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Avon Material Supplies (AMS) will protect its entire fleet with Wheely-Safe Heavy after the technology spared the company from a potentially catastrophic wheel detachment incident.

 

The Duravis R002, Bridgestone’s tyres designed for all types of fleet vehicles, deliver best-in-class performance in the wet. This is proven by tests performed by TÜV SÜD.

With the new Conti Hybrid HT3 WR (Winter Regional), Continental is launching a new regional tyre specially developed for truck trailers to meet the requirements in wintry conditions.

Continental has managed to win a new contest as a supply to the Spanish Army until 2021. The new framework agreement which covers 2019, 2020 and 2021, with the option to extend for an additional upon the petition of the Army.

Michelin has renewed a five-year tyre contract with Preston-based Huntapac Produce – one of the largest vegetable and salad producers in the UK – following a competitive tender which pitched the manufacturer against rival brands.

As Brexit is formalised, CAM is introducing a new online payment gateway in April 2020 that will align with future trading conditions to be negotiated between the UK and its EU trading country partners in the months ahead.

 

X-Data, a supplier of tyre management systems into Italy, is integrating e-jobsheet, the open-access, digital tablet-based service work platform for truck, bus, car and van, into its Esapneus and ArcaPneus ERP software for the Italian tyre dealer market.

Safetytrim has been promoting its retainers with built-in wheel nut indicators. The company states that the product is "easy to fit and can be installed in minutes, whilst safeguards against loose wheel nuts.

In December 2019, commercial vehicle (CV) registrations increased by 5.7% across the European Union, ending three months of decline. Demand was largely driven by the van segment, which accounted for over 86% of all CV registrations last month.

BFGoodrich has appointed Kevin Burke Tyres (KBT) as its distribution partner in Ireland.

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