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The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it will build a new plant in India’s Special Projects Zone, Atchutapuram Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of expanding production capacity of Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a Yokohama Rubber Group company engaged in the manufacturing and sale of off-highway tyres

While regional lockdown restrictions continue to vary, in many regions fleets who have found trucks out of action may now need to get their vehicles back on the road, as the industry reaches its traditionally busy Autumn and Winter season.  

A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service. The truck is used to carry the team and its equipment to circuits across the UK, Ireland and the continent. 

Thanks to the advantages of Effitrailer, J.M. Arévalo, founded in 2003, in Sedaví, will be able to detect and control any incidents that may appear in their fleet, helping to improve maintenance and reduce overall costs. 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, have announced the appointment of the Nominations Committee for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.

Under a new three-year contract, Prometeon will be supplying and managing Pirelli and Formula tyres for Fraikin’s fleet of 3,100 rigids, tractors and trailers. Prometeon is the licensed UK supplier of Pirelli-branded commercial vehicle tyres and the only tyre company solely focused on the commercial and industrial vehicle sectors.

Goodyear will become the new 2020 title partner of the formerly known Promoter’s Cup category of the FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC). The category for ‘CHROME’ rated drivers, dedicated to upcoming talent, will be known as the Goodyear Cup and feature the same schedule which saw it become such a popular ‘race within a race’ when it was introduced in 2017.

Vulco, with its network of tyre specialists is launching a new concept in Belgium named Vulco Start-Up, reports Le Pneumatique. The goal is to help entrepreneurs starting up their business to find their balance in the industry as quickly as possible.  

HB Commercial, the vehicle service, parts, rentals and sales group have opened a new remanufactured caliper and brake-shoe profiling facility at their parts supply centre in Bury St Edmunds.

DA Tyres and Auto, based in Pontefract, is using a portable workshop induction heater for general vehicle work to save time, add customer value and dispense with the safety and practical issues usually associated with a conventional gas flame.

 

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