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Nokian Tyres has begun employee cooperation negotiations on planned temporary redundancies affecting personnel based in Finland.

 

With close to a million units sold, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E tyres and compatible Noktop Hakkapeliitta E retreading materials have been a benchmark for winter traction tyres for over a decade. While the grip, safety and comfort of the original Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E is still hard to beat, the new demands set by changing work, trucks and legislation call for an improved version.

 

Michelin has announced the temporary suspension of its activities in order to protect its employees, partners and subsidiaries as they look to protect those exposed to COVID-19.

RoadX Tyre has announced its partnership with West Ham United Football Club as the club’s Official Tyre Partner.

 

From the 1st of March, New Michelin X Multi tyres will be available in profiles of 50 and 45 after being developed to equip semi-trailer trucks so that they can transport up to 100m3 in volume.

Hankook Tyre UK shall be presenting its expanding commercial vehicle line-up and unveiling new truck tyres from its second brand Laufenn at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, taking place from 28th April to 30th April 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

The Malcolm Group’s Driver Training & Compliance Manager, John Heirs, has returned to the UK after completing his third voluntary placement supporting Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project with the National Institute of Transport (NIT) in Dar es Salaam.

 

Michelin has reaffirmed its commitment to international development organisation Transaid, the official charity of the transport and logistics industry, after renewing its corporate membership and pledging to fundraise a further £25,000 in cycle challenge sponsorship during 2020.

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market fell -2.0% in the second month of the year, after two successive months of growth, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

UK commercial vehicle production declined -10.7% in January, with 8,202 units manufactured, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

 

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