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In the Commercial Tyre Business Products section, you can expect to find out about the latest products, services and technologies that are being brought to market in the Commercial Tyre and Fleet Management industries.

The launch of the Continental Generation 5 range of truck tyres, the Conti Hybrid HS5 and Conti Hybrid HD5 for steer and drive axles, saw the tyre manufacturer also take the opportunity to push to the forefront their VanContact Ultra and A/S products as part of their overall commercial mobility offerings.

 

As part of the launch event for the Vredestein Endurion Trailer and the Vredestein Flotation Optimall, Commercial Tyre Business had the opportunity to interview Guido Boerkamp, the Director for the Off-Highway Tyres Division at Apollo Tyres. Besides the key topics surrounding the product launch, Guido discussed in detail the path for future product development for the brand but also their move towards new tyre technologies.

Triangle Tyre will attend Bauma, to be held in Munich from October 24 to 30, 2022

In terms of Chinese Tyre manufacturers, the IAA for Transportation was quite sparse besides Westlake, owned by the ZC Rubber Group. Westlake and ZC Rubber, which nowadays can be found inside the top 10 in the world market for tyre brands, were exhibiting with their exclusive distributor for the German market, Pneuhage Management GmbH & Co. KG.

 

At the 2022 IAA for Transportation, in addition to the leading tyre manufacturers, truck and trailer wheel manufacturers from across the market were in attendance. We have already covered Maxion Wheel’s presence, but another player, IMS Group, were at the trade fair promoting ALEXRIMS wheels as the official distributor for Europe.

Following CAM’s design consultation with participating manufacturers on TiDaeXÔ,  a new Breakdown Summary Form (BSF) is being made available as an additional chargeable option for e-jobsheet (and other TiDaeX connected third party apps where supported), saving tyre service providers up to hundreds of admin hours per month

As part of its strategy to respond to the needs of the most specific niches, BKT has expanded its range of tyres for the material-recycling sector by adding the novelty sizes 300/70 R 16.5 for the SKID MAX SR-SKIDDER and 405/70 R 18 for the BK-LOADER 53 as well as introducing two variant classes.

At this year’s IAA Transportation 2022 show, Prometeon Tyre Group unveiled a new innovative 325/90 R24.5 tyre size under its PIRELLI-branded Serie 02 range. Developed in collaboration with wheel manufacturer Accuride Wheels, Prometeon is the first tyre manufacturer to propose this new size of tyre.

Available now in 215/75R17.5, the all-new Giti GSR236 Combi Road is the first steer tyre to bring the manufacturer’s latest regional and long-haul technology to small and medium commercial vehicles.

MAXAM Tire has unveiled an additional high-performance material handling tyre by adding the MS700 resilient solid to its existing industrial tyre series.

 

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