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Part 8 in the Agricultural Tyre Feature features an interview with the Head of Sales for Northern Europe for Galaxy and Alliance, Ole Bæk. During the interview Bæk comprehensively outlined the company’s strategy during the COVID crisis, but also detailed how product development has driven Yokohama Off-Highway Tires’s growth recently. 

Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Automóviles y Camiones (ANFAC)’s latest commercial vehicle registrations have been revealed for April 2021 and have reported further growth and revival in the Spanish commercial vehicle market.

SMMT reports 30,440 vans registered in April, the highest-ever total for the month since records beganup 23.2% on five-year average. The sector is currently back at 2019 registration levels, supported by growth in large van uptake.

Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France has reported further recovery and growth in the French commercial vehicle park in April

An ambitious Zero Carbon UK Tour, organised by sustainability certification Planet Mark, was announced during an online event attended by The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell. The tour will start virtually in May before hitting the road for live events in the UK's first fully electric Carbon Battle Bus, launching in June, and culminating at COP26 in Glasgow in November.  

Sheffield-based tyre inflation and pneumatics expert PCL continues to expand its HQ operation with the appointment of a new Customer Service Team Leader. 

As part of CAM’s ongoing investment in both internal and external talent and skills development, the company is extending its sponsorship of Dan Zelos, the current MINI CHALLENGE UK Graduate Cup champion, to cover the 2021/22 season. 

Part 7 of the Commercial Tyre Business Agricultural Feature sheds a light on Alliance’s (a part of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires) new agricultural tyre, the Alliance 768 Value Plus. This design offers new pattern for pivot irrigation systems, and has been developed for hot regions, wet crops and muddy soils. 

Continental now supplies telematics boxes with high-performance computers for commercial vehicles. This high-performance computer creates foundation for even more innovative functions and services. 

Goodyear has introduced a new generation of tyres for specialised container handling machinery such as reach stackers. The GEN II versions of the EV-4S and EV-5S bring a range of new technologies to improve efficiency, stability and durability. 

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