Press releases

  • Mitas extends flotation tyre product range

    Prague, 17 February 2015 – Mitas announces Agriterra 02 and Agriterra 03 flotation radial tyres range extension. Nine new sizes will be available as of March 2015. One of the main advantages of Agriterra tyres is their low operating costs with a positive impact on fuel consumption. Steel belt construction ensures higher loads, stability at higher speeds of more than 30 km/h and improves the tyre's puncture resistance. Agriterra’s tread features larger tread voids, improving the self-cleaning properties of the tyre. Thanks to the well-designed tread pattern, Mitas flotation tyres have an 11% larger tread contact area than premium competitors and 22% larger than competitors with a traction type of tread pattern.

  • Mitas displays new sizes of VF HC 2000 tyres at SIMA fair

    Prague, 10 February 2015 – At SIMA fair in Paris Mitas will introduce new sizes of its Very High Flexion (VF) tyres range. At the stand E016, Hall 3, Mitas will display VF 600/70R30 HC 2000 and VF 710/70R42 HC 2000. These two new sizes are released for sales from February. Another extension will take place in March when Mitas will unveil VF 380/105R54 HC 2000. Mitas will then offer five sizes of HC 2000 tyres for powerful tractors. VF tyres play a key role in the Mitas Premium tyre line, which replaces Continental-branded tyres on new machinery produced by OEMs from January 2015.

  • Mitas is Overall Winner of the CLAAS Supplier Awards, 2014

    Prague/Harsewinkel, 5 February 2015 - Mitas is overall winner of the CLAAS Supplier of the Year Awards, 2014. Major farm equipment manufacturer CLAAS awarded tyre maker Mitas as best supplier for its outstanding development partnership, an excellent cooperation during recent years and active participation in logistics and lesser development projects. The gala event took place in January in Harsewinkel, Germany. Mitas won the award from among 900 serial part suppliers.

  • Sport Force+, the second generation of motorcycle radial tyres from Mitas

    Prague, 29 January 2015 – Mitas unveiled Sport Force+, the new generation of radial motorcycle tyre for riders of sport, naked and touring motorcycles. With Sport Force+, Mitas uses a new tread tyre compound based on the latest findings of its research and development unit. Mitas Sport Force+ will be available on global markets starting in February 2015. All sizes of Sport Force+ boast (W) speed index, allowing for speeds of more than 270 km/h (168 mph).

  • Mitas Premium fitments in full swing

    Prague, 15 January 2015 – Key agriculture machinery manufacturers have started to mount Mitas Premium tyres as a substitution for Continental-branded tyres. As Mitas announced, Mitas Premium tyres are replacing all Continental-branded tyres on new machinery produced by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as of January 2015. Agricultural tyres included in the Mitas Premium product line are designed for high-horsepower machines and among others include Very High Flexion (VF) tyres HC 1000 and HC 2000 and Super Flexion Tyres (SFT).

  • Mitas are introducing VF HC 2000 tyres for large tractors and VF HC 1000 for sprayers

    Prague, November 25, 2014 – Mitas starts sales of Very High Flexion (VF) tyres on worldwide markets. The VF tyre product line plays key role in Mitas Premium product offer which is replacing Continental branded tyres on machinery produced from January 2015. For high-horsepower tractors Mitas released VF 380/95R38 HC 2000 and VF 480/95R50 HC 2000. For sprayer applications Mitas unveiled the VF 380/90R46 HC 1000. In December 2014, Mitas will extend the range and introduce additional sizes of HC 2000, namely VF 600/70R30 and VF 710/70R42.

  • Mitas announces new brand strategy, launches Mitas Premium

    Mitas Premium is replacing Continental tyres by OEMs

    Prague, 13 November 2014 – Mitas is launching Mitas Premium, a new product line of agricultural radial tyres for powerful machines. From January 2015, Mitas Premium will replace all Continental-branded tyres on new machinery produced by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Mitas has produced Continental-branded tyres under licence since 2004. The top representatives of the Mitas Premium product line for high-horsepower machines are the Very High Flexion (VF) tyres HC 1000 and HC 2000 and Super Flexion Tyres (SFT). VF tyres launched in September 2014 are the latest innovation from Mitas.

  • Mitas secures Eurocup tractor-pulling title

    Prague, 29 September 2014 – The tractor-pulling team Mitas ‘All or Nothing’ won the ETPC Eurocup title in the Superstock category. Mitas’ sponsored team, with driver Bram Kools, confirmed its domination of the category at the last event in Parma, Italy, on 21 September. In Parma, Mitas announced its intention to prolong the sponsorship agreement with the European Tractor Pulling Committee (ETPC) for the 2015 Eurocup season.

  • Mitas unveil new motocross tyres at INTERMOT

    Prague, 1 October 2014 – New motocross tyres are the highlight of Mitas' presence at the 50th international motorcycle exhibition INTERMOT, held in Cologne, Germany. Mitas unveiled its new C-25 (front) and C-24 (rear) tyres for use on extra-soft and muddy terrains and the C-27 (front) and C-26 (rear) tyres for use on extra-hard and rocky terrains. Mitas has also prepared novelties in the on-road motorcycle tyres range. All innovations will be displayed at the Mitas stand, A20, in hall 7 of INTERMOT.

  • Mitas manufactures one of the world's largest agricultural tyres

    Prague, 10 September 2014 – Mitas launched the 1250/50R32 SFT, one of the world's largest agricultural tyres at the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa. Manufactured at Mitas' North American plant in Charles City, Iowa the 1250/50R32 SFT 188A8/185B weighs in at 555 kilograms, the heaviest tyre in Mitas' product portfolio. The 1250/50R32 SFT is designed for grain carts and combine harvesters and is available on global markets from September 2014.