Tag: Agritechnica

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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Trelleborg partners with Farming Simulator 19, fields league team

Trelleborg partners with Farming Simulator 19, fields league team

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The partnership between Trelleborg Wheel Systems and Giants Software continues for a fifth year with the two firms teaming up in the new Farming Simulator 19 game. Trelleborg has also decided to field an official team in the 2019/20 Farming Simulator League competition.

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From Concept to King – Agritechnica launch for Nokian contractor tyre

From Concept to King – Agritechnica launch for Nokian contractor tyre

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

A concept tyre displayed at Nokian Tyres’ stand at Agritechnica 2017 will return to this year’s show – in an evolved form – as a new range aimed at tractor and machine contractors who seek a product that offers a combination of “on-road endurance, traction and grip on a soft terrain and a high load-bearing capacity.”

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Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

Tyre monitoring: Agritechnica launch for Nokian Tyres Intuitu

4th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres says it has taken the first step towards digital, real-time tyre management with the launch of Nokian Tyres Intuitu. This new digital monitoring system combines sensor-equipped tyres with a mobile application that records the sensor data, keeping the user informed about vital tyre pressure and temperature. Intuitu will initially be available for agricultural and contracting tyres, however Nokian Tyres intends to extend the system to its entire commercial tyre range.

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Agritechnica debut for 2 new Ceat farm tyres

Agritechnica debut for 2 new Ceat farm tyres

29th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Ceat Specialty will launch two new agricultural tyres at the Agritechnica 2019 show in November, the Ceat Torquemax for high-powered tractors and the Ceat Yieldmax combine harvester tyre.

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Bridgestone places focus on traction, working life with VX-Tractor

Bridgestone places focus on traction, working life with VX-Tractor

16th November 2018 | 0 Comments

When Tyrepress.com first saw the Bridgestone VX-Tractor tyre at Agritechnica 2017, the very first of these tyres ever made was on display – and was so new it was still warm to touch upon arrival at the exhibition hall. A year later, and the range is now on the market, targeted at users looking for longer on-road wear life and the ability to carry larger loads.

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Nokian presents concept tyre for agricultural diversification

21st November 2017 | 0 Comments

A concept displayed by Nokian Heavy Tyres at Agritechnica suggests what form tomorrow’s tractor tyre may take. With this tyre, known simply as the Concept Tyre, Nokian has aimed to address declining of specialisation amongst small scale-farmers and a growing tendency to diversify activities, such as farmers who earn a portion of their income through carrying out contracting services.

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First large agri radial for Europe: Carlstar Group in talks with OEMs

20th November 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to market share, 75 per cent is a very respectable figure indeed. This is, according to Hubert Plouchart, EMEA region director of sales at the Carlstar Group, the share the company’s Carlisle tyre brand holds in the US small tyre market. This isn’t the case here in Europe, however the Carlisle brand is well-known for its lawn and garden, ATV and UTV tyres. What it isn’t yet known for is its tractor tyres, and at Agritechnica the Carlstar Group set out to change that.

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STARCO launches two new tyre & wheel solutions

STARCO launches two new tyre & wheel solutions

20th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Amongst the products shown by the 2,900 or so exhibitors at this year’s Agritechnica fair were two new tyre and wheel combinations from STARCO. Introducing the HT Pro solution for hay tedders and the HS Flotation for agricultural implements, the company’s segment director for Agricultural Implement, Frédéric Ivancich, commented that while wheels and tyres are often not considered when looking at ways to optimise the performance of an agricultural vehicle, machine or implement, STARCO and its customers “know their true potential.”

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Pirelli – returning to a field near you

17th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Prometeon Tyre Group isn’t maintaining a presence at this year’s Agritechnica, however that doesn’t mean the new Pirelli agricultural line is entirely absent from the show. Heuver Tyrewholesale is displaying the Pirelli PHP at its stand in its capacity as distributor of the Pirelli agricultural range in several European markets, including Benelux and Germany. A Heuver Tyrewholesale representative commented that negotiations to determine UK distribution rights were “still ongoing” at the time Agritechnica commenced.

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YourTire – Trelleborg offers sidewall personalisation to Valtra customers

15th November 2017 | 0 Comments

A joint project by Trelleborg and AGCO tractor brand Valtra brings customisation to tyre sidewalls. By adding the Trelleborg YourTire service to the Valtra Unlimited Configurator, customers can personalise their Trelleborg tyres when they configure their Valtra tractor, adding their own name or the Valtra logo to the sidewall. The YourTire collaboration was unveiled at Agritechnica 2017.

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VX-Tractor: ‘Regular inflation’ tyre joins Bridgestone agricultural range

15th November 2017 | 0 Comments

When Bridgestone announced its flagship brand’s entry into the agricultural tyre business in Europe in 2014, the range it introduced was one featuring the latest innovations, such as the Very High Flexion (VF) technology seen in the Bridgestone VT-Tractor. Standard agricultural tyres remained the preserve of the company’s Firestone brand, however this is no longer the case – at this year’s Agritechnica fair in Germany, the tyre maker unveiled the first standard segment agricultural tyre for Europe to wear the Bridgestone name.

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Dedicated team focusing on expanding OE business at ATG

15th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Activity in the original equipment segment currently accounts for no more than 20 per cent of Alliance Tire Group’s business in Europe, however the company intends to change this. In order to place a greater emphasis on supply to OEMs, ATG has set up a dedicated original equipment team. The new OEM team is headed by Andreas Sarfert, who in April was named ATG’s head of business development OE Europe. ATG introduced Sarfert and the team during the Agritechnica show this week.

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“Without equal in terms of traction, fuel efficiency and productivity” – Vredestein launches Traxion Optimall

“Without equal in terms of traction, fuel efficiency and productivity” – Vredestein launches Traxion Optimall

2nd November 2017 | 0 Comments

Today, Vredestein has announced the end result of what it describes as “years of extensive research into the particular needs of tractor manufacturers and end users.” This end result is the Traxion Optimall, the next generation of Vredestein VF (Very high Flexion) tyre for the upper tractor segment.

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