizes, 27.00R49, 33.00R51, 37.00R57, 40.00R57, 46/90R57, 50/80R57 and 59/80R63. Compound options include cut resistant (A), heat resistant (B) and standard (S).

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Tyresure celebrating 10 years of TPMS

Tyresure celebrating 10 years of TPMS

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Tyresure Ltd is celebrating its 10-year anniversary during May. Since the early days of the TPMS aftermarket in 2008, Tyresure has grown to become recognised as a European leader in the supply of TPMS solutions to the automotive aftermarket - and 2018 marks their 10th year of success in the industry.

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Cartyzen coming to The Tire Cologne ahead of European launch

Cartyzen coming to The Tire Cologne ahead of European launch

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Introduced at Tire Technology Expo in February, the Zenises Group’s Cartyzen tyre subscription service will gain further exposure at The Tire Cologne next month through its presentation by Harjeev Kandhari, chief executive officer of Zenises.

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Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Performance at an ‘astonishing level’ – Auto Bild Allrad tests all-season SUV tyres

Wednesday 18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

It was a victory for Goodyear in the all-season SUV tyre test published by Auto Bild Allrad this month. The publication voted the Vector 4Seasons SUV Gen-2 the winner of its six-tyre comparative evaluation, honouring the Goodyear rubber with the only ‘exemplary’ rating of the test.

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Yokohama USA launches new OTR tyre sales and reference guide

Yokohama USA launches new OTR tyre sales and reference guide

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s latest off-the-road (OTR) Sales and Reference Guide is now available in print and online. The 82-page guide featyres key off-the-road industry tyre and maintenance guidelines, as well as information on Yokohama’s complete line of OTR tyres.

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Comline announces product range extension

Comline announces product range extension

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Comline has released a variety of new part numbers across several of its product categories. This latest influx of new references once again highlights the diverse and comprehensive nature of the Comline range.

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Toyo Tyres UK signs new three-year distribution agreement with MTS

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) and Toyo Tires have signed a new three-year UK distribution contract. The wholesaler states that it has shown strong sales performance with the Toyo brand recently, and the new deal will help to showcase the solidity of the partnership.

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8 million autonomous vehicles by 2025

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

OEMs are driving the rapid deployment of autonomous vehicles and the growth of sensor types that underpin the technology. With this in mind, ABI Research analysts recently forecast that there will be 8 million consumer vehicles shipping in 2025 that feature SAE Level 3 and 4 technologies (where drivers will still be necessary but are able to completely shift safety-critical functions to the vehicle under certain conditions) and SAE Level 5 technology (where no driver will be required at all).  This, in turn, will help drive the shipments of vital Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors that underpin the technology. As many as 36 million LiDAR units are expected to ship in 2025, corresponding to a market value of $7.2 billion.

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Vipal Rubber showing new treads, tyre monitoring platform at The Tire Cologne

Vipal Rubber showing new treads, tyre monitoring platform at The Tire Cologne

Tuesday 17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

During the four days of The Tire Cologne, Vipal rubber will introduce two new treads. These are the VM729 and VDE2. The retread manufacturer comments with pride that both treads have very recently been granted 3PMSF ‘snowflake symbol’ certification.

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eDynamix iVHC integration brings TreadReader tyre scans to workshops

eDynamix iVHC integration brings TreadReader tyre scans to workshops

Monday 16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Sigmavision is bringing its 3D TreadReader images to workshops and dealerships within the eDynamix iVHC system, following a new integration. TreadReader 3D tyre scans, which provide industry-leading clarity and accuracy, continue to set the standard for tyre tread depth measurement. In addition to revealing tread depth, the detailed tyre scans help to diagnose incorrect inflation and wheel alignment issues.

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Corghi Exact Linear added to Rema Tip Top wheel alignment portfolio

Corghi Exact Linear added to Rema Tip Top wheel alignment portfolio

Monday 16th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Rema Tip Top UK’s four consecutive NTDA/Tyre Industry Awards give the company a decent claim to being the country’s leading supplier of aftermarket tyre equipment. The Leeds based company is the UK distributor of Corghi equipment. The Italian brand’s recently introduced Exact Linear has been added to Rema Tip Top’s product range, extending the existing aligner running Exact software, the Blacktech.

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