Indian tyre makers to invest in Indonesia

Indian tyre makers to invest in Indonesia. Indian tyre manufacturers JK Tyre and Apollo Tyres have expressed their keenness to build facilities in Indonesia. Aziz Pane, chairman of Indonesian Tire Producers Association reportedly said to Jakarta Globe that each company has to invest between $300 million and $350 million in order to reach a profitable economic scale that can compensate for high costs in logistics, wages and power. JK Tyre […]

New Bridgestone tyre slashes fleet administration

New Bridgestone tyre slashes fleet administration Bridgestone has unveiled an advanced new truck and bus tyre which is said to eliminates a major fleet tyre management headache – rotating tyres among drive wheel positions on a vehicle. “Tyre rotation is a common fleet management practice to increase average tyre lifespan, but it comes with drawbacks,” explains Shaun Wustmann, Managing Director of Bridgestone tyre distributors, Max-T Solutions. “One of those drawbacks […]

The Biggest Agricultural Tyres by Michelin

Michelin Tyres announced the development of the world’s first 900mm wide and 2.3 metres tall radial agricultural tyres this past week – the all new AxioBib in size IF900/65R46. The tyre has been developed in partnership with machinery manufacturers New Holland, Same & Deutz-Fahr and Krone and will be launched  22nd October 2013. Source: SATREADS