Tyre management firm DTM has acquired TyreWatch in a move it said would provide customers with a more tailored service. Backed by Palatine Private Equity, DTM said the acquisition of the real-time tyre monitoring company bolsters its existing service, by using intelligent solutions to detect tyre problems before they become obvious during daily visual inspections. John Matthews, DTM MD, said: “DTM and TyreWatch have a shared strategy and passion to support our customers in increasing vehicle productivity, maintaining compliance and […]
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.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]