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Kleber has launched a new generation of its Topker agricultural tyre range, featuring IF (improved flexion) technology for the first time. The Kleber Topker IF is specifically designed to improve grip, comfort and productivity for high horsepower tractors delivering more than 200hp. 

Plant hire and waste haulage specialist Monks Contractors, based in Mellor Brook, is investing in CAM’s fitter-force platform, enabling the company to exert improved control over its stock management requirements for its own commercial, HGV and plant machinery fitment services. 

Giti Tire is targeting the small ‘stop-start’ city bus and 7.5 tonne delivery vehicle markets with the launch of its Giti GAU867v1 all-position tyre in size 215/75R17.5. 

By 2050, Michelin tyres will be made entirely from renewable, recycled, biosourced or otherwise sustainable materials. Michelin reveals how to make a tyre 100% sustainable; an objective being met with powerful research & development capabilities and bold partnerships with innovative start-ups. 

 

BKT reports the first-hand experience of Angelo Caligari from the farming company Crocetta, who has chosen AGRIMAX FORCE tyres for his tractor

ContiTrade Spain has announced that Ana Gómez Moral has taken the role of Marketing Director since January 2021. She will be in charge of coordinating and developing all the marketing and communication projects of the BestDrive and Eurotyre networks. 

Vipal has extended its 12-year partnership with Vaculug by adding Vipal livery to two trucks within the Grantham, UK-based retreader’s fleet.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have announced that they have entered a definitive transaction agreement to acquire Cooper for a sum in the region of USD 2.5 billion.

Sheffield-based pneumatics expert PCL is driving forward its partnership strategy for 2021 with the appointment of another new professional to its sales team as part of a restructuring of territories. 

The demand for new buses and coaches drops -32.0% in 2020, with 3,996 vehicles joining UK roads. Single-deck registrations are down -58.7% to 755 units, driving overall decline. The sector calls for promised funding and bus strategy to be released urgently to support jobs, livelihoods and green ambition. 

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