GT Radial has launched a new tyre range designed for heavy duty, high speed vans. Available in 25 sizes ranging from 155R12C 8PR to 235/65R16 8PR with speed indexes from R to H and load indexes from 88/86 to 118/116, most of the new Maxmiler Pro range is offered in 15 inch and 16 inch diameters. Designed specifically for commercial users and fleet operators in the UK, the Maxmiler Pro claims improved robustness and durability in higher load conditions, better […]
Tyre maker Bridgestone is training prisoners at HMP Feathestone to be truck tyre fitters to help equip them with the skills needed for a career in the industry after they complete their sentences.
The chancellor has frozen fuel duty in his Autumn Statement today, meaning the scheduled rises scheduled for January and April next year will no longer take place. George Osborne gave no hint of a cut but said fuel would only see “inflation only rises” until September – effectively meaning the April 2013 increase has been deferred to 1 September 2013. PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecast the move would cost the public coffers £6bn, although research commissioned by campaign group FairFuelUK argued the planned […]