Agricultural and Industrial Tyres

The latest tractor registrations figures arising from the press communication issued by the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministry for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) show that August 2021 is slightly behind August 2020, whilst still remaining significantly ahead of where the market was in year-to-date terms in 2020.

The Michelin group will be presenting its range of agricultural tyres at the AgroGlobal fair, which is set to take place on 7, 8 and 9 September in Portugal. They will showcase tyre models and chains that optimise the productivity and profitability of farmers and the agricultural sector. 

The Agricultural Engineer’s Association has released its registration figures for tractors over 50bhp for August, as the association reported that the UK market was 25.2% ahead of 2020 in year-to-date figures.

The Case IH Vestrum, Maxxum and Puma tractor series are now available with TractorMaster. The Case IH tractors can now be ordered with listed Continental tyres ex works in a new move signifying Continental’s increasing focus on extending on their agricultural growth strategy.

Fedecom, the Dutch Association responsible for companies that are active in technology for agriculture, dairy farming, landscaping and horticulture, as well as for the industry and internal transport have published the Q1 and Q2 results for tractor registrations in the Netherlands. The results cover the following tractor models: agricultural, narrow-gauge and compact.


CLAAS has homologated Vredestein VF Traxion Optimall tyres for their XERION tractor. Suitable for the largest VF tyre size - VF 900/60R42 PFO NRO 189D TL Traxion Optimall, the tyre is designed to have an optimal level of traction, fuel efficiency and durability within the competitive tractor sector. 

The EARTHMAX tyre range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines. 

Alliance has added further sizes to the already biggest portfolio in the industryThey have announced new sizes of the Alliance 372 VF – flagship tyre in VF technology, the Alliance 363 VF row crop – master of onroad drive and low wear and the Alliance 585 – pure versatility for telehandlers, backhoe and compact loaders. 

Continental has announced that Combine harvester tyres VF CombineMaster are now available in five sizesInnovative VF technology ensures reliability in harvesting operations. 

The latest figures from the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministery for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) show tractor sales reduced when compared to July 2020, however, both tractors and automotive machinery have shown an upswing between January-July 2021, when compared to the same period in 2020.

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