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GoCardless, the leading fintech for recurring payments, today announced that Bridgestonea leader in advanced solutions and sustainable mobility, will be using GoCardless to power payments for its tyre subscription service MOBOX. 

DSV Road Holding NV has signed a 5-year contract with ZC Rubber Group Co. for the exclusive distributor rights to sell Westlake tyres in Denmark, Norway, Sweden & Finland.  

Michelin has extended its X Multi truck tyre range, popular for regional haulage, with the addition of 315/80 R22.5 X Multi Z (multi-position) and X Multi D (drive) fitments. It is also introducing two new 385/65 R22.5 high load carrying capacity tyresthe X Multi HLZ (multi-position) and X Multi HLT (trailer), primarily for logging trucks and crane-mounted tractor units. 

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.

MAXAM presents the all-new MS453 53/80R63 open pit mining tire to their range of large mining tyres. 

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it will build a new plant in India’s Special Projects Zone, Atchutapuram Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of expanding production capacity of Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a Yokohama Rubber Group company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of off-highway tyres

While regional lockdown restrictions continue to vary, in many regions fleets who have found trucks out of action may now need to get their vehicles back on the road, as the industry reaches its traditionally busy Autumn and Winter season.  

A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service. The truck is used to carry the team and its equipment to circuits across the UK, Ireland and the continent. 

Tianli brand OTR tyres, including the G306 skid steer tyre, are now available in North America, reports Modern Tire Dealer. 

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the current South African policy is to buy local products to protect the economy, says Sumitomo Rubber SA, as reported by SA Treads.  

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