After a bumpy start to the year, the latest figures show a market returning to form as sales of both tractor and agricultural machinery exceed March 2021 levels in figures released by the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (the Ministry for Agriculture, Fishing and Food).
Agricultural and Industrial Tyres
Magna Tyres' MA03 Tyres Serving Various Projects in Qatar
Magna Tyres' 445/95R25 MA03 is proving to be a versatile tyre for a lifting equipment rental company undertaking various projects in Qatar. Magna Tyres adds that the tyres are offering the company cost-saving operations.
UK Tractor Market Sees Third Monthly Fall in Sales
March is traditionally a strong month for tractor sales in the UK. According to the latest figures released by the AEA, there were 1,976 tractor units registered in March 2022, which is 5.2% below 2021 levels when 2,085 sales were recorded. As this is the third consecutive drop in statistics, 2022 sales levels so far remain just behind the 2021 benchmark.
Goodyear Launched Powerload to Increase Durability and Traction
Goodyear has launched Powerload to support drive for productivity, durability and cost-effective operations of compact wheel loader and small grader machines.
Goodyear-Reifenwerk Fulda Relies and Invests on Renewable Energy
The Goodyear plant in Fulda announces the successful installation of 1,316 monocrystalline solar modules with an output of around 500 kWp.
MAXAM Tire Adds 370/75-28 & 400/75-28 Sizes to Its MS915 Grader/Telehandler Tyre Series
Expanding on the MS915 series for modern telehandlers and graders, MAXAM Tire’s new 370/75-28 & 400/75-28 sizes maintain high-traction and a long-lasting solution for challenging construction applications.
Nokian Heavy Tyres Investments in Capacity and Product Development in Finland Help the Company to Steer a Steady Course in Face of Market Disruption
As we approach the final stages of our Agricultural Feature for 2022, we managed to speak to another leading manufacturer in the agricultural tyre space in Nokian Heavy Tyres. Just under a year ago, we interviewed three key members of the Nokian Heavy Tyres’s Team as part of our Agricultural Feature. These same three members: Jarkko Heinamaki (Head of Sales), Tero Saari (Agricultural Tyres Product Manager) and Pierre Choubert (Business Manager, West Europe) were back again as Commercial Tyre Business quizzed the three on the Finnish manufacturer’s ongoing performance in the agricultural sector.
Tyre Choice Key Factor in Improving Sprayer Accuracy, Argues Continental
Fitting the right tyres for a sprayer can help operators improve application accuracy, and reduce fuel consumption and soil compaction, Rebecca Sheddon of Continental explains.
Nokian Tyres Extends Truck and Bus Range with Three Additional Sizes
Acknowledging the diversity of road conditions, legislation and cross-country journeys, Nokian Tyres has extended its truck tyre selection with three additional tyre sizes covering its truck and bus range.
BKT Looks to the Differences Between Its Radial and Bias Tyres
BKT Tires explains that increased strength, extended life cycle, high productivity, fuel economy and the overall structure make radial tyres the popular choice for agricultural equipment, although they stress every situation is different.