Tag: BFGoodrich

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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BFGoodrich releases All-Terrain T/A KDR2+ for ‘increasingly tougher’ Dakar

12th October 2017 | 0 Comments

In order to build on its successful performance during the 2017 Dakar, BFGoodrich has prepared for the next edition of the world’s most demanding cross-country rally by developing a bespoke new tyre: the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KDR2+.

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Michelin fighting alleged BFGoodrich patent infringement

6th October 2017 | 0 Comments

On 26 September, Michelin North America, Inc., filed suit against Tire Mart Inc., doing business as Braven Off-Road, alleging the company has infringed a design patent covering the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 tyre.

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Latest Michelin 4×4 tyres offer extended mobility to SUVs

Latest Michelin 4×4 tyres offer extended mobility to SUVs

7th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s latest tyres for the 4x4 segment exemplify the ongoing trend for the increasing focus on road handling characteristics, following the sustained strong growth of SUVs across Europe. While the manufacturer has extended its successful CrossClimate “summer tyre with winter capabilities” to the larger fitments required to supply the segment, the latest tyre from its off-road specialist brand BFGoodrich is the most indicative of this developmental direction. It states that the BFGoodrich Urban Terrain T/A is made for “taming the urban jungle,” offering increased toughness to SUV and urban crossover drivers.

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Delta4x4’s VW Multivan T6 wheel/tyre upgrade

Delta4x4’s VW Multivan T6 wheel/tyre upgrade

3rd February 2017 | 0 Comments

Southern German Tuning Experts delta4x4 have developed a complete wheel and tyre combination that reportedly “optimizes the performance of the VW Multivan T6 on the road, as well as out there in open terrain”. The set consists of four tyres from the all-terrain line by BF Goodrich on KlassikB alloy wheels, which have a screwed-on guard ring for protection that can be replaced when it is damaged.

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BFGoodrich-shod Peugeot triumphs at 2017 Dakar Rally

BFGoodrich-shod Peugeot triumphs at 2017 Dakar Rally

17th January 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 Dakar Rally finished on January 14, and Peugeot Sport and BFGoodrich – which returned to the world’s most famous cross-country rally after a four-year absence – monopolised the podium following the two-week event’s conclusion in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Michelin expands US online tyre retail trial

Michelin expands US online tyre retail trial

20th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Michelin has begun selling tyres at MichelinMan.com, expanding its online tyre retail trial in North America. As a result, online retail tyre sales for consumers in Southeast markets through MichelinMedia.com. The site aims to simplify the tyre-buying process so consumers can research, select and purchase tyres, as well as schedule installation with a local Michelin service partner all in one location.

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