BFGoodrich introduce its first ever tyre range for trucks, buses and coaches in Ireland in January 2018.
The company, most famous for its off-road specialism, sells more than 1.6 million tyres per year to the commercial vehicle market in all territories across the world – previously except Europe.
Targeting all segments of the market – from long distance and regional to on/off road and urban – the extensive range will feature 54 steer, drive and trailer tyres available in 17.5”, 19.5” and 22.5” fitments.
Three key products will make up the new range – Route Control, designed to provide long lasting performance for the general haulage and coach market; Cross Control, a robust, high-grip tyre for the construction industry – particularly suited to tippers and Urban Control, a low-noise tyre specifically designed for local service buses.
Guy Heywood, Commercial Director at BFGoodrich for the UK and Ireland commented, "This is one of the most significant new brand launches into the commercial vehicle tyre market for years. The breadth of our range means there will be a BFGoodrich tyre to fit pretty much every requirement on the market, meaning operators can adopt a single brand strategy.”