European trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull has approved Goodyear’s Ultra Grip Max T winter trailer tyre as original equipment fitment on its trailers for customers operating in severe winter conditions. Goodyear’s recently-introduced truck winter tyres will be available in sizes 385/65R22.5 and 385/55R22.5 for trailers destined for regions such as the Alps, the Nordic countries and Russia.
Krone has become the first trailer manufacturer to offer Goodyear’s latest winter trailer tyre as original equipment. It has approved the Goodyear Ultra Grip Max T in sizes 385/65R22.5 160 K 158 L and 385/55R22.5 160 K 158 L for trailers destined for severe winter operations.
Goodyear reports its selection as exclusive tyre partner to the MAN ProfiDrive driver training programme. As such, all 25 tractor units and trailers used at the main MAN ProfiDrive facility in Germany will be changed over to Goodyear tyres – they will be fitted with FuelMax and KMax tyres along with Omnitrac II mixed-service range. Going forwards, new vehicles entering the MAN ProfiDrive fleet will be fitted from new with Goodyear tyres. Goodyear will take over all tyre service duties and also provide ProfiDrive trainers with tyre training.
DAF has become the first truck manufacturer to approve Goodyear’s brand new Ultra Grip Max winter tyres as a factory-fitted option. Operators ordering new DAF trucks built from week 41 onwards and destined for service in severe winter conditions can now specify Ultra Grip Max S steer axle tyres and Ultra Grip Max D drive axle tyres in sizes 315/70R22.5 and 315/80R22.5.