Halfway through the year, summer tires are not the only ones to enjoy the spotlight. There is a lot of buzz around winter and multi-seasonal tires, equally divided into all segments of professional transport: from vans to large trucks and trailers to buses.
The RH-4A+ is an OTR tire designed for large vehicles while the Kmax T Gen-2 is intended for long distance transport fleets
As sustainable power-units are still in the pipeline, diesel trucks will continue to circulate for some time. However, manufacturers are continuously improving performance and fuel consumption in an attempt to reduce the environmental impact and increase efficiency as evidenced by the latest Scania, the “low cost” Ford and the completely renewed Man range
Manufacturers have been hard at work on tires designed to cope with harsh winter conditions. All segments of the vehicle market have been affected, from light to heavy-duty commercial vehicles, on/off-road and buses. Innovations also in the field of vehicle maintenance and services.
Designed for regional multi-purpose transport, this tire is the result of a combination of 5 different technologies developed within the French multinational's research centres.
The market welcomes two all-season light transport tires by Bridgestone and Firestone: Duravis All Season and Vanhawk Multiseason
Goodyear expands the Kmax Gen-2 range with a new generation trailer tire, featuring 3PMSF markings, Rfid technology and longer mileage
City buses and trucks working in difficult conditions are the main recipients of the innovative products presented in recent months. For passenger transport, two new models are specifically designed for electrically driven vehicles, which are set to gain an increasing market share
Hydrogen, batteries and liquid natural gas: buses and trucks begin the transition to clean energy even in areas that were previously unknown, such as long-distance electric trucks and LNG buses
Goodyear's services and products look to a future in which vehicles will communicate with each other and with the surrounding infrastructure. Likewise, significant changes will affect tires, with new tread patterns and casings, driven by new power units