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Kerr’s Tyres Group has bought MW Tyres & Exhausts for an undisclosed sum. MW Tyres have been trading for the past 28 years from Ballyclare.  

Bandvulc and Conti360° Fleet Solutions continue as tyre partner to Trailer Resources Limited, a fleet comprising of more than 2,500 trailers managed across the UK and Europe by the Conti360° network. 

This summer sees the launch of brand new all-season tires: the Celsius Cargo for vans. The new model from Toyo Tires has been developed for all weather conditions and provide excellent performance and driving stability all year round. 

Apollo Vredstein has announced that Domenico Gatti has been appointed Cluster Director, bringing extensive tyre industry experience. Additionally, a single team, operatin out of Barcelona will provide high-quality customer experience across the region.  

56,122 vans registered in March, up 85.5% albeit compared to first month of 2020 Covid outbreak, a 20-year low for the market. Volumes down -10.9% on pre-Covid five-year average and behind industry expectations. Demand up across the board as all segments see boost, with growth driven by doubled registrations of larger vans. 

Continental undergoes reorganisation, creating a one-stop shop which adds value by bringing together business areas. Conti360° Solutions covers fleet contracts, services, digital solutions and retreadingTyre management assists customers with digitalisation and sustainability. 

 

Continental undergoes reorganisation, creating a one-stop shop which adds value by bringing together business areas. Conti360° Solutions covers fleet contracts, services, digital solutions and retreadingTyre management assists customers with digitalisation and sustainability. 

Bridgestone has underlined its environmental credentials and attention to detail after entering into a commercial fleet partnership with Stobart Energy for the first time. 

BKT Tires has announced its collaboration with Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings & Kolkata Knight Riders yet again and forges new partnership with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the T-20 Season 2021. 

 

Nokian Tyres plc is increasing its production capacity at the Finnish factory by approximately 30% by starting to run in four shifts.

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