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Workshop incentives to purchase Denso air conditioning compressors

Workshop incentives to purchase Denso air conditioning compressors

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Denso is offering workshops Love2Shop vouchers when they purchase a Denso air conditioning (A/C) compressor. The promotion will run throughout May, June and July. To redeem the £10 Love2Shop voucher, which can be used to purchase a host of products from outlets across the country, technicians need fill in an online form and upload the invoice at the company's website.

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Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental will introduce its new radial port tyre portfolio at this year's TOC Europe in Rotterdam. Developed to meet the demands of vehicles used for terminal operations, the newly expanded port portfolio is specifically designed for load and carry applications. The company also emphasises its service provision and aim to become a full solutions provider for port operations, referencing its slogan, ‘Every move you make’. Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) will show its complete port product range at the trade fair, including V.ply tyres, radial tyres, and digital solutions on 18-20 June at booth D72 in Hall 1 at Rotterdam Ahoy.

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Conti presents customised ContiEarth tyres for machinery operating in harsh conditions

Conti presents customised ContiEarth tyres for machinery operating in harsh conditions

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has continued the process of providing a complete service solution for the OTR segment, introducing a new ContiEarth range of tyres tuned for various applications and its latest tyre monitoring technology for a sector defined by its variable operating conditions. OTR tyres are often used to extract and haul raw materials on gravelly, rocky or sandy terrain, or transport building materials on unpaved roads at construction sites: for these and other applications, they can be mounted on a wide variety of construction vehicles and machinery.

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ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) present its latest Alliance and Galaxy branded OTR products for a wide range of machines, from backhoe and skid steer loaders to excavators, heavy loaders and forklifts, at BAUMA. The newest tyres included the Galaxy LHD 500 SDS for heavy forklifts and wheel loaders and the Alliance A585 for compact and backhoe loaders. The company said its exhibition represented a strong cross-section of its high-performance portfolio for a broad range of operations and machines, offered at a price-point to target value for money.

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Speed limiters to increase demand for wheel alignment

Speed limiters to increase demand for wheel alignment

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Wheel alignment supplier Absolute Alignment anticipates increased demand for four wheel alignment services from 2022 onwards if speed limiters become compulsory on all new cars across Europe.

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Falken Azenis FK510 wins Porsche Macan approval

Falken Azenis FK510 wins Porsche Macan approval

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Falken has won original equipment approval from Porsche, demonstrating the increasing premiumisation of the Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ brand. Falken is supplying the current generation of the Porsche Macan with the SUV version of the Falken Azenis FK510 in sizes 235/60R18 and 255/55R18. The tyres are rated W for speed (up to 270 km/h) and have load indexes of 103 and 105 respectively.

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Cemb introducing upgraded Argos at Autopromotec

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Garage equipment manufacturer Cemb has announced that is presenting some recently-develop upgrades to its Argos machine at Autopromtec. According to the company, the improvements have made it “even faster and more efficient”. Argos software now recognizes vehicle’s license plate, automatically selecting relevant specs and starting the measuring process. As a result, wheel alignment is even faster. Indeed, it reportedly takes just five seconds from the vehicle’s arrival to getting results.

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STARCO dual wheels now an option for Valtra tractors

STARCO dual wheels now an option for Valtra tractors

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Around 30 years ago, tractor manufacturer Valtra implemented a radical strategic change that resulted in the production of machinery that is amongst the most customisable in the world. Pretty much every Valtra tractor is unique, and a third of the approximately 9,000 Valtra tractors manufactured last year went through a customising studio called Unlimited. Now, for the first time, buyers can select STARCO dual wheels on their new tractor as part of this customisation process.

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McLaren makes 20,000th car

McLaren makes 20,000th car

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

McLaren Automotive made its 20,000th hand-assembled car at its McLaren Production Centre (MPC) in Woking, Surrey. The 20,000th car built was a right-hand drive 600LT Spider in Chicane Grey from the brand’s Sports Series line-up. Launched only last summer as the next chapter in the McLaren ‘Longtail’ story, all production slots for the Coupe variant have already been filled. It has been fitted with Pirelli Trofeo R tyres.

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Goodyear partnering with Citroën in 100th anniversary autonomous electric car project

Goodyear partnering with Citroën in 100th anniversary autonomous electric car project

13th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The Citroën 19_19 Concept marks the brand’s 100th anniversary and is designed to deliver exclusivity, comfort and privacy. Conceptualised with an extra-large dimension and aesthetics to match the 19_19 Concept’s spectacular design, Goodyear has designed the C100 concept tyre especially for this unique project.

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Goodyear announces $36M investment in OTR production

Goodyear announces $36M investment in OTR production

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear highlighted its latest off-the-road (OTR) products and solutions for the construction machinery industry at BAUMA, including the public debut of its recently launched OMNITRAC ranges of steer and drive tyres for mixed service trucks. At BAUMA, Goodyear highlighted its EMTrack OTR tyre performance monitoring system and the TL-4A OTR tyre for articulated dump trucks and scrapers. The company also announced that it will make a $36 million investment at its manufacturing plant in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg.

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Bridgestone exemplifies premium full-service approach at BAUMA 2019

Bridgestone exemplifies premium full-service approach at BAUMA 2019

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s approach to BAUMA, a leading global trade fair for the construction and mining markets, exemplified the current megatrends prevalent among premium tyre brand manufacturers in the OTR sector – indeed in most tyre segments – highly specialised products with a range of services developed to support end users; or to use Bridgestone’s own term, solutions. The manufacturer said that it is committed to support customers by identifying and solving the challenges of a business, and world, in rapid transformation.

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Michelin provides XTRA benefits with new articulated dump truck tyre

Michelin provides XTRA benefits with new articulated dump truck tyre

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has launched its new XTRA DEFEND premium E4 deep tread tyre. The new product for articulated dump trucks with payloads between 25 and 45 tons boasts improved levels of damage resistance and reliability, while maintaining a better Tons Kilometre per Hour (TKPH) level compared to its premium competitors, Michelin claims. It has been designed particularly with improved robustness to minimise damage and machine downtime and offer 15 per cent more tyre life that the predecessor, the Michelin X-Super Terrain+, to optimise operating costs.

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EBT One Box designed to unlock start/stop battery potential for workshops

EBT One Box designed to unlock start/stop battery potential for workshops

9th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, will use the dual platforms provided by its stand in hall 20 and the event’s official workshop presentation area at Automechanika Birmingham, to publicise its all-in-one, start/stop battery analysis and replacement solution, One Box.

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Denso invites Automechanika visitors to view e-Videns

Denso invites Automechanika visitors to view e-Videns

9th May 2019 | 0 Comments

In addition to its comprehensive range of original equipment (OE) parts across multiple product categories, Denso will present its unique e-Videns vehicle inspection tool, designed to assist workshops with customer relations and business efficiencies at Automechanika Birmingham.

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