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Apollo Vredestein wins emergency services tyre supply contracts

Apollo Vredestein wins emergency services tyre supply contracts

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein has been selected as tyre supplier for Lowland Rescue and Kent Central Ambulance services. The services join Medi 4 Ambulance Service in using the manufacturer’s products on their fleets.

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Vredestein agricultural tyres available on new John Deere tractors

Vredestein agricultural tyres available on new John Deere tractors

5th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein is supplying Vredestein brand agricultural tyres to John Deere’s Mannheim, Germany plant, allowing buyers of the tractor-maker’s 6R and 6M series to choose Vredestein Traxion tyres as original equipment.

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Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

Alberto Vigano on Vredestein’s new two-wheel range

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Riders in the UK and Europe will encounter a new brand of motorcycle tyre later this year, a brand with its sights set on the big players. Entering a hotly-contested market poses a sizable challenge, but the newcomer has several aces up its sleeve. Not only is it produced by a major tyre maker that is already established in Europe, anyone who’s ever shopped for car tyres will find the brand reassuringly familiar.

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Quatrac Pro: “fully focused” on UHP segment

Quatrac Pro: “fully focused” on UHP segment

25th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Growth within the all-season tyre segment is brisk. These tyres hold around ten per cent of the consumer replacement market in Europe, and sales are rising by almost 20 per cent year-on-year. Figures for the UK market are broadly similar. Runabouts and smaller SUVs have driven most activity within the segment to-date, yet Vredestein believes demand exists and is increasing further up the automotive food chain. To cater for this anticipated demand, it has introduced an all-season tyre specifically developed for performance vehicles.

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Significant recommendations for Apollo Vredestein in ADAC tyre test

Significant recommendations for Apollo Vredestein in ADAC tyre test

20th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Two Apollo Vredestein tyres have been given strong plaudits after earning recommendations from the German-speaking motoring associations and testing organisation ADAC. Looking at commercial van tyres for the first time, the Apollo Altrust van tyre took first position out of 16 models tested, while Vredestein, a relative veteran of such tests compared to its sister brand, was only bested by Bridgestone’s Turanza T005, taking second place on the car tyre podium with its Sportrac 5.

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Vredestein making headway in competitive agri segment

Vredestein making headway in competitive agri segment

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The launch of a flagship product is a tough act to follow, but Apollo Vredestein has managed to keep things interesting this past year. The ranks of its top-flight Traxion Optimall line have swelled since the tyre’s launch at Agritechnica 2017, and the Vredestein brand is also experiencing growth further down the size scale. By doing so, doors are opening to markets where Vredestein isn’t yet well known in agricultural circles.

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Vredestein Traxion Optimall wins LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards gold medal

Vredestein Traxion Optimall wins LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards gold medal

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Vredestein has been awarded the gold medal in the LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards’ Driven Innovation category for its Traxion Optimall tyre. This VF (very high flexion) tractor tyre is designed to deliver traction, fuel efficiency and productivity to reduce substantially the total cost of ownership. It will be displayed on the Vredestein stand at LAMMA Birmingham, the UK's largest farm machinery, equipment and services show, on 8-9 January.

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Vredestein ‘celebrates farming life’ in promotional video for agricultural tyres

Vredestein ‘celebrates farming life’ in promotional video for agricultural tyres

4th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Vredestein has produced a promotional video focused on the role of farmers, their connection to the soil, and the hard work they do every day. Made by award-winning Amsterdam-based studio Sounds Like Film and the result of nine months of filming, the video is part of Vredestein’s Live the Land campaign for its agricultural tyre portfolio.

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Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

Apollo Tyres showcasing motorcycle tyre at EICMA – European Vredestein range on its way

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres will present its new radial motorcycle tyre at the EICMA show in Milan, which opens to the public tomorrow. Although the Apollo Alpha-H1 is currently only available in India, it is nevertheless of interest to us as Apollo Tyres confirms that “preparations are now underway to further develop and tune the technology for Europe.” Furthermore, the introduction of two-wheeler tyres in Europe will be facilitated by new development and test facilities within the region.

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Vredestein introduces new Traxion tyre for compact tractors

Vredestein introduces new Traxion tyre for compact tractors

5th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein has added a new tyre to its Vredestein Traxion range. The Traxion 65/70 makes the most of proven Traxion technology to meet the specific requirements of standard and articulated compact tractors such as those frequently used in vineyards, orchards and for municipal services. Apollo Vredestein anticipates that the compact Traxion 65/70 will “set new standards” in traction, stability and wear resistance.

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Seven new Vredestein Traxion Optimall sizes

Seven new Vredestein Traxion Optimall sizes

19th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The Vredestein Traxion Optimall tyre range has grown to a total of ten fitments with the addition of seven further sizes. The first of these new sizes will be introduced at the EIMA agricultural show in Bologna next week.

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Exemplary wet and snow characteristics – victory for Vredestein in Auto Bild Sportscars winter tyre test

Exemplary wet and snow characteristics – victory for Vredestein in Auto Bild Sportscars winter tyre test

12th October 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve got a winter tyre test in front of us, and for a change a Continental tyre hasn’t finished first. Auto Bild Sportscars evaluated ten size 245/45 R18 V tyres and crowned the Vredestein Wintrac Pro its winner.

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Vredestein Quatrac 5 chosen for latest Ford Fiesta

Vredestein Quatrac 5 chosen for latest Ford Fiesta

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Ford has extended its original equipment business with Apollo Vredestein by selecting the Vredestein Quatrac 5 for fitment on the latest Ford Fiesta. For the past year, the Ford EcoSport has been also available from the factory equipped with the Vredestein Sportrac 5.

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Vredestein summer, all-season tyres OE on VW Touareg

Vredestein summer, all-season tyres OE on VW Touareg

27th September 2018 | 0 Comments

We heard in June that Goodyear was supplying original equipment tyres to the new Volkswagen Touareg, and Apollo Vredestein now shares that it will supply two 18-inch fitments to the latest version of VW’s flagship SUV. Buyers selecting an all-season fitment as standard can select the Vredestein Quatrac 5 in size 255/60 R18 108V, while those preferring summer rubber can plump for the Vredestein Ultrac Satin in size 255/60 R18 108W.

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Apollo Vredestein named Medi 4 tyre supplier

Apollo Vredestein named Medi 4 tyre supplier

18th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Following long-term testing with Vredestein Quatrac 5 and Comtrac 2 all-season tyres, Medi 4 Ambulance Services Ltd. has selected Apollo Vredestein as its tyre supplier of choice. Announcing its new role, Apollo Vredestein comments that its tyres easily proved to be the “perfect choice” for the pre-hospital patient care and transport solutions provider’s fleet, for which “safety and the ability to perform adequately in all weathers is paramount.”

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