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Steve Nolan to explore new avenues for PCL and its partners in the South of England. 

Hankook Tire has received gold at the 2020 Galaxy Awards for its CSR Report 2019-20.

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, has announced that the Marangoni Group has been named as the Official Trophy Sponsor for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.

UK new van market grows by 26.4%, following a weaker than usual month last year due to emissions regulation changes. Registrations of most segments show double-digit growth against last year’s low volumes. Market still below ‘normal’ levels, down -6.6% on previous five-year September average. Performance year-to-date remains down -27.4%, a shortfall of almost 80,000 units. 

Hankook Tyre UK is once again announced as the winner of TyreSafe’s Tyre Manufacturer of the Year Award. The award recognises Hankook’s significant contribution to raising driver awareness of tyre safety-related issues. The tyre maker is commended for delivering engaging campaigns to UK drivers, informing and educating them on the importance of tyre safety and maintenance. 

UK’s overall CV output grows by 3.3% in September, as van production gets fleet order boost. Bus and coach manufacturing remains in critical condition, with output plunging -43.2%, to just 63 units.Year-to-date CV output down -16.8% after months of restricted production and falling business confidence. Industry calls for tariff-free deal with key trading partner as negotiating time is running out. 

Michelin is expanding its X MULTI multi-purpose truck tyre family, specially designed for regional traffic, in the 315/80 R 22.5” size, for all axle positions, including the drive axle.

A wide range of technologically advanced products and services across the Bridgestone business has helped to secure a prestigious award from a national road safety charity. 

Long range, quick refueling and zero emissions while driving - while car manufacturers are increasingly relying on batteries as a replacement for fossil fuels, the focus for trucks is on fuel cells. Hyundai recognised hydrogen as an important component of sustainable mobility at an early stage and now sells emission-free commercial vehicles with fuel cell drives under the Swiss joint venture Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility AG. The Zurich-based company and Michelin Switzerland have now entered into a long-term partnership on tyre management for fuel cell trucks. 

Falken Tyre Europe has reached an agreement with two leading football teams in LaLiga and the German Bundesliga, Atlético de Madrid and Borussia Mönchengladbach, to extend its collaboration with both clubs during the current 2020/21 season. 

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