Contract Wins

Magna has fitted its Magna 256.5R25 M-Terrain tyre to an Austrian company’s Caterpillar 972M. Magna confirmed that this is the third time the customer has opted for the M-Terrain tyre, having tried and tested the model.

Wheely-Safe technology is being rolled out across Kier Highways Solutions’ 25-strong commercial vehicle and trailer fleet, with Kier Highways commending Wheely-Safe for its systems flexibility and ease of use.

In Part 5 of our Agricultural Tyre feature, Commercial Tyre Business looks at how the Yokohama Off-Highway Tires brand (YOHT) is making the move to extend its presence in Sweden. With the Alliance product range offered by the NDI Group as a strategic distribution partner for the Nordics since 1984, YOHT has now forged a partnership with Broson Wheels to strengthen Alliance within the OE2 segment within Sweden.

For the Swedish and Finnish markets, Apollo Tyres has established an exclusive distribution deal for Nordic tyre wholesaler Amring to supply Vredestein light truck tyres.

Magna Tyres recently supplied 8.25-15 Magna MB800 tyres to lead a forklift for steelyard operations in the UAE. The customer said of the fit, "Magna's tyres are the most suitable for our operational needs and working conditions. We are very happy with the lifetime achieved and choose to repurchase the Magna MB800."

Magna Tyres has fitted the MA608 to the Sennebogen 825 Material Handler, with the European customer confirming that the tyre has beaten out competitor tyres in terms of durability and longevity.

New Holland has approved the TractorMaster and VF TractorMaster tyres for its T5, T6 and T7 tractor series, with the tyres available up to a width of 710mm and a rim diameter of 42’’. 

With a new partnership to boost last-mile sustainable mobility, Bridgestone and its retail network will provide tyres and maintenance for Scoobic’s electric vehicles. This will include Webfleet Solutions’ fleet management technology to alert managers and drivers of issues and help plan maintenance ahead of time to manage Scoobic’s electric vehicles efficiently.

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.

Michelin will supply, fit and manage the tyres across the Fred Sherwood Group's fleet for the next three years. The Fred Sherwood Group added that sustainability and ownership were key factors when making the choice to renew with Michelin.

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