John Sutch Cranes has confirmed it will specify Michelin tyres across its fleet of mobile cranes, tractor units, trailers and rigid trucks, after a trial set of Michelin tyres covered more than twice the distance normally achieved from the firm’s previous tyre of choice.
Interview: Guy Heywood - Hankook Tire
In September we were able to carry out an in-depth interview with Guy Heywood, Hankook’s Marketing and Strategy Director for TBR in Europe about how Hankook have tried to maintain stability in the market during the pandemic, their future direction, as well as the challenges commercial tyre dealers and retreaders will face in the future.
The MS453 is the Latest Large Haul Tyre Offered by Maxam
MAXAM presents the all-new MS453 53/80R63 open pit mining tire to their range of large mining tyres.
Alliance Tire Group to Set Up a New Plant in India
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it will build a new plant in India’s Special Projects Zone, Atchutapuram Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of expanding production capacity of Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a Yokohama Rubber Group company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of off-highway tyres.
Getting Trucks Back on the Road and Ready for the Season Ahead
While regional lockdown restrictions continue to vary, in many regions fleets who have found trucks out of action may now need to get their vehicles back on the road, as the industry reaches its traditionally busy Autumn and Winter season.
New Developments in the Third Online Episode of TOTY: Agriculture in 4D
The third episode of TOTY has decided on the theme Agriculture 4D, which is designed for those studying and designing tractors of the future. With some instead terming the event ‘Industry 4.0 in the field’ based on the fieldwork mixed with the technology innovation. The result is a new form of agriculture, working to improve both the yield and sustainability of harvests, including in the produce and transformation quality, as well as the working conditions.
Michelin Race Tranporter Tyres Rack up an Impressive 300,000km in Service on 7.5 Tonner
A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service. The truck is used to carry the team and its equipment to circuits across the UK, Ireland and the continent.
José Miguel Arévalo Provides Their Long Distance Fleet with Michelin’s Effitrailer Technology
Thanks to the advantages of Effitrailer, J.M. Arévalo, founded in 2003, in Sedaví, will be able to detect and control any incidents that may appear in their fleet, helping to improve maintenance and reduce overall costs.
Recircle Awards 2021: Nominations Committee Announced
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have announced the appointment of the Nominations Committee for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.
Prometeon Appointed as Tyre Supplier for Fraikin Trucks and Trailers
Under a new three-year contract, Prometeon will be supplying and managing Pirelli and Formula tyres for Fraikin’s fleet of 3,100 rigids, tractors and trailers. Prometeon is the licensed UK supplier of Pirelli-branded commercial vehicle tyres and the only tyre company solely focused on the commercial and industrial vehicle sectors.