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Michelin has become an official partner of Farming Simulator 22. All players can now experience the environmental and productivity performance of Michelin’s agricultural tyre range when the game launches later this month.

Ensuring a plentiful supply of lime, as well as avoiding flat tyres, Vodafone and Continental have joined together to guarantee the Oetelshofen quarry, in Wuppertal, have the right tyres for the job. With the perfect tyre pressure, Schlüter Baumaschinen GmbH will always have smooth and trouble-free mining operations.

Magna Tyres has developed a new corporate brand strategy and website to hail the growth it has made within the industry, including in its role as a prominent OEM.

The light commercial vehicle market has declined for another month with a 4.6% drop. With 27,420 registrations this month, there was a higher-than-usual uptake of 4x4s and vans weighing less than or equal to 2.0 tonnes, with the market doubling by 114.7% and 100.5% respectively in October. In general, however, the market is still suffering from semi-conductor shortages, in figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

As we move towards the end of the year, the Spanish market continues to better 2020, although a third consecutive month of decline shows the market is still temperamental and uncertain.

In an important sustainability event hosted by Goodyear Iberia, the company looked to crucial mobility and transport solutions, as well as future trends and innovations in the industry. Led by Antonio Cury, Goodyear General Sales Manager for Iberia, the day included presentations, a round table discussion regarding current sustainability norms and awards for the Iberian companies most prepared to leap into best sustainability practices for the future. 

Move Expert is teaming up with Continental to give customers the chance to benefit from Continental's VDO TIS-Web data on Move Expert’s e-solutions application. The integrated software means customers in the 28 countries that Move Expert operates in can fully comply with the EU Mobility Package while gaining exclusive functions, such as analysis of driver behaviour and truck routes.

Stemming from the company’s ‘Are you ready for a new generation of showroom’, mantra, Trelleborg Wheel Systems has added a new innovation area to its virtual showroom to continue the project they officially opened in March 2021.

With 30,211 light commercial vehicles (under 5.1 tonnes) registrations for October, the market has seen a decline of nearly 25% on October 2020, in figures from Comité des Constructeurs Français d'Automobiles, the Automotive manufacturing association in France. The market may be seeing a run of consecutive declines, however, with 362,144 registration so far this year-to-date, this equates to a healthy 12.12% increase on the previous year.

 

Vaculug has announced a pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030, thereby claiming a position as the first UK retreader to pledge that any greenhouse gases produced by the company will be balanced by the amount removed from the atmosphere.

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