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European launch for Fulda Kristall Control SUV

European launch for Fulda Kristall Control SUV

9th June 2017 | 0 Comments

In addition to releasing a new Sava winter SUV tyre, Goodyear has launched a winter SUV line for its Fulda brand. It says the new Kristall Control SUV is a high-performance tyre has been developed “challenging winter conditions” in mind. The range is currently available in eight sizes, with a further size to come in July.

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SportControl 2: Goodyear launches Fulda UHP tyre

SportControl 2: Goodyear launches Fulda UHP tyre

23rd February 2017 | 0 Comments

A new Fulda summer ultra-high performance tyre, the SportControl 2, is now available, and Goodyear says this latest generation product provides “enhanced performance on wet and dry roads.” The tyre maker also speaks of “high quality German technology at a wallet-friendly price” that doesn’t compromise on performance.

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Fulda launches Ecotonn 2 HL high load trailer tyre to optimise payload capacities

Fulda launches Ecotonn 2 HL high load trailer tyre to optimise payload capacities

20th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Fulda has launched the Ecotonn 2 HL high load trailer tyre to meet the demands of truck operators to increase payloads. Nearly 80 per cent of European countries now permit maximum permitted vehicle weights in excess of 40 tonnes, and operators naturally want to optimise the capacity of their vehicles. The Goodyear Dunlop brand has therefore introduced the new 385/65R22.5, allowing 10-tonne axle weights so that trailers can carry greater payloads.

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Central Tyre continues Fulda exclusivity with Goodyear Dunlop

15th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop brand Fulda will continue to be available to commercial fleets exclusively at Central Tyre in the UK, after extending its exclusive supply agreement to a second year. Central said this is an important part of the wider strategic partnership between Goodyear Dunlop and the ETEL group, which spans several UK market sectors.

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Fulda Ecotonn 2 now available in size 435/50 R 19.5

Fulda Ecotonn 2 now available in size 435/50 R 19.5

2nd August 2016 | 0 Comments

The Fulda Ecotonn 2 truck trailer tyre range has been extended with the introduction of a size 435/50 R 19.5 fitment. The new low-profile size is aimed at mega trailer operators wishing to utilise a load capacity of up to 100 cubic metres without exceeding legal vehicle height limits.

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New steer, drive tyres from Sava and Fulda

New steer, drive tyres from Sava and Fulda

25th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s European truck tyre portfolio has been enlarged with the introduction of drive and steer tyres into its Sava and Fulda brands. The new Sava products are the Avant 4Plus steer and Orjak 4Plus drive tyres, while the corresponding Fulda tyres are the steer axle Ecocontrol 2+ and the Ecoforce 2+ drive tyre.

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3 tyres rated ‘exemplary’ in Auto Bild’s winter tyre test

3 tyres rated ‘exemplary’ in Auto Bild’s winter tyre test

10th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Having reduced a field of 51 to 19, Auto Bild announced that three of the winter tyres tested had made it all the way to the top of the German magazine’s rankings, picking up “exemplary” ratings. Continental’s WinterContact TS 850, Pirelli’s Winter Snowcontrol Serie 3, and the Barum Polaris 3 were the best performers, according to Auto Bild’s testers, who ranked the tyres based on their performance on snowy, wet and dry roads and their cost. The tests were performed on a VW Polo, with the tyres sized 185/60R15 T.

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19 finalists chosen for 2015 AutoBild winter tyre test

19 finalists chosen for 2015 AutoBild winter tyre test

16th September 2015 | 0 Comments

In its annual winter tyre performance survey, German motoring publication AutoBild narrows a wide field of 49 winter tyres and two all-season tyres with wet and snow braking measurements before conducting a full test of a range of characteristics. 19 tyres made it through to the 2015/16 season test, conducted using the tyre size 185/60 R15.

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Goodyear aggressively pursuing leading position in UK truck tyre market

Goodyear aggressively pursuing leading position in UK truck tyre market

4th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the completion of a period of transition, and with market volumes on the up, Goodyear Dunlop is aggressively pursuing sales growth, including winning some of the biggest fleets in the UK. Tyrepress spoke about the company's expansion strategy with Goodyear UK and Ireland commercial director, Marc Preedy at the end of August.

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Bandvulc: Fulda Sales Beat Predictions by 25%

24th August 2010 | 0 Comments

Bandvulc reports that its Fulda-brand commercial vehicle tyre sales “have exceeded all planned targets.” Sales for the year ending July 2010 were up 25 per cent on predicted forecasts and this reportedly shows that “the market can develop new brands if sold in a proactive, methodical way, rather than purely price driven,” according to the company. Activity is said to have been high in all tyres sizes with the largest increase in demand seen in the heavy 385/65 R22.5 and the 295/80 R22.5 sectors. “The Fulda range has been well received by Bandvulc’s independent dealers as well as the national chains and we expect to maintain current levels as well as planning for growth of up to 25,000 units in 2011/12,” company representatives told Tyres & Accessories.

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Bandvulc Aims to Double Fulda’s UK Truck Tyre Share

Bandvulc Aims to Double Fulda’s UK Truck Tyre Share

18th September 2009 | 0 Comments

Bandvulc Group, the Devon-based retreading and fleet servicing operation, is aiming to significantly increase Fulda brand truck tyre sales in the UK. Speaking at the company’s Fulda-brand launch event at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground yesterday (17 September), Bandvulc managing director Patrick O’Connell explained that the company has already equalled the Goodyear Dunlop group brand’s 2008 UK sales volume. Starting as they mean to go on, the company reported that it has already transferred the Tesco fleet's doubledeck OE onto Fulda new tyres.

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