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This news section will allow you to find out about takeovers, mergers and other market news within the commercial tyre and fleet management industry.

Ferdinand Hoyos, Continental’s head of the EMEA Replacement Tyre sector, has unveiled the manufacturer’s plans to focus on sustainability, road safety and technology for its EMEA replacement tyre sector.

At booth C40, Point S will be ready to explain the benefits of joining the Point S network with Point S’ Italian team. Point S will also be offering visitors a specially-created museum dedicated to tyre dealers and the history of the tyre trade. 

Hankook Tire launched its official global Instagram account with a goal to tap into Millennials and Generation Z collectively dubbed as the “MZ Generation”.

 

After a stronger March, April saw a year-on-year dip in tractor and agricultural machinery registrations, in the latest Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (the Ministry for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) statistics.

9,837 heavy goods vehicles registered in first three months of 2022, which is down -2.3% after supply chain issues and economic uncertainty affected the segment, in the latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures.

The Serie 02 line brings together the innovation generation of Pirelli-branded tyres, entirely developed by Prometeon Tyre Group, for sale in the EMEA region.

For part 2 of our Fleet Management feature, Commercial Tyre Business had the opportunity to touch base with Goodyear and find out how its suite of tools make life easier for fleets on and off the road. We also wanted to know why Goodyear’s one-stop system, FleetOnlineSolutions, helps centralise the essential administrative aspects to provide a worry-free experience for Goodyear users.

The Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship (Goodyear FIA ETRC) kicks off on 21-22nd May in Misano, Italy. This year Goodyear increases its commitment to European truck racing by becoming its title partner.

BKT is continuing its partnership with LaLiga as Official Global Partner, which begun in 2019, through to the 2024/25 season.

Ahead of the 2022 Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) season, Goodyear, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and European Truck Racing Association (ETRA) are all focusing on driving sustainable racing actions with a circular economy retreading programme.

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