Rising demand has seen Goodyear launch retread versions of its Goodyear and Dunlop-branded high load trailer tyres. Grégory Boucharlat, Goodyear Dunlop Tyres EMEA retread operations, said: “More countries in Europe have extended regulations to permit axle weights more than the standard 40 tonnes on 5-axle articulated vehicles. “As a result we see an increasing demand from fleet operators for high load trailer tyres capable of enabling total weights more than 40 tonnes. With the new TreadMax KMax T and TreadMax […]
Leading tyre brands Bridgestone and Goodyear have introduced new products designed to cut costs for CV operators.
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.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]