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Sailun continues its pledge to World Child Cancer – an organisation working to support children with cancer in the low and middle-income world – with a 50,000 Euro donation.  

The digital event, scheduled for 10 December 2020, will take place in a virtual environment where companies of the automotive aftermarket, international operators and experts will meet to exchange ideas, projects and visions on the future of the sector  

BKT has launched a TV format hosting new episodes each week on all things BKToffering inspiration, training, and entertainment. From tires to sport, and through the stories of those who have tried BKT and those who have worked there for years. 

Falken Tyre Europe, the European subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber-Industries Ltd., the fifth largest tyre manufacturer in the world, has launched a new warranty service which means that all of its tyres will be covered for five years in the face of possible defects.  

Caelan Kilduff has been appointed to the new position of Engineering Director at Wheely-Safe, reporting directly to Group Managing Director, Gary Broadfield. 

In August, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Galaxy’s Business Development Manager for Western Europe, Pravin Job and Julia Verbunt, PR and Communications Manager Europe for Alliance Tire Group (ATG) as they explained how Galaxy’s strategy of offering “The Lowest Total Cost of Ownership” solution has allowed them to grow and focus on their core strengths and competences during this time.

Hankook has been given the title of “Highly Commended” under the “Tyre Manufacturer – Producer” category at the Journey to Automation Awards (J2A Awards), as a result of the company’s Virtual Compound Design system. The Awards Show has been organised by prestigious publication, the European Rubber Journal.

After great results during the first two years of collaboration, BKT and the KFC Big Bash League have extended the partnership until 2023, with BKT signing as League Partner of BBL (the Australian cricket league) to continue the brand’s visibility.

Continental has presented a summary of the regulations they are following for their winter range of equipment for trucks and buses, with steering and traction axles in 17.5”, 19.5” and 22.5” sizes, complete with 3PMSF marking, all of which complies with European regulations for 2020/2021.

Michelin has launched a new web portal giving commercial vehicle customers quick and direct access to expert online tyre advice, the latest promotions, services and news about its tyre range. 

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