FORS has released a new tyre management guide outlining best practice that can help reduce tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact.
European tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein has been awarded ‘Silver’ partnership status by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
The Government is launching a consultation on options to ban older tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses.
Maxxis has revealed a new “wider” choice of tyre size and patterns to complement their vehicles in 2019.
Armstrong Richardson is moving its 50-strong truck fleet to a Michelin new and remix tyre policy after a comparison projected savings of £60,000 a year.
European logistics firm X One Wholesale has fitted Yokohama winter tyres to its entire fleet of delivery vans.
Goodyear has launched a new mixed service truck tyre range called Omnitrac, offering better damage resistance and a longer service life than previous versions.
Princebuild is rolling out Michelin’s CrossClimate+ and Agilis CrossClimate tyres across its entire 180 cars and vans.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has begun a crackdown on tyres that are more than 10 years old.
Stapleton’s Tyre Services has achieved an extra 20,000 miles out of its new Michelin Agilis Cross Climate tyres, compared to its previous policy.
Henderson Group has switched to Continental Tyres’ Conti360 fleet management programme for three years.
Conti360° Fleet Services network will merge with Bandvulc Key Partners fleet services under a new unified 360° brand.
Avon has launched the AV12, a new van tyre designed to improve fuel efficiency.
Michelin has refunded fleet operators for 1,391 tyres since launching its accidental tyre damage guarantee.
Goodyear Tyres has been appointed by Abbey Logistics to supply tyres in a three-year deal, aiming to cut provision and maintenance costs.
By Paul Smith, commercial manager at Winton
Anglian Water is reporting increased uptime and cost savings from trialling Michelin’s Agilis CrossClimate van tyre.
Apollo Vredestein has been announced as a partner to FTA’s Van Excellence scheme
The DfT has agreed to work with MWheels to investigate ways in which the HGV Inspection Manual’s section on wheels can be enhanced to improve vehicle safety.
Andrew French has been appointed as Michelin’s director of services and solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics.