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Goodyear, FIA and ETRA join forces towards sustainable racing

Ahead of the 2022 Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) season, Goodyear, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and European Truck Racing Association (ETRA) are all focusing on driving sustainable racing actions.  Manuel Vidal, FIA Truck Racing Commission President: "FIA’s approach is to have motorsport acting as a laboratory for sustainable mobility. In line with this, a couple of years ago the FIA...

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Goodyear previews the 2022 Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship season

Goodyear has been the exclusive tyre supplier for almost 20 years and was appointed as official partner in 2016, and now becomes the title partner. The strengthened partnership will see Goodyear help drive the championship towards its net zero emission target set by the FIA in line with the Paris Agreement. The goal is for the championship to become net zero by 2038 the latest.The 2022 season will see 15 teams and their drivers compete across eight rounds and 32 race...

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KTM launches 2023 SX range, gripped by Dunlop

Dunlop Geomax MX33 chosen as original equipment across KTM SX rangeMXGP and Supercross winning tyre, fitted as standard Dunlop’s world championship race-winning Geomax MX33 tyre has been chosen as original equipment across the majority of models in the 2023 KTM motocross range.The intense competitiveness of the motocross sector means that manufacturers are launching ne...

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DAF certifies Goodyear “Masters” in Supplier Performance

Goodyear has recently been recognised as “Masters” in the 2021 Supplier Performance Management Program of DAF. The program is designed to recognise suppliers in a broad range of categories from product development, operations support and business alignment.In 2021 Goodyear has qualified for DAF’s highest category within the program, the “Masters” level. This is the first time Goodyear has achieved this score, owing to the work and dedication of its teams wh...

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Read the fourth edition of Goodyear GoRacing

The fourth edition of Goodyear Racing's e-magazine, GoRacing, is now available. This edition previews what's to come throughout the 2022 season, featuring endurance racing with the FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series, and touring car racing with WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup and ETCR - FIA eTouring Car World Cup.This weekend, the WTCR and ETCR seasons get underway at Pau-Ville in France, while the WEC campaign continues with the 6 Hours of S...

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NEW GOODYEAR MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENABLES INDUSTRY-LEADING RESPONSE TIME

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company officially opened its new manufacturing facility in Dudelange, Luxembourg, today following a $77 million investment in its industry 4.0 digital manufacturing process.The new facility is a first of its kind for Goodyear and it will provide opportunities to learn, test and mature technology as production capability continues to increase.  It features a new process focused on small-batch production of large rim diameter ultra-high...

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Goodyear Blimp 2022 Tour Announced

The Goodyear Blimp is back at the European skies for a 2022 tourThe airship will fly over five race events between May and JulyIt will provide aerial coverage at WTCR Nürburgring and 24 Hours of Le MansThe Goodyear Blimp will fly in European skies for the third consecutive year since its comeback in 2020. In 2022, the calendar features five racing events, including the 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup round a...

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Goodyear announces TruckForce Service Award winners for the first quarter

Goodyear is honoured to announce the winners of the TruckForce Service Award for the first quarter of 2022. The awards recognise TruckForce partners with operations across the pan-European network who have demonstrated exceptional service.TruckForce keeps fleets running efficiently from over 2,000 European locations, each trained to deliver the highest quality standards 24/7. The expert team ensures fleets are equipped with the optimum technology and tyre choices for...

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Goodyear Total Mobility hits the road this year with a European Drive Results roadshow

Goodyear will be showcasing the added value of its commercial Goodyear Total Mobility one-stop-shop offer as it embarks on a tour across multiple countries and starts a customized digital campaign. The tour will activate across Europe, following the Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship calendar, as well as a number of key cities and trade events.The initiative invites commercial vehicle operators to experience the advantages of connecting the dots between ...

