Tag: truck tyres

Goodyear signs two-year deal with H. Parkinson Haulage Ltd

Goodyear signs two-year deal with H. Parkinson Haulage Ltd

23rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has announced a new two-year partnership with H. Parkinson Haulage Ltd. With over 60 years’ experience in the haulage industry, H. Parkinson Haulage Ltd provides logistics solutions for a multitude of commercial sectors. The company boasts a 300-strong fleet and over 300,000 sq ft of warehousing, strategically located across five sites in the North West of England.

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HMP Featherstone inmates train with Bridgestone

HMP Featherstone inmates train with Bridgestone

22nd January 2020 | 0 Comments

Prisoners at HM Prison Featherstone are being given truck tyre training in an attempt to address the skills shortage in the truck tyre industry and “instil pride into prisoners’ lives”. Bridgestone has partnered with the prison to offer a hat-trick of commercial tyre training qualifications.

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ETRMA reports weaker tyre sales in 2019

ETRMA reports weaker tyre sales in 2019

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Sales of tyres produced by European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) members decreased year-on-year in almost every product category during 2019. The ETRMA describes the market last year as “weak”, and this is particularly the case for the original equipment segments.

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Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

Continental rolling out region-specific trailer tyres

16th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Various road and climatic conditions are encountered within the Continental Tire division’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business, and for this reason, it is introducing commercial trailer tyres that reflect regional requirements. The first of these is the Conti Hybrid HT3 WR.

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TJ Transport Ltd agrees five-year Goodyear deal

TJ Transport Ltd agrees five-year Goodyear deal

13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres will support TJ Transport Ltd with a five-year partnership, the company announced on 8 January 2020. Goodyear Proactive Solutions and Goodyear OMNITRAC S D MSTII will be used on the full TJ Transport Ltd fleet.

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New intercity bus tyres from Continental

New intercity bus tyres from Continental

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Continental has introduced a new range of tyres for intercity buses. It says the Conti CoachRegio offers "reliable and safe touring between cities and villages under variable speed conditions, excellent handling and high mileage on hilly and winding regional roads."

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Aufine offering Thai-made truck tyres

Aufine offering Thai-made truck tyres

8th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Chinese tyre maker Aufine is now offering its customers a way to avoid tariffs on commercial vehicle tyres by selling a range produced in Thailand.

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Guizhou Tire begins $350 million construction project on two China factories

7th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Guizhou Tire recently broke ground on two new tyre production facilities near the firm’s headquarters in Guizhou, Guiyang province. According to Asian Rubber Journal reports, when operational, the first - a $307 million plant - is expected to generate nearly $426 million annually. Capacity is salted to be 3 million truck tyres a year.

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ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) firm ToughTech has received a £100,000 investment from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, managed by GC Business Finance and MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

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Goodyear Drive-Over-Reader wins third innovation award in 2019

Goodyear Drive-Over-Reader wins third innovation award in 2019

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s Drive-Over-Reader has received three industry awards in 2019, recognising the fleet tyre monitoring and management tool. The system won its latest accolade on 27 November when it was announced as the winner of the 2019 IoMobility 'Mobility Innovation' award by #Innovability. The annual IoMobility Awards honour innovative companies and products that address the challenges of “smart mobility” in Italy. Goodyear's Drive-Over-Reader first received a prize in the 'Mobility Innovation' category, after being evaluated by a jury of more than 20 experts from the transport industry.

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Michelin: training programme helps Midland Tyre Services

Michelin: training programme helps Midland Tyre Services

4th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Midland Tyre Services (MTS)’s frontline team recently received a series of in-depth Michelin training courses tailored to its business. MTS, based in Borris-in-Ossory, County Laois, is one of Ireland’s largest and most recognised fleet mobility businesses. Operating 24 mobile service vans, all equipped with the latest tyre management technology – including real-time digital inspection and reporting tools – MTS supports thousands of commercial vehicles operating across Ireland.

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BPW offers AirSave tyre pressure system

BPW offers AirSave tyre pressure system

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

BPW is now delivering the AirSave tyre pressure system, claiming that it pays for itself in the first year. The effectiveness of the company’s intelligent tyre pressure control system saves costs was tested in practice with transport companies: "The purchase pays for itself astonishingly quickly", said Alfred Weyres, owner and managing director of Alfred Weyres Spedition GmbH. "The system ensures a permanently optimised roll resistance; fuel economy is clear – and added is the considerably longer tyre mileage. Because the fabric carcass is conserved, the system also optimises retreadability."

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Hubei Linglong initiates truck tyre production

Hubei Linglong initiates truck tyre production

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Hubei Linglong Tire Co. Ltd., Linglong Tire’s fourth domestic Chinese manufacturing base, celebrated the production of its first truck tyres on 21 November. Dignitaries from Jingmen, Hubei, China, and Hubei Linglong Tire witnessed this historical moment together.

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Goodyear develops Omnitrac range with new heavy duty truck tyres

Goodyear develops Omnitrac range with new heavy duty truck tyres

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has launched an update to its Omnitrac mixed service truck tyre range, with six new Heavy Duty fitments for the drive and steer axles. The tyres are designed to operate under severe conditions, offering improved durability, efficiency, mileage and traction in all weather conditions.

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Goodyear signs five-year deal with R.D. Williams & Sons Haulage

Goodyear signs five-year deal with R.D. Williams & Sons Haulage

2nd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has agreed a five-year partnership with family-run business, R.D. Williams & Sons Haulage. With 40 years’ experience in the transport industry, a 90-strong fleet, R.D Williams & Sons transports a range goods. Expertise in moving floor haulage means its trailers are highly specialised to carry loose items, such as wastepaper and pro-fuel products.

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