Tag: OTR tyres

Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear will feature its flagship products and solutions for construction fleets at the 2019 Bauma exhibition in Munich (8-14 April 2019). These will include the recently-announced Goodyear Omnitrac mixed service tyre range, which makes its exhibition debut at the show. The manufacturer will also showcase its Goodyear Proactive Solutions TPMS Heavy Duty, EMTrack tyre management system and the TL-4A OTR tyre. The manufacturer will be on Stand 224 in Hall A6 at the Messe München.

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems increases prices 3-5% across product range

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a price increase of three to five per cent on its product range. The price increase will be effective from the first quarter of 2019, and will be applied globally to all brands in the Trelleborg Wheel Systems product portfolio. The manufacturer said the price increase has been driven by inflation and rising energy and labour costs.

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Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group is expanding its network of offices and distribution into the United States and Canada. According to the company, Magna Tyres Group will start its expansion into the North American continent with an office in Canada.

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Titan receives additional settlement put option notice

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Titan International, Inc. has received an additional settlement put option notice From OEP 11 COÖPERATIEF U.A. (OEP), an affiliate of One Equity Partners, one of the three shareholders of Voltyre-Prom, of its exercise, effective 8 January 2019, of the settlement put option with respect to its holdings in Voltyre-Prom, pursuant to the Voltyre-Prom Shareholders' Agreement. 

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Reinhard Klant to head Conti’s earthmover tyre product line

Reinhard Klant to head Conti’s earthmover tyre product line

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has appointed Reinhard Klant as the new Earthmoving product line manager for Commercial Specialty Tires (CST).

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Magna Tyres opens South Africa office

Magna Tyres opens South Africa office

14th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has opened a new regional office in South Africa. In recent years, Magna Tyres has been extremely successful in South Africa and the neighbouring countries. According to the company, the objective is to increase market share, focus on improving customer relationships and satisfaction in this high potential region.

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Magna Tyres Group adds 3 sizes to M-Terrain off-road dump truck tyre range

Magna Tyres Group adds 3 sizes to M-Terrain off-road dump truck tyre range

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres has added three sizes to its popular Magna M-Terrain E4 tyre series for off-road dump trucks. The M-Terrain is now available in sizes 750/65R25, 875/65R29 and 800/80R29. The manufacturer states that the range extension is designed to serve more clients globally.

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Interpneu named exclusive Yokohama truck, OTR tyre distributor for Germany

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

With the signing of a three-year contract, Interpneu has taken on exclusive distribution of Yokohama truck/bus and OTR tyres in Germany. This arrangement takes effect in 2019 and is a further step in an established partnership between the Pneuhage Group wholesale business and Yokohama.

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Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

13th November 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s only a couple of months since we last reported a capacity increase at the Magna Tyres Group factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, however the company has now announced its intention to implement another OTR tyre expansion project. While the last expansion focused on increasing 26.5R25 and 29.5R25 capacity, this time round Magna Tyres will increase 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25 production – capacity for these is expected to reach 7,000 tyres in 2019. Magna Tyres Group comments that this growth is in keeping with its 2018 to 2023 business plan.

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Breedon Cement first to install Goodyear OTR Proactive Solutions

Breedon Cement first to install Goodyear OTR Proactive Solutions

1st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Breedon Cement has become the first UK Off-The-Road (OTR) or earthmover fleet to install Goodyear Proactive Solutions. According to the company, the TPMS Heavy Duty system allows data to feedback from sensors fitted inside the tyres, assisting customers to maintain and prolong the life of their tyres, through real-time monitoring.

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Magna launches MA02 for scrapers and graders

Magna launches MA02 for scrapers and graders

31st October 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has launched the Magna MA02 Scraper. According to the company, this tyre is explicitly designed for scrapers and graders and will make the groundwork for all your projects as effortlessly as it possible can be.

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Continental to supply JLG telehanders with jointly-developed tyre

Continental to supply JLG telehanders with jointly-developed tyre

19th October 2018 | 0 Comments

A new five-year supply agreement names Continental as solid tyre provider for JLG telehanders. The two companies have also worked together to develop a tyre for these machines. The resulting product is called the Continental TeleMaster, and this tyre is the priority fitment on all JLG telehandlers manufactured and sold.

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Kal Tire wins Electra Mining Africa award

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Kal Tire’s Gravity Assist System (GAS) recently received top honours in the category of International Mechanical and Technology Innovation, mainly for its simplicity and effectiveness. The average mining tyre has a lot of lug nuts. Until now, support for the hefty 36-kilogram torque gun came through the sheer brawn of the tyre technician. Today, the GAS essentially renders the activity and the torque gun ‘weightless,’ making the process safer, more efficient and precise. The system reduces common risks associated with torque gun tasks, including pinched fingers, muscle strain and fatigue.

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US puts 10% import tariffs on all Chinese tyres

US puts 10% import tariffs on all Chinese tyres

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Trump administration upped the ante once again in the ongoing trade war between the USA and China on 18 September with the introduction of tariffs on all US$200 billion of imports including basically all categories of tyres, retreads and inner tubes. At President Trump’s direction the additional tariffs will initially be set at 10 per cent and will take effect on 24 September 2018. However, as of 1 January 2019, the level of additional tariffs will increase to 25 per cent.

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BKT sponsoring Australian cricket league

BKT sponsoring Australian cricket league

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Yet another sports sponsorship for BKT – following on from the start of its Serie B and Coupe de la Ligue title sponsorships in Italy and France, the off-highway tyre specialist has entered into a partnership with the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) cricket league in Australia. BKT has signed an agreement with governing body Cricket Australia that secures its status as off-highway tyre supplier to the Twenty20 cricket league for three years.

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