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Strong start for Dunlop Superstock Trophy at Le Mans

Team 18 Sapeurs Pompiers CMS Motostore winTwo Dunlop Superstock teams feature in the Top Five overallDunlop development results in faster Superstock pace The 24 Heures Motos at Le Mans marked the debut of the Dunlop Superstock Trophy class in the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC). This category is for near-standard superbikes and the Dunlop partnership means that all riders will benefit from...

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6: Ready For Anything

The latest iteration of Goodyear's premium award-winning Eagle F1 range of ultra-high performance (UHP) tires is Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6. With new technology to improve dry and wet performance and electric vehicle suitability, Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 is Ready For Anything. In this Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 press pack, find out about the technology that has gone into this award-winning tire, the legacy of the Eagle F1 family and how it is part of Goodyear's development of...

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Goodyear invites transportation industry to rethink retreading

In the current environment, rethinking retreading is even more relevant than before. On top of the European climate Fit-for-55 plan, urging to become increasingly greener, the industry is also faced with an increasing cost impact. According to the Sustainable Reality Survey three out of four fleets recognised carbon footprint reduction as an impo...

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Goodyear wins Auto Bild summer tire manufacturer of the year award

Auto Bild recognises Goodyear’s “future-oriented sustainability” in prestigious awardLeading German magazine Auto Bild has awarded Goodyear its prestigious ‘summer tire manufacturer of the year’ title, stating “The best summer tires come from Goodyear” in recognition of award-winning products across the Goodyear range that offer “dynamic top performance” in a sustainable manner1....

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Dunlop ready for biggest ever EWC operation at 24 Heures Motos

Biggest ever Dunlop operation in EWC historyExclusive supply of Superstock class beginsTop BMW and Kawasaki factory teams choose DunlopThis weekend sees the start of an important FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) season for Dunlop with the 24 Heures Motos at Le Mans, France. It will mark the start of an exclusive supply to the Superstock class and the brand’s biggest...

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 selected for BMW iX electric SAV

Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 fitted to BMW iXPremium electric SAV is the latest electric vehicle with Goodyear OE fitmentsWinter tires also selected from the Goodyear UltraGrip familyGoodyear tires will be fitted as original equipment to the brand-new BMW iX, the German manufacturer’s headline-grabbing premium electric SAV. Fitments of Goodyear EfficientGrip Perfo...

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 wins latest summer tire tests

Auto Motor und Sport names Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 “outstanding”Auto Bild testers give the tire an 6 “exemplary” ratingTyre Reviews and Aftonbladet also crown it as joint testwinnerGoodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 has won several recent tire tests, including in German m...

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Dunlop embarks on CIV Superbike supply in opening round at Misano

Last weekend, Dunlop began its tenure as the exclusive tyre supplier to the highest echelon of Italian two-wheeled motorsport, the top Superbike category of the Campionato Italiano Velocità (CIV). The opening rounds of the season took place at the Misano Adriatico circuit and were won by Luca Vitali and Michele Pirro. Honda rider Vitali is impressed with the initial performance level and looks forward to learning how to get the most out of t...

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Goodyear launches POWERLOAD®

Goodyear has launched the new POWERLOAD® line to support the drive for productivity, durability and cost-effective operations of compact wheel loader and small grader machines, which have seen an upsurge in demand due to the growth of construction and development projects around the world.It is a competitive market with the introduction of new technology from OEMs, driven by the market demand for more efficient operations as well as environmental co...

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Dunlop RoadSmart IV - a Motorrad test winner

Top score in 12 of 15 testsWet performance declared ‘phenomenal’Latest generation sport-touring tyre from Dunlop The latest Dunlop RoadSmart IV has been announced as a Motorrad test winner after the leading German magazine tested six tyre brands in the sport-touring sector through a total of 15 ass...

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Goodyear EfficientGrip 2 SUV wins Auto Bild allrad test

Leading German magazine awards a top position to Goodyear SUV tireEfficientGrip 2 SUV wins test for second consecutive year ‘Exemplary’ rating after measuring wide range of criteriaGoodyear EfficientGrip 2 SUV has been announced as the joint winner of Auto Bild allrad’s latest summer tire test (issue 4/2022)1 due to its...

