Tag: BFGoodrich

Micheldever becomes BFGoodrich brand’s official UK 4×4 wholesaler

Micheldever becomes BFGoodrich brand’s official UK 4×4 wholesaler

27th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Winchester-based Micheldever Tyre Services – which has established a wholesale distribution network of 15 sites around the country, supplying over 6,000 retailers nationwide – will stock a large selection of BFGoodrich’s All Terrain T/A KO2 and Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 ranges, helping to ensure excellent product availability throughout the year.

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All-new BFGoodrich summer tyre range for Europe

All-new BFGoodrich summer tyre range for Europe

17th February 2020 | 0 Comments

The launch of the BFGoodrich Advantage and BFGoodrich Advantage SUV ranges in 2020 sees the American brand – which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year – renew its entire summer tyre line-up for the UK and Europe. These two ranges offer a wide range of fitments for saloons, hatchbacks and SUVs.

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BFGoodrich names Kevin Burke Tyres as Ireland distribution partner

BFGoodrich names Kevin Burke Tyres as Ireland distribution partner

23rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

BFGoodrich has appointed Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT) as its distribution partner in Ireland. KBT will therefore stock “a large selection” of the brand’s tyres throughout the year in its large warehouse facility in Athenry, County Galway.

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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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Michelin files suit against Chinese-made BFGoodrich “imposter”

Michelin files suit against Chinese-made BFGoodrich “imposter”

18th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s North American operation has filed a suit against a company importing “counterfeit” tyres from China. The tyres in question are said to violate patents for the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2.

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Michelin names new motorsports director for North America

Michelin names new motorsports director for North America

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January 2020, Tony Ménard will take over as Michelin North America’s director of motorsports. He succeeds Chris Baker, who has held the role for the past eight years. Baker is scheduled to retire in March 2020, concluding a career with Michelin than began in 1982.

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BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 now available in 42 sizes

BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 now available in 42 sizes

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

As of this year, 42 sizes of BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 are available in the UK. The first sizes in the line-up for extreme off-road conditions arrived in 2018, and the portfolio now available includes 21 new sizes not offered in the predecessor KM2 range.

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BFGoodrich launches Off-Road Centre network in Ireland

BFGoodrich launches Off-Road Centre network in Ireland

29th March 2019 | 0 Comments

BFGoodrich is expanding its pan-European Off-Road Centre network into Ireland, initially working with 13 dealer partners in this market. Representatives from the dealerships – which BFGoodrich chose on the basis of their off-road tyre expertise – recently attended a launch event for the network in County Kildare.

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Geoffrey Harris Tyres joins BFGoodrich Off-Road network

Geoffrey Harris Tyres joins BFGoodrich Off-Road network

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cornwall-based Geoffrey Harris Tyres has become the latest independent tyre dealer to join BFGoodrich’s UK Off-Road Centre network. The Liskeard retailer is already reaping the benefits of the partnership, bolstering the centre’s all-terrain expertise and its widespread reputation for being the go-to place for 4x4 tyres across Cornwall and Devon.

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LRO magazine pits General Grabber X3 against BFGoodrich MT KM2 in mud terrain tyre shootout

LRO magazine pits General Grabber X3 against BFGoodrich MT KM2 in mud terrain tyre shootout

29th March 2018 | 0 Comments

LRO magazine has conducted a test to demonstrate the performance of mud-terrain tyres, and the difference the make to driving in deep mud, rough areas and unpredictable slippery surfaces. The magazine fit the General Tire Grabber X3 and BFGoodrich’s MT KM2, two of the most prominent mud-terrain 4x4 tyres available in the UK, to a Land Rover Discovery 2 (245/75R16) at the Snugg’s Pit off-road proving ground in Suffolk, which features some of the UK’s toughest and muddiest conditions. The tyres were tested over 10 gruelling stages in the independent test, with the results verified by LRO’s experienced team.

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BFGoodrich backs teen team in Land Rover Technology Challenge finals

BFGoodrich backs teen team in Land Rover Technology Challenge finals

31st January 2018 | 0 Comments

Off-road tyre specialist BFGoodrich is throwing its weight behind a team of budding young engineers who are vying for global glory at the world finals of the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge.

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Michelin obtains settlement in Tire Mart lawsuit

Michelin obtains settlement in Tire Mart lawsuit

25th January 2018 | 0 Comments

A settlement has been reached between Michelin North America Inc. and Tire Mart Inc. regarding alleged design patent infringements. Terms of the settlement, which centres on design patents for the BFGoodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM2, have not been disclosed.

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UK, European launch for BFGoodrich truck/bus tyre range

27th November 2017 | 0 Comments

At present, BFGoodrich commercial vehicle tyres are available in all markets around the world except for Europe, and sales of these tyres exceeds 1.6 million units per year. The brand is set to go global at the start of next year with the introduction of a BFGoodrich range of tuck and bus tyres in the UK and Ireland, as well as in the wider European market.

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Idverde signs Michelin Group tyre deal

16th November 2017 | 0 Comments

idverde, Europe’s largest provider of green services, has adopted a joint Michelin and BFGoodrich tyre policy across its entire UK fleet as it strives to streamline operations on the road. The French-owned grounds maintenance and landscape construction company runs contracts from the Isle of Wight in the south to Wick in northern Scotland and has a 1,200-strong fleet ranging from 3.5 tonne light commercial vehicles (LCVs) travelling short distances – including panel vans, crew cab tippers and machinery transporters – to company cars operating nationwide.

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Four ATS Euromaster centres join new BFGoodrich off-road network

15th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Four ATS Euromaster branches from across the UK are among the first to join BFGoodrich’s new Off-Road Centre programme. The ATS Euromaster centres – in Perth and Forfar, Scotland; Abergavenny, Wales; and Tavistock, England – have been selected to become BFGoodrich specialists based on their locations in popular off-road parts of the country to offer all-terrain tyres and services. The four ATS Euromaster centres are joined by independent North Yorkshire retailer, and NTDA Tyre Centre of the Year 2017, Ian Brown Tyres in the new Off-Road Centre initiative. BFGoodrich states that it carefully selected tyre retailers recognised by enthusiastic off-roaders as leaders in the field to become ambassadors for the company.

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