BFGoodrich once again faces the biggest competition in off-road motorsports: the Dakar Rally. The world's leading off-road tyre brand for over 100 years will support numerous teams and fight for their 17th overall victory.
Michelin and Essilor, Together for Safer Mobility
Michelin and Essilor launch an awareness campaign to promote safer mobility, focused on the importance of drivers to check their visibility and the correct condition of the vehicle’s tyres.
New RECAMIC Product in Michelin Retreading Programme
Michelin has announced that it has expanded its range of RECAMIC tread patterns for the DACH markets with the addition of a new drive axle pattern “D” for long distance haulage.
Ceremony Observed for a New Tyre Plant in Serbia
Toyo Tire Corporation and its manufacturing subsidiary Toyo Tire Serbia LLC Belgrade observed a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new plant in Indjija City, the Republic of Serbia yesterday.
November Continues to See Downturns in All Vehicle Sales Segments
Light commercial vehicle registrations fell 8.1% this month compared to November 2019, to 15,627 units, while commercial vehicles registered a slight decline of 0.6%, with 2,693 units. The three signatory associations, ANFAC, FACONAUTO and GANVAM jointly warn of the serious risk for the sector of the increase in the Registration Tax in January 2021.
Alliance Launch Upgraded Version of 372 VF Tyres as Performance Proven in IRSTEA Independent Research Trials
Alliance’s launch of an upgraded version of its 372 VF (very high flexion) tyre was accompanied by the news of a successful independent research trial conducted by IRSTEA (Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l'environnement et l'agriculture) that looked at fuel efficiency traction, footprint and slip of Alliance’s IF (increased flexion) and VF tyres in comparison with the premium competition in the market.
Magna Tyres Group Launches High-improved Reach Stacker Tyre: M-Stacker
Magna Tyres Group has announced the launch of its latest addition to the material handling tyre line-up: the 18.00-25 Magna M-Stacker (IND-4). A more advanced tyre for use on reach stackers, empty container handlers and heavy-duty forklifts designed with a key focus on improving the efficiency and productivity of cargo operations.
Five New Sizes Added to Michelin RoadBib Range
Michelin has more than doubled the number of sizes offered within its popular RoadBib agricultural tyre range, introducing five new dimensions.
Autopromotec Turns the Light off on Futurmotive Next "Hybrid" Convention Scheduled for May 2021
The Futurmotive - Digital Expo and Conference saw the participation of thousands of operators. During the live streaming of this "automotive industry marathon", discussions centred on topics related to technological innovation, smart mobility and circular economy.
UK New Van Market Up 8.8% in November
Third consecutive month of growth for new van market, with 28,541 vehicles registered. Vans weighing more than 2.5-3.5 tonnes drive uplift, up 25.2%, with 20,769 new vehicles joining fleets before Christmas. However, performance year-to-date still playing catch up, down -21.5% on 2019.