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Northern Ireland tyre management specialists Kerr’s Tyre’s & Auto has acquired Belfast based Roundabout Tyre & Battery Service for an undisclosed sum. 

REIFF Süddeutschland Reifen und KFZ-Technik GmbH has recently agreed a new sales collaboration with Webfleet Solutions.

South African haulage company Anderson Transport and General Tire have decided to extend their partnership with Dryland Event Management. 

HENRICH Reifen & Autoservice GmbH, based in Bergisch Gladbach have joined the DRIVER cooperation of independent tyre dealers and car workshops.

Continental Tire’s new commercial truck tyre plant in Clinton, Mississippi is up, running and raring to go in its mission to 750,000 units a year.

For the third quarter of 2020 Hankook Tire reports an increase of global sales and operating profit by 2.8% and 24.6% respectively year-on-year, and by 38.3% and 220.5% compared to the previous quarter. This recovery is mainly attributed to increased sales of replacement tyres in major regions such as Europe, North America, and China. It was also driven by increased sales of OE tyres as well as high-inch tyres of 18 inches or above in China. The company’s Laufenn brand product portfolio is also a key contributor to driving demand from customers seeking both quality and competitive price. 

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. 

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