Next year sees tyre distributor ATS Euromaster celebrate its 50th anniversary since setting up in the UK. Although part of Michelin, it retains its independence, offering a full range of products and services. Simon Tattersall (pictured) was appointed head of national fleets in 2013, having previously been ATS Euromaster’s head of national truck. He joined ATS in 2009 after 28 years with parent company Michelin. While Tattersall is responsible for all ATS’ national fleet accounts covering cars and vans as […]
Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone assisted more than 35,000 stranded operators at the roadside in 2015 through its roadside assistance network.
Penrith, Cumbria-based Dent Logistics has signed a five year deal with Goodyear in a move that will see it commit 100% to the manufacturer as well as utilise its fleet management service TruckForce.
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 […]