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Part 1 in our Agricultural Tyre Feature for Commercial Tyre Business sees us speak to Continental’s Agricultural Specialist, Richard Hutchins as we drill down into the current state of the agricultural tyre sector, the challenges that the manufacturer is having to face, as well as their upcoming product developments.

 

Brand Finance has released its 2021 ranking reports for the global tyre sector, which details the most valuable brands within the industry. The rankings are calculated by evaluating the strength and value of the brands competing within the sector. 

The continuation of trade show postponements, cancellations and rescheduling has continued following the announcement by email from The Commercial Vehicle Show LLP that the CV Show will now be held from Tuesday the 31st of August until Thursday the 2nd of September 2021.

The winners have been announced for the inaugural Recircle Awards via a virtual ceremony, with total voting numbers exceeding 9,000 for the debut event. Award winners hail from five different continents. 

 

Part 2 of our bus and coach feature for Commercial Tyre Business welcomed the insight of Andrew French, Michelin’s Director of Services and Solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics.

In Part 1 of our Bus Feature for Commercial Tyre Business, Bridgestone’s North Region PSV Operations Manager Justin Mason took some time to discuss the manufacturer’s view of the current state of affairs in the bus market. 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have announced that they have entered a definitive transaction agreement to acquire Cooper for a sum in the region of USD 2.5 billion.

Part 2 of our interview with Steve Daly saw us turn our attention to CAM's strategy during lockdown with fitter-force and their prospects for 2021.

 

In an effort to ensure increased inclusivity on a global scale, the Recircle Awards have unveiled six new award categories. Four of them will be open to public vote. Additionally, two Lifetime Achievement awards have been confirmed. 

 

Shortly before Christmas, Steve Daly the Commercial Director at CAM sat down for a virtual get-together with Richard Wilson, the Editor of Commercial Tyre Business to discuss the state of play for the company.

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