Readers of Retreading Business will be well aware that Michelin has long held a reputation as being a supporter of the retreading process as a key factor in enabling commercial vehicle fleets to optimise the return on their tyre investments. During the recent IAA for Transportation exhibition in Hannover, we were able to talk to Philipp Ostbomk, who is the Vice President Sales, B2B for Michelin Europe North about the company’s current approach to the retreading market.
Magna Tyres and Vaculug Celebrate their Partnership of 15 Years
Last week, Magna Tyres and Vaculug celebrated their 15-year partnership with the latter becoming the manufacturer’s official distributor for their industrial and earthmover tyres in the United Kingdom.
Investments at Goodyear’s Retreading Facility in Riom Continue to Enhance Manufacturer’s Overall Fleet Offer
During the IAA for Transportation, we had the opportunity to sit down with Goodyear and interview Marc Preedy, Managing Director Truck Replacement Sales Europe and Maciej Szymański, Director of Marketing Commercial Europe and discuss how retreading fits into their overall sustainability and fleet offer, but also the marketing strategies they are taking to dispel those long held myths about the process.
Opportunities Lying Ahead for Retreading at Continental as Sustainability Argument Gathers Pace
In our recent analysis of Continental’s van tyre offer, Ralf Benack, Head of Fleet Solutions EMEA for Continental spoke glowingly about the potential that could lie ahead for retreading in the last mile delivery sector of the commercial mobility market despite a number of key challenges.
Vaculug Launches First Sustainability Report
Last November UK retreader Vaculug became the first independent retreader in the world to commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Vaculug Aligns with Tire Sector SDG Roadmap
The tyre industry Sustainable Development Goal Roadmap was launched in May 2021 to give a targeted set of goals for the wider tyre industry.
Prometeon Tyre Group Takes a Wide View of Sustainability
In 2017 Aeolus Tyres and Pirelli Industrial joined forces and created an important new player in the tyre market: Prometeon Tyre Group Co., Ltd.
Retreads for Rishi
UK retreader Vaculug pulled off an impressive PR coup on Saturday (23 July) by hosting the launch event for Rishi Sunak’s campaign to become Conservative Party Leader and the UK’s next prime minister.
Hankook Alphatread Factory Launched
Hankook shows off extended Alphatread retreading factory to customers
Vaculug Sets the Clock on Post-Pandemic Growth with First Dealer Day
On June 8th Vaculug held its first ever Vaculug Dealer Day at the Malmaison Hotel in Oxford. Read more about the story on Commercial Tyre Business