Tag: CV Show

UK’s RMA and BTMA amalgamate to strengthen retreading representation

Monday 25th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Considering the evolution of the retreading market in the UK to fewer and larger players, the Retread Manufacturers’ Association (RMA) has been faced with somewhat dwindling numbers of members. Consolidation has meant fewer distinct companies, which has in turn made for a reduced membership base. However, this does not necessarily equate to the reduced vitality of retreading in the UK – while certainly facing many challenges from the availability of lower-cost new tyres imported from the Far East, retreading has continued to prove relevant to a greater or lesser degree depending on prevailing macroeconomic winds.

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Hankook: ‘We are not affected’ by truck tyre tariffs

Hankook: ‘We are not affected’ by truck tyre tariffs

Friday 25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

South Korea-based tyre manufacturer Hankook, which is a leading player in the UK truck tyre market in terms of unit volumes, has stated that it is not affected by the recently introduced European anti-Chinese truck tyre import tariffs. Commenting as part of a statement on the company’s current and ongoing exhibition plans, Tony Lee, Hankook Tire Europe vice president for marketing and sales said:

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Giti launches key commercial tyre sizes one year since rebranding at CV Show 2018

Giti launches key commercial tyre sizes one year since rebranding at CV Show 2018

Tuesday 8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire launched its planned transition from the GT Radial brand to the eponymous Giti commercial vehicle tyre range at the CV Show in 2017. One year on, Tyres & Accessories travelled to the Birmingham NEC to meet Tony McHugh, TBR sales and marketing director UK at Giti Tire, to ask how the transition has progressed in the intervening year, catch up on the latest range developments, and find out the story behind the Team Oliver racing truck on its stand.

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LeasePlan to showcase ‘Super Six’ at 2018 Commercial Vehicle Show

Monday 23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

Vehicle management company, LeasePlan UK is presenting its expanded portfolio of commercial vehicle products and services at this year’s CV Show. With more than 1.7 million vehicles worldwide, LeasePlan UK is a major player within the commercial vehicle market-place - with vans and specialist commercials making up more than one-third of the UK fleet.

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Chevin showcasing new fleet software at CV Show

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Chevin Fleet Solutions, a leading global provider of fleet management software, will be demonstrating its latest innovations at this year’s CV Show. Its data collection app, automated Driver Licence Checking system upgraded with ‘e-consent’ and support for the DVSA’s ‘Earned Recognition’ pilot are just some of the new products on display.

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Giti high cube trailer pattern to make debut at CV Show

Giti high cube trailer pattern to make debut at CV Show

Friday 9th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire will display its new Giti GTL925 high cube trailer pattern in size 445/45R19.5 at the CV Show 2018 (National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham; 24-26 April, 2017; Stand 4G60). The tyre makes its event debut at the show, where the global manufacturer will also unveil an exclusive tyre for a whole new application.

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Hankook unveiling bus tyre, presenting commercial portfolio at CV Show

Hankook unveiling bus tyre, presenting commercial portfolio at CV Show

Monday 26th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tyre UK will present its commercial vehicle tyre portfolio at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. The show takes place from 24 to 26 April 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and the Hankook stand (5C60) will be located in Hall 5. The stand will feature a wide range of tyres including the SmartFlex for regional haul, and the SmartWork for on and off road, both of which are selected as Original Equipment for MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Scania trucks. Furthermore, Hankook will launch a new all-position bus tyre for city traffic.

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Tyre management ‘top of the agenda’ for Vacu-Lug at CV Show

Tyre management ‘top of the agenda’ for Vacu-Lug at CV Show

Tuesday 20th February 2018 | 0 Comments

This April, Vacu-Lug will inform fleet visitors at the Commercial Vehicle Show how they can benefit – economically, environmentally and legally – from its tyre management service. Vacu-Lug says it will take the opportunity to demonstrate exactly how selecting Vacu-Lug as tyre management provider can significantly assist in ensuring tyre targets are met and risks eradicated.

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RH Claydon exhibiting Annaite at CV Show

Friday 16th February 2018 | 0 Comments

After over 60 year in the tyre wholesale industry, is it no surprise to learn RH Claydon will again be exhibiting at the CV show from the 24 – 26 April 2018.

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Bridgestone presents M-Series tyres and Tirematics at CV Show

Bridgestone presents M-Series tyres and Tirematics at CV Show

Wednesday 31st May 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone showcased its range of premium services, including its new M-Series commercial tyre line-up, to representatives of “hundreds of businesses” at the CV Show 2017. It adds that it concluded “a prestigious fleet agreement” with dairy firm Arla during the event.

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New generation of Michelin truck tyres to increase mileage ‘by 15-20%’

New generation of Michelin truck tyres to increase mileage ‘by 15-20%’

Wednesday 31st May 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin launched its new generation of truck tyres at the 2017 Commercial Vehicle Show in the UK and Ireland, stating that the new fitments deliver 15-20 per cent more mileage than the current Michelin X MultiWay 3D series, at no extra cost. The new X Multi tyre line-up has been designed to supply users with the lowest cost per kilometre and high levels of grip in all weather conditions throughout the life of the tread. Michelin has made the new tyres available immediately in four key fitments: 315/70R22.5 multi-position and drive tyres and 385/55R22.5 steer and trailer tyres. The range will be expanded with the launch of 295/60R22.5 and 315/60R22.5 X Multi D in September 2017 and then the 315/70R22.5 X Multi D Remix early in 2018.

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Clean engines mean more profits for garages – Carbon Clean

Clean engines mean more profits for garages – Carbon Clean

Thursday 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Carbon Clean say they can tackle the growing problem of carbon deposits in engines, to help motorists whilst also driving profit into their Carbon Clean Centre garage network. The decarbonising and engine cleaning system debuted at Automechanika in Frankfurt last year and more recently drew crowds at the Commercial Vehicle Show in April.

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Apollo Tyres opens €475 million greenfield Hungarian plant

Apollo Tyres opens €475 million greenfield Hungarian plant

Thursday 4th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The opening of Apollo Tyres’ Gyöngyöshalász plant, 100km east of Budapest, marks a significant event for both the company’s global aspirations and the Indian tyre industry – the 72 hectare greenfield factory, begun in April 2015, is the first inaugurated by an Indian tyre company to come online outside the domestic market. The importance was reflected in the event itself, with some of the plant’s cavernous warehousing housing around 1,300 guests, among whose number was the prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orban, who declared Apollo’s sixth global tyre manufacturing plant – its second in Europe after the existing Netherlands facility acquired alongside Vredestein – open on 7 April.

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CV Show: Continental promoting Hybrid range, Semperit and Barum brands

CV Show: Continental promoting Hybrid range, Semperit and Barum brands

Tuesday 25th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 opens this morning, and Continental says it is showing its Conti Hybrid range there, as well as products from its Semperit and Barum brands.

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Butts of Bawtry to launch Bartec tyre tread depth tool at CV Show 2017

Butts of Bawtry to launch Bartec tyre tread depth tool at CV Show 2017

Friday 21st April 2017 | 0 Comments

Bartec’s TAP200 tread and pressure reader will be unveiled at the CV Show 2017 by its new distributor, JHM Butt & Co Ltd (Butts of Bawtry). The TAP200 will be on display at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) between 25 and 27 April, on stand 4E111.

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