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With the bankruptacy of the Fintyre Group, Reifen Krieg, which it acquired in 2018 had to close as well, due to insolvency. Under the leadership of the formal owners of those wholesaler, Tobias Fink and Holger Krieg, we now have Tyroo GmbH, which is now preparing to become one of the leading wholesalers on the foundation of the previous accomplishments of Reifen Krieg GmbH.

After Maxam and Interpneu Handelsgesellschaft recently announced that they would not extend their exclusive contract, the new marketer of Maxam products has now been confirmed. From 1st August, Wenzel Industrie GmbH, part of the ONYX Group since 2017, has taken over the exclusive marketing in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland DACH region.

Ziegler Tyre is reporting an upturn in prospects, according to a report recently published in the US publication, Modern Tire Dealer. The report refers to a ‘cautiously optimistic’ feeling amongst independent tyre dealers as they adapt to the second half of an tumultuous year.

 

Heuver Tyre, based in Hardenberg has expanded its company by acquiring the BEVRI Group, which consists of BEVRI Wheels and BEVRI Tyres, and is based in Zeewolde.

Goodyear has been shrouded in controversy the past 24 hours after US President Donald Trump called for a boycott of the tyre manufacturer.

 

The agricultural mechanisation sector has been working in this field for much longer than any other conventional vehicle on the road. Discover the future of these machines and related tyres by watching the episode.

UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations grow by 7.1% in July following four months of double-digit declines. More than 27,000 vans registered in first full month since lockdown restrictions eased. Growth in all categories except vans weighing less than or equal to 2.0 tonnes. 

British CV manufacturing grows 23.9% in June, as new model uplift reverses heavy losses in 2019. Production for home market rises 25.0%, with exports also up, by 22.7%. Positive month fails to offset Covid-19 impact, as overall half-year manufacturing falls -24.8%, with 26,421 units produced. 

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. 

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