„TreadMax“-Sortiment ausgebaut

Interne Analysen sollen rund 25 Prozent mehr Kilometerleistung bei rund 10 Prozent weniger Kosten ergeben haben.

Goodyear erweitert seinen Katalog heißrunderneuerter Trailer-Produkte in der Standardgröße 385/65 R22.5. Der TreadMax Kmax T in High-Load ist laut Unternehmensangaben das Pendant des laufleistungsoptimierten Trailer-Reifens Kmax T HL, und der TreadMax Fuelmax T in High-Load ist die Runderneuerung des gleichnamigen Spritsparreifens. Mit dem TreadMax SP246 in High-Load steht außerdem das runderneuerte Pendant zu der 2016 eingeführten Dunlop-Serie zur Verfügung.


Product optimization because of field tests together with customers

Continental reorganized its EM tyre segment concerning contents and personnel.

Continental offers a comprehensive portfolio of components and systems for off-highway applications. The solutions of the international technology group are meant to make construction, agricultural and transport machines and vehicles safer, cleaner and more efficient and comfortable.


Summer tyre test: 195/65 R15 – threatened by cost-effective uniform rubber compounds?

Read the whole tyre test results on our website

“In case of doubt you will be on the safe side with more expensive tyres”, AutoBild sums up in its current summer tyre test. The winner, however, is a representative you normally do not find in the top price category: the Hankook Ventus Prime3. Statements from premium manufacturers concerning the relevance of development demonstrate the potential of emerging brands in the tested size.


Change at the top of “the most valuable” brands

According to Brand Finance, Michelin is “the most valuable” brand. (Graph: Brand Finance)

According to Brand Finance, Michelin is considered to be “the most valuable” international tyre brand. The company focusing on brand assessment and strategy consultation communicates a 30-per-cent brand increase, reaching about 7.9 billion US dollars next year. Thus, Michelin will be able to overtake Bridgestone (7.0 billion US dollars). Continental will be in the third position of the Brand Finance top ten ranking.


New brand presentation of Nokian Tyres

Nokian wants to grow outside the winter tyre market.

Nokian Tyres is modernizing its brand presentation and is aiming at becoming more attractive in strategic growth areas. The new brand design stresses the long company history, a sustainable business strategy and commitment to Scandinavian values. It focuses on a promise to provide peace of mind by all means.


Bridgestone: Tailor-made tyres for Renault Mégane R.S.

Bridgestone adapted its model Potenza S001 to the requirements of the new Renault Mégane R.S.

Bridgestone is equipping the new Renault Mégane R.S. with the tyre Potenza S001. “The Mégane R.S. is a new type of vehicle. It disposes of a more powerful engine, and the wheel suspension and four-wheel steering system were newly developed and brought to serial production. Thus, Bridgestone designed the Potenza S001 in such a way that it will not only perfectly meet the new requirements of the car, but also supplement the advantages of our innovations in an optimum way”, explains Laurent Hurgon, development driver of the new Renault Mégane R.S.


Uniroyal announces voluntary exchange program for SnowMax 2

These DOT numbers can help identifying the affected Uniroyal tyres.

The tyre brand Uniroyal is announcing a voluntary exchange program for winter tyres of the model SnowMax 2 in size 195/60 R 16 C for about 500 vans. According to group information, parts of the tyre tread of a certain production period could start getting loose because of a rubber compound not being in compliance with guidelines.


Camso acquires Forklift Tire Specialists Hull Ltd

Camso is expanding its offer for forklift trucks in the United Kingdom by taking over Forklift Tire Specialists Hull Ltd.

Solideal On-Site Service, the service department of Camso, will expand its presence in the United Kingdom by taking over Tire Specialists Hull Ltd. (FTS). The company based in Hull (Yorkshire) offers more than 40 years of experience in the area of industrial tyres, and is considered to be among the most well-known tyre suppliers in the north of the United Kingdom.


Magna Tyres: New cooperations with Firststop and Ayme Group

Peter Schreudering is sales manager for the Southern Region and Muktar Barrie for the Northern Region of France.

According to information from the Magna Tyres Group, the demand for products has increased in the whole area during the five-year presence in the French market. Magna Tyres decided to increase the customer network in order to guarantee proximity and availability of products from Magna Tyres.


Deutschland-Tour des Conti-Testsiegerbikes

Mit einem Motorrad-Unikat begibt sich das Continental-Motorrad-Team in diesem Jahr auf Deutschlandtournee.

Mit einem Motorrad-Unikat begibt sich das Continental-Motorrad-Team in diesem Jahr auf Deutschlandtournee. Ziel der gelbschwarzen BMW R nineT aus der Hauslackiererei des Aachener BMW-Tuners AC Schnitzer sind Motorradtreffs, Händlerpartys und Jahresevents.