BFGoodrich Tires, the company that created
the first all-terrain tire in 1976, on 14th
March 2017 announced the launch of its tire product line
for trucks and buses in Kenya.
The BFGoodrich Truck Tires portfolio
will feature commercial truck tires that cover highway, regional
and on/off-road applications.
This broad range of products will be
sold through a strong network of dedicated dealers.
“BFGoodrich is delighted to bring its
Truck and Bus tire offer to the Kenyan market, which plays
an important part in our global growth story” said Shantanu
Deshpande, Marketing Director Truck and Bus Tires for
Michelin Africa, India and the Middle East (AIM).
“By introducing the BFGoodrich Truck
and Bus tire line in the region; we are confident to meet
the growing needs of local truck and bus customers who
demand international quality, reliable and robust tires at
an affordable price.”
Tire offer for every type of use
BFGoodrich will be offering its first
truck tire patterns in the region, which are mainly manufactured
in Europe; the BFGoodrich ROUTE CONTROL and BFGoodrich CROSS
The BFGoodrich ROUTE CONTROL truck
tire is designed specifically for regional and highway use,
offering an even tread wear for end-users in and out of the city
Fights irregular wear by optimizing
the contact patch and pressure distribution.
Minimizes sidewall damage and
abrasion, especially on dual fitment.
Protects from road hazard damage with
a reinforced crown.
The BFGoodrich CROSS CONTROL truck
tire is designed specifically for both on-road and off-road use,
offering end-users a durable and cut-resistant product
performance for the most demanding usage conditions which:
Ensures high grip from new to worn-out
stage with an aggressive block tread pattern.
Maximizes the casing life with the
help of an additional protective crown ply.
Reduces the risk of damage and
downtime with a special anti-cut and chip tread.
Sizes and availability
The BFGoodrich Truck Tires will be
available in the most popular sizes for our Kenyan market:
7.50R16, 265/70R19.5 and 315/80 R22.5