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Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France has reported further recovery and growth in the French commercial vehicle park in April

Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France has reported a 35.5% increase in light commercial vehicles (less than 5.1 tonnes) for Q1, as well as a 12.4% improvement on 2020 for industrial vehicles.

Part 5 in the Commercial Tyre Business Agricultural Feature analyses the situation in the agricultural tractor market in the UK, as we take a look at the registrations for tractors over 50HP for the first quarter of 2021.


Steve Daly, Commercial Director for CAM heads up Part 4 in the 2021 Agricultural Feature for Commercial Tyre Business. Steve explained CAM’s approach to the demands being placed on IT suppliers such as themselves especially in terms of their product range and the key benefits they offer within the agricultural space.

We have now reached Part 3 of our Agricultural Feature, with this segment concerning Michelin's Ultraflex Technology and the results of a detailed study by Harper Adams University.

Part 2 of our Agricultural Tyre Feature for Commercial Tyre Business takes an in depth look at a contractor company in the South of Holland, Loonbedrijf Vijfvinkel, who provide various specialist services for farms, municipalities and construction enterprises covering contract tillage and seeding as well as earthmoving for new land reclamation and cleaning of roads. In the piece, Loonbedrijf Vijfvinkel document their use and experience with the Agri Star II.

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. 


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