Second edition of BKT Xtractor kick-starts in South Africa

The second edition of Xtractor, sponsored by BKT, has started from Cape Town, South Africa. Agriculture, technology, solidarity – are the keywords for this year’s event. The expedition´s latest-generation McCormick tractors are actually equipped with BKT tyres for all...

BKT conducts 4th International Marketing Meeting in Italy

Global off-highway tyremaker BKT organised the fourth edition of International Marketing Meeting at the Quality Hotel San Martino in Garbagnate Monastero, Lecco, Italy on January 26,27, 2018. The theme of the event was ‘Growing social together’based on Social media...

The Past 50 Years of the Us Tire Industry A Bumpy Road

By Gerald R Potts: The last five decades of the US Tire Industry was quite eventful and marked by a series of mergers and acquisitions involving mostly foreign players who were far ahead in adopting advanced tyre manufacturing technologies. Today, the tire industry in...

Scania trucks to use Hankook tyres

Hankook is supplying various threads of its SmartWork truck tyre series for use in construction site traffic to Scania as Original Equipment (OE) including its new XT generation of construction vehicles. These are the steering axle tyres SmartWork AM06, SmartWork AM09...

Apollo Tyres Andhra plant to start production in two years

The foundation stone for Apollo Tyres’ seventh manufacturing facility globally was laid on January 9, 2018. The plant is located at Chinnapanduru Village, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India bordering the South-Eastern coast of India. Andhra Pradesh Chief...