MWheels has launched the next generation of its Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium 11.75 x 22.5” 120 offset wheels. The exclusive distributor said the size is one of the most popular and versatile sizes in the UK market. Suitable for 385/65R22.5 tyres, it is widely used on numerous truck and trailer applications across all industry sectors.
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has unveiled the latest Xlite and Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels, designed predominantly for DAF vehicles and petrol and powder tractor units with a weight saving axle. The official UK distributor of Wheels India’s Xlite range has made two eight stud variations available in size 6.75”x17.5” with the 24mm weighing 13.2kg and the 30mm just 13.1kg. Both carry a load capacity of 2,725kg, making them suitable for Euro 6 vehicles.
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has introduced a comprehensive range of accessories for Xlite and Xbrite+ forged aluminium and steel wheel ranges. The wheel distributor said the range focuses on aesthetics, safety and security. The list of products includes wheel nuts, checkpoints, centre rings, studs, pliers, cap covers and cleaning goods, among many others.
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has appointed Alex Kitzen to the position of European sales manager. The Manchester-based wheel distributor is targeting further growth in the trailer original equipment market.
Leading Netherlands haulier, HN Post & Zonen has taken delivery of the country’s first DAF XF106 trucks to be fitted with Xlite and Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels. The Euro 6 compliant pulling units – described as the benchmark for long-distance transport – have been developed for maximum transport efficiency to, with a new chassis and engine to reduce weight, minimise CO² emissions, lower fuel usage and ultimately maximise payload.
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) is taking its wheel safety campaign to Coach & Bus Live 2015. The distributor will also display the latest xlite forged aluminium and Chevron stamped steel wheels. Located on stand B15, the leading wheel supplier will place a major educational focus on the impending EU Roadworthiness Act, which became law in May 2014 and must be implemented by Member States by May 2017, and will positively affect the UK commercial vehicle industry.
Maker of forged aluminium xlite wheels, Wheels India (WIL) has made a “multi-million pound” investment in its manufacturing facility. WIL said the investment has helped it set up a “state-of-the-art facility to meet increased demand for xlite forged aluminium wheels.” The manufacturer said that it will launch the next generation of its Xbrite wheel finish in the spring.
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has announced the promotion of Karl Ellis to the newly created position of OE sales manager for steel and xlite forged aluminium wheels. Ellis, a twenty year veteran of the company, was previously head of UK & Ireland xlite sales, overseeing “excellent growth” across both truck and trailer markets since […]
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) and Wheels India have signed a three-year extension to the European supply agreement of xlite forged aluminium wheels, having rolled out the product on the European market since 2011. The xlite brand became global after an exclusive 10-year trademark agreement between MWSD and Wheels India.
Don-Bur, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of commercial vehicle trailer bodies has taken delivery of more than 450 xlite super single forged aluminium wheels from exclusive distributor Motor Wheel Service Distribution. The wheel, which has a reduced weight and increased load index, has been fitted for several clients on the company’s innovative, aerodynamic Teardrop trailer range during its first six months on the market.