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Saracens Tyres has put any plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary on hold to focus its efforts on helping its customers stay fully operational throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Vaculug has added a second Fleet Operations Manager in a matter of days with Michael Evans joining the retreader.

 

Vaculug recently announced the addition of Marcus Kirkness to its Operations Team.

 

Michelin has announced the gradual resumption of its industrial activity at most of its plants.

 

Last week, Linglong Tire held the opening of their fifth manufacturing base in Changchun, Jilin Province with dignitaries from Changchun, Jilin, China FAW Group Corporation, China Rubber Industry Association, and Linglong’s partners attending.

 

Linglong Tire has been devoting itself and supporting its partners during COVID-19.

 

Hankook is introducing an automatic testing system in quality control. The AI-supported system uses digital sensors and is constantly learning to improve the efficiency and accuracy of product testing. During the entire tyre testing process, specially trained experts as well as the new systems will be used in the future to ensure the required product quality and therefore driver safety. To this end, three thorough inspections will be carried out in the final phase to identify possible defects.

 

BestDrive part of the Continental Group has been continuing to support the Spanish economy after being included as an essential service by the Spanish Government on the 29th of March. Thanks to this, the tyre network is contributing to the mobility of people and goods as a parte of the minimum services that must be provided during the state of alarm.

 

Michelin has issued special guidance for firms parking fleets of cars and vans for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Wheely-Safe is reinforcing its commitment to road safety through a new initiative with industry charity, Brake.

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