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Apollo to promote expanded industrial tyre range in grand European tour

Apollo to promote expanded industrial tyre range in grand European tour

20th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Apollo will introduce its full range of industrial tyres to end users and tyre specialists in Europe with a six-month tour of the continent. Apollo Vredestein specialists will visit eight countries to introduce Apollo branded industrial tyres to as many users and dealers as possible. The company will use a specially designed Volkswagen Crafter, with dual Manchester United branding, to display almost all types, sizes and profiles of tyre during the promotional tour.

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BKT launches Constar and Star Trac ranges

16th December 2013 | 0 Comments

In addition to appearances from football freestylers Christopher Noel and Colin Nell and giving away more than 16,000 free footballs, during last month’s Agritechnica show off-road tyre specialist BKT presented two new ranges – the Constar and Star Trac. Both products are scheduled for market release before the end of 2013.

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Trelleborg launches TH400 agro industrial range

Trelleborg launches TH400 agro industrial range

27th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg has launched the TH400 Trelleborg Agro Industrial radial range of tyres for telescopic handlers, backhoes and mini loaders in North America. According to the company, the range’s advanced radial casing and reinforced structure ensures maximum stability even when booms are fully extended.

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Power CL tyres outlive rivals twice over, reports Michelin

Power CL tyres outlive rivals twice over, reports Michelin

29th November 2012 | 0 Comments

Michelin has shared news of customer praise for its Power CL tyres. It says Market Harborough-based plant hire company Harborough Hire Centre (HHC) held a comparative test between the Power CL and a rival ‘major’ brand, fitting the two manufacturers’ tyres to selected machines within its fleet of 42 JCB and Manitou telescopic handlers, and 47 Thwaites and Terex dumpers.

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Trelleborg shows new HP products at EIMA 2012

Trelleborg shows new HP products at EIMA 2012

6th November 2012 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg is showing its latest high performance tyres at the EIMA 2012 agricultural exhibition in Bologna, Italy, which runs from 7-11 November. The IF 900/60R42 TM1000 High Power, which will be mounted on the new Trelleborg THK 30x42 inch rim; a 30 inch rim on 42 inch diameter roll-formed in one piece, will take centre stage.

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Michelin launches agricultural tyre website

26th July 2012 | 0 Comments

Michelin have launched a dedicated farming website for the UK and Ireland. Michelin-agricultural-tyres.co.uk contains technical information for every size of tyre in Michelin’s extensive agricultural range. This includes recommended pressure settings and load ratings, available to download 24/7 at the click of a mouse or swipe of a finger.

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Michelin launches UK, Ireland farm tyre website

19th June 2012 | 0 Comments

Michelin has launched a specialist agricultural tyre website, on which farmers and contractors can access detailed tyre information. The website includes detailed technical information – recommended pressure settings and load ratings – for every size of tyre in Michelin’s extensive agricultural range.

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Midland Skip Hire signs up ATS-E to supply, service fleet

Midland Skip Hire signs up ATS-E to supply, service fleet

12th September 2011 | 0 Comments

Nottinghamshire’s Midland Skip Hire has appointed ATS Euromaster to supply, fit and service tyres across its 62-strong fleet. ATS-E will provide monthly fleet inspections and rapid-response breakdown assistance across the waste disposal and skip hire company’s 37 trucks, eight trailers and five vans. The on-road fleet, plus 12 telescopic handlers used onsite for waste transfer, will be supported by the nationwide tyre specialist’s mobile service fleet – the UK’s largest at 1,000 vehicles.

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ATS Euromaster “adding real value” to hire specialist

ATS Euromaster “adding real value” to hire specialist

16th June 2011 | 0 Comments

Providing an update on one of its customers, multi-product hire specialist Hewden, ATS Euromaster says a change in tyre policy has helped it quadruple average tyre lifespan. Hewden’s Grangemouth-based fleet of 16 JCB rough-terrain forklifts were moved to a Michelin Power CL policy in July 2009 on ATS Euromaster’s advice, and since that time only six of the more than 60 tyres purchased have needed replacement – all due to wear rather than damage, ATS Euromaster points out. This has taken the fleet’s average tyre lifespan from five months to approximately 20 while reducing repair costs.

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JCB Extends Michelin OE Fitment Programme

JCB Extends Michelin OE Fitment Programme

11th October 2010 | 0 Comments

Following extensive development testing at its world headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, machinery manufacturer JCB has chosen Michelin’s Power CL as an original equipment fitment on its latest 2CX, 3CX and 4CX backhoe loaders. The selection of the Power CL is in addition to the Michelin XMCL which is already the OE radial option.

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The 350 mph JCB

29th August 2006 | 0 Comments

Most of us have cursed at one time or another when caught behind a slow-moving digger, travelling on the road. Well, there's one JCB that will easily leave you standing, as the JCB Dieselmax recently achieved a stunning 350mph (563kph) at the Bonneville Salt Flats to break its own land speed record for diesel-powered cars.

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World’s Fastest Diesel Hits 328 mph

23rd August 2006 | 0 Comments

The JCB Dieselmax became the world's fastest diesel-powered car on Tuesday, as Andy Green set a new FIA international record of 328.767 mph (526.027 kph) on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. He beat the existing record by almost 100 mph. The JCB team will make a further attempt to raise the record today.

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New Michelin XMCL For Small EMs and Telescopic Handlers

21st August 2006 | 0 Comments

Michelin recently launched the XMCL, a tyre designed for compact construction machinery such as backhoes, compact loaders, and telescopic handlers used in farming applications. According to the manufacturer, the XMCL offers two fundamental advantages over its predecessor (the XM27) it lasts up to 46 per cent longer, and its crown and sidewalls are up to 10 per cent more resistant to punctures. Among the features that make the new tyre tougher are deeper lugs, steel casing belts and protective sidewall ribs.

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