Tag: commercial vehicle tyres

New compound adds 30% mileage to Giti Combi Road drive tyres

New compound adds 30% mileage to Giti Combi Road drive tyres

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has continued to roll out its Combi Road compound technology with next generation Giti GDR655+ and GDR665+ drive patterns. Both tyres improve mileage by 30 per cent, and improved fuel efficiency by approximately 10 per cent versus the original tyres, Giti states.

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Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has secured a new five-year partnership with Reynolds Logistics. The family-owned bulk logistics company specialises in the haulage of liquid products, distributing fuels and hazardous goods throughout the UK and Europe. Goodyear will supply the firm with its comprehensive Goodyear Total Mobility offering, including Kmax Gen-2 and Kmax T tyres for trucks, trailers and tankers in the Reynolds Logistics fleet.

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Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Apollo Tyres TOR Truck Racing team will bring its racing truck ‘Thelma’ to Le Mans on 28-29 September for its final 2019 appearance on track. The team has been making a few alterations to the racing truck following a successful weekend at the ‘Convoy in the Park’ event at Donington in August, in preparation for the penultimate rounds of the European Truck Racing Championship.

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Hankook presents TBR tyres at Transport Compleet 2019 in Gorinchem

Hankook presents TBR tyres at Transport Compleet 2019 in Gorinchem

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook presented selections from its truck and bus tyre range at the Transport Compleet 2019 fair (3-5 September, Gorinchem, Netherlands), including the SmartFlex for medium-haul and regional transport and the SmartWork for on and off-road use. As a tyre supplier for MAN, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Scania and Schmitz-Cargobull, Hankook said its participation in a fair alongside such names underlines its established position in the European commercial vehicle market.

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Leao TBR tyres are ETD’s ‘flagship’

Leao TBR tyres are ETD’s ‘flagship’

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

European Tyre Distributors B.V. (ETD) is the sole distributor of Leao brand truck and bus, agricultural and OTR tyres for Western Europe. The wholesaler calls the Linglong produced range as its flagship brand.

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How tyre telematics maximise fleet efficiency: Conti

How tyre telematics maximise fleet efficiency: Conti

18th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The augmentation of Continental’s tyre offer to commercial fleets with digital services is a natural focus for a corporation with divisions devoted to vehicle technology. For its commercial vehicle tyre business unit, the strategic route to solutions provider, matching the digital transformation of the transport industry, is a particularly clear one, with many of the newly available technologies to improve logistics performance already part of its corporate structure. The leading tyre and digital solutions provider is currently taking the ‘digital leap’ forward, increasing its innovative portfolio of digital capabilities to enhance efficiency across the commercial vehicle industry. This integration of tyre services into its truck and bus tyre business was signified with the establishment of Conti’s Fleet Solutions department in early 2019.

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Bridgestone renames TomTom Telematics Webfleet Solutions

Bridgestone renames TomTom Telematics Webfleet Solutions

9th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Europe (Bridgestone) will rename TomTom Telematics as Webfleet Solutions on 1 October 2019, following its acquisition of the company on 1 April. The tyre giant revealed that the EMEA business currently serves more than 1.2 million vehicles with mobility subscriptions and fleet solutions.

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ZC Rubber expanding PCR capacity to meet growing domestic demand

ZC Rubber expanding PCR capacity to meet growing domestic demand

6th September 2019 | 0 Comments

When Tyrepress.com published its current ranking of the world’s largest tyre makers several months ago, a new name occupied 9th place – ZC Rubber. With revenues of RMB 26.9 billion (£3.1 billion) in 2018, China’s largest tyre maker had moved up one place from the previous year on the back of 12 per cent year-on-year […]

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Apollo Tyres opens first truck tyre centre in Thailand

Apollo Tyres opens first truck tyre centre in Thailand

23rd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres has extended its Apollo Truck Tyre Zone (ATTZ) fleet service concept to Thailand. The first ATTZ outlet, a collaboration between Apollo and local partner Ten Ten Auto Tyres has opened in Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province and is equipped to provide a range of services such as wheel alignment for trucks and cars, tyre changing and wheel balancing.

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Petlas upgrades commercial vehicle tyre range with new SH100, RH100 sizes

Petlas upgrades commercial vehicle tyre range with new SH100, RH100 sizes

7th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas has added new sizes to its SH100 and RH100 truck and bus radial tyres to make the patterns suitable for a broader range of vehicles and applications.

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Giti launches all-position urban-bus tyre

Giti launches all-position urban-bus tyre

26th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has launched its next generation, three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) certified, all-position urban-bus tyre, the Giti GAU867v1. Replacing the popular Giti GAU861 and Giti GT867 patterns, initial key sizes include 275/70R22.5, 295/80R22.5 and 11R22.5, all of which possess market standard load and speed indices. The manufacturer states that the tyre is designed for hard urban use, and utilises the manufacturer’s latest casing construction, enhancing mileage and handling and retreadability, a key market stipulator due to a short original lifespan.

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Michelin wins five-year trentbarton contract

Michelin wins five-year trentbarton contract

25th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has secured a major new five-year deal with East Midlands bus operator trentbarton. The EffiTires contract will see Michelin supply, fit and manage tyres across trentbarton’s 463-strong fleet, which operates more than 40 services throughout Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. The bus company has returned to Michelin following three years fitting a competitor brand of tyres.

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Bridgestone launches Coach-AP 001

Bridgestone launches Coach-AP 001

10th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has launched its first tyre fully dedicated to the coach segment, the Coach-AP 001. The tyre is designed to offer cost efficiency, comfort, and safety in dry and wet, wintery conditions alike, with high labelling scores for rolling resistance and pass-by noise.

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Michelin adds 4 sizes to X Multi T2 range

Michelin adds 4 sizes to X Multi T2 range

29th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has expanded its X Multi T2 commercial tyre range with the launch of four new 17.5-inch sizes for low platform trailers, such as step frames, car transporters and double-decks. The new sizes are 215/75 R17.5, 235/75 R17.5, 245/70 R17.5 and 205/65 R17.5.

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Giti Fleet SMART TPMS launched at CV Show 2019

Giti Fleet SMART TPMS launched at CV Show 2019

9th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has launched Giti Fleet SMART, its first ever tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) at CV Show 2019. The acronym SMART stands for Smart, Monitoring, Air pressure, Real time, Technology. The system, created in partnership with TyreWatch.com, delivers continuous monitoring and analysis of a fleets’ tyres. Fully connected to the web and Giti’s own GitiAssist network, it is designed to inform workshop technicians and fleet managers of maintenance requirements, while predicting and preventing potential tyre failures.

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