Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is launching a brand-new AGRI STAR II which the company believes will open up new dimensions in the highly important segment of tractor tires. Designed in close cooperation with farmers and dealers, this tire delivers top performance in the field and on the road. AGRI STAR II features a unique Stratified […]
Agricultural contractor RM Simpson is to fit Michelin XeoBib tyres across all its tractors having been hugely impressed by the longevity of the product. The Bradford-based farming company specified VF 710/60 R38 and VF 600/60 R28 Michelin XeoBib tyres as original equipment on its John Deere 6930 in 2009. The first set completed 9,500 hours […]
Continental has launched ‘Agriculture TyreTech’, a new mobile app to help farmers use tyres more efficiently. The pressure and load calculator in the app checks the tyre pressure and the load of the vehicle and makes a recommendation to the operator based on the tyres fitted to the vehicle.
Technology and tyre specialist Continental has launched a new range of advanced agricultural tyres at Agritechnica. The tyre has a tread pattern that maintains grip in the field and offers a quieter, more comfortable driving experience on the road. It also includes pressure sensors to help the operator reduce soil compaction in the field and […]
This year’s Agritechnica will host a celebration of the return of one of the most historic and much-loved names in agricultural farm tyres to the European arena. Based on stand A63 in Hall 19/20 in Hanover, Goodyear Farm Tires will be showcasing its new range after Titan International secured the licence for the European and […]
New, more versatile tyres from Continental will be safer on the road, reduce soil compaction and save farmers time. The new range of very high flexion (VF) agricultural tyres, which will be launched at Agritechnica in November, feature a more flexible side wall. On the road this enables the vehicle to carry forty percent more […]
Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 R46 fitments – Michelin’s largest agricultural tyres. Jamie Robson, operator at Thoresby, has accumulated […]
The CupWheel tyre technology designed by the Israeli company Galileo Wheel Ltd. is now ready to order after successfully passing field and OE tests. Galileo claim the tyres set new standards in design, efficiency, energy saving and traction.
One of the most established and well-respected agricultural tyre brands is increasing its product portfolio to better serve the UK and Europe. The new series of Goodyear Farm Tires is now available to purchase via distributors after Titan International re-introduced the famous brand to the UK and European markets following a five-year absence.
Technology and tyre specialist Continental will launch a new range of advanced agricultural tyres at Agritechnica. The tyres have a unique hybrid structure featuring a new tread pattern that has been designed to maintain traction in the field whilst reducing wear on the road. A combination of very high flexion (VF) construction and a new […]
Bridgestone is embarking on a nationwide tractor tour to bring its industry leading agricultural tyre to life to the farming world – and the wheels will be rolling into 10 locations across England and Scotland in September with a £200 donation on board. The Bridgestone VX TRACTOR road run will bring its all-new premium product […]
John Deere has approved 30 different sizes of Continental agricultural tyres to be fitted to its 6MC, 6RC, 6M and 6R mid-sized tractors. This decision follows a comprehensive audit of the Continental plant in the Portuguese town of Lousado, where the tyres are manufactured. The partnership agreement between the two machinery and technology giants reinforces […]
Michelin is launching a new CargoXBib High Flotation trailer tyre, with four VF-rated sizes designed to keep soil compaction to an absolute minimum. The VF 650/55 R26.5, VF 600/55 R26.5, VF 710/50 R26.5 and VF 750/60 R30.5 are said to be manufactured with increased flexibility and, therefore, have even less impact on the soil than […]
The head of Michelin’s agricultural technical team in the UK and Ireland is advising farmers to focus more time on selecting the right tyres for the rear of their harvesters, rather than putting all the focus on the front axle – as traditionally happens. Gordon Brookes, Customer Engineering Support Manager at Michelin, believes the issue […]
Continental has released a range of new agricultural tyres to help reduce the impact of heavy machinery on the soil. The tyres contain two forms of new technology that Continental has applied to an agriculture tyre for the first time. The first is N-Flex Technology. This patent pending, heat-treated nylon sits beneath the rubber to […]