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ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) present its latest Alliance and Galaxy branded OTR products for a wide range of machines, from backhoe and skid steer loaders to excavators, heavy loaders and forklifts, at BAUMA. The newest tyres included the Galaxy LHD 500 SDS for heavy forklifts and wheel loaders and the Alliance A585 for compact and backhoe loaders. The company said its exhibition represented a strong cross-section of its high-performance portfolio for a broad range of operations and machines, offered at a price-point to target value for money.

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Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

12th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group claims to have written “a new chapter in the history of efficient transportation” with the release of its Alliance 398 MPT multi-purpose tyre for trucks used in agricultural and forestry applications. The tubeless 398 MPT was developed to provide optimum traction and soil protection when off-road as well as speeds of up to 100 km/h and excellent driving stability on the road. The result, says ATG, is shorter work cycles as well as time and labour savings.

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Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

ATG has presented its latest addition to the Alliance tyre range at the Bauma show. The Alliance A585 has been developed for construction machinery such as compact and backhoe loaders. ATG says the A585 offers excellent traction on dry, wet and wintery surfaces. It adds that the tyre also features superior puncture resistance and extremely low wear, particularly when used on hard and highly abrasive surfaces.

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Alliance Tire Group introduces 10 year warranty on certain agricultural tyres

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has doubled its warranty on specific agricultural radial steel belted tyres, introducing a new ten-year workmanship and materials warranty as of 1 January 2019. This makes the guarantee one of the longest warranty periods offered in the sector to date. For all other ATG agricultural tyres, the warranty is now extended to seven years.

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ATG showcases high performance flotation, high flexion tyres at LAMMA 2019

ATG showcases high performance flotation, high flexion tyres at LAMMA 2019

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is showcasing the brand’s agricultural expertise at LAMMA, the UK’s largest agricultural and machinery show (8-9 January 2019, Birmingham NEC). It is displaying its row crop Agriflex 363 IF and the Agriflex 372 VF for tractors, the Alliance 389VF, Alliance 885 and Alliance 882 Agri-Transport radial flotation tyres for implements, and the versatile Multiuse 550. The Alliance agricultural tyre range is exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland by Kirkby Tyres.

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New aftermarket VPs at Alliance Tire Americas

13th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Americas has strengthened its aftermarket business with two new key appointments. Allen Lyons has been named vice-president of Aftermarket Sales, West and Canada, and that Seth Walters has been promoted to vice-president of Aftermarket Sales, East.

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ATG presenting two ‘top performers’ at The Tire Cologne

ATG presenting two ‘top performers’ at The Tire Cologne

7th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Two ‘top performers’ will take pride of place at the Alliance Tire Group stand during The Tire Cologne – the Alliance A-389VF-IMP for agricultural transports and the Galaxy LDSR 300, a tyre specially developed and built for wheel loaders operated under most adverse conditions. ATG comments that both tyres offer “better value” and optimum solutions for their respective uses.

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Alliance launches first radial OTR range under Galaxy brand

Alliance launches first radial OTR range under Galaxy brand

30th April 2018 | 0 Comments

On 23 April Alliance Tire Group (ATG) launched its first radial construction OTR tyre range under its Galaxy brand. The range, which was launched at the Intermat exhibition in Paris includes the HTSR 400 E4 and L4 for dump trucks; the LDSR 300 E3 and L3 for wheel loaders; and the MGSR 200 G2 for graders used on uneven surfaces.

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ATG: New ranges, OEM focus

ATG: New ranges, OEM focus

17th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Following on from the launch at last year’s SIMA show of the Agriflex+ 389 VF, Alliance Tire Group (ATG) released further agricultural tyre lines during 2017, including the Alliance 128. The Yokohama Rubber-owned tyre maker also announced its intention to intensify its activities with OEM customers and has appointed a dedicated original equipment team.

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Kirkby: Tyre Wholesaler of the Year growing in 2018

Kirkby: Tyre Wholesaler of the Year growing in 2018

9th January 2018 | 0 Comments

After being named Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of The Year in both 2015 and 2016, last year Kirkby Tyres went home from the NTDA Tyre Industry Awards ceremony in October with the trophy for Tyre Wholesaler of the Year. The 2017 award was for Kirkby perhaps the crowning moment in a year that saw its original equipment and OE2 business continue to grow as well as work progress on its warehousing expansion programme. This expansion will be completed during the course of 2018 and is expected to enhance Kirkby’s operations. The wholesaler also anticipates an increase in its OE/OE2 activities and is introducing several other important agricultural products.

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New sizes to join Alliance 389VF range

New sizes to join Alliance 389VF range

5th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Six dimensions of the Alliance 389VF flotation tyre for trailers, sprayers and spreaders are now available, and Alliance Tire Group reports two additional sizes are now under development. These two sizes are VF 650/60R26.5, VF 800/60R32.

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Kirkby Tyres’ 80,000sqft central distribution centre expansion nears completion

17th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Kirkby Tyres’ 2017 expansion programme will see its first warehouse completed in December 2017, with the 80,000sqft of new floor space, across nine additional new warehouses, fully operational by March 2018. In total, Kirkby will fit in 2,500 additional tyre racking units, enabling 8.9m high tyre storage facilities. The wholesaler will also add 10 more loading bays to its operation. In order to realise this expansion, Kirkby purchased three acres of land adjacent to its Speke headquarters, allowing it to increase its stock capacity and further improve its logistical operations, and increasing its total footprint to approximately nine acres. Kirkby added that the expansion would require more local personnel to be employed, and enable the company to offer customers a wider range of brands, sizes and applications.

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Kumho takeover implosion isn’t the end of market consolidation attempts

9th October 2017 | 0 Comments

No I am not talking about the unqualifiable rumours that Doublestar made an offer of up to 250 million euros for Zenises. Rather, that in the first week of September we learnt that Doublestar’s proposed acquisition of Kumho was collapsing before the firm’s eyes after the Qingdao-Chinese tyre manufacturer asked for a double-digit discount. And it is also worth considering what all this means for the wider tyre manufacturing sector.

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New ATG website

New ATG website

14th August 2017 | 0 Comments

An all-new Alliance Tire Group website has gone live. The www.atgtire.com site has a new look and functionalities, and the Yokohama Rubber-owned tyre maker states that it “provides visitors with a better and more interactive way to discover the full range of Alliance and Galaxy products.” Geo-specific homepages within the site cater to the different regions where Alliance Tire Group operates, and content and brochures are available in a total of eight languages – English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Polish and Russian.

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Alliance name comes to Chelsea FC sleeve ahead of car tyre range’s European launch

Alliance name comes to Chelsea FC sleeve ahead of car tyre range’s European launch

24th July 2017 | 0 Comments

In addition to its current shirt sponsorship with Chelsea Football Club, Yokohama Rubber has gained jersey sleeve sponsorship for the 2017-18 season. In addition to the Yokohama Tyres logo prominently featured across the chest of the Chelsea FC jersey these past two seasons, the new jerseys worn by players during Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup matches will feature the logo of the company’s recently-acquired Alliance Tyres brand on the jersey’s left sleeve. The new jersey made its debut at Chelsea’s pre-season match with Arsenal at the ‘Bird’s Nest’ in Beijing, China on 22 July.

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