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Having had to cancel last year’s event due to Covid-19, customers of Kumho had the chance to participate in an annual money-can’t-buy five-a-side tournament at Tottenham’s iconic training centre at Hotspur Way. Eight different teams, all managed by a different Spurs icon battled it out in an exciting day of varied activities.

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a strategic collaboration with Plus (formerly, a global provider of self-driving truck technology, to provide optimized, autonomous trucking solutions that elevate the intelligent and connected transformation of the logistics industry. 

Russia’s top tracer and a member of the world’s parkour elite, Evgeny ‘Archie’ Aroyan performed an impressive routine of difficult manoeuvrers which was captured on film at the KAMAZ-master base in Naberezhynye Chelny city.

tyre flipping contest in Newcastle has achieved a new Guiness world record. The event which took place in Blackett Street, Newcastle city centre, on August 14th and 15th was sponsored by Continental agricultural tyres and featured a Tractor70 tyre weighing 100 kilos for the men and a 70 kilo CompactMaster AG telehandler tyre for women. 

Nine months after signing a three-year tyre-supply deal with Continental Tyres, Lime Logistics and TD Express are enjoying all the benefits that the tyre and technology provider can bring.  

BKT has been approved for Caterpillar SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Process) recertification and elevated from Gold to Platinum level, for the year 2021. 

The UK’s Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) Industry shows a clear 128.7% recovery compared from 2020’s year-to-date figures, although the market is still down 20% when compared to the pre-pandemic five-year average, in newly-released figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Darren Longstaff joins with over 35 years’ experience in the tyre industry, including roles in production and sales. He becomes responsible for Vredestein agricultural and industrial products, and Apollo-branded industrial and construction tyres. 

More than 80 vintage tractors created a spectacular sight during a special Tractor Run which raised more than £2,000 for charity. 

Yokohama Rubber has decided to increase production capacity at its new Visakhapatnam Plant, which is currently under construction. An additional investment of USD 171 million has been announced to extend the production area of the plant from 55 tons (rubber weight) to 123 tons. 

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