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Sava launches Eskimo SUV 2

Sava launches Eskimo SUV 2

6th June 2017 | 0 Comments

A new SUV tyre has joined the Sava range. The Eskimo SUV 2 gives the Goodyear brand a tyre that is “specifically designed to provide exceptional snow handling and optimised braking for SUVs.” Goodyear states that it offers “peace of mind for Europe’s harsher winters.” The Eskimo SUV 2 is available in five sizes for 17 and 18-inch rim diameters.

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Wallet-friendly European quality – Sava Intensa UHP 2

Wallet-friendly European quality – Sava Intensa UHP 2

13th February 2017 | 0 Comments

ETRMA Europool figures show that the market for ultra-high performance tyres has grown steadily over the past five years, and in 2015 these products accounted for 18 per cent of all aftermarket summer tyre sales in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. Goodyear aims to cover demand for UHP tyres here in the upper budget segment with a new range from its Sava brand, the Intensa UHP 2.

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Sava releases Cargo 4 HL trailer tyre

Sava releases Cargo 4 HL trailer tyre

17th January 2017 | 0 Comments

A new, higher load capacity HGV trailer tyre has joined the Sava portfolio. The new size 385/65R22.5 Sava Cargo 4 HL has a 5,000 kilogramme load capacity that allows for 10 tonne axle loads. The tyre has a load rating of 164K/158L and comes with a EU tyre label rating of ‘C’ for wet grip, ‘B’ for fuel efficiency and, at 69 dB, a single soundwave. The retreadable and regroovable Cargo 4 HL is M+S marked and features a tread with six wide ribs and zigzag pattern grooves.

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New steer, drive tyres from Sava and Fulda

New steer, drive tyres from Sava and Fulda

25th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s European truck tyre portfolio has been enlarged with the introduction of drive and steer tyres into its Sava and Fulda brands. The new Sava products are the Avant 4Plus steer and Orjak 4Plus drive tyres, while the corresponding Fulda tyres are the steer axle Ecocontrol 2+ and the Ecoforce 2+ drive tyre.

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Goodyear Dunlop’s Sava factory wins Ford Q1 award

Goodyear Dunlop’s Sava factory wins Ford Q1 award

5th January 2016 | 0 Comments

The Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires plant has received the respected Ford Q1 certification. The Ford Q1 certification acknowledges supplier facilities or manufacturing sites which have achieved excellence in a range of important criteria including capable systems, high performance, superior manufacturing process, and satisfied customers. The Q1 mark is considered worldwide as an indication of exceptional quality.

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Sava widens truck tyre range

Sava widens truck tyre range

9th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Sava Tyres is increasing the number of truck tyre tyre sizes it offers, aiming them at giving “cost-conscious operators a greater choice”. Five new truck tyres are added to the latest generation of the Avant 4 steer, Orjak 4 drive and Cargo 4 trailer tyre ranges, covering increasingly popular low aspect ratio sizes.

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19 finalists chosen for 2015 AutoBild winter tyre test

19 finalists chosen for 2015 AutoBild winter tyre test

16th September 2015 | 0 Comments

In its annual winter tyre performance survey, German motoring publication AutoBild narrows a wide field of 49 winter tyres and two all-season tyres with wet and snow braking measurements before conducting a full test of a range of characteristics. 19 tyres made it through to the 2015/16 season test, conducted using the tyre size 185/60 R15.

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Sava expands truck tyre range

Sava expands truck tyre range

3rd September 2015 | 0 Comments

Sava has added five additional, popular size options to its truck tyre portfolio in order to meet increasing demand for low aspect ratio truck tyres. The new fitments are the Avant 4 steer axle tyre and Orjak 4 drive axle tyre in sizes 295/60 R 22.5 and 315/60 R 22.5, along with the Cargo 4 trailer tyre in size 385/55 R 22.5. The five tyres were developed for vehicles engaged in local, long-haul and distribution transport, and all are M+S marked.

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Goodyear aggressively pursuing leading position in UK truck tyre market

Goodyear aggressively pursuing leading position in UK truck tyre market

4th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the completion of a period of transition, and with market volumes on the up, Goodyear Dunlop is aggressively pursuing sales growth, including winning some of the biggest fleets in the UK. Tyrepress spoke about the company's expansion strategy with Goodyear UK and Ireland commercial director, Marc Preedy at the end of August.

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The Mitas touch – a new plant, agri tyre ‘revolution’, and a changing brand focus

The Mitas touch – a new plant, agri tyre ‘revolution’, and a changing brand focus

24th April 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask many Subaru owners if they’re familiar with Fuji Heavy Industries and you’ll receive a negative response, even though one of the company’s products is parked in the driveway. Czech Republic-based tyre maker Mitas has faced a similar situation in recent years. Even though the off-road specialist’s share of the European agricultural tyre market (not counting imports from outside Europe) is said to be around 35 per cent, recognition of the Mitas name doesn't necessarily reflect this. The company now intends to change this state of affairs, and the percentage of tyres it produces under the Mitas brand name is set to markedly increase over the coming five years.

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Sava motorcycle range to be rebranded as Mitas

5th November 2013 | 0 Comments

At the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, which opens to the media today ahead of its public opening on 7 November, the newly-created Mitas Moto business unit will introduce itself to the world. The new business unit will also introduce its first product, the Sport Force radial for sport, naked and touring bikes.

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Mitas enters bike radial market with Sport Force

Mitas enters bike radial market with Sport Force

25th September 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Mitas has entered the motorcycle radial business with the global launch of the Sport Force. The new tyre is manufactured in Slovenia by Savatech, the former Sava rubber manufacturing division acquired by Mitas’ parent company CGS Holdings in October 2012. Sport Force is a sport and touring range that is initially available in three front and five rear sizes.

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New Sava sales director

17th July 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires has appointed Jože Stružnik its new sales director. Stružnik began in his new role on 8 July and primarily focuses on consolidating the tyre maker’s position as a leading tyre supplier to its Slovenian home market and nine further countries in the Balkan region. He replaces Tomaž Lanišek, who has left the tyre maker to take on the role of chief executive at Knauf Insulation’s Slovenian operation.

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Sava celebrates 15 years as a Goodyear Dunlop company

Sava celebrates 15 years as a Goodyear Dunlop company

19th June 2013 | 12,345 Comments

On 1 July, Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires will mark 15 years in the business. The tyre maker purchased the Slovenian firm in 1998 and says that since that time it has grown into one of the largest and most successful US-invested firms in the country. Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires, or GDST, now employs some 1,400 people and has received over 200 million euros in investment from its parent company, including 15.5 million euros in 2012. The company says it has produced 100 million tyres since 1998.

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Sava launches new 17.5” truck tyre range

5th June 2013 | 12,345 Comments

Goodyear’s Sava Tyres brand has launched a new range of 17.5” truck tyres for regional and local delivery vehicles. The range comprises three tyres: the Avant 4 is for steer axles, the Orjak 4 for drive axles and the Cargo 4 for trailers. The Slovenian brand says the new tyres are designed to meet the needs of the cost-conscious vehicle operator engaged predominately in regional haul and delivery operations. The tyres are suited for a wide range of vehicles including articulated trucks, rigids and a wide range of trailers.

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