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Last November UK retreader Vaculug became the first independent retreader in the world to commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Apollo Tyres have announced the launch of two new agricultural trailer tyres – the Vredestein Flotation Optimall and the Vredestein Endurion Trailer. Both tyres were launched at the company’s plant in the Netherlands on the occasion of the 25th anniversary event for Vredestein’s Traxion brand.

Hankook has announced the winner of the Motor Transport Operational Excellence Award which was presented to JPE Holdings at the awards ceremony in London last week. 

Fedecom has published its tractor registration statistics for agricultural and narrow-gauge tractors and compact tractors for July with both segments reporting the continue downward trend that we have seen across European markets recently.


The Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministery for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) in Spain has published its latest registration figures for the month of August for agricultural machinery with the main takeaway that across all segments 2022 is still behind where we were one year ago.

The AEA (Agricultural Engineers Association) has published the monthly registration figures for agricultural machinery in the UK for August.

Continental launches innovative LD Master L5 tyre-​ Offering a smooth ride and long service life despite heavy loads and abrasive surfaces; the new LD-​Master L5 Traction radial tyre is ready for demanding conditions and is also fitted with tyre sensors ex-​factory.

The Spanish vehicle registrations for August showed an upwards tick, but expectations are for a continuation of a depressed market.

The SMMT reports that the UK van market continued its decline in August.

When Continental was seeking a UK-based customer to trial its new ContiConnect 2.0 platform, bulk haulage firm, G.Webb proved to be the perfect fit.

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