New market representation for the renowned Galaxy OTR tyre portfolio. Jason’s Tyres Extreme is specialised in OTR and supplies the complete earth moving programme. 24 hours service as one additional benefit for end users.
Giti Tire’s Latest CombiRoad Technology Introduced into 17.5” Truck and Bus Market
The Giti GTR955 Combi Road tyre is being launched in three new 17.5” sizes, marking the first time Giti Tire’s latest truck and bus tyre technology has been available in smaller rims.
10 Million Tyres Retreaded at Michelin Valladolid
Michelin has announced that its tyre retreading facility in Valladolid, Spain, has reached a total production of 10 million units since the plant opened in Autumn 1975.
B&Q Improves Sustainability and Safety with PCL Tyre Inflation Units
DIY giant B&Q is installing PCL’s D93 Air and Water Tower at its distribution centres to provide visitors and staff with a free tyre inflation facility.
Hankook Tyre Introduces a New Line of Truck and Bus Tyres Under its Laufenn Brand
Under its Laufenn Brand, tyre maker Hankook launches a new line of tyres for commercial use in the UK. Laufenn truck and bus tyres focus on the second tier of the UK market, targeting customers who value the reliability and quality associated with an established, premium tyre maker. Laufenn will initially launch with nine different patterns, covering the main range of tyre sizes, for the transport of goods, people as well as tyres for construction traffic. The initial line-up has been developed to meet more than 85% of the total market needs, with most of the sizes offering 3PMSF labelling.
Toyo Tire Develops a Model Estimating Tyre Conditions for Trucks and Buses
Toyo Tire Corporation has announced the development of a system that monitors changes in conditions of tyres for trucks, buses, and other transport vehicles and gathers data on the driving conditions of individual vehicles. They have also developed an AI-programmed model that estimates the state of tyre wear based on data gathered by the system, as well as external information such as manufacturer and weather data.
Michelin Effitrailer Now Servicing the Transportes João Pires Fleet
Transportes João Pires chooses Michelin’s Effitrailer Telematic Solution to improve efficiency and safety and reduce costs.
More Sizes, More Contracting Power – Nokian Ground King Tyre Family Gets Broader
Nokian Ground King was the major tractor tyre release by Nokian Tyres in 2019. Its Hybrilug™ technology effectively combines the best features of lug and block patterns, enabling mobility on soft fields as well as comfortable road transports. During 2020, the Nokian Ground King tyre will have eight new sizes, making it compatible with even broader range of equipment.
New Giti Tire Racing Truck Secures Four Podium Finishes on European Debut
Giti Tire unveiled its brand new 2020 racing truck at the DEKRA EuroSpeedway Lausitzring racetrack meet in Germany, recording two first and two second place finishes.
Bridgestone Acquires iTrack Solutions Business from Transense Technologies
iTrack is a globally-preferred provider of tyre management solutions for the off-the-road vehicle market. The strategic acquisition strengthens Bridgestone's complete solutions portfolio for mining customers around the world. iTrack's tyre pressure monitoring system captures accurate, real-time tyre data and live vehicle location tracking information.