Tag: run-flat tyres

Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

Bridgestone adapting to increase its mobility services in both its tyre and ancillary products

8th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s car tyre business is currently pushing boundaries to offer services beyond replacement tyres to motorists. The most obvious way the manufacturer is approaching this is in the application of its DriveGuard run-flat technology beyond the original line of DriveGuard car tyres. The tyre manufacturer has added DriveGuard RFT to its Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control lines, extending the availability of the technology to an even greater breadth of the market.

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Bridgestone to offer run-flat option on key product lines

17th October 2018 | 0 Comments

As of November, Bridgestone will make its proprietary DriveGuard RFT (run-flat technology) available on its main product lines for the aftermarket. Specifically, the Turanza, Blizzak and Weather Control tyre ranges will gain DriveGuard fitments.

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Pirelli: More than 500 run-flat tyre homologations

Pirelli: More than 500 run-flat tyre homologations

13th July 2018 | 0 Comments

To-date, a total of 516 Pirelli run-flat tyres have been homologated for original equipment fitment, the tyre maker reports. This tally includes 326 homologations for summer tyres, 100 for winter tyres, and 90 for all-season tyres.

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New Mercedes A-Class to roll on Bridgestone tyres

New Mercedes A-Class to roll on Bridgestone tyres

9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone tyres have been approved as original equipment on the latest Mercedes A-Class. The Turanza T005 is the tyre of choice, and Bridgestone Europe reports it will supply Mercedes-Benz with dimensions to fit the full 17- to 19-inch high-rim range, including 17- and 18-inch tyres with run-flat technology.

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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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Full range gives Davanti more scope for new markets

Full range gives Davanti more scope for new markets

12th April 2017 | 0 Comments

The long-awaited Davanti winter range will soon be with us. When Tyres & Accessories caught up with the Davanti Tyres team at Tyrexpo Asia, they reported that final testing had been successfully concluded and volume production was scheduled to commence in June. After two years of development, four winter patterns – PCR, UHP, SUV and van – are now ready, with a total of 52 sizes to be released in 2017.

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Higher load, strong run-flat capability: Michelin releases “genuine” off-road tyre

Higher load, strong run-flat capability: Michelin releases “genuine” off-road tyre

15th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Both civilian and military users are considered target customers for the latest Michelin tyre, the off-road, run-flat X Force ZL. Produced in size 335/80R20, the tyre is commercially available from mid-February 2017.

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Sentury launches first run-flat

Sentury launches first run-flat

7th December 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in the middle of November, Sentury Tire launched its first run-flat tyre under the Landsail brand name. Now the Landsail 255/55 R18 109V all-season run flat tyre ha been developed and tested, Sentury has taken it to the market and says: “This new product is the evidence of Sentury’s strength of innovation” and is a justification of the firm’s ‘“Top Ranked Product is Made in China” advocacy’.

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Davanti Tyres: New winter & run-flat ranges, Shanghai sales office

Davanti Tyres: New winter & run-flat ranges, Shanghai sales office

25th October 2016 | 0 Comments

By the time Tyres & Accessories caught up with Davanti Tyres towards the end of CITExpo, the team was looking back at a full year of trade fairs – the Shanghai show was the company’s last major exhibition for 2016. Yet although Davanti Tyres is now taking a breather from the show circuit, its work promoting the brand continues.

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Bridgestone launches winter version of DriveGuard

Bridgestone launches winter version of DriveGuard

5th August 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the launch of its Reifen 2016 Innovation Award winning runflat tyre for almost every car fitted with TPMS, Bridgestone has added the DriveGuard Winter. The extended mobility and safety benefits enjoyed by drivers fitting the DriveGuard have been given a new seasonal dimension, with the technology now available in a winter tyre. Bridgestone adds that, like the summer version, the DriveGuard Winter offers high standards of cold weather performance.

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Petlas extends 4×4/SUV tyre range, offers run-flat tyres

Petlas extends 4×4/SUV tyre range, offers run-flat tyres

21st June 2016 | 0 Comments

Following the firm’s high profile stand at the last Reifen show in Essen at the end of May, Petlas is promoting its range of 4x4/SUV tyres. The company reports that these tyres “are being designed to meet user needs whether use them in off-road or highway”. However, the firm has also begun manufacturing more tyres equipped with run-flat technology, including run-flat equipped 4x4/SUV tyres.

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Bridgestone, Michelin amongst Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners

Bridgestone, Michelin amongst Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners

24th May 2016 | 0 Comments

The Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners have been announced as part of the trade fair’s opening celebrations. Messe Essen and the German Federal Association of Tyre Dealers and the Vulcanising Trade (Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur – Handwerk, or BVR) presented the awards for “notably pioneering developments” to Bridgestone, Michelin, 4JET Technologies, and ASE Corghi. Michelin […]

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Maxxis to unveil first European runflat tyre, M36+

Maxxis to unveil first European runflat tyre, M36+

19th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxxis has launched its first runflat tyre for the European market, the M36+. The new product will be unveiled at Reifen 2016 in Essen, Germany next month, and Maxxis states the new line “will affirm its commitment to continuous innovation for mid-range buyers.”

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There’s a puncture waiting for you – Bridgestone launches DriveGuard ad campaign

There’s a puncture waiting for you – Bridgestone launches DriveGuard ad campaign

8th April 2016 | 0 Comments

This month’s launch of the DriveGuard, the first Bridgestone run-flat tyre for the European aftermarket, is being backed up by an advertising campaign that targets consumers in key markets. The DriveGuard ‘extended mobility’ campaign begins in April and centres on the idea that somewhere out there “there’s a puncture waiting with your name on it.”

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