A progressive recovery of the European markets are seeing drops in production and export figures level out, allowing for a slight recovery.
Commercial Vehicle Production Down -61.6% in May as Some Factories Stay Closed
The UK’s CV production has plummeted amid coronavirus lockdown as many plants have remained shut. Production for both home and overseas markets falls, down -60.3% and -63.2% respectively.
Hankook Tyre Introduces a New Line of Truck and Bus Tyres Under its Laufenn Brand
Under its Laufenn Brand, tyre maker Hankook launches a new line of tyres for commercial use in the UK. Laufenn truck and bus tyres focus on the second tier of the UK market, targeting customers who value the reliability and quality associated with an established, premium tyre maker. Laufenn will initially launch with nine different patterns, covering the main range of tyre sizes, for the transport of goods, people as well as tyres for construction traffic. The initial line-up has been developed to meet more than 85% of the total market needs, with most of the sizes offering 3PMSF labelling.
Toyo Tire Develops a Model Estimating Tyre Conditions for Trucks and Buses
Toyo Tire Corporation has announced the development of a system that monitors changes in conditions of tyres for trucks, buses, and other transport vehicles and gathers data on the driving conditions of individual vehicles. They have also developed an AI-programmed model that estimates the state of tyre wear based on data gathered by the system, as well as external information such as manufacturer and weather data.
Michelin Effitrailer Now Servicing the Transportes João Pires Fleet
Transportes João Pires chooses Michelin’s Effitrailer Telematic Solution to improve efficiency and safety and reduce costs.
Recircle Awards 2021: Award Categories and Nominations Process Announced
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have revealed details of the awards categories and nominations process for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021, the recently launched awards event recognising sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services within the tyre retreading and recycling industries.
More Sizes, More Contracting Power – Nokian Ground King Tyre Family Gets Broader
Nokian Ground King was the major tractor tyre release by Nokian Tyres in 2019. Its Hybrilug™ technology effectively combines the best features of lug and block patterns, enabling mobility on soft fields as well as comfortable road transports. During 2020, the Nokian Ground King tyre will have eight new sizes, making it compatible with even broader range of equipment.
New Giti Tire Racing Truck Secures Four Podium Finishes on European Debut
Giti Tire unveiled its brand new 2020 racing truck at the DEKRA EuroSpeedway Lausitzring racetrack meet in Germany, recording two first and two second place finishes.
New Michelin MachXBib Tyres Offer Greater Durability and Performance
Michelin has introduced a next generation version of its popular MachXBib agricultural tyres, with a revised tread pattern that improves endurance, traction and resistance to stubble damage – amongst a host of other performance benefits.
First Themed Digital Episode of TOTY: Connectivity in Agriculture
In this virtual leg of TOTY 2021 BKT will talk of Connectivity and its importance as one of the foundations of Agriculture of the future. The episode can be seen on www.totydigital.com