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Demand for new buses and coaches grew 45.2% in the first quarter of 2022, although this remains -44.4% below the pre-pandemic five-year average. Single deck bus registrations were the biggest climbers with 131.9%, as industry insiders look to the government’s Bus Back Better incentive to see increased fleet renewal.

In 2018, alongside other legislations, such as India and the USA. The EU imposed an anti-dumping tariff on certain Chinese manufactured tyres, both retreaded and new.

Vulco has modernised its brand identity to adapt to the ever-changing market. The new image, which incorporates a more digital, sustainable and personalised style, is part of Vulco’s European campaign to reach over 3,000 stores during the next six years.

Michelin’s Connected Fleet is the umbrella brand for the Group’s fleet management services and solutions, which is suitable for all fleet types and offers smart data solutions to help the day-to-day running of fleets. 

There were 30,350 new registrations for March 2022, meaning that the German Commercial Vehicle market saw a 20% year-on-year drop in registrations according to the latest figures released by the VDA.

Trelleborg and Agricolus are partnering up to launch a new integrated platform to provide digital solutions for smart and sustainable farming. This platform will give farmers additional information to help increase yield and optimise farm management through a website and a mobile app.

Goodyear scored a nod for its products and services, receiving the highest category of ‘Masters’ in the 2021 DAF Supplier Performance Management Programme. The program is designed to recognise suppliers in a various categories from product development, operations support and business alignment.

New light commercial vehicle registrations fall to 21,597 units in April, a decline of -29.1% compared with the best-on-record month last year. Medium and large vans also dropped by 48.6 and 19.1% respectively in the latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures. 

Goodyear has announced the winners of the TruckForce Service Award for the first quarter of 2022. The awards recognise TruckForce partners with operations across the pan-European network who have demonstrated exceptional service across the continental. 

The British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) has confirmed that this year’s edition will be run exclusively on Giti Race-Tuned v1 global competition truck tyres in size 315/70R22.5.

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