Breaking News

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

Michelin announces the appointment of Elena Iborra as Marketing Director of Michelin Spain and Portugal.  

A progressive recovery of the European markets are seeing drops in production and export figures level out, allowing for a slight recovery. 

The UK’s CV production has plummeted amid coronavirus lockdown as many plants have remained shut. Production for both home and overseas markets falls, down -60.3% and -63.2% respectively. 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have revealed details of the awards categories and nominations process for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021, the recently launched awards event recognising sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services within the tyre retreading and recycling industries.

 

Bridgestone published its 2019-2020 Sustainability Report highlighting its new growth strategy as well as its efforts to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. In this report, Bridgestone reveals New Mid-term Environmental Targets – Milestone 2030 – aiming to accelerate the company’s ambition toward “decoupling” to further reduce its environmental impact.  

TyreSafe has welcomed the outcomes and initiatives of the ‘Government response to the consultation to ban tyres aged 10 years or older’. 

The company has implemented measures of all kinds, such as modifying protocols, creating external certifications and an increase in communication. Throughout the state of alarm, the company has stood by its clients, but has maintained minimal services to guarantee mobility. 

FG Pryor & Son has chosen an identical set of VF 380/85 R34 149A8/B TL Michelin YieldBib tyres for its Bateman RB35 sprayer, after being impressed with the performance of the original equipment rubber.

PCL continues to strengthen its expert team with the appointment of Aaron Williams as Senior Buyer.

 

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined -24.8% in June, as lockdown measures eased and businesses began to return to work, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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