Continental to invest in its Czech production plant

Continental has announced it intends to significantly expand its truck and bus tyre manufacturing facility in Otrokovice, in the Czech Republic. The company intends to invest Euros 165 million over the next five years to effectively double its radial truck and bus production capacity to almost 1.5 million units a year. In the process over 300 new jobs will be created across all the production sectors. Source: SATREADS

New underground mining design pattern from Bridgestone Tyres

New underground mining design pattern from Bridgestone Tyres Bridgestone Europe has announced the expansion of their V-Steel N-Traction (VSNT) Off-Road tyre range with the launch of a four star rated version – the VSNT 4 in size 35/65R33. This new pattern has been individually produced for current ultra heavy shuttle trucks carrying out underground haulage operations. With smaller tyres due to limitations of tunnel dimensions, the VSNT 4 offers additional […]

Three new solid tyre patterns from Continental

Three new solid tyre patterns from Continental Continental’s Commercial Speciality Tires Division has recently extended its solid tyre range with the introduction of three new fitments for forklift trucks. The Continental CS20, SC20 Mileage+ and SC20 Energy+ patterns are all superior elastic tyres that fit onto industrial pneumatic tyre rims and all three are also available in a non marking version for industries working within a strict clean environment. Source: […]