Tag: truck tyres

Chaoyang Long March invests in $250 million Pakistan joint venture

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Pakistan’s leading tyre manufacturer, Service Industries Ltd. and Chaoyang Long March Tyre Co. Ltd. have reportedly signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture radial truck tyres in Pakistan.

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New on-road Kelly truck tyre range for Europe

New on-road Kelly truck tyre range for Europe

20th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear has introduced two new on-road Kelly truck tyres in Europe, the Armorsteel KSM2 and KDM2. Distributed exclusively by International Tyres Ltd, the range targets price conscious fleets, providing improved rolling resistance, compatibility with European winter tyre legislation certified by the Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake marking, and – with the High Load steer fitments – suitability for Euro 6 trucks.

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Ultra-Seal exceeds expectations in 2019 trials

Ultra-Seal exceeds expectations in 2019 trials

20th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Ultra-Seal reports that “an increasing number of customers” are being convinced of the tyre sealant’s benefits in terms of cost savings, reducing breakdowns and decreasing CO2 emissions. According to the company, both current and new customers are reducing tyre-related breakdowns by 50-75 per cent and increasing tyre life “substantially”.

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Weakness in Western European trailer market becoming clearer

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the last report in May, Clear market research analysts are now reporting that several West European economies have had their forecasts for 2019/20 economic growth downgraded yet again. In the first six months trailer demand was up by 0.4 per cent but a fall of 14.9 per cent is forecast for the second half. As a result, the market will be down 6.6 per cent for the year.

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ATEQ introduces VT TRUCK tool update

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Proud finalist in the International Grands Prix for Automotive Innovation at the EquipAuto trade show in Paris, the Ateq VT Truck has recently been updated to include more than 20 new vehicle and sensor combinations. These include following new features and content.

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Fintyre and Hankook win 800,000-euro Ferrovie del Sud-Est fleet tender

Fintyre and Hankook win 800,000-euro Ferrovie del Sud-Est fleet tender

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Fintyre has won the tender for the supply of tyres for public transport vehicles, launched by Ferrovie del Sud-Est with an auction base of over 800,000 euros.

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New Michelin X Multi Z sizes offer ‘increased mileage’ in all weathers

New Michelin X Multi Z sizes offer ‘increased mileage’ in all weathers

5th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin has expanded its popular X Multi range of regional truck tyres, with the introduction of two new multi-position sizes, intended primarily for fitment on the front steer axle.

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Galgo and Cooper Tires develop partnership

23rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

On the other side of the Atlantic Galgo and Cooper Tires have partnered to “increase productivity, meet customer needs and provide cost savings, by collaborating to align product warranties on new tyres”.

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Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

Kirkby Tyres celebrate second straight Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

When Kirkby Tyres received the prestigious Truck & Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year Award (2019) on 3 October, it marked the second consecutive year that the Liverpool-based wholesaler had won the award.

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East European trailer demand downgraded due to Turkey instability

18th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Demand for trailers grew by 4.4 per cent in Eastern Europe in 2018, according to the latest research released by Clear. The market has grown every year for the last six years, but that growth has been quite moderate.  Nevertheless, trailer sales in 2018 were the third highest on record, only surpassed in 2007 and 2008.  The forecast for 2023 is that registrations of new trailers will be heading towards an all-time record.

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Continental Celebrates Mississippi tyre plant opening

Continental Celebrates Mississippi tyre plant opening

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental celebrated the grand opening of its Clinton, Mississippi, tyre factory on 16 October 2019. with a grand opening ceremony yesterday. The celebration marks the completion of the construction process, which began in 2016. Approximately 300 guests, including state and local officials, along with community members, customers, and suppliers as well as 250 Continental employees joined the event.

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Giti Tire grows 3PMSF-certified CV tyre portfolio

Giti Tire grows 3PMSF-certified CV tyre portfolio

17th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has added a number of patterns to its independently accredited three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) range for the 2019/20 winter season, bringing the total number of options to 23.

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New compound adds 30% mileage to Giti Combi Road drive tyres

New compound adds 30% mileage to Giti Combi Road drive tyres

4th October 2019 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has continued to roll out its Combi Road compound technology with next generation Giti GDR655+ and GDR665+ drive patterns. Both tyres improve mileage by 30 per cent, and improved fuel efficiency by approximately 10 per cent versus the original tyres, Giti states.

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Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

Reynolds Logistics signs new Goodyear Total Mobility five-year contract

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear Tyres has secured a new five-year partnership with Reynolds Logistics. The family-owned bulk logistics company specialises in the haulage of liquid products, distributing fuels and hazardous goods throughout the UK and Europe. Goodyear will supply the firm with its comprehensive Goodyear Total Mobility offering, including Kmax Gen-2 and Kmax T tyres for trucks, trailers and tankers in the Reynolds Logistics fleet.

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Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

Apollo Tyres’ Thelma truck to race at Le Mans ‘one more time’

27th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The Apollo Tyres TOR Truck Racing team will bring its racing truck ‘Thelma’ to Le Mans on 28-29 September for its final 2019 appearance on track. The team has been making a few alterations to the racing truck following a successful weekend at the ‘Convoy in the Park’ event at Donington in August, in preparation for the penultimate rounds of the European Truck Racing Championship.

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