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 […]
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.
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]
Webfleet Solutions and Bridgestone are looking forward to an ‘incredible opportunity’ to bring their latest products and connected mobility solutions to life at the virtual Commercial Motor Show this autumn.