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Michelin is supplying more than 2,000 tyre dealerships across the UK and Ireland with COVID-19 safety kits to help implement standardised hygiene practices for employees and customers, as the demand for tyres in all sectors begins to increase.

Firestone has announced the release of its first all-season tyre for light truck vehicles in the European market: the Vanhawk Multiseason. Firestone’s latest winter-ready, fuel efficient tyre is designed to perform year-round in all weather conditions. The Vanhawk Multiseason is the ideal tyre for small-medium sized fleet operations and private van drivers looking for the smart choice and maximised business efficiency.

After a three month stop brought on by the COVID-19 crisis, La Liga Santander returned to action on the 11th of June and with it BestDrive returned as well. 

 

Tarsus Group, the new owners of the Singapore-based Tyrexpo Asia exhibition, have announced dates for the 2021 event, which will be staged at the famous Marina Bay Sands Hotel Expo and Convention Centre from the 17th to 19th March 2021.

Michelin is launching the TrailXBib – a brand new range of agricultural tyres for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers.

 

Alliance has released three new sizes for its Alliance 644 Forestar III and conducted extensive testing against a forestry competitor.

 

MWheels has launched its next generation Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium 11.75 x 22.5” 120 offset wheels, one of the most popular and versatile sizes in the UK market.

 

Continental has announced that it will supply its intelligent tyres in the size 385/55 R22.5 and 385/65 R22.5 as original equipment for the new refrigerated vehicle, the Evolution from Lecitrailer. Lecitrailer are known as one of the most important manufacturers of trailers and semi-trailers in Europe and the launch has coincided with its 30th anniversary.

 

Prometeon Tyre Group has appointed Ali Yilmaz as Marketing Manager for the UK, Eire and Nordic countries. In this new position, he will report to Peter Fairlie, Managing Director, and will lead the company’s UK marketing team.

 

Bridgestone has announced the launch of its first-ever all-season tyre for the light truck segment: the DURAVIS All Season. Engineered to last with a robust and durable construction, the new tyre delivers good wear ­­performance and reduced downtime periods. 

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