Tag: agricultural tyres

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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ATG to show new compact tractor tyre at Agritechnica

ATG to show new compact tractor tyre at Agritechnica

11th October 2019 | 0 Comments

In addition to presenting its award-winning Alliance 398 MPT and forestry innovations such as the Forestar 644 and Forestar 344 ELIT, ATG will unveil a new addition to its portfolio of tyres targeted at the lawn, garden and turf segments.

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Goodyear Farm Tires gearing up for Agritechnica

Goodyear Farm Tires gearing up for Agritechnica

10th October 2019 | 0 Comments

This year’s Agritechnica will host a celebration of the return of one of the most historic and much-loved names in agricultural farm tyres to the European arena. Based on stand A63 in Hall 19/20 in Hanover, Goodyear Farm Tires will be showcasing its new range after Titan International secured the licence for the European and UK markets.

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Bridgestone reap the rewards after VX Tractor road run

Bridgestone reap the rewards after VX Tractor road run

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s first nationwide tractor tour, has seen hundreds of farmers assemble and £2,000 donated to local Young Farmers’ Clubs. Two John Deere tractors stopped at 10 different locations in Scotland and England to demonstrate the tyre manufacturer’s new VX Tractor in a series of comparisons against comparable tyres.

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RG Contracting to move John Deere fleet to Michelin XeoBib

RG Contracting to move John Deere fleet to Michelin XeoBib

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

RG Contracting plans to move its entire fleet onto Michelin XeoBib agricultural tyres. The Scottish farming business specified the fitments on nine new John Deere tractors, and has been pleased with the results.

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Vredestein wins Gold at AutoVision 2019

Vredestein wins Gold at AutoVision 2019

25th September 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s AutoVision 2019 gold for Vredestein. The tyre maker’s ‘Live the Land’ campaign won a Gold trophy at the international festival for corporate automotive segment films and media earlier this month.

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Agritechnica Innovation Award for Alliance 398 MPT

Agritechnica Innovation Award for Alliance 398 MPT

20th September 2019 | 0 Comments

After examining 291 finalists, an independent expert commission appointed by the German Agricultural Society (DLG) has selected the Agritechnica 2019 Innovation Award winners. In addition to bestowing a single Gold Award, the judging panel has given the Silver Award to 39 firms who’ve brought innovative products to market in the past couple of years. One such firm is Alliance Tire Europe, which received a Silver Award for its Alliance 398 MPT high speed flotation tyre. Alliance Tire is the only tyre maker to be awarded.

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Nex Tires to distribute Goodyear Farm Tires in Spain

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nex Tires has been named official distributor for the newly-returned Goodyear Farm Tires brand in the Spanish market. The agricultural tyre supplier will stock the full Goodyear agri radial range.

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Continental bringing intelligent tyre, technologies to Agritechnica

Continental bringing intelligent tyre, technologies to Agritechnica

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The bag of goodies Continental is bringing to Agritechnica 2019 includes a new intelligent tyre that’ll be unveiled during the show. The TractorMaster H – the suffix stands for Hybrid – is equipped with VF technology and sensors that continuously measure and monitor tyre pressure and temperature. Continental is introducing the TractorMaster H in response to the trend towards fully-automated agricultural vehicles and machinery that rely upon component monitoring systems. It comments that the use of smart tyres increases productivity, yield, and operator comfort while reducing fuel consumption, tyre wear, and downtime and maintenance costs.

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Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Yokohama is planning to invest into and even buy Prometeon, the new name for the former Pirelli commercial and industrial tyre manufacturing operation, according to a range of sources. Tyres & Accessories first heard this news in July and then the Italian financial press subsequently suggested that Prometeon’s shareholders were considering restructuring Prometeon’s ownership. Yokohama is understood to be leading the suitors. The official Yokohama/Prometeon investment announcement is expected during the course of the next week or so.

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GRI acquires Nortire OU

GRI acquires Nortire OU

12th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Sri Lanka-based speciality tyre manufacturer GRI reports that it has acquired the Estonia-based Nortire Group. Headquartered in Estonia, with a branch in Latvia and two branches in Lithuania, Nortire is a speciality tyre distributor. According to GRI, the acquisition will further expand the GRI’s global tyre service network, while attaining a significant foothold in the North European tyre market. The news follows a non-acquisition Middle East strategic partnership with Al-Dobowi in April 2019.

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Growing agri range: Goodyear tyres back on British soil

Growing agri range: Goodyear tyres back on British soil

11th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Grandad fitted Goodyear, your father fitted Goodyear, and now you can too, again: After being largely absent for five years, this year the Goodyear name returned to UK and European agricultural markets.

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Agritechnica launch for BKT V-Flexa

Agritechnica launch for BKT V-Flexa

10th September 2019 | 0 Comments

BKT has shared a few details about the new tyre it will unveil at Agritechnica. Specifically developed for agricultural trailers, the V-Flexa radial features VF technology that enables the transport of heavy loads with an inflation pressure 30 per cent less than that of a standard tyre of the same size.

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