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Sava tyres expands LDV range

Sava, a leading brand within Goodyear’s product portfolio, has launched the Trenta 2 to bolster its LDV tyre range. The tyre is said to offer improved mileage and fuel efficiency, promoting lower costs and increased reliability over a longer lifespan....

Goodyear reaffirmed for Truck Racing Championship

The 2017 FIA European Truck Racing Championship will again see Goodyear supply its specially developed Truck Racing tyres to all competitors. Manufactured in 315/70R22.5 size, the tyres are capable of withstanding high impact loads from 1 500 horsepower, 5,5-ton trucks racing...

Continental signs collaborative agreement with Caterpillar

Continental and Caterpillar have signed an agreement to equip Cat Off-Highway-Trucks (model series 770 to 775) with Continental RDT-Master tyres in sizes 18.00R33, 21.00R33 and 24.00R35. The agreement will also see the two companies collaborate on the design of...

Bridgestone grows truck and bus footprint

Bridgestone South Africa has launched a new addition to its Firestone FS404 range of heavy-duty tyres. Initially available only in 315/80 R22.5 size, the FS404 is now also available as a 12 R22.5 variant; optimised for duty on steer,...

Continental Tyre SA welcomes new GM for manufacturing

Continental Tyre South Africa has appointed JJ Dowling as its new general manager of manufacturing at its Port Elizabeth plant; replacing former GM, Wayne Brown, who is moving to a position at Continental Tyre in the United States. Dowling is...

Continental appoints brand ambassadors

Continental Tyre South Africa has appointed race car driver Clare Vale and safety advocate and journalist Vuyi Mpofu as brand ambassadors for its global Vision Zero campaign – an initiative that aims to reduce and ultimately eliminate vehicle accidents,...

De Rooy Team Aims to Win the 2017 Dakar Rally on Goodyear Truck Tyres

The De Rooy team, winners of the 2016 Dakar rally truck class, are going for gold again in the world’s toughest race, driving on standard Goodyear Offroad ORD tyres. Gerard De Rooy and his team have chosen Goodyear Offroad ORD...

Goodyear launches new rigid dump truck tyre range

Following their successful performance in the United States, Goodyear has introduced the RM-4B+ Off The Road (OTR) tyre range for rigid dump trucks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The OTR range comprises of five sizes for vehicles operating...

BF Goodrich launches truck tyre range in SA

Michelin subsidiary BF Goodrich has launched a truck tyre range in South Africa aimed at customers “who demand international quality, reliable and robust tyres at an affordable price,” says Franck Sire, Michelin’s marketing director. He says BF Goodrich’s Route Control...

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