Tyre manufacturer BFGoodrich is entering the UK and Ireland truck tyre markets from January next year. The company, known for its off-road specialism, sells more than 1.6 million tyres a year to the CV market in all territories across the world except Europe. Guy Heywood, commercial director at BFGoodrich for the UK and Ireland, said: “This is one of the most significant new brand launches into the commercial vehicle tyre market for years.” From next year it will offer its […]
GT Radial has launched a new tyre range designed for heavy duty, high speed vans.
NFT Distribution is to fit low rolling resistance tyres across its fleet of 430 tractor units and 550 trailers.
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 […]