Armadale, West Lothian vehicle operator Drummond Distribution has brought into service three new trailers in Hankook livery. The family-run transport business, which has worked with the premium tyre manufacturer for over 12 years so, provides it with a next-day delivery service, collecting product from Hankook’s Daventry warehouse and delivering to customers right across Scotland. Hankook Tyre UK MD Tony Lee said the distribution firm had “always provided an excellent service” and added that the new curtainsided vehicles looked “fantastic”.
Import tariffs of up to £60 per tyre imposed by the EU on Chinese-made tyres in May this year have “shaken up” the UK truck tyre market according to Bridgestone.
Goodyear has reported that its rolling-resistance-optimised Fuelmax tyres helped reduce fuel use by 14% on those trucks taking part in the Mercedes-Benz Efficiency Run 2015.