Lindsay’s Go For Green Tyres

Bridgestone Australia is set to launch four new sizes in its Ecopia range, completing its low rolling resistance drive and trailer line-up. The new sizes mean Ecopia tyres will now available to almost 95 per cent of the trailer market and approximately 90 per ent of the drive market.   The new sizes to be on offer include the 275/70R22.5 M749 Drive, 265/70R19.5, 275/70R22.5 and 255/70R22.5 R109 Trailer tyres.   “Fleets are...

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Tyre Management Help

A new tyre management program has become available to trucking fleets in Australia. Bridgestone has launched its Total Tyre Management program as support offering to the trucking industry.   The program co-ordinates coverage provided by 280 service vehicles, all of which are equipped to support a wide range of on-site services including pressure checks, tread-depth readings and rotations, alongside the Bridgestone and affiliated...

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Tyre Education Campaign

A nation-wide education campaign is about to be launched to make sustainable management of end-of-life tyres (ELTs) live and relatable in the minds of consumers. Tyre Stewardship Australia is behind the launch of a print and online consumer education campaign to get the subject of tyre disposal on the agenda.   TSA reckon the campaign will clearly illustrate the size of the challenge Australia faces in dealing with ELTs and offer...

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Changing a tyre, made easy

We should all know how to change a tyre and this guy does a pretty efficient job. This kind of work is also probably the reason you don’t see many tyre fitters, of a certain age, going on call-outs. Physically, it’s pretty hard on the body. Here’s couple of pieces of kit, one simple and the other very sophisticated, to make the life of the fitter just a little easier.     Here we see a girl doing the wheel...

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Tyre recycler awarded

An Australian tyre recycling enterprise has been awarded a bronze medal at the Edison Awards in recognition of its innovative technology developed to recycle old car and truck tyres into saleable commodities.   Reckoned to be the world’s top prize for innovation, the Edison Awards was founded 28 years ago in 1987 and named after the famous US inventor Thomas A. Edison. Green Distillation Technologies was Australia’s first ever...

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New tyre for Australia

A new tyre, said to be, specifically designed and developed for Australian condition has just been released. The new Bridgestone M766 is claimed to deliver improved wear life, wet traction and resistance to irregular wear   The M766 new tread compound has undergone testing and Bridgestone reckons it proved to outperform a competitor by as much as 18 per cent.   The new tyre has an all-new tread compound with a wider and...

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