Business News

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

Wheely-Safe can now supply its patented wheel security system to fit more than 95 per cent of all medium and heavy commercial vehicles operating in the UK and Irish markets, including buses, coaches, trucks and trailers.

During the official event held in Mumbai on January 24, BKT officially delivered a check of over USD 144 thousand to the heads of Muktangan Education Trust, an important public school program in Mumbai.

Goodyear Tyres has revealed that its 24/7 commercial vehicle support network, TruckForce, has reduced the average downtime of customers requiring urgent roadside assistance by three minutes, saving over 2,600 hours throughout 2019. 

In order to strengthen innovative models, Hankook Tire is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to incorporate more digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data.

 

Hankook Tyre UK has appointed Paul Emery as Sales Director effective from 1st February 2020.

PCL has extended its warranty from 12 months to 2 years on its MK4 product range.

 

Hankook is further expanding its relationship with Schmitz Cargobull and will continue to supply its complete tyre portfolio consisting of quality and economical truck trailer tyres, adapted for European operating conditions, to the industry leader.

Michelin’s accredited dealer network continues to grow, with new Michelin Quality Centres (MQC) – the new name for members of the Michelin Auto Professional programme – appointed in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

Avon Material Supplies (AMS) will protect its entire fleet with Wheely-Safe Heavy after the technology spared the company from a potentially catastrophic wheel detachment incident.

 

The Duravis R002, Bridgestone’s tyres designed for all types of fleet vehicles, deliver best-in-class performance in the wet. This is proven by tests performed by TÜV SÜD.

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