Michelin has extended its range of robust X Works tyres for the construction sector, adding five new tyres to the line-up of rugged fitments. Available with immediate effect, the X Works range now boasts 315/80 R 22.5 X Works Z (multi-position) tyres, X Works D (drive axle) tyres, plus 385/65 R 22.5 X Works T (trailer axle) tyres. Michelin has renewed its tyre offer for a complete rig – steer, drive and trailer – in the market’s key sizes.
Greenergy Flexigrid, the fuel haulage service company within the Greenergy Group, has signed a new deal with Goodyear that will see the company fit its 100-plus vehicles with the tyre supplier’s Fuelmax commercial tyre. The tyre has been tested extensively by several European fleets since its 2014 launch. Andy Darling, business development manager at Greenergy Flexigrid, said: “Goodyear already operate within our sector, which means that they understand the challenges and nature of our business.
The North American Tire & Retread Expo is being held in New Orleans from 19 to 21 April. An education conference is being held alongside the exhibition in the mornings and the organisers have just revealed the programme schedule.
The GT Radial GAU861 all-position urban city-bus tyre has achieved three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) certification, confirming its all-season performance credentials. The tyre, which was launched with M+S marking to indicate excellent traction and braking in mud and snow conditions, is available in 275/70R22.5 and is designed for use in both steer and drive positions on various configurations.
The third UniSerV User Group meeting, hosted by CAM, will take place at 13:30 on 1 October at St John’s Hotel in Solihull to coincide with the NTDA’s annual dinner. All three UUG meetings have now been scheduled alongside existing, important industry events, the first having taken place alongside the NTDA’s 2014 dinner and Brityrex in Manchester, and the second beside April 2015’s CV Show in Birmingham.