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.
Agricultural and Industrial Tyres
Michelin CrossGrip Range Expanded with Additional Sizes
Michelin has introduced two new sizes of its multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyres for operators of backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers and small tractors.
Continental Tests Tyre Prototypes for Electric Buses at Contidrom
This is the result of a joint development between Continental and the bus manufacturer VDL Bus & Coach. The prototypes offer impressive wet handling on the Contidrom test track and face complex technical trade-offs and new requirements.
UK Commercial Vehicle Production Down -25.6% in October
UK commercial vehicle production falls by -25.6% as 6,761 units leave factory gates in October. Production both for overseas and domestic markets in double digit decline as dual impact of Covid-19 and risk of ‘no deal’ Brexit bring down operator confidence. Shortfall of 11,256 commercial vehicles in first 10 months pulls year-to-date performance down -18.1%.
Drive Home Brexit Deal for Christmas or Risk £55bn Manufacturing Hit, Warns UK Auto Sector
UK Automotive warns of Brexit tariff damage as new figures reveal ‘no deal’ would cut vehicle production by two million over next five years. WTO tariffs would strike £55.4bn blow to UK sector by 2025 with annual production falling below one million units consistently.
Continental to Handle Tyre Service for EV Fleet of Ride-sharing Provider MOIA
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.
Hankook Technodome Receives Safety Management Certification from Korean Ministry of Science
The Hankook Technodome, the tyre maker’s state-of-the-art research and development centre, has been honoured as one of the most exemplary laboratories in the field of safety management. The Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Korea only awards this title to laboratories that have been assessed by renowned experts under strict scientific criteria. Hankook is the first tyre maker receiving this certificate in Korea.
Giti Tire Celebrates Short but Successful Truck Racing Season
Giti Tire is celebrating a short but successful 2020 truck racing calendar with events in Germany, Britain and Poland delivering impressive results.
New HGV Registrations Decline -1.6% in Q3 2020
UK HGV market dips by 138 units to 8,419 in Q3 after turbulent first half of the year. Demand for rigids up by 12.6% mirroring demand for essential delivery services and construction as lockdown measures eased over the summer. Market currently down -39.6% year to date, representing a drop of more than 14,000 units.
New Product from Speedline Truck: 22,5x9,75 SLT 3698
Speedline Truck complements its range of forged light alloy wheels, presenting the SLT 3698 – the first forged light alloy wheel for trucks in 22,5x9,75” to better meet the more “extreme” needs of megatrailers.