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The Commercial Tyre Business Breaking News section brings you the latest stories emanating from the commercial tyre and fleet management industries. 

The launch of the Continental Generation 5 range of truck tyres, the Conti Hybrid HS5 and Conti Hybrid HD5 for steer and drive axles, saw the tyre manufacturer also take the opportunity to push to the forefront their VanContact Ultra and A/S products as part of their overall commercial mobility offerings.

 

Hendrick European, a provider of customised logistics and transportation services across Ireland and Europe, has seen exceptional mileage from the MICHELIN X Multi D tyres it runs across its fleet – with one set clocking 500,000 km

Triangle Tyre will attend Bauma, to be held in Munich from October 24 to 30, 2022

Revised IAA draws full exhibitor attendance for the first of the new style events at Hanover

PCL’s focus on operational excellence is driven by customer-first approach

Following CAM’s design consultation with participating manufacturers on TiDaeXÔ,  a new Breakdown Summary Form (BSF) is being made available as an additional chargeable option for e-jobsheet (and other TiDaeX connected third party apps where supported), saving tyre service providers up to hundreds of admin hours per month

Harrow-based Desi Coaches has protected its entire fleet with the latest generation of Wheely-Safe technology

Nokian Tyres made their return to presential events with their attendance at FinnMETKO 2022 on September 1st.

Czech technology company Coda Development has won a legal case in Akron, Ohio against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, winning USD 64 million in damages after a court found that Goodyear has stolen technology developed by Coda relating to self-inflating tyres.

Maxion Wheels has announced the launch of Europe’s lightest mass-produced steel truck wheel at IAA Transportation 2022. With weight savings of 3 kg across the wheel line-up, compared with current state-of-the-art steel truck wheels, Maxion’s lightweight wheels can add a payload increase of 40 kg or more. The new generation of wheels begins with the first wheel, in size 22.5 x 11.75.

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