Press releases

  • Mitas Sponsored Rider Petr Pilát Becomes FMX European Champion

    Prague, 25. June 2015 – Petr Pilát became the European Champion in Freestyle motocross riding on Mitas C-23 (front) and Mitas C-20 (rear) tyres. Pert Pilát won the title in the last race which took place in Hamburg, Germany on 13 and 14 June. Petr Pilát returned to the European Championship NIGHT of the JUMPs after recovering from an injury. Presenting a new trick helped him secure the title. Mitas has been sponsoring Petr Pilát for 12 years now.

  • Mitas municipal tyres with unique cascade tread lugs design

    Prague, 3 November 2015 – At Agritechnica, Mitas will unveil new HCM (High Capacity Municipal) tyres for urban use. At its stand E29 in Hall 03, Mitas will display the 540/80R38 HCM tyre as the first size representing Mitas’ future expansion into the municipal tyre segment. The initial four sizes of Mitas HCM tyres will be available on the market in 1Q 2016. Mitas HCM are universal tyres designed to work on various terrains mounted on different machines and applications. Mitas HCM tyres feature a unique cascade tread lugs design ensuring even better traction in snow, muddy and wet conditions and providing optimal self-cleaning properties.

  • Mitas new VF HC 3000 tyres for harvesters

    Prague, 13 August 2015 – Mitas VF 710/70R42 CFO HC 3000 is the new combine harvester tyre from Mitas, using Very High Flexion (VF) technology. Among the main advantages of HC 3000 tyres over standard tyres are the higher maximum load capacity and lower inflation pressure during cyclic field operation. Mitas VF HC 3000 widens the Mitas Premium product portfolio, which underlines the success of replacing Continental-branded tyres with Mitas. VF 710/70R42 CFO HC 3000 will be available on the market from July 2015.

  • Trelleborg acquires ČGS Holding

    Trelleborg has signed an agreement to acquire ČGS Holding a.s. – a privately-owned company with leading positions in agricultural and specialty tires as well as engineered polymer solutions. The total cash consideration amounts to approximately SEK 10.9 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. ČGS is headquartered in the Czech Republic and generated sales of approximately SEK 5,525 billion in the rolling 12-months period ended 30 June, 2015, with a corresponding EBIT-margin of 16 percent.