Baker Warburtons has awarded a three year tyre supply contract to Goodyear covering its UK fleet of 906 trucks, trailers and vans. The contract is based on Goodyear’s high mileage, all weather KMAX steer, drive and trailer tyres backed by TruckForce’s 24/7 tyre roadside repair service. Warbutons is also trialling Goodyear’s tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). David Howe, general manager – commercial – at Goodyear, said: “As one of the UK’s best-known household brands, and with a substantial supply chain […]
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 […]
Michelin Group has acquired truck tyre supplier Tructyre Fleet Management in a bid to expand its regional presence in the commercial business sector.
Suttons Group has signed a four-year deal that will see it fit and run Goodyear’s KMax tyres on its fleet of 300 tractor units and 470 trailers.