Tyre tread depth causing confusion for UK motorists.
Chris Smith promoted to Michelin UK managing director.
The company says tyre replacement decisions and driving style will be key to limiting tyre consumption during an electric model’s fleet life.
Pravesh Amtha takes on new role at Goodyear.
Companies could increase their tyre replacement intervals, increasing efficiency savings, according to Michelin
Kwik Fit has expanded its ‘Mobile7’ operation and plans to continue rolling out the tyre-fitting service throughout 2019.
Tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein has been selected as tyre supplier of choice by Lowland Rescue and Kent Central Ambulance services.
Fleet decision-makers face a number of demanding challenges next year. Here, Andrew Ryan looks at some of the actions they can take to improve their operations
Total Motion is converting around 70% of its fleet to a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy after predicting the tyres will deliver an 3,000 miles per set more than its existing summer/winter tyre policy.
Absolute Alignment is stressing the importance of correct wheel alignment as part of the company’s support of Tyre Safety Month.
Future fleet and manufacturer wheel and tyre choices could be influenced by the introduction of the Worldwide harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure, says Kwik Fit.
New research from Highways England and Bridgestone shows almost three quarters of motorway tyre-related incidents could be prevented if drivers carried out simple checks.
Jaama has created a new tyre data import module to validate incoming tyre costs against pre-agreed costs.
Michelin and Kwik Fit technicians have found that 40% of cars they checked had at least one tyre that was “dangerously” or “very dangerously” underinflated.
German magazine Auto Bild has praised Michelin’s CrossClimate+ tyre for its performance throughout its lifetime after winning its prestigious test.
Michelin is calling on industry test bodies to start comparing and testing tyres when they are worn to the legal limit to give a better indication of in-life performance.
Determining the optimum time to replace tyres can have significant cost, safety and compliance implications for fleets. Ben Rooth reports
Kwik Fit is urging fleet operators to follow the example set by the emergency services and change their tyres more regularly.
Michelin is launching a series of interactive Driver CPC training courses designed to improve tyre knowledge and the quality of vehicle walkaround checks.
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service is fitting Michelin’s Cross Climate tyre to its specialist officers’ cars.
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