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Vipal debuts special tread for snow

Vipal, one of the world’s most important manufacturers of tyre retreading products, has just launched its VT160 tyre tread. Presented first last May at the 2013 Autopromotec trade fair in Bologna, Italy, it is specially designed to improve the traction of heavy vehicles in snow.

Vipal-treadProduced to be provide greater durability under severe conditions, the VT160 tread stands out with its adhering potential on snowy, icy or muddy roads, providing more driving stability and safety for heavy vehicles.

Its high adaptability makes it perfect for vehicles that may face many different weather conditions and terrains in a single trip. At the same time, its modern design is such that the tread is self-cleaning, with angulation that helps prevent retention of detritus, such as snow and rocks.