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Truck Tyres Archive

New Barum BD 200 M truck tyre

Barum is expanding its range of truck tyres with the reliable new drive axle tyre BD 200 M. Designed for both on and off-road use, the BD 200 M makes light work of any ground surface. The tyre’s special material compounds not only make it exceptionally robust, but also extremely resilient. Lutz Stäbner, Head of

Be equipped to face the wintry weather with Hankook

Hankook is getting ready for winter with its SmartControl AW02 tyre – a winter specialist for trucks than can be used both on the steering axle as well as at all other positions. Like all the other treads in the SmartControl range, the tyre, which is suitable for use on all axles, not only impresses

Michelin the obvious choice for DAF dealer’s demonstrator

Customers putting TBF Thompson’s new DAF XF 510 demonstrator through its paces are experiencing the top-spec tractor’s on-road performance at its very best, thanks to Michelin. The County Antrim-based DAF dealer selected 315/70 R 22.5 steer and drive tyres from Michelin’s X Multi ‘regional’ range as a factory-fitted option for its latest demonstrator. TBF Thompson

Giti expands regional mixed service portfolio with two new tyres

Giti Tire has expanded its regional mixed service portfolio with the launch of two new tyres for specific applications. Available in 295/80R22.5 and 315/70R22.5, the Giti GAM837 all-position sizes have been specially selected for the growing number of on/off road OE bulk haulage delivery vehicles which later need aftermarket replacements. The Giti GAM851 is a

Continental set to exhibit tyres made from Dandelions

Continental is for the first time unveiling components and tyres for trucks and buses made from natural rubber derived from dandelion roots. At the forthcoming International Motor Show Commercial Vehicles, the technology company will be showcasing for the first time truck tyres made from this innovative and sustainable dandelion rubber: Conti EcoPlus HD3, which were

Goodyear reinvents the truck tyre

Goodyear is reinventing the truck tyre with the launch of a completely new industry size: the low profile Goodyear KMAX S steer tyre in the dimension 375/45R22.5.  In addition to this industry innovation, the leading tyre manufacturer further broadens its portfolio with another low profile tyre: the Goodyear KMAX D drive axle tyre in size

Fagan & Whalley choose Continental

Simon Brindley, workshop manager at Fagan & Whalley’s Coventry operation, has around 50 tractor units and 100 trailers to keep on the road. That’s an awful lot of tyres running in and out of the yard every day, with the added complication that the majority of the haulier’s 360 trailers are on a constant rotation,

Hankook to exhibit expanded portfolio at CV Show

Hankook will be presenting its expanding portfolio of commercial vehicle tyres at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, April 26-28.

Greenergy Flexigrid Chooses Goodyear Fuelmax

Greenergy Flexigrid, the fuel haulage service company within the Greenergy Group, will fit more than 100 of its vehicles with Goodyear’s Fuelmax fuel efficient tyre.

Truck tyre exhibitors at the 2016 CV Show

A number of truck tyre manufacturers are exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show, at the NEC in Birmingham, April 26-28.

Renewed tyre management contract supports Suckling Transport’s safety-first approach

Suckling Transport has renewed its EFFITIRES™ contract with Michelin solutions as the company works to further increase safety through effective tyre management.