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There were 30,350 new registrations for March 2022, meaning that the German Commercial Vehicle market saw a 20% year-on-year drop in registrations according to the latest figures released by the VDA.

Trelleborg and Agricolus are partnering up to launch a new integrated platform to provide digital solutions for smart and sustainable farming. This platform will give farmers additional information to help increase yield and optimise farm management through a website and a mobile app.

Goodyear scored a nod for its products and services, receiving the highest category of ‘Masters’ in the 2021 DAF Supplier Performance Management Programme. The program is designed to recognise suppliers in a various categories from product development, operations support and business alignment.

New light commercial vehicle registrations fall to 21,597 units in April, a decline of -29.1% compared with the best-on-record month last year. Medium and large vans also dropped by 48.6 and 19.1% respectively in the latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures. 

Goodyear has announced the winners of the TruckForce Service Award for the first quarter of 2022. The awards recognise TruckForce partners with operations across the pan-European network who have demonstrated exceptional service across the continental. 

The British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) has confirmed that this year’s edition will be run exclusively on Giti Race-Tuned v1 global competition truck tyres in size 315/70R22.5.

Sustainability and carbon reduction have proved to be the number one business priority for almost half of UK commercial fleets (45 per cent), according to Bridgestone and Webfleet Solutions’ latest research.

British commercial vehicle production rose 57.0% in the first quarter of 2022, with domestic and overseas markets growing by 42.6% and 70.5% respectively in the latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures.

There were 2,954 trucks registered in Sweden in April, which amounts to an increase of 55% from the previous April, according to the latest Mobility Sweden statistics.

April has proved another tough month for the Spanish commercial vehicle market with a 53% drop on the previous April, although heavy trucks and buses both recorded upswings, according to the latest la Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Automóviles y Camiones (ANFAC) figures.

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