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The prefabricated house provider, which works with Spedition Zink relies on ContiConnect Live. Continental’s digital tyre monitoring system with telematics integration and cloud solutions is a crucial asset for WeberHaus in terms of reduced fuel costs, fuel savings and enhanced safety. 

The tachograph, complete with new control functions in line with EU directives on cabotage as well as the posting of workers is being developed by Continental. The aim is to fulfil the mandatory requirement for newly registered commercial vehicles to have the mandatory system in place, starting from August 2023.

BIL Sweden, the Swedish Association for Manufacturers and Importers of Cars, Trucks and Buses published its monthly registration figures for the market with year-to-date figures continuing to perform strongly across the truck sector for both light and heavy trucks, contrasting significantly to the struggling bus sector.


Sixteen key awards categories have been revealed for the second edition of the Recircle Awards. Also, the digital award ceremony has been scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2022. Physical award presentations to follow multi-show format. 

Scoring a Guinness World Record for the longest distance covered by an electric truck without recharging, a Futuricum truck used by DPD Switzerland and operating on Continental tyres managed an impressive 1,099 kilometres in 23 hours without needing to charge.

BIL Sweden has released its monthly registration figures for July, which have continued to participate to the strong economic recovery in the country, but also make contributions towards electrification in the Swedish commercial vehicle sector.

For the third consecutive time, tyre maker Hankook is extending its successful commitment to the UEFA Europa League by a further three years until the 2023/24 season. The company has been an Official Partner of UEFA since 2012.  

5,625 units produced during July, up 7.5% on same month in 2020, marking the fifth month of consecutive growth, but output remains -23.9% below the five-year average. Exports of commercial vehicles increased by 16.2%, while domestic demand saw a slight decline of -3.4%. 

Local independent tyre expert Newtown Tyres Powys is rolling out CAM’s fitter-force in connection with e-jobsheet into its business to deliver an advanced, intuitive, user-friendly experience at point-of-sale which also will manage its mobile fitters effectively out on the road. 

The latest figures from the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministery for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) show tractor sales reduced when compared to July 2020, however, both tractors and automotive machinery have shown an upswing between January-July 2021, when compared to the same period in 2020.

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