Breaking News

Since 2009 when Hankook signed the sponsorship contract with BVB, the partnership remains as strong as ever, with Hankook remaining loyal to the club for another season. Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, fans are ready for the start of the new Bundesliga season, with the Hankook brand presence once again featured.

 

Giti Tire is targeting the small ‘stop-start’ city bus and 7.5 tonne delivery vehicle markets with the launch of its Giti GAU867v1 all-position tyre in size 215/75R17.5.

Tarsus Group – Organisers of the Tyrexpo Asia 2021 Show in Singapore next March, have announced further details of the series of business conferences which will take place during the course of the three-day event.

The third episode of TOTY has decided on the theme Agriculture 4D, which is designed for those studying and designing tractors of the future. With some instead terming the event ‘Industry 4.0 in the field’ based on the fieldwork mixed with the technology innovation. The result is a new form of agriculture, working to improve both the yield and sustainability of harvests, including in the produce and transformation quality, as well as the working conditions. 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have announced the appointment of the Nominations Committee for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.

Under a new three-year contract, Prometeon will be supplying and managing Pirelli and Formula tyres for Fraikin’s fleet of 3,100 rigids, tractors and trailers. Prometeon is the licensed UK supplier of Pirelli-branded commercial vehicle tyres and the only tyre company solely focused on the commercial and industrial vehicle sectors.

Goodyear will become the new 2020 title partner of the formerly known Promoter’s Cup category of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC). The category for ‘CHROME’ rated drivers, dedicated to upcoming talent, will be known as the Goodyear Cup and feature the same schedule which saw it become such a popular ‘race within a race’ when it was introduced in 2017.

Vulco, with its network of tyre specialists is launching a new concept in Belgium named Vulco Start-Up, reports Le Pneumatique. The goal is to help entrepreneurs starting up their business to find their balance in the industry as quickly as possible.  

Alfie Jones, an established member of the Imerys Group for 30 years knows that the right tyre is needed when dealing with clay quarries in Cornwall. He explains, “A couple of drops of rain and the quarry terrain changes completely. The depth of the tread is our salvation.”

 

Technology is moving fast for the earth-moving machinery industry, as well as for agricultural vehicles. This is because of the move towards sustainability and environmental changes, creating a new generation of vehicles that are self-driving, electric and fuelled by alternate energy sources, such as through solar and hydrogen.

Make sure you keep up to date with the truck and bus tyre market

Click here to receive our regular e-newsletter.