In Part 6 of our Agricultural Tyre feature, Commercial Tyre Business is focusing on how Continental’s components are helping ensure a ride with fewer vibrations, a lower vehicle weight and more comfort for the driver. Equally importantly, we wanted to find out how these factors also improve the tyre's overall performance on the field. 

For Part 3 of our Agricultural Tyre feature, Commercial Tyre Business had the opportunity to speak with Steve Daly, Commercial Director at CAM Systems, about its approach for the agricultural sector. It is always interesting to look at how the industry’s specialist software providers approach specific niche sectors within the tyre market. With that in mind, we wanted to find out CAM’s take on what challenges agricultural dealers are currently facing and what demands they are placing on IT suppliers like CAM to help ease the workload.

Adding to its solid tyre lineup at its new automation factory, MAXAM Tire has unveiled its EcoPoint3 compound. Combining automotive and manufacturing technology this compound will help bring the performance and durability of MAXAM’s material handling products to a new level. 

RMC Equipment has conquered the familiar problem of seized metal with an AES (Automotive Equipment Solutions) hi3.5 induction heater.

With Landsail’s two commercial vehicles tyres, the manufacturer has focused its energy on having two distinct tyres with different capabilities that offer cost savings, durability and comfort on the road.

Part 1 of our Agricultural Tyre feature in Commercial Tyre Business focuses on the latest offering from Michelin for the sector in the form of MICHELIN SPRAYBIB CFO tyres. The new low-pressure tyres, in a new size, VF 420/90 R 34 174D/170E are suitable for self-propelled sprayers and incorporates Michelin’s CFO (Cyclical Field Operation), which allows a VF tyre to increase cyclic loads by 13.5% when operating at speeds at 30 kilometres per hour.

Joseph Ash Galvanizing is rolling out Wheely-Safe’s intelligent TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring systems) across its commercial vehicle fleet. The steel business has commented that it has noticed improvements in the safety of its operations and reduced downtime for its fleet, ensuring better peace of mind.

IVECO has opted for Continental’s VDO Fleet TIS-Web solution to facilitate tachograph data management and provide insightful analyses for its customers. With access to TIS-Web tachograph data via the Application Programming Interface (API), IVECO fleet managers can benefit from a more efficient method to optimise their fleet operations.

With the new winter tyres from Nokian Tyres designed for demanding journeys requiring solid winter grip, the Hakkapeliitta range features long-lasting tyres that can carry heavy loads even at rapid speeds.

With the advent of the Cooper Evolution All Season tyre, Cooper Tire now has another tyre suitable for tough winter conditions.

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