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Michelin has issued special guidance for construction plant operators laying up machines for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic, with work at many construction sites and infrastructure projects now either halted or operating at significantly reduced capacity.

Independent parcel carrier Yodel is rolling out a new generation of tyres designed to maximise the safety and mobility of its delivery vans in all weathers, including on dry, wet, icy and snow-covered roads.

 

Hankook is introducing an automatic testing system in quality control. The AI-supported system uses digital sensors and is constantly learning to improve the efficiency and accuracy of product testing. During the entire tyre testing process, specially trained experts as well as the new systems will be used in the future to ensure the required product quality and therefore driver safety. To this end, three thorough inspections will be carried out in the final phase to identify possible defects.

 

BestDrive part of the Continental Group has been continuing to support the Spanish economy after being included as an essential service by the Spanish Government on the 29th of March. Thanks to this, the tyre network is contributing to the mobility of people and goods as a parte of the minimum services that must be provided during the state of alarm.

 

Continental has been manufacturing medical hoses for Bergamo and Lombardy, which its region in urgent supply of medical equipment.

Michelin has issued special guidance for firms parking fleets of cars and vans for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Wheely-Safe is reinforcing its commitment to road safety through a new initiative with industry charity, Brake.

BKT has not been exempt from having to face this emergency and has stated that its current priority is to keep staff safe, whilst adhering zealously to the government’s guidelines of the various countries in which BKT is present, and minimising the risks.

 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS) together with its affiliate company, Retreading Business Ltd, publisher of the prestigious international B2B journals Retreading Business and Tyre & Rubber Recycling, is pleased to announce a partnership with Autopromotec, the 29th edition of which takes place from 26-29 May, 2021 in Bologna, Italy, which will see the latter host and be Title Sponsor of the first Recircle Awards, to be held on Thursday, May 27, 2021 during Autopromotec.

Only launched in 2019, the Alliance 585 has earned a reputation for delivering good performance and productivity. This versatile steel-belted tyre equally excels on hard surfaces, loose gravel and soil, thus offering the all-in-one choice for challenging surroundings and operations in construction, industry, municipalities, material handling and agriculture.

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