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. The anti-dumping measure has seen a sharp decline in sales of cheap Chinese-made tyres and a resurgence in demand for retreads, said Bridgestone’s north region truck and bus product manager Terry Salter. “The UK market was the most heavily affected in Europe by Chinese imports, which last year reached 750,000 […]
Birmingham vehicle operator Steve Benton Transport has signed a five-year deal with Goodyear for the provision of its Kmax (high mileage) and TreadMax (retread) tyres.
Truck tyre retread specialist Bandvulc has become the first transport industry supplier to join Sedex, a not for profit organisation dedicated to driving improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains.