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Continental Tyres appoints new Head of Fleet Sales

Tony Stapleton has been appointed as Head of Fleet Sales for Continental Tyre Group, with responsibility for all fleet business across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Michelin Tyres help tipper trucks dump costs

A leading UK aggregates producer, Shire Aggregates expects to dump annual running costs of over £25,000 by fitting Michelin X Works tyres as original equipment across 12 new MAN 32-tonne 8×4 tipper trucks.

Continental Tyres UK and Ireland welcomes new MD

Continental Tyres UK and Ireland operations will be led by Okan Tamer from November 1, 2018.

Michelin TPMS Light Fleet fitted by Telford-based firm

Michelin Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Light Fleet is a must-have for all fleet managers concerned about tyre pressure management, according to the boss of Vantage Vehicle Conversions.

Avon launches new van tyre at Fleet Live

Avon Tyres has launched its newly developed AV12 van tyre, with lower rolling resistance meaning lower fuel consumption and an enhanced durable sidewall, at Fleet Live (October 9-10).

Bridgestone launches My Speedy predictive maintenance solution

Bridgestone has launched its predictive tyre and vehicle maintenance solution, My Speedy, that will be deployed across Europe.. The concept was developed as ‘Bridgestone Connect’ with the aim to create a connected car solution that delivers enhanced confidence and peace of mind to the drivers.

Bridgestone to offer DriveGuard RFT on main product lines

Journeys interrupted by a punctured or damaged tyre cause delays, inconveniences and can lead to dangerous situations. To combat this issue, Bridgestone has expanded its proprietary and revolutionary DriveGuard Run-Flat Technology (RFT), becoming available on its main product lines as of November 2018.

Michelin introduces new coach tyre

Michelin has launched a new multi-position coach tyre which it says delivers a potential mileage improvement of up to 16 per cent over its predecessor.

Bridgestone pioneers monthly subscription service, Mobox

Bridgestone, one of the world’s leading tyre and rubber companies, has launched its all-inclusive monthly subscription service, Mobox.

Michelin sales increase in Guildford Tyre Company following dealer pilot

Guildford Tyre Company has seen a 35 per cent uplift in Michelin sales after becoming the first Michelin Auto Professional dealer in the UK to take part in the manufacturer’s pioneering ‘Growth Concept’ trial.

Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy favoured by Total Motion

Total Motion is in the process of converting around 70 per cent of its fleet to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy after predicting the tyres will deliver an extra 3,000 miles per set, versus its existing summer/winter tyre policy. The shift in policy will make Total Motion one of the largest users of Michelin’s