Tag: agricultural tyres

Michelin AxioBib 2 tyres fitted on Flawborough Farms’ UK-first Horsch sprayer

Michelin AxioBib 2 tyres fitted on Flawborough Farms’ UK-first Horsch sprayer

21st February 2020 | 0 Comments

Flawborough Farms has switched its next-generation Horsch sprayer’s original equipment fitments for a set of Michelin high-technology agricultural tyres.

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Michelin AxioBib 2 the ‘perfect tyre’ for UK-first Horsch sprayer

Michelin AxioBib 2 the ‘perfect tyre’ for UK-first Horsch sprayer

18th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Michelin says Flawborough Farms is “getting the best” from its next-generation Horsch sprayer after switching the original equipment fitments for a set of its AxioBib 2 tyres. The family-run business in Nottinghamshire took delivery of the UK’s first Horsch Leeb 8.300 PT last summer. The sprayer arrived as a prototype from Horsch’s headquarters in Germany fitted with a competitor’s rubber, but Flawborough Farms has since switched to Michelin VF 650/85 R42 AxioBib 2 183D tyres.

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Yokohama Prometeon bid nearing completion, Aeolus Tyres now involved

7th February 2020 | 0 Comments

In September 2019, Tyrepress.com broke the news that Yokohama is set to buy the ex-Pirelli industrial tyre business Prometeon. Back then, we reported that the deal was at an advanced stage and could be completed before the end of 2019. That clearly didn’t happen, but the deal is still live and the latest news is that it is nearing completion, but now also involves Aeolus Tyres.

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Bridgestone ‘sowing seeds’ after ‘best’ LAMMA

Bridgestone ‘sowing seeds’ after ‘best’ LAMMA

23rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone says it is “sowing the seeds for a busy season of sales amongst farmers and contractors, following what it describes as its “best ever” showing at LAMMA. Agriculture sales manager Stephen Lamb and his team presented the features of the manufacturer’s premium VT-Tractor range. With spring drilling planned for the coming weeks and months, and the UK’s wet weather causing headaches, the VT range offsets the worst that these elements can throw at farmers as it can operate at lower inflation pressures. With much larger footprints, the wettest and boggiest of land is still protected as a result.

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ETRMA reports weaker tyre sales in 2019

ETRMA reports weaker tyre sales in 2019

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Sales of tyres produced by European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) members decreased year-on-year in almost every product category during 2019. The ETRMA describes the market last year as “weak”, and this is particularly the case for the original equipment segments.

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Richard Lyons appointed Trelleborg Wheel Systems UK MD

Richard Lyons appointed Trelleborg Wheel Systems UK MD

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced that Richard Lyons has been appointed as managing director UK and Ireland for Trelleborg Wheel Systems effective 1 January 2020.

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North America launch for BFGoodrich agricultural tyres

North America launch for BFGoodrich agricultural tyres

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Michelin has introduced a further brand to its agricultural segment portfolio in North America. In addition to selling Michelin and Kleber tyres as well as Camso tracks and systems, the company has now introduced farm tyres under the BFGoodrich brand name.

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LAMMA debut for Alliance agricultural tyre

LAMMA debut for Alliance agricultural tyre

7th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Visitors to this week's LAMMA show are amongst the first to see a new Alliance radial tractor tyre, the Agri Star II. Alliance Tyre Group (ATG) will launch the Agri Star II around the world in the weeks following its LAMMA debut, with 76 SKUs across the 70-s and 85- series available right from the start. This range is expected to cover almost 100 per cent of market requirements.

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Goodyear Farm Tires secures new UK distributor

Goodyear Farm Tires secures new UK distributor

7th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Cornwall-based tyre specialist Geoffrey Harris Tyres has become the latest UK distributor of Goodyear Farm Tires. The company, which sold Goodyear agricultural tyres from 1968 to 2011, wasted no time renewing that relationship when the famous brand returned to the UK and European markets this year.

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RM Simpson opts for Michelin XeoBib tyres

RM Simpson opts for Michelin XeoBib tyres

7th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors. The Bradford farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib tyres as original equipment on its John Deere 6930 in 2009. The first set completed 9,500 hours before needing to be replaced, with the second set to last longer.

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ATG gets high in South America

ATG gets high in South America

2nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Alliance tyres – you’ll find them where even mountain goats don’t dare to tread. Together with German distributor Bohnenkamp, ATG has helped its tyres reach new heights by sponsoring an expedition upon the highest active volcano in the world, Ojos del Salado. The expedition team, driving Mercedes-Benz Unimog U5023 trucks fitted with Alliance tyres, reached an altitude of 6,694 metres during their quest to install life-saving solar-powered emergency radio communication systems in high mountain shelters. This feat broke the previous truck and car altitude records.

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Ceat promoting growing agri tyre range for Europe

Ceat promoting growing agri tyre range for Europe

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Ceat may well be the largest agricultural tyre maker you’ve never heard of, but the company is intent on changing this. After concentrating recent efforts upon developing products suited to European conditions and needs, the company is now dedicating its energies to intensively promoting and establishing its agricultural range within the region.

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Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

12th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is now offering a warranty of up to ten years on its agricultural tyres in the EMEA region. The warranty applies to all Continental radial agriculture tyres manufactured since 1 August 2017 that bear the ‘Engineered for Efficiency’ logo and have an applicable production code.

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New agri app from Continental

New agri app from Continental

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has brought out a new tyre pressure and load app for agricultural applications. Called Agriculture TireTech, the iOS and Android app features a Pressure-Load Calculator that gives correct tyre pressures for specific loads and application.

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Vredestein exhibiting at LAMMA 2020

Vredestein exhibiting at LAMMA 2020

5th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Vredestein has chosen the largest British farm machinery, equipment and service show, LAMMA 2020 (NEC Birmingham, 7/8 January) to introduce the newest addition to its agricultural range, the Traxion 65 tyre, to the UK market. Vredestein will also show the Traxion XXL tested by independent German test institute DGL (and the test results) together with LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards ‘Driven Innovation’ winner, the Traxion Optimall.

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