Tag: agricultural tyres

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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Bridgestone’s pulling power at LAMMA

Bridgestone’s pulling power at LAMMA

29th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone will show off its pulling power at LAMMA alongside its Firestone brand on 7-8 January 2020. The manufacturer hopes that its dual-brand approach to the agricultural show will double its impact on people visiting the stand, which will feature a multi-V8 modified tractor puller called ‘Aftermath’ on Firestone Puller 2000 tyres centre stage.

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Michelin high-tech agricultural tyres help negotiate ‘difficult’ harvest

Michelin high-tech agricultural tyres help negotiate ‘difficult’ harvest

28th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The performance of Michelin’s CerexBib 2 has “proven its worth” in helping York crop farmer Wharram and Kay through a difficult, rain-soaked harvest. The framer fit the VF 900/60 R38 CFO+ 193A8/B and VF 620/70 R30 CFO+ 175A8 to its New Holland CR8.90 combine following advice and support from local Michelin account manager Ian Whitwell. The wet weather has had a major impact on productivity throughout large parts of the United Kingdom.

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GKN Wheels on world’s fastest JCB Fastrac

GKN Wheels on world’s fastest JCB Fastrac

20th November 2019 | 0 Comments

GKN Wheels and Structures report that the company was one of the key partners in JCB’s recent tractor speed record. Following two successful runs at Elvington Airfield in York, the JCB Fastrac broke the world record for a tractor, achieving a peak speed of an incredible 153.771mph and an average of 135.191mph.

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Mahansaria Tyres comments on EATD acquisition

Mahansaria Tyres comments on EATD acquisition

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Commenting on its agreement in principle to buy a majority stake in European Agriculture Tyre Distributor (EATD), Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL) states that it intends to build a global, market leading off-highway tyre business. MTPL describes the acquisition as its first step towards building its distribution network in Europe and developing EATD into “a leading" European distributor. EATD has also announced that it will distribute MTPL tyres in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, along with continuing to act as a distributor for Tianli tyres.

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Free & easy: Agritechnica launch for AgroPressure by Michelin

Free & easy: Agritechnica launch for AgroPressure by Michelin

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has presented a free of charge tyre pressure calculation aid for farmers at this year’s Agritechnica show. The AgroPressure by Michelin service aims to alleviate the tedium of having to manually estimate load and then refer to tables outlining the manufacturer’s recommendation. Michelin says its solution is “connected” and “smooth”.

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EATD to distribute Mahansaria off-highway tyres in 8 European markets

EATD to distribute Mahansaria off-highway tyres in 8 European markets

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

EATD recently disclosed plans to bring a new investor on board, and when we spotted Yogesh Mahansaria visiting the distributor’s stand at Agritechnica 2019 the list of potential investor candidates suddenly became a whole lot shorter. Mahansaria is indeed the new investor; EATD confirms that Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL) has reached an in-principle agreement to acquire a major stake in the company.

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BKT presents 3 new tyres at Agritechnica

BKT presents 3 new tyres at Agritechnica

13th November 2019 | 0 Comments

A new product on display at Agritechnica offers a further solution to agricultural operators looking for a truck tyre that can be driven directly onto the field. This is the FL 633 Performa, one of three new tyres that BKT is presenting at the show.

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Massey Ferguson concept wears Trelleborg carbon-free tyres

Massey Ferguson concept wears Trelleborg carbon-free tyres

13th November 2019 | 0 Comments

White is the new black for Massey Ferguson and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The tyre maker has kitted out Massey Ferguson’s MF Next Concept tractor with a special version of its Trelleborg TM1000 Progressive Traction. These concept tyres were manufactured using a white compound that contains absolutely no carbon. The TM1000 tyres are mounted on advanced extra light rims integrated with CTIS+ Inside, the central tyre inflation pressure system Trelleborg has co-developed with Dana.

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Thoresby Farming fits Michelin AxioBib tyres on 500hp tractor

Thoresby Farming fits Michelin AxioBib tyres on 500hp tractor

11th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 R46 fitments – Michelin’s largest agricultural tyres.

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Continental announces ‘pressure monitoring’ tractor tyre

Continental announces ‘pressure monitoring’ tractor tyre

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

An addition to the Continental TractorMaster range will be presented at next week’s Agritechnica show. Called the TractorMaster Hybrid, the new tyre comes with built-in pressure sensors. The pressure and temperature information these provide enables operators to adjust tyre pressure to match the task at hand. Continental’s aim is to deliver a tyre that offers traction with lower soil compaction in the field and greater comfort on the road.

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Vredestein adds larger sizes to Flotation Trac range

Vredestein adds larger sizes to Flotation Trac range

30th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Two further sizes have joined the Vredestein Flotation Trac line-up and will be officially introduced at the Agritechnica show in November. Both sit at the upper end of the Flotation Trac size range; 900/65R32 and 900/65R38 – Vredestein says the latter is, with a diameter of 2.15 metres, the world’s tallest radial flotation tyre. The arrival of these new additions brings the Flotation Trac range up to a total of 33 dimensions.

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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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Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

When Kirkby Tyres received the prestigious Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award (2019) on 3 October, it marked the second consecutive year that the Liverpool-based wholesaler had won the award.

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Treadsetters appoints Craig Holdsworth as sales manager

Treadsetters appoints Craig Holdsworth as sales manager

15th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Treadsetters, part of the TIA Group of companies, has named Craig Holdsworth as sales manager. Holdsworth will be focusing on the development and implementation of the company’s strategy for new and existing dealerships in its OTR/agricultural product range, working closely with the head office sales and marketing teams.

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