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Dunlop reveals insights into RoadSmart IV technologies

Advanced technology derived from winning in motorsportTwo distinct designs to cover a broad range of sport-touring bikes17 of top 20 selling bikes covered by RoadSmart IV rangeFollowing the trade preview of RoadSmart IV at the end of 2021, Dunlop has released more information on the tyre’s impressive array of technologies.The Dunlop RoadSmart...

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Goodyear to begin second season as exclusive LMP2 supplier at Sebring

Goodyear’s second full season as exclusive supplier to LMP2Bumpy airfield track a fascinating challenge to start the seasonNo intermediate tyre this year to create interesting strategy decisionsThis weekend, Goodyear begins its second season as the exclusive tyre supplier to the LMP2 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship when the globe-trotting series kicks off it...

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Goodyear announces plan to modernize plant in Amiens

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a plan to modernize its tire manufacturing plant in Amiens over the next five years.The proposed project will strengthen the competitiveness of the plant through a high degree of digitalization, automation and equipment upgrades for more sustainable and innovative production of premium, large-rim-diameter consumer tires, including those for electric and hybrid vehicles.The plan includes an investm...

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Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 named ‘outstanding’ in Auto Motor und Sport test

German magazine Auto Motor und Sport has named the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 as ‘outstanding’ in its latest summer tire test, praising the ultra-high-performance (UHP) tire’s all-round performance and safety.Tested in the 245/45R19 size with an Audi A6 test car, Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6 was evaluated against nine competitors in criteria including dry and wet handling and braking, resistance to aquaplani...

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FIA European Truck Racing Championship becomes GOODYEAR FIA European Truck Racing Championship

The Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship represents the pinnacle of truck racing. It provides a platform for the transport industry to demonstrate the performance and durability of vehicles and components, introduce ground-breaking technologies and showcase developments towards a sustainable future. With eight rounds making up the 2022 calendar, the teams will visit many of Europe’s top circuits proving Goodyear’s tyre technology not only on track, but also within daily t...

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Dunlop evolves proven tyre range for new Moto2™, Moto3™ season

New tyre development in the pipeline for Moto2™Dunlop pushes development to drive performance gains13th and 11th season as tyre supplier to Moto2™, Moto3™As the 2022 FIM Moto2™ and Moto3™ World Championships get underway this weekend, Dunlop enters the season ready to evolve its tyres for these two highly competitive classes of Grand Prix racing. At Sunday’s Gra...

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 wins ADAC tire test

Top placed tire in ADAC 15-inch summer tire testBest all-rounder against 15 competitorsHighest mileage scored; ‘very good’ mileage ratingGoodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 has been crowned the winner of ADAC’s latest 15-inch summer tire test which compared 16 different tires in a popular size for the small car segment.ADAC, the German m...

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Dunlop ready to support top teams in 2022 MXGP season

Kawasaki and Husqvarna factory teams choose DunlopSeveral independent MXGP and MX2 riders on DunlopInnovative tyres offered as part of ongoing developmentDunlop will once again fight for victories as the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP) season gets underway this weekend. Supporting top teams and independents alike, Dunlop looks ahead to another season of sharing its ...

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Electric formula: Goodyear chosen as tyre partner to ERA Championship

Goodyear to equip ERA ChampionshipElectric single-seater series to promote young talentRacing during Goodyear-supported ETCR eventsGoodyear has been chosen as the official tyre partner of ERA Championship, the brand-new electric single-seater racing series that will launch this summer as a support series to the Goodyear-supported FIA ETCR - eTouring Car World Cup.

