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Goodyear Dunlop Launches Ecotonn 2 HL Trailer Tire

The renowned tire manufacturing company introduced high load trailer tire under its Fulda brand

United Kingdom: Goodyear Dunlop, recently introduced the Ecotonn 2 HL high load trailer tire targeting the truck operators, under Fulda brand. The tire is projected to be launched across entire Europe, wherein, almost 80 percent of nations in the region have permitted a maximum vehicle load of around 40 tons. Considering the increasing load capacity of vehicles, Goodyear Dunlop has launched Ecotonn 2 HL tire, which would be available in 385/65R22.5 size, for the trailers to carry maximum payload.

Besides that, the new Ecotonn 2 HL tire has multiple feature such as M+S marking, a load carrying index of 164K/158L, fuel efficiency, excellent wet grip as well as low noise.

“The attractive price levels of Fulda truck tyres along with the benefits offered by the new Ecotonn 2 HL 10 tonne trailer tyres makes this tyre a very attractive choice for fleets,” said Marc Preedy, commercial director, Goodyear Dunlop UK. “The new tyre not only allows operators to make maximum use of increasing permitted weights but also carries the M+S winter classification and features a robust construction for longer life.”

The new Goodyear Dunlop Fulda Ecotonn 2 HL 385/65R22.5 would replace the standard version and is retreadable as well as regroovable.

TechSci Research believes that Fulda brand by Goodyear Dunlop is gaining wide popularity across European region. By introducing a new high load trailer tire, the company, has targeted a specific set of consumers under off-the-road (OTR) segment in the entire region. Eventually, with the growing demand for the company’s trailer tires by fleet owners and truck operators, the sale of Fulda Ecotonn 2 HL tires is expected to induce in coming years, adding up to the overall Europe tire market.

According to a recent report published by TechSci Research, “Europe Tire Market Forecast & 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. Growing per capita income and anticipated increase in the launch of new vehicle models are few of the key factors expected to drive demand for passenger car tires in Europe over the next five years. Though traditional retail stores are the most preferred mode of selling tires in Europe but with the increasing internet penetration & advantages offered by online tire selling websites, car owners in the region are increasingly inclining toward online channels for purchasing tires.

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