Tag: 4×4 tyre

3PMSF certification for Petlas Explero PT411

3PMSF certification for Petlas Explero PT411

10th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Turkish tyre maker Petlas shares that its Explero PT411 A/S has gained 3PMSF certification, and is thus approved for year-round use in markets where specific winter tyre rules apply. All tyres in the all-season SUV range will henceforth carry the ‘snowflake’ symbol on their sidewalls.

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Europe launch for Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT & Discoverer AT3 XLT

Europe launch for Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT & Discoverer AT3 XLT

4th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has added the Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT and the Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT to its 4x4 line-up. Building upon the launch of the tyres in the United States, a range of sizes will now be made available in UK and other European markets.

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Ssangyong Motorsport fits Yokohama Geolandar on 2020 Dakar Rally

Ssangyong Motorsport fits Yokohama Geolandar on 2020 Dakar Rally

2nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Yokohama’s Geolandar M/T G003 tyres for SUVs and pickup trucks will be fitted to the Korando DKR driven by Oscar Fuertes Aldanondo and Diego Vallejo for Ssangyong Motorsport/Sodicars Racing on the 2020 Dakar Rally (5-17 January). The same car and drivers came in third in the T1.3 petrol 2-wheel drive class in the January 2019 event, and will take on competition in the same class this year.

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Michelin files suit against Chinese-made BFGoodrich “imposter”

Michelin files suit against Chinese-made BFGoodrich “imposter”

18th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s North American operation has filed a suit against a company importing “counterfeit” tyres from China. The tyres in question are said to violate patents for the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2.

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Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has introduced its new Discoverer ATT. The new 4x4/SUV tyre is designed for 60 per cent on-road, 40 per cent off-road applications, with fitments available for a wide range of CUVs and SUVs.

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BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 now available in 42 sizes

BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 now available in 42 sizes

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

As of this year, 42 sizes of BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 are available in the UK. The first sizes in the line-up for extreme off-road conditions arrived in 2018, and the portfolio now available includes 21 new sizes not offered in the predecessor KM2 range.

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Stapleton’s exclusive brands maximise buoyant 4×4 sector in otherwise rocky terrain

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The largest UK tyre wholesaler, Stapleton’s has long acknowledged the SUV/4x4 sector’s ability to transcend other segments with steady upward performance against a particularly volatile background. While a global rise in raw materials prices and post-referendum inflation are taking a toll on the UK, Stapleton’s notes the internationalism of the industry means the impact will be considerable, because where the car industry goes the tyre industry must inevitably follow.

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Maxxis: size matters most in ATV sector

Maxxis: size matters most in ATV sector

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis’ original equipment portfolio in the all-terrain vehicle sector gives the manufacturer some authority when it comes to the ATV tyre market. The company says it is “in a perfect position to monitor and react” to trends in the “growing” segment.

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Kumho increases SUV coverage with additional sizes

Kumho increases SUV coverage with additional sizes

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Kumho has enhanced its 4x4 tyre range with the Crugen HP91 and KL33 SUV offerings, covering the majority of on-road sizes between them, while the cross-functional Road Venture patterned MT51 and established KL71 also cover everything from such top end SUVs as the Range Rover and BMW X5 to the ever-popular Land Rover Defender.

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Yokohama 4×4 tyre range ready to take on ‘every adventure’

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama’s extensive offering of 4x4 tyres caters for a broad range of manufacturers and applications, from SUVs to crossover SUVs and minivans, CUVs and sports cars, already boasting a host of OE fitments.

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4×4 growth offers opportunities in sub-premium categories for exclusive brands – Grouptyre

4×4 growth offers opportunities in sub-premium categories for exclusive brands – Grouptyre

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

The leading growth in new car sales of SUVs has led to a surge in demand for tyres in this lucrative market. While premium tyre manufacturers have naturally led the way in this segment, meeting the demands of their original equipment customers, themselves expanding and innovating in the segment to offer greater choice to consumers, sub-premium manufacturers have followed suit, giving wholesalers the opportunity to distribute higher margin products, and create a tiered range of products to address this segment.

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Davanti Terratoura aims to tame “mud monsters” and Beasts from the East

Davanti Terratoura aims to tame “mud monsters” and Beasts from the East

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Last winter, extreme cold weather in the UK and Europe caused chaos on and off road, making the increased mobility offered by 4x4s an attractive proposition. It is into this context that Davanti will launch its new Terratoura.

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Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire unveiled the new Discoverer AT3 family of tyres at The Tire Cologne early this summer. The line, which includes three distinct all-season, all-terrain tyres features Cooper’s first ever all-season 4x4 product – the Discoverer AT34S.

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Nokian sponsors Scottish Mountain Rescue

28th September 2018 | 0 Comments

From 1 October 2018, Nokian Tyres will proudly partner Scottish Mountain Rescue in a three-year sponsorship deal. The agreement will see all Scottish Mountain Rescue vehicles fitted with Nokian Tyres’ most recent and innovative products.

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Falken adds Wildpeak M/T to its European off-road range

Falken adds Wildpeak M/T to its European off-road range

7th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Falken Tyre has recently expanded its off-road offering with the new Wildpeak M/T model. First shown in May at Tire Cologne in Cologne, Germany, the new tyre is designed for 4x4 and SUV use with the ability to cope with the toughest off-road conditions.

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