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CATERPILLAR Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Platinum Certification for Goodyear Wittlich Plant in Germany

Goodyear is honored to receive for the second time in a row the prestigious recognition by Caterpillar in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP).Caterpillar created the Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) to recognise suppliers who commit to excellence and drive a “zero defects” culture in their business. Certification levels are Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.Octavian Velcan, managing director OTR and Aviation for Goodyear E...

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Goodyear announces TruckForce Service Excellence Award fourth quarter winners

Goodyear is proud to announce five new TruckForce Service Award winners for the fourth quarter of 2021. The TruckForce Service Awards started at the beginning of 2021 to highlight partners that provided exceptional service across the pan-European TruckForce network.German company Duwald Reifen has consistently shown first class service and delivered a 100% ServiceLine24h acceptance rate for the last six years. This meant every emergency roadside requ...

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KTM awards Dunlop a top supplier award

KTM has announced that Goodyear EMEA, the owner of the Dunlop brand across the region, has been awarded a Grade A supplier rating in the Austrian company’s latest evaluation audit.    The performance motorcycle manufacturer will present its Supplier Quality Excellence Award in recognition of the tyre company’s work across product design and development, manufacturing, supply chain, administration and sales functions. 

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Dunlop to equip Italian Superbike championship

The organisers of the Campionato Italiano Velocità (CIV) have selected Dunlop as the exclusive tyre supplier for the championship’s flagship Superbike category, in a deal spanning the 2022 and 2023 seasons. Announced during a pre-season presentation at the MotorBikeExpo in Verona, it means that Dunlop will be the sole tyre supplier for three of CIV’s five categories, as the brand is already the tyre partner to the Italian platform’s Mo...

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Hypersport performance for all: Dunlop launches Qualifier CORE

Dunlop Qualifier CORE launched in three initial sizesHypersport performance at an affordable priceImproved wet performance over predecessorDunlop has launched the latest member in its hypersport tyre family, Qualifier CORE, to deliver superb but affordable performance for riders of a wide range of entry-level and mid-range sports bikes.Featurin...

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Goodyear and Le Mans: Winning in the virtual and real worlds

As an official partner to Le Mans Virtual Series, Goodyear extends its relationship with the promoters of the world’s most famous endurance race into the digital sphere. With 14 overall wins to its name, Goodyear has a long and storied history at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. More recently, the tyre brand’s appointment as the exclusive tyre of LMP2 at Le Mans, and also in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and European Le Mans Series (ELMS), makes it a key partner of th...

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Broadening horizons: a sim racer’s foray into real-world Goodyear performance

Many racing drivers use home simulators to learn upcoming circuits and to keep their competitive instincts sharp. But there is also truth to the notion that participating in real-world motorsport can help esports drivers to better understand car and tyre behaviour, adding new layers to their own techniques. An example of that can be found in the recent progress of online star Jimmy Broadbent, whose shed-based YouTube channel now has three-quarters of a million subscribers.&nbs...

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Goodyear and the Le Mans Virtual Series: When the pros play catch up

A key element of the Goodyear-supported Le Mans Virtual Series is the participation of real-world racing drivers. The requirement for each team to include a ‘Pro’ driver creates an interesting squad selection conundrum, as teams seek big-name motorsport stars who are also accomplished in virtual racing. In the same way that amateur drivers are the differentiator in the Pro-Am classes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the best real-world drivers in the Le Mans Virtual Series dete...

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HERE and Goodyear enable predictive tire maintenance

HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, today announced that its location services are being integrated into Goodyear Total Mobility one-stop fleet management solution. Together, they offer a suite of vehicle-to-fleet operation management tools that are fully customizable.   The one-stop fleet management solution combines data from

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Goodyear extends airless tire technology to autonomous Starship Robots

Today, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced it has developed and is testing a custom-engineered non-pneumatic (airless) tire (NPT) to support Starship delivery robots.Starship Technologies, a Goodyear Ventures portfolio company, builds and operates a network of over 1,000 last mile autonomous robots that carry and deliver packages, groceries and food directly to customers.

