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Alliance 585 Tyres Become a Factory Option for the Manitou MLT NewAg Telehandlers

The Alliance 585 tyre range has been officially homologated by Manitou as an option for the manufacturer’s range of MLT NewAg telehandlers. This tyre option in size 460/70R24 is already available from factory on MLT NewAg and NewAg XL ranges.

Alliance 585 tyres are now available on many models of the MLT NewAg and NewAg XL ranges. These tyres respond to an increased demand from customers who are looking for tyres suitable for the challenging usage on hard surfaces”, says Camille Rouvrais, Global Product Manager (MLT).

Alliance Tire Group (Yokohama Off-Highway Tires as of 2021) has been already recognised by Manitou as The Supplier of the Year (2019) and adding another Alliance tyre to the factory’s options further proves a steady partnership between both companies. 

Efficiency, versatility and reliability are key

Just as the Manitou MLT NewAg telehandlers are designed for maximum efficiency and versatility, this is also true for the Alliance 585 tyre range. “We see growing tendencies towards machines used for versatile tasks and operations, i.e. machines that are used in various surroundings for loading and unloading, all kinds of tasks on farm yards as well as road transport on a day by day or even hour by hour basis. This requires machines that offer true versatility – such as telehandlers – and this also requires tires that deliver a perfect job whatever the circumstances are. That is exactly what the Alliance 585 stands for”, summarises Kristoff Van der Burght, Head of OEM, Europe, at Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (previously Alliance Tire Group).

Alliance 585 in brief

Already a bestseller shortly after its launch, this versatile steel-belted tyre earned an excellent reputation for delivering top performance and productivity. Particularly developed and built for telehandlers as well as backhoe and compact loaders, the large and multi-directional tread blocks increase the ground contact area, thus equally allowing for smooth rides on hard surfaces and superior stability even with high loads on hilly terrains. The massive tread depth with its optimum rubber to void ratio ensures reliable traction and grip, effective self-cleaning abilities on loose surfaces and a higher non-skid-depth. In addition to steel-belts, also reinforced sidewalls und special compounds actively protect the tyre against punctures, cuts and damage to the tread whilst providing an optimum load carrying capacity. In sum, these features ensure an excellent tyre life with lasting performance.

The Alliance 585 tyres are available in 13 sizes, including the important ones for the telehandler application, like 460/70R24, 500/70R24, 440/80R24, 400/80R24.