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Truck Tyres Archive

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

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.

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,

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.

Hankook OE on MAN trucks

Hankook will be supplying Original Equipment for various MAN heavy-duty trucks in future. The MAN Truck & Bus AG headquarters based in Munich/Germany are one of the largest truck manufacturers in Europe and a pioneer in the field of efficient transport solutions thanks to numerous innovative technologies.

New Continental commercial vehicle tyres for freight transportation

At the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles Show, Continental has continued to develop its range of commercial vehicle and coach tyres, first launched in mid-2013. With the new tyre range successfully established for commercial passenger traffic, Continental has proceeded to roll-out the new generation of tyres in the truck segment.