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Barum Added New Tire Sizes in BT 200 R-series

Europe: The renowned tire company, Barum, has expanded its BT 200 R tire range by adding three new trailer tires. The BT 200 R would now be available in BT 200 R 385/55 R 22.5, 385/55 R 22.5 and 445/45 R 19.5 sizes. As per the company, the BT 200 R 445/45 R 19.5 size is specifically developed for volume transportation. Barum reported that these new tires offer high mileage along with economical fuel consumption feature. In addition to that, the tires are flexible for long-distance & regional transportation, as well.

Barum launched the new 200 R-series tires in April 2015 with advance drive axle & steering. Moreover, the company claims that the new trailer tire 385/65 R 22.5 & 385/55 R 22.5 offers robust safety on wet roads, along with providing high mileage. Besides that, the new trailer tires are resistant to cutting damage. The company’s new trailer tire sizes have also achieved “B” rating in EU label wet grip category whereas, the BT 200 R 445/45 R 19.5 has achieved EU label rolling resistance “B” rating.

As per TechSci Research, the company is proving an advance and innovative product in the European market at a very cost-effective price. With the incorporation of features like high mileage, consistent safety and long tire life, the demand for such tires is likely to grow in the truck and bus segment across the region. Consequent to which, the sale of new Barum 200 R-series tires is estimated to rise in coming years in Europe.

According to a recent report published by TechSci Research,Europe Tire Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2021”, tire market in Europe is projected to cross $49 billion by 2021 on account of anticipated stabilization of crude oil price, expected rise in the vehicle sales and expanding vehicle fleet. The vehicle fleet in the region is dominated by the passenger car segment, followed by the commercial vehicle segment. Consequently, the passenger car tire segment held the largest share in Europe’s tire market in 2015, and its dominance is anticipated to continue during the forecast period. 

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