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The FIA European Truck Racing Championship are once again opting for Goodyear to be the trusted tyre supplier until the end of 2024, with Goodyear technology helping support FIA ETRC's net-zero target over the coming seasons. 

Helping young readers with modern agricultural processes and expanding knowledge of regional foods, Wimmel-Max Verlag’s books – which also come in audiobook format – features Continental tyres as the tyre of choice within the vivid illustrations.

Both KAMAZ-master and PETRONAS Team De Rooy IVECO will once again compete on standard Goodyear OFFROAD Tyres after the tyre manufacturer renewed both team partnerships in time for the DAKAR challenge, which takes place across the Arabian Desert from 1-14th January 2022.

With 937 tractors registered in November against 870 the previous year, the 7.70% increase is good news for the sector after three consecutive months of decline.

On 14th December, the first TBR tyre for Jilin Linglong’s TBR Phase-I Project was unveiled at a ceremony, which took place in Changchun, China, Linglong’s fifth Chinese manufacturing base. 

Accelerating its mobility solutions business, Brisa has acquired Arvento Mobile Systems – a key performer in the arenas of tyre tracking and fleet management systems. Through a combination of tyres, services and telematics, this indicates the sustained growth strategy of Brisa, Bridgestone and Sabancı Holding for future sustainable mobility solutions.

The Alliance Agri Star II radial tyre, which utilises Stratified Layer Technology (SLT) has been chosen as one of the five nominees for Best Agricultural Tyre at Los Premios Hevea, organised by Europneus.

In November, Trelleborg Wheel Systems attended the “Tractor Driver of the Year” competition at the Cremona Circuit in Italy. With 40 participants from across the country competing for the coveted prize, Roberto De Simone came up on top.

To further support the Yokohama Group's OTR tyre operations, the Japanese-based manufacturer is planning to further expand the business after successful launches in North America and Europe of its full tyre range, in news reported from Dackavisen.se.

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has, this year, sponsored two Ceres awards, which includes Trelleborg honouring the Best Business Concept award for farmers making innovative decisions within the industry, with Mitas supporting the Young Farmer category.

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