Tag: fleet tyres

BH Sens introducing universal truck TPMS in Bologna

BH Sens introducing universal truck TPMS in Bologna

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the IntelliSens UVS01HD, BH Sens now offers a universal tyre pressure monitoring sensor (TPMS) for commercial vehicles. Coverage includes other sensors manufacturer applications on all Mercedes Benz trucks and buses. The launch also coincides with the release of two new Truck TPMS diagnostic tools manufactured by Ateq (VT Truck) and Bartec (Tech700). All this is being presented at Autopromotec in Bologna (Italy).

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Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service chooses Michelin

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service chooses Michelin

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service will move its heavy fire appliances to a 100 per cent Michelin policy, after testing demonstrated the tyres could outperform its existing competitor fitments. The service called on Michelin to demonstrate the capabilities of its 315/70 R 22.5 X Multi Z tyre, as it explored options for replacing its existing policy, which was not delivering on longevity. 

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Wheely-Safe wins National Technology Award

Wheely-Safe wins National Technology Award

20th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Global Michelin licensee Wheely-Safe is celebrating after its Michelin Wheel Security and Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Heavy Fleet secured the prestigious Transport Technology of the Year Award at the National Technology Awards in London recently.

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Vaculug promotes VMS Mobile at CV Show

Vaculug promotes VMS Mobile at CV Show

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

With the UK commercial vehicle and fleet business congregating in Birmingham for the Commercial Vehicle Show at the start of May, Vaculug took the opportunity to demonstrate the latest addition to its bespoke fleet tyre management system called VMS - VMS Mobile. For the company, which is now the only non-new-tyre manufacture-owned retreader in the UK, fleet growth and retreading business growth go hand in hand. And that’s why having the right fleet tyre management system in place has become more important than ever.

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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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Richard Tawlks named as TruckForce equity business manager

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has announced the appointment of Richard Tawlks as TruckForce’s equity business manager, having worked as a TruckForce regional manager since 2014.

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Goodyear renews SJ Bargh contract for five years

Goodyear renews SJ Bargh contract for five years

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear recently renewed its partnership with SJ Bargh, a leading milk logistics provider. The contract has been extended for another five years, with SJ Bargh’s 500 plus fleet continuing to be equipped with Goodyear KMAX tyres and the Goodyear Omnitrac range.

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Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

Vaculug adds to Fleet Sales team

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug has appointed Dawn Wilson-Smith and Jonathan Ford to head up Business Development for the North West and South regions respectively in the UK.

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Bridgestone Europe completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Europe has completed the acquisition of TomTom Telematics (Telematics) for €910 million. The deal passed the relevant regulatory stages, had full approval from TomTom’s shareholders, and received a positive response from TomTom’s works council, the tyre manufacturer states. Tyres & Accessories spoke with Bridgestone about the thinking behind the acquisition when it was announced in January.

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Goodyear supplying tyres for UK’s largest electric fleet – Zipcar

1st April 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has announced that it is partnering with Zipcar UK, the country’s leading car sharing service, with 24/7 member access to a fleet of 2,600 vehicles. Of these, 325 are electric, making it the largest electric vehicle fleet in the UK. Goodyear is supplying both car and van tyres to the fleet, helping Zipcar UK’s 250,000 members to move around London efficiently.

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Goodyear, Envoy Technologies pilot digital EV service solution

21st March 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has announced a new pilot programme, which sees the tyremaker partner with Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs).

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Dana releases new TireAnalytics version

Dana releases new TireAnalytics version

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

On 13 March Dana Incorporated released version 3.0 of its Rhombus TireAnalytics system, in the USA. According to company, the latest version comes with new capabilities to help large fleets reduce tyre costs. The third generation of the technology provides new cost-per-mile (CPM) analysis capabilities and best practice solutions that enable commercial-truck owners and fleet maintenance managers to make better data driven decisions for each application.

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Biker Group switches to 100% Michelin tyre supply

Biker Group switches to 100% Michelin tyre supply

11th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Construction industry specialist Biker Group reports that it is saving up to £80,000 a year on fuel costs and tyre-related downtime after taking on a 100 per cent Michelin policy. Rolling resistance data provided by the manufacturer – and verified by the firm – shows the efficiencies given by the Michelin X Works tyres have helped cut its annual CO2 emissions by 209 tonnes thanks to the improved fuel efficiency compared to competitor tyres.

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Armstrong Richardson sign Michelin/Remix fleet tyre deal

Armstrong Richardson sign Michelin/Remix fleet tyre deal

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Armstrong Richardson, along with its sister company C&C Horse Transport, is moving its 50-strong truck fleet to a 100 per cent Michelin new and Remix tyre policy, after a side-by-side comparison projected savings of more than £60,000 a year.

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Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

Conti360° Fleet Services integrated Ivybridge location

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Conti360° Fleet Services has opened its newly rebranded suite of offices, at Bandvulc’s Lee Mill site, in Ivybridge. The extended office facilities have been launched after a two and-a-half year integration project following Continental’s acquisition of Bandvulc in 2016. The launch follows the merger of both company’s fleet support networks under the unified Conti360° Fleet Services banner in September 2018, and the relocation of all Conti360° Fleet Services support and 24-hour Breakdown Service teams to Ivybridge.

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