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Goodyear develops 70% sustainable-material tire with industry-leading innovations

Today, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced the release of a demonstration tire with 70% sustainable-material content, including industry-leading innovations.“We set an ambitious goal in 2020 to create a tire made 100% from sustainable materials in 10 years, and our scientists and engineers have made great progress toward that goal,” said Chris Helsel, senior vice president, globa...

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FIA European Truck Racing Championship extends exclusive partnership with Goodyear

Goodyear once more selected as unique and trusted tyre supplier until end-2024Goodyear technology to support FIA ETRC net-zero targets moving forwardGoodyear and the FIA European Truck Racing Championship (FIA ETRC) have renewed their long-standing partnership with another three-year contract extension. This underlines Goodyear’s comm...

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Ready for Anything: Goodyear launches Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6

Goodyear launches newest member of Eagle F1 familyNew technology improves dry performance, wet braking and handlingEV-ready technology reduces noise and rolling resistanceReady to reassure, ready...

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Goodyear wins FEDIL award for environmentally friendly traction resin

Today it was announced that the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is the 2021 winner of the Environmental Award, in the category “Process”, presented by FEDIL, the Luxembourgish multisectoral business federation,In this category, Goodyear has been recognized for its innovative and environmentally friendly traction resin, which was developed at the Goodyear Innovation Center in Colmar-Berg for use in the manufacture of Company’s ultra-high-performance tires. This sp...

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Winning in all-season: Building a Vector dynasty to last

The relentless pursuit of performance and success. An insight into Goodyear’s all-conquering all-season test winning legacy.The all-season tire market is growing. An 18% increase in sales over the past half-decade1

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Driving city bus efficiency: Goodyear launches URBANMAX MCA HL+

The city bus market is in an unprecedented period of transformation. Electrification, autonomy and accessibility, including on-demand services, are revolutionising urban mobility. Goodyear has launched the URBANMAX MCA HL+ tyre to provide a solution for operators seeking to maximise the efficiency of their current fleet and prepare for the future.Maciej Szymanski, Marketing Director Commercial Europe for ...

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GOODYEAR SUSTAINABLE REALITY SURVEY REVEALS FLEETS ARE RESPONDING POSITIVELY TO CLIMATE CHALLENGES

The European Green Deal of 2019 targeted a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport compared with 1990 levels, and CO2 emissions of new heavy trucks, as measured by

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Dunlop named exclusive tyre supplier to EWC Superstock class

Dunlop Motorcycle Tyres and Discovery Sports Events, the promoter of the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), have announced a three-year extension to their agreement. The announcement confirms Dunlop’s status as an Official Partner to EWC, extending a successful partnership that began in 2016.The new agreement with the promoter and the International Motorcycling F...

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Goodyear Winter Press Pack 2021

Why winter tires? Optimised for colder weather conditions, from cold dry asphalt to ice-covered roads, winter tires are designed to keep your vehicle putting its best footprint forward in the winter months. Featuring different technologies and capabilities to summer tires, designing the perfect winter tire is a unique challenge. In the Goodyear Winter Press Pack 2021, find out the benefits of winter tires, explore Goodyear’s range of winter tires, and understand the technology and ...

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CUPRA chooses Goodyear summer tires for electric Born

Goodyear selected as OE fitment for CUPRA BornEfficientGrip Performance range chosen in sizes from 18 to 20 inches.Born is CUPRA’s first fully electric road carCUPRA has selected a rang...

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Goodyear pioneers DrivePoint Heavy Duty for Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV)

Goodyear introduces DrivePoint Heavy Duty, a dedicated development for autonomous port applications. The innovative, easy to install tyre monitoring solution helps maintenance managers of automated guided vehicles (AGV) to improve preventive tyre maintenance and reduce vehicle downtime. By extending the tyre life, the advanced tyre monitoring solution also supports sustainability industry goals.Ultra-large ships urge for more efficiency and automated port operations

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