Continental Tyre Group has bought fleet management and tyre retreader Bandvulc in “a logical step”. The two companies have worked together for more than 25 years. The acquisition will allow Continental to strengthen its position in the UK and Irish markets, as well as enable Bandvulc to grow its own operation with access its new owner’s fleet and customer portfolio. Bandvulc’s Ivybridge, Devon factory will continue to offer both Bandvulc and Continental’s ContiRe retreads, with a view to expanding the […]
Goodyear Dunlop has “hit on a winning formula” for its premium Goodyear brand truck tyres with the FuelMax low rolling resistance range and the KMax high mileage range, according to commercial director Marc Preedy.
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.
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.