In addition to saving money, truck fleet operators can reduce their vehicles’ environmental footprint by adopting a tyre programme that includes retreading. In light of the current public debate about CO2, Continental has shared on how its ContiRe retreads can help.
10 years after Bridgestone bought Bulldog, the retreading market is a different place. A decade ago passenger car retreading was still going on (albeit some way from its peak). At the same Chinese tyres were present, but in nowhere near the current quantities – and in some cases they were being sold at the same or higher prices they are now. On top of this many more retreading operations were running than there are today.
The KMax range of mileage-oriented truck tyres from Goodyear has been extended with the addition of several retreaded products. New arrivals include a pair of KMax sizes in the TreadMax mould cure line-up and two pre-cure treads for Goodyear’s UniCircle portfolio.
UK warehouse an example of retread supplier’s broader growth At the end of 2014, Brazilian retreading material supplier Vipal reported that it had opened a UK distribution centre in the East Anglian port of Felixstowe. However, the recent opening is more than just an example of an expanding operation in one European market, rather it […]