Wheely-Safe results lead to fleet upgrade at Essex based Green Recycling

RL Automotive partners with European Space Agency to improve the accuracy of big data

Keeping airports running effectively requires ground handling equipment capable of moving planes; these have specific tyre requirements.

The overriding theme from the IAA for Transportation across the spectrum from the tyre manufacturers was one of sustainability, whether that be in the form of a plethora of digital services that deliver fuel savings for fleets, product advancements that reduce rolling resistance offers or, as is the case of Goodyear, presenting a demonstration truck tyre that is comprised of 63% sustainable materials.

The Michelin X MULTI HD range (HD is the acronym for Heavy Duty or "Hard Works"), with truck tyres that stand out for their versatility, long life, optimal grip and low cost per kilometre, will be extended from October 1

Continental announced the release of their Generation II tyre sensors at their press launch for their Generation 5 truck tyres in Seville, which will add yet more value to the ContiConnect 2.0 Tyre Management System.


Alcoa Wheels were another of the key commercial wheel manufacturers attending the IAA for Transportation in Hanover and the company were there to predominantly promote their Ultra ONE® wheel family which was launched in May 2022.

Galaxy LDSR 510 now available in sizes 17.5R25 and 20.5R25/ Tubeless tyre for wheel loaders and dozers in mining and earthmovers

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.

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