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New Agrimax V-Flecto tyre range from BKT Tyres.

The Agrimax V-Flecto is the latest addition made by BKT to the growing Agrimax family. As high-powered tractors continue to advance both in terms of technology and performance, tyres are required to meet the challenging demand of providing first-class capabilities and reliability. The Agrimax V-Flectro tyre is BKT’s solution to this demand. This tyre excels

Giti Tire to unveil 20 branded patterns at CV Show

Giti Tire will use CV Show 2017 to unveil the first phase of its Giti branded truck and bus portfolio, with no less than 20 patterns making their European debut. The display will feature new product lines, conversions of existing patterns from GT Radial, many of which have been improved through increased load index label

BKT unveils new OTR loader tyre

BKT has unveiled an entire new product range for OTR loaders. The new tyre line up has been conceived to face the challenges of the most differing terrains – from snowy and icy surfaces to muddy and rocky ones at quarries and mines. The comprehensive range of products feature extraordinary traction performance, strength, resistance and

Natural rubber prices improve

Natural rubber prices have improved slightly over the past month following a slide during February. Analysts put the increase in prices down to an improvement in market sentiments on the back of better economic figures coming out of Europe and the US at the end of the first quarter. The increase in natural rubber prices

Firenza excellence in high performance tyres

Internationally acclaimed contract tyre manufacturer – Singapore based Firenza has for the past two decades progressively established itself as a leading supplier of quality mid-range tyres across Ireland, the UK and most European markets and particularly specializes in the extremely competitive high performance sector with its recently introduced ST22 range. The Firenza ST22 ultra high

High performance excellence from Rotalla

The global private brand of the international contract tyre manufacturer, Enjoy Tyre, Rotalla is firmly established throughout Ireland and the rest of Europe as a highly competitive, quality mid-range tyre available in all market sectors. Rotalla offers a comprehensive selection of high performance tyre patterns for PCR, UHP and 4×4 / SUV vehicles and the

Kumho boasts increased sales and key new products

Kumho continues to reap the benefit of its return to the truck tyre market and is achieving rapidly growing sales courtesy of some very well accepted new products. KRS50 The extra-load, Euro 6 compliant KRS50 regional steer pattern became available in 295/80 size last year and, according to the man spearheading the company’s CV tyre

Giti Tire set to launch new patterns at CV Show

Giti Tire has released details of the six new Giti branded patterns that will be launched at CV Show 2017. On show at stand 4G20 will be the GDR655 combi-road drive in 22.5”, the GTL919 long-haul trailer in 17.5”, 19.5” and 22.5”, the GDR638 regional drive in 17.5” and 19.5”, the GT867 all-position urban in

Tyre defects account over a quarter of MoT failures

UK government figures have revealed tyre defects account for over a quarter (27 per cent) of all car MoT failures. The data requested by TyreSafe from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) reveals nearly 2.2 million cars failed the MoT in 2016 as a result of dangerous or illegal tyres. These latest figures mean

VDO launches new FleetVisor

Continuous location monitoring for increased safety and efficiency – haulage companies and fleet operators can now see the locations of their trailers at a glance thanks to a new trailer service by VDO, a product brand of the Continental technology company. The TrailerLinc unit is always active, sending its position to the dispatch department at

Vacu-Lug set to roll out new generation tyre at CV Show

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the Grantham-based commercial tyre retreading specialist and tyre management solutions provider, is launching the first of a new generation of tyres featuring an enhanced sidewall protection system at the upcoming CV Show. The new 245/70R17.5 WZY2 has been manufactured to provide operators with extra protection against kerb wear.  The Vacu-Lug team have