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For Kappeler, a tyre must be gentle on the turf and have a high mileage due to the heavy wear and tear on hilly terrain. Kappeler has selected Bridgestone’s agricultural tyres to fit seven of their John Deere tractors, counting on large contact area and road stability. 

ContiPressureCheck boosts tyre longevity for earthwork and aggregates group, Kane GroupAdvanced tyre pressure monitoring system from Continental reduces the risk of under-inflated tyres, and cost savings from tyre failure reductions boost customer service and vehicle safety. 

Goodyear has announced the extension of its partnership with KAMAZ-master team as official tyre supplier. Both partners look forward to another successful collaboration and podium win in one of the most challenging Motorsport races in the world, the Dakar. On November 22, the KAMAZ-master trucks equipped with Goodyear tyres started their journey to Saudi Arabia for their participation in the 43rd edition of the rally-marathon on January 3, 2021. 

Goodyear announced today a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tyres and tyre management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN). 

Goodyear is announcing its exclusive partnership with Globaltruck, one of the largest Full Truck Load road freight carriers in Russia and the leading FTL carrier in the Urals and Siberia markets.The fleet includes 1,305  long-haul trucks plus 1,457 trailers and all vehicles will be equipped with the latest FUELMAX Gen-2 steering, drive and trailer tyres. 

Continental and MOIA are joining forces to help deliver the sustainable mobility of the future. The tyre manufacturer is supporting MOIA, a provider of ride-sharing services in Hamburg and Hanover, Germany, with tyres and service, in line with a Conti360° Fleet Solutions Mileage Contract.  

Farrall’s Group is moving its entire fleet of 65 trucks and 100 trailers onto a Michelin tyre policy. The decision follows a trial organised by local Michelin advocate dealer Quinton Tyres, which demonstrated the sustainability advantages of the Michelin product. 

Long range, quick refueling and zero emissions while driving - while car manufacturers are increasingly relying on batteries as a replacement for fossil fuels, the focus for trucks is on fuel cells. Hyundai recognised hydrogen as an important component of sustainable mobility at an early stage and now sells emission-free commercial vehicles with fuel cell drives under the Swiss joint venture Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility AG. The Zurich-based company and Michelin Switzerland have now entered into a long-term partnership on tyre management for fuel cell trucks. 

Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric vehicle manufacturer, has announced a tyre partnership with the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer, Bridgestone. The agreement covers the first launch vehicle, recently revealed at an online event and the supply of tyres to the pilot vehicles that are due to start evaluation with fleet operators in early 2021.  

Michelin says tyres from its X Line Energy range – designed for fleets seeking the lowest possible carbon footprint – were fitted to two Volvo trucks which have set new fuel efficiency records on demanding press road tests in the UK. 

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