Since the start of November, Commercial Tyre Business has received a variety of press releases from tyre manufacturers within the agricultural space all along the same lines, promoting the appearance of their tyres within the upcoming Farming Simulator 22 video game, published by GIANTS Software.
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Carlstar Group Add 489 XD and Dura Trail Tyres to Its Powersports Tyre Range
Adding two new tyres to its Powersports Line, Powersports Product Manager, Todd Hinson added that “these tyres are ideal candidates for workhorse Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) that need a proven tyre with additional load carrying capacity, as well as increased traction and durability.”
Bridgestone Finalises Acquisition of Otraco OTR Tire Management Solutions Business
The Bridgestone Corporation has announced that its Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia division has completed the acquisition of Otraco International - an OTR tyre management solutions provider. Bridgestone acquired the company from Downer EDI Limited at the start of December 2021 in a transaction valued at AUD 79 million.
Linglong Adds Hubtrac OTR Tyre Range to the Mix
With 2021 being an important strategic year for Linglong Tire, the company has announced an extension to its truck and bus radial (TBR) range with six major series – long-distance, regional, mixed road, mine, snow tyres and bus and coach fitments to be combined under the Hubtrac brand.
Continental Working to Raise Awareness of Soil Compaction and Actively Act to Reduce the Damaging Effect for Farmers
An issue that blights farmers and is something that farmers are always looking to prevent, soil compaction from agricultural tyres has always been a big factor for agricultural fleets when considering tyres. To counter this, the ‘stamp out soil compaction’ campaign has been launched by Continental to demonstrate how the right choice of tyres and maintaining tyre pressures can help to minimise soil compaction.
Apollo Vredestein Tyres Join the Digital Farming Simulator Universe
Farming Simulator 22 is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with Apollo Tyres joining the game as an official partner. For the 25 million who are hooked on the franchise, they can now choose Vredestein tyres for the very first time.
Löberitz Seeing the Benefits of Bridgestone VT in the Field and on the Road
Löberitz e.G. combines arable farming and working with livestock, so they need tyres to match their diverse operations. Jörg Hecht, a workshop foreman of the mixed operation, has said that Bridgestone is the perfect fit for their current tractors, as well as for future tractors going forward.
MS930 Series Extended by MAXAM
A rugged and reliable tyre, this MAXAM series suits global dual wheel applications.
John Deere Chooses Continental Tyres
John Deere tractors are now available with Continental’s TractorMaster and VF TractorMaster tyres.
Continental Scores OE Approval as STEYR Tractors Opt for TractorMaster Tyres
The following STEYR tractor models, Expert CVR, Profi Series, Impuls CVR and Absolut CVT can now be ordered with Continental agricultural tyres, in a first for STEYR.