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GRI’s Peakmaster Snow has developed a new tyre that delivers in both indoor and outdoor conditions, with the Peakmaster Snow being particularly adept in low temperatures and tough winter weather conditions.

Bridgestone Americas has agreed to purchase California-based Azuga Holdings for USD 391 million, with the plan of delivering more sustainable tyre-centric, mobility solutions that improve fleet efficiency, safety, vehicle uptime and customer service.

In a special extra for visitors to Autopromotec 2022 taking place in Bologna during 25-28th May, exhibitors and buyers can discover the history, art and culture of the Motor Valley, in the heart of Emilia-Romagna with newly-launched tailored packages.

Apollo’s first coach tyre has been designed for comfort, durability and all-weather grip. The tread pattern and compound has also been developed to minimise noise.

With increasing demand in the agricultural and construction tyre segments, GRI introduced new tyre sizes and patterns recently to cater to the growing requirements of their global customers. 

Starting this August, Continental will hit the road visiting customers on the go in its 2021 roadshow. Customers will be able to find out more about the new WinterContact TS 870 tyres as well as up-to-date information about VECTO and Conti 360° solutions.

Spedition FK Transport & Logistik GmbH and Eschweger Omnibusverkehr Frölich GmbH have both taken first place in Continental’s fuel-saving, “Be the Best competition, by securing significant fuel savings with Conti EcoRegional and ContiUrban Drive tyres.

Kerr’s Tyre Group has finalised the purchase of one of Portadown’s most respected independent garages, Auto Bann.

Goodyear’s strongest haulage tyre is suitable is now available in the 40.00R57 size. The tyre is suitable for higher productivity in hard rock underfoot conditions, providing longer hours to removal. 

FederUnacoma (Federazione Nazionale Construttori Macchine per l’Agricoltura), the agricultural machinery manufacturer’s association for Italy has published its tractor registrations for the first 6 months of the year with a 52% year-on-year increase underlining the recovery seen in Italy.

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