On January 3rd, the 43rd Dakar started in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The so-called motorsport marathon covers over 7500 km and will end on January 15th. The competition is also known as one of the toughest rallies in the world.
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Tyrata Launches Tyrata.io — a Data Portal for Real-time Monitoring of Tread Wear in Vehicle Fleets
New tyre data management system delivers automated tyre tread depth monitoring within hours of deployment with no hardware cost and no impact to fleet operations.
New Identity Unveiled for Yokohama OTR and Alliance Tire Group combined Entity – ‘Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced in October 2020 that it will consolidate its various offhighway businesses into one single entity - Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT). This includes Yokohama’s off-the-road (OTR) tyre businesses across the globe and Alliance Tire Group (ATG) with its renowned tyre brands Alliance, Galaxy and Primex, which Yokohama bought four years ago.
BFGoodrich Will Compete for its Seventeenth Victory in the 2021 Dakar Rally
BFGoodrich once again faces the biggest competition in off-road motorsports: the Dakar Rally. The world's leading off-road tyre brand for over 100 years will support numerous teams and fight for their 17th overall victory.
New RECAMIC Product in Michelin Retreading Programme
Michelin has announced that it has expanded its range of RECAMIC tread patterns for the DACH markets with the addition of a new drive axle pattern “D” for long distance haulage.
Magna Tyres Group Launches High-improved Reach Stacker Tyre: M-Stacker
Magna Tyres Group has announced the launch of its latest addition to the material handling tyre line-up: the 18.00-25 Magna M-Stacker (IND-4). A more advanced tyre for use on reach stackers, empty container handlers and heavy-duty forklifts designed with a key focus on improving the efficiency and productivity of cargo operations.
Five New Sizes Added to Michelin RoadBib Range
Michelin has more than doubled the number of sizes offered within its popular RoadBib agricultural tyre range, introducing five new dimensions.
Digital Control Direct to the Cloud as Continental Launches ContiConnect Live
Conticonnect can now measure and control the tyre data in real time via the cloud, thanks to telematics, allowing for enhanced control, logistics and safety.
The Nokian Ground King Hybrid Tractor Range to Span Twenty Sizes
With its Hybrilug pattern that caused a stir when released in 2019, the King tractor tyre looks set to make an impact on both soft field and fast road transport.
Fitting Inappropriate Tyres Could Impact Running Costs and Performance, Michelin Warns Fleets
Drivers and fleet managers are being urged to pay close attention when selecting replacement tyres for their cars and vans, with Michelin warning that inappropriate or incorrect fitments could negatively impact vehicle handling and performance characteristics – and in some cases risk invalidating the vehicle manufacturer’s warranty.