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Petlas upgrades commercial vehicle tyre range with new SH100, RH100 sizes

Petlas upgrades commercial vehicle tyre range with new SH100, RH100 sizes

7th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas has added new sizes to its SH100 and RH100 truck and bus radial tyres to make the patterns suitable for a broader range of vehicles and applications.

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Petlas adds four new run-flat sizes to PT741 range

Petlas adds four new run-flat sizes to PT741 range

4th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Petlas has introduced four new run-flat sizes for its PT741 ultra-high performance pattern, namely,. Specifically designed for ultimate performance, PT741 offers an excellent combination of performance and safety (245/40R 20 Reinforced, 285/35R 18, 285/35R 19 and 225/35R 20 Reinforced). According to the company, Petlas run-flat are capable of distances up to 200 km without “any integrity problems”.

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Petlas introduces PT-TRAC

Petlas introduces PT-TRAC

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Petlas has launched what it calls a game-changing agricultural tyre. The PT-TRAC offers the benefits CupWheel technology, which will the help the tyre “contribute to the profits of producers all around the world by helping them decrease fuel consumption and protect their precious investments.”

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Oriente Tire USA names David R J Halldane Petlas Tire US sales director

Oriente Tire USA names David R J Halldane Petlas Tire US sales director

4th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Oriente Tire USA has named David R J Halldane as its US sales director for Petlas. Halldane will be responsible for market and sales development of Petlas Tire’s PCR/LTR and SUV tyre lines in the US.

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Petlas to launch new all-season car tyre pattern

Petlas to launch new all-season car tyre pattern

2nd March 2018 | 0 Comments

In a bit to expand its car, 4x4, SUV and light truck tyre range, Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas has announced that it is launching a new passenger vehicle pattern.

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Petlas completes sorting system investment

Petlas completes sorting system investment

12th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Petlas Tire and Trade Corp. reports that it recently completed its Final Finish Sorting System (FFSS) and also started to build a fully automatic warehouse. With that smart warehouse Petlas aims to have product traceability feature from production line to delivery to all its customers around the world. In addition, the smart warehouse means less space and effectiveness compared with other conventional solutions. 

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Petlas aims to increase car and truck tyre sales with factory investments

Petlas aims to increase car and truck tyre sales with factory investments

12th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Already a market leader in the agricultural tyre segment in the North Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe, Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas is now aiming to increase its passenger car and truck tyre sales figures in the years to come. To this end, the firm reports that it made a series of investments in its passenger car tyre production during 2017.

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Petlas expands run-flat tyre range

Petlas expands run-flat tyre range

20th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Petlas Tire Corp has expanded its run-flat tyre range to include szies: 245/50 R18, 275/45 R18, 215/40 R18, 225/40 R18, 225/40 R19, 245/40 R20, 255/40 R18, 275/40 R18, 225/35 R19, 225/35 R20, 245/35 R18, 245/35 R19, 245/35 R20, 255/35 R18, 275/35 R18, 275/35 R19, 275/35 R20, 285/35 R18, 285/35 R19, 245/30 R19, 255/30 R20, 285/30 R19 and 285/30 R20. According to the Turkey-based tyre manufacturer, the new sizes can be found in the firm’s car tyres and SUV tyre ranges.

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Cimcorp supplying automated handling system to Petlas

Cimcorp supplying automated handling system to Petlas

9th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Cimcorp is supplying a fully automated handling system to Petlas Tire Corporation at its factory in Kirsehir, Turkey, about 100 miles southeast of Ankara. Based on Cimcorp's Dream Factory solution, the automation will handle finished passenger car radial tyre-finishing and palletizing areas. Work on the order – Cimcorp’s first project for Petlas – is already underway and the turnkey material handling system will become operational in the autumn of 2017.

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Petlas launches winter SUV tyre range

25th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas expanded its winter offering with the introduction of an SUV-orientated range in December. Petlas’s newest addition to the winter line up is the Explero W671, designed to fit a wide selection of 4x4s and SUVs.

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What the rise of BRIC and MINT economies means for the tyre market

What the rise of BRIC and MINT economies means for the tyre market

31st January 2014 | 0 Comments

OK so the fact that China is the world’s largest tyre producer, the largest car maker, has the largest population and is likely to be the largest economy soon means that it is massively premature to write off the People’s Republic. Rapid growth and the huge scale of Brazil, Russia and India means these markets are still should be the focus of much attention. However, many international businesses have already latched onto this. So if everyone is competing for what they perceive as the same low-hanging fruit other opportunities could be going missing…or at least that is the question that is being raised in banking circles.

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Petlas aiming to be a top 50 exporter in Turkey

20th January 2014 | 0 Comments

Tyre manufacturer Petlas Tire Corporation has been listed amongst the top 100 export businesses in the growing Turkish economy. According to the company, Petlas has been exporting to more than 110 countries from all over the world and thereby increasing its market share. The goal is now to be in the top 50.

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Petlas expands TBR line

Petlas expands TBR line

29th October 2013 | 0 Comments

Petlas Tyres has added four sizes to its Petlas and Starmaxx brand truck and bus radial tyres. The additions are scheduled to be released by October 2013. According to the company, Petlas engineers started to develop the firm’s TBR tyre program in the first quarter of 2012. They new products are reportedly designed and produced with low rolling resistance, good fuel efficiency, durability and long life in mind.

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Petlas introduces new website

9th May 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Turkish tyre manufacturer Petlas has a new website. The customer focused site allows dealers and drivers to search products by size, segment or product name, with increased product information and more logical organisation. Oğuz Ay, director of international marketing and sales at Petlas said the company had “spent the past year listening and talking to the users of www.petlas.com”, and that the new site tries to make users’ experience “more straightforward and user friendly” as a result.

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Tyres Become ‘Weapon’ in Cyprus Conflict

Tyres Become ‘Weapon’ in Cyprus Conflict

19th January 2011 | 0 Comments

The sovereignty of Cyprus is a long standing source of tension between Greece and Turkey, and it now appears this territorial stand-off extends even as far as the tyre world. Greece’s Ministry of National Defence has denied reports published in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus that vehicles used by armed forces in the Greek controlled Republic of Cyprus, which covers 59 per cent of the island’s land area, are fitted with tyres manufactured in Turkey – an unthinkable situation in the context of the territorial dispute.

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