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Apollo Tyres forges ahead to tap the tyre market for Commercial Fleets

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Apollo Tyres, one of the leading tyre manufacturers in the world, is tapping into the tyre market for commercial fleets by elevating its service standards with a focus on increased convenience. The company formally inaugurated its first Apollo Truck Tyre Zone (ATTZ) in Thailand with TEN TEN Auto Tyres located in HatYai District in Songkhla Province. ATTZ is equipped with modern tools and one-stop solution services.

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Bridgestone EMEA announces senior leadership changes to boost its digital transformation journey

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Bridgestone Europe, Middle East and Africa (Bridgestone EMEA) has announced a change in its senior leadership structure, effective September 16. These adjustments are in conjunction with and complementary to the global leadership changes recently announced by its parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, and are part of a broader succession platform designed to cultivate global leaders throughout the enterprise.

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A demanding circuit with a smooth surface: Tyre management can decide the race at the Lausitzring

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The 4.570-kilometre Grand Prix circuit is technically demanding and driven in an anti-clockwise direction. Top speed is key on the start and finish straights, while the infield, with its many slow corners and chicanes, demands maximum traction in order to be able to accelerate quickly out of these sections. “This layout demands a balanced car set-up and you must find a compromise that allows you to best cope with the switch between fast and slow sections. One feature is the severe bouncing, which has led some drivers to refer to the Lausitzring as a “mogul run”. The drivers must adapt to that, particularly in the braking zones,” explains Thomas Baltes, the Hankook race engineer responsible for the DTM.

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GKN Wheels develops solution for MICHELIN’s X TWEEL SSL tyre

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Unveiled in July, the new MICHELIN® X® TWEEL® SSL™ 2 - the airless tyre solution for skid steers - features a completely new wheel developed and manufactured by GKN Wheels. The TWEEL is a single, fully-integrated unit which replaces the traditional tyre/ wheel/ valve assembly. This means there is no need for costly and time-consuming wheel and tyre mounting to be carried out - and once the unit is bolted to the vehicle, there is no air pressure to maintain.

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UVeye announced as finalist in Singapore Mobility Challenge

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UVeye, a provider of high-end solutions for automatic external inspection of vehicles, has reached the final stage of the Singapore Mobility Challenge with its Artemis tyre inspection system. Announced at the Mobility Challenge Demonstration Day, held today, UVeye is one of six finalists in the Mobility Challenge’s Transport for All category, which aims to enhance commuter experience and improve the work environment for public transport workers.