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Expanding on its Brawler HPS (High Performance Solid) tyre range, Telleborg Wheel Systems have opted for a Comfort line, which offers engineered tyres to reduce vibration, compact wheel loaders in waste and recycling applications and enhanced driving experience for telehandlers.

Unleashing a new Fuel Max RSD tyre, as well as three new UniCircle retreads – the Fuel Max RSD, Fuel Max RTD and the UltraGrip RTD, with matching tread design compounds and compounds to the new tyres, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has shown why they’ve experienced regional-haul growth in the trucking segment.

Trelleborg Wheel Systems gears up to release the newest additions to its EMR range of earthmover radial tyres for critical construction applications. New tyre sizes for the EMR 1042 and EMR 1051 ranges will be released on to the market in early 2021, offering better productivity, increased rider comfort and extended tyre life. 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and SafeAI, a pioneer in autonomous heavy equipment, today announced a strategic relationship to incorporate tyre intelligence into the programming of autonomous heavy equipment vehicles. 

Commercial vehicle firm