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Mitas Introduces Tubeless SW-07 Speedway Tire

Mitas said the newly developed construction of the SW-07 Speedway tubeless tire delivers excellent start acceleration, outstanding traction throughout a race, and superior lap times.

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Mitas Implements Price Increases Across Two Product Portfolios

Mitas announced price increases for motorcycle, scooter, go kart, trailer and aircraft tires. Increases of up to 10% will be effective from Sept. 1, Mitas says. Price increases may vary across specific products and regions. Mitas says the price increase is a result of the changing market conditions and a rise in the cost of

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Mitas Introduces New Size of Grip N’ Ride Construction Tire

Mitas has expanded its Grip ‘N’ Ride construction tire range with a new, larger size tire for wheeled and backhoe loaders. The new 21L – 24 IND tire is designed for improved performance even on softer terrain and features strengthened sidewalls for greater durability when handling increased load capacity, a special tread pattern that delivers

Mitas Opening New Two-Wheeler Production Facility In India

Mitas recently saw the formal inauguration of its newest two-wheeler tires production facility in India, aimed at serving the motorcycle market worldwide.  This facility is the result of a joint venture with the Mahansaria Group, with the two companies combining their expertise to bring Mitas tire engineering into the two-wheeler tire market.

Conti Restarting Radial Ag Production

Continental AG will reclaim its agricultural tire brand from Mitas a.s. and start releasing radial ag tires in 2017, according to Tyres & Accessories. Continental’s announcement cuts short the trademark license agreement it made with Mitas. “Due the recent decision of the cartel authorities regarding the acquisition of Mitas, Continental is reclaiming its brand rights

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Mitas Launches Powerpull Tire for North America

Mitas has released a new tractor pulling tire – the Mitas Powerpull – for the North American market. Designed for pulling teams, the tire is available in size 30.5L32 148A8 and is manufactured as a slick tire without a tread pattern, which allows tractor pull competitors to create their own tread design. “The big advantage

Mitas Adds New Rigid Dump Truck Tire

Mitas is expanding its earthmover portfolio with a new tire for rigid dump trucks ­– the ERD-45 in size 18.00R33. “Mitas is significantly extending its product range in the segment of earthmover tires and ERD-45 is one of the highlights,” said Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ sales and marketing director. “During 2016 we will introduce four new

Mitas to Launch PneuTrac in 2 Years

Mitas a.s. has started field tests in the Czech Republic with its PneuTrac concept ag tire, with the goal of launching the tire in two years. During the tests, a 480/65 R28 PneuTrac was mounted on the front axle of a John Deere 610R tractor and a 600/65 R38 PneuTrac is mounted on the rear. Slippage

Mitas Releases Two New Crane Tire Sizes

Mitas expanded its CR-01 tire line-up with the addition of two new crane tire sizes. The Mitas 385/95R25 CR-01 170F TL and 525/80R25 CR-01 176F TL are designed for speeds of up to 80 km/h (approx. 50 mph) and 90 km/h (approx. 55 mph), respectively. “New sizes of CR-01 crane tires are now ready for

Mitas Testing Dandelion Ag Tires

Mitas is planning to test its first agriculture tire made with rubber extracted from the Russian dandelion plant. The rubber from the dandelion will complement rubber tree latex in the compound for its agriculture tires, according to the tiremaker. “We are examining different ways to use natural and renewable materials to produce our tires,” said

New Account Manager Joins Mitas’ Canada Team

Mitas Tires North America Inc. has hired Michel Massé as its sales manager responsible for business development in Canada. In this position, Massé is responsible for increasing sales of Mitas and Cultor products within the national market. Massé started in the tire industry in 1994. Previously he worked as key account manager at Continental Tire

Mitas to Expand Serbia Tire Factory

Mitas has announced plans to invest in the expansion of its Ruma, Serbia factory. In the first part of the planned upgrades, Mitas will build a new logistics center. According to the company, this will help satisfy the rising demand from South European, East European and Middle East markets. In practice, this means Mitas will