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Hankook Tyre UK is once again announced as the winner of TyreSafe’s Tyre Manufacturer of the Year Award. The award recognises Hankook’s significant contribution to raising driver awareness of tyre safety-related issues. The tyre maker is commended for delivering engaging campaigns to UK drivers, informing and educating them on the importance of tyre safety and maintenance. 

UK’s overall CV output grows by 3.3% in September, as van production gets fleet order boost. Bus and coach manufacturing remains in critical condition, with output plunging -43.2%, to just 63 units.Year-to-date CV output down -16.8% after months of restricted production and falling business confidence. Industry calls for tariff-free deal with key trading partner as negotiating time is running out. 

Hankook Tyre UK is sponsor of the Customer Service category at the 2020 Commercial Motor Awards, and the Technical Excellence category at the 2020 Motor Transport Awards. Both ceremonies, which celebrate and recognise industry successes, were held virtually for the first time this year. 

While we hope that the pandemic situation will improve, we also underline the urgent need to find the most suitable measures to support the tyre industry in order to preserve jobs in the sector” said Mrs Fazilet Cinaralp, Secretary General of ETRMA. 

The digital event, scheduled for 10 December 2020, will take place in a virtual environment where companies of the automotive aftermarket, international operators and experts will meet to exchange ideas, projects and visions on the future of the sector  

In August, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Galaxy’s Business Development Manager for Western Europe, Pravin Job and Julia Verbunt, PR and Communications Manager Europe for Alliance Tire Group (ATG) as they explained how Galaxy’s strategy of offering “The Lowest Total Cost of Ownership” solution has allowed them to grow and focus on their core strengths and competences during this time.

Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (Bridgestone Asia Pacific), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in sustainable mobility and advanced solutions, today announced that the company has won two awards at the 12th Annual Global CSR Awards 2020. The awards exemplifies Bridgestone’s Global CSR commitment, Our Way to Serve ...

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production declined -11.5% in August, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) ...

Since 2009 when Hankook signed the sponsorship contract with BVB, the partnership remains as strong as ever, with Hankook remaining loyal to the club for another season. Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, fans are ready for the start of the new Bundesliga season, with the Hankook brand presence once again featured.

 

Giti Tire is targeting the small ‘stop-start’ city bus and 7.5 tonne delivery vehicle markets with the launch of its Giti GAU867v1 all-position tyre in size 215/75R17.5.

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