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.
UK Commercial Vehicle Production Grows in June but Fails to offset Covid Impact as First Half Output Falls -24.8%
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.
Elena Iborra, New Marketing Director for Michelin Spain and Portugal
Michelin announces the appointment of Elena Iborra as Marketing Director of Michelin Spain and Portugal.
CV Production and Export in Spain Recovered Slightly in June
A progressive recovery of the European markets are seeing drops in production and export figures level out, allowing for a slight recovery.
Commercial Vehicle Production Down -61.6% in May as Some Factories Stay Closed
The UK’s CV production has plummeted amid coronavirus lockdown as many plants have remained shut. Production for both home and overseas markets falls, down -60.3% and -63.2% respectively.
Recircle Awards 2021: Award Categories and Nominations Process Announced
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have revealed details of the awards categories and nominations process for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021, the recently launched awards event recognising sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services within the tyre retreading and recycling industries.
Bridgestone Releases 2019-2020 Sustainability Report
Bridgestone published its 2019-2020 Sustainability Report highlighting its new growth strategy as well as its efforts to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society. In this report, Bridgestone reveals New Mid-term Environmental Targets – Milestone 2030 – aiming to accelerate the company’s ambition toward “decoupling” to further reduce its environmental impact.
Government’s Initiatives on Tyre Safety Will Benefit All Road Users, Says TyreSafe
TyreSafe has welcomed the outcomes and initiatives of the ‘Government response to the consultation to ban tyres aged 10 years or older’.
Security, BestDrive's Top Concern During Pandemic
The company has implemented measures of all kinds, such as modifying protocols, creating external certifications and an increase in communication. Throughout the state of alarm, the company has stood by its clients, but has maintained minimal services to guarantee mobility.
Michelin YieldBib Tyres Aiding Potato Farmer
FG Pryor & Son has chosen an identical set of VF 380/85 R34 149A8/B TL Michelin YieldBib tyres for its Bateman RB35 sprayer, after being impressed with the performance of the original equipment rubber.