Ag tire makers look to rebound in 2020

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Trade tensions and bad weather hampered planting and harvesting throughout North America, forcing farmers to avoid major investments in equipment. This year could be different.

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GRI to display Green series OTR tires in Spain

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. will showcase its Green XLR 65 agriculture tires at the FIMA Agricola, an international fair of agricultural machinery to be held Feb. 25-29 in Zaragoza, Spain.

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Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

Continental is now offering a warranty of up to ten years on its agricultural tyres in the EMEA region. The warranty applies to all Continental radial agriculture tyres manufactured since 1 August 2017 that bear the ‘Engineered for Efficiency’ logo and have an applicable production code.

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Conti offering ag tire pressure/load calculating app

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental A.G. has developed a mobile service app for farmers and others in the agricultural sector that allows them to calculate proper tire pressures for varying load conditions.

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Continental launches new intelligent tires at Agritechnica 2019

Continental Tire is launching new VF TractorMaster Hybrid with intelligent sensors for digital tire monitoring at Agritechnica 2019.

The new hybrid tires incorporate pressure sensors to help the operator minimize soil compaction in the field and reduce wear on the road, as well as the proven systems ContiPressureCheck for single vehicles and ContiConnect for fleets as smart solutions for the agricultural industry.

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Vredestein’s New Tractor Tire Will Be Unveiled at Agritechnica

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Vredestein will introduce a new tractor tire, the Vredestein Traxion 65, at this year’s Agritechnica (Nov. 10-16).

As the successor to the Traxion+, the Traxion 65 incorporates new technologies derived from the development of the flagship VF tire, the Traxion Optimall. The foundation for the development of the tread design is the Traxion concept with its curved lug shape, the company says.

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Goodyear Farm Tires gearing up for Agritechnica

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 UK markets.

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Continental to present VF technology for Agricultural tires at Agritechnica

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Continental Tires will present its new Very High Flexion (VF) technology for the TractorMaster and CombineMaster agricultural tires at this year’s Agritechnica Show.

The tires with VF specifications have highly flexible sidewalls which maintain the tire’s durability and directional stability at a high level in the event of reduced air pressure or high load. This is made possible through an optimized belt and bead geometry.

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TBC Brands Introduces New Agricultural Tire

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TBC Brands has announced the release of a new agricultural tire—the Akuret Implement I-1.

As stated by the company, the tire has been designed as a useful durable option that will aid in accomplishing all necessary tasks.

The tire contains a multi-rib tread design and features a wide footprint that enables it to deliver suitable tracking, steering and floatation. As explained by the company, the tire has been created to decrease tire deflection and offer the necessary rolling resistance.

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TGI extends Bahamas relief efforts with free tire offer

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MIAMI — Tire Group International L.L.C. is offering private citizens of Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands free industrial, off-the-road and agricultural tires as part of its effort to help Bahamas residents rebuild from the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian.

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