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This partnership provides sennder’s carriers access to Michelin’s suite of tyre solutions on special termsMichelin and sennder are working to make road freight more cost-effective and less carbon intensive through providing a range of services to fleets. 

Apollo Vredestein is enhancing its European agricultural tyre production activities at its Enschede factory in the Netherlands by bringing a new 104-inch tyre press into service in mid-March. 

PCL’s latest, most advanced range of air connectors is fast gaining a proven track record of success with distributors, OEMs and end users alike providing positive feedback. 

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. 

 

Michelin has launched new portal pro.michelin.es in Spain to support transport professionals, the agricultural and mining sectors and other industrial activity. It includes a tyre finder and specific sections for fleet management, as well as tips and advice. Also, direct access to MyPortal is available offering sector news, offers, promotions and exclusive gifts. 

Sustainability and the Circular Economy are become increasingly important factors in the automotive aftermarket, and this trend offers a clear opportunity for the retreading industry in the future.

Registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) increase by 22.0% to 17,205 units in February. Growth driven by increased demand for larger vans, up 30.0% on last year. Year-to-date market up 9.5%, with 41,234 vehicles registered in 2021. 

Bridgestone’s agricultural tyre offering has continued appealing to farmers and contractors, after the company doubled the period of warranty cover on its extensive range of AG radial drive products to 10 years. 

Sisters Sandra and Leticia Civera run Neumáticos Civera, two workshops that are part of the BestDrive network, with the aim of future development of the business. After moving to this new 2,400 m2 location, the workshop offers tyre and mechanical services to all types of vehicles, as well as fleet services and roadside assistance. 

challenging availability of components and rising prices for raw materials such as natural and synthetic rubber are boosting costs across the market, along with increased freight costMost of additional cost will not affect YOHT EMEA customers (Alliance and Galaxy brand). 

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