Goodyear claims fleets of 50 trucks or more could save £210,000 in fuel costs annually by using its recently launched Fuelmax fuel efficient truck tyre. The truck tyre range is now available across Europe and features its Fuelmax S steer tyres, Fuelmax D drive tyres, and Fuelmax T trailer tyres. Goodyear claims that, if used in place of a same-sized D-grade tyre, operators can save around £4,000 a year in fuel costs per truck by using the tyres. Both the […]
As the world’s largest new tyre manufacturer, turning over $28bn (£22bn) a year, it might seem surprising that Bridgestone also has a significant retread operation. It purchased global cold cure retread franchise Bandag, largely for its huge US operation, and acquired UK hot cure specialist Bulldog in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The fortunes of truck tyre retreaders have waxed and waned in the past decade as a period of high prices and shortages of new tyres prior to 2011 has since been […]
Rising demand has seen Goodyear launch retread versions of its Goodyear and Dunlop-branded high load trailer tyres.