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Van/LCV Tyres Archive

500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel from MWheels

RTN Clayton Vallely, manufacturer of specialist tankers for the environmental, food and chemical industries, has taken delivery of its 500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel from exclusive European distributor, MWheels. The Barnsley-based company, whose clients include Yorkshire Water, McVitie’s and Redway European, has specified the market leading forged aluminium wheels on orders since March 2014, primarily

Goodyear EfficientGrip Cargo seeks lower total cost of ownership

Goodyear’s new light truck tyre lasts over 21,000 km longer than two of its competitors. Independent tests comparing Goodyear’s new light truck tyres’ mileage capabilities against two of its rivals by auditing body DEKRA** show that the Goodyear EfficientGrip Cargo outperforms the others by an average of 21,475km. The all new EfficientGrip Cargo has an

Michelin CrossClimate tyres named Fleet News Best New Product 201

Michelin’s new CrossClimate tyre range for cars and small vans – the world’s first summer tyre with winter capabilities – has won the prestigious Fleet News Award for Best New Product 2016.

Continental unveils new VanContact Winter

With the onset of cold weather, Continental has presented the VanContact Winter, a new winter tyre for light commercial vehicles and vans. Along with superior safety characteristics on snowy and icy surfaces and precision handling on snow-covered or wet roads, this impressive load carrier also offers significantly improved fuel efficiency.

Avon doubles fitment range of flagship AV11 van tyre

Avon Tyres has doubled the size fitments available in its acclaimed AV11 van tyre.

Bridgestone highlights Total Tyre Care to reduce fleet operating costs

Bridgestone is highlighting its Total Tyre Care programme as a means of reducing fleet operating costs at the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles International Motor Show in Hanover (Germany), 25th September to 2nd October 2014.

Continental to showcase tyre pressure monitoring system at IAA

Continental will showcase its tyre pressure monitoring system – ContiPressureCheck at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany next month.

Hankook confirms IAA participation

Hankook has confirmed its participation at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany next month.

Michelin launches new trailer tyre

Michelin has launched the 385/65 R 22.5 size version of its X Multi T trailer tyre across Europe. The launch follows its global preview at the CV show in April. It replaces the XTE3, four million of which were sold in Europe since its launch in 2007.

Giti Tire releases details of two new GT Radial truck and bus tyres

Giti Tire has released full product details of the two latest additions into its expanding GT Radial truck and bus portfolio – the GSW226 high traction steer axle and GTL925 low platform trailer pattern tyres.

Nanomaterials have role to play in tyre production

The use of new nanomaterials in tyre production could help foster the sustainability of the tyre industry and reduce the environmental impact of vehicles,