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 […]
Cemex UK subsidiary Procon Readymix has installed Wheely-Safe tyre safety technology on two of its 32-tonne DAF multi-wheelers with plans to extend the roll-out to all of its 18-strong fleet this year.
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.
Independent tyre retreader Bandvulc has come up with an intelligent solution to future tyre labelling worries by incorporating a QR code onto all of its new labels. From November 2012, European legislation will require all new tyres to carry labels to better inform customers of the efficiency, grip and noise of a particular model. By adding a QR code to a tyre’s label that same information will be available to customers and fitters using a mobile device to electronically read […]