Tag Archives: Tyres

Possible buyout of Tyre 4U Network | TRANSPORT NEWS

Industry sources are claiming an announcement is imminent concerning the possible buyout of Tyres4U, the Australian-owned and operated organisation specialising in the import and distribution of tyres and tubes, by the National Tyre and Wheel Group (NTAW) owners of Exclusive Tyre Distributors, responsible for the distribution of Cooper Tyres, Mickey Thompson, Dick Cepek, Dynamic Wheel Co, Federal, Statewide Tyres and Mayhem Wheels.  Tyres4U holds exclusive and ...

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Hankook Tyres announced its third ‘Masters Store’ in Victoria, the ninth in Australia, with more planned for 2020 | TRANSPORT NEWS

Tyrelink, located in the Melbourne suburb of Croydon, is the latest Hankook Masters store completed in Victoria and is owned by Shaun Martel. “Last year was a busy year with so many store conversions”, states Marc Sibbald, Sales Director at Hankook Tyre Australia. “On top of the new Hankook Masters stores we also upgraded the signage on 18 independent stores ...

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CONSTANT PRESSURE | Transport News – Continental Tyres

There are easier ways to check tyre condition than crawling underneath a truck or trailer. When dealing with tyre companies it appears that each tyre manufacturer prides itself on resisting the temptation to tell anyone, including its customers, anything about the features and benefits of its products. Despite the technology contained within a tyre casing being as technically advanced and ...

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Bridgestone launches longest lasting steer tyre | TRANSPORT NEWS

Bridgestone has announced the launch of its next generation flagship steer tyre for truck, bus and coach application, the R154. The launch of the R154 is the first of several significant launches for Bridgestone commercial products over the next two years as the company revitalises its TBR range. Bridgestone’s R154 is the successor to the market leading R150, and will ...

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BANDAG Launches the BDV for high-wearing urban applications | TRANSPORT NEWS

Bandag, the name synonymous with the tyre retreading business, has released an all-new retread pattern for use in urban fleets operating in refuse and waste collection as well as the metropolitan route bus sector. “Route buses and refuse trucks are notorious for tyre wear and scrub, making them two of the biggest opportunities and challenges from a Bandag perspective,” said ...

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Tyre Torque

Falken makes its move into truck and bus tyre supply The world’s sixth largest tyre manufacturer, Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI), cemented its own future in the Australian market back in March 2015 as the result of the purchase of local tyre distribution companies Transport Tyre Sales (TTS) and Summit Tyres Australia. With 11 global tyre manufacturing facilities, SRI produces tyres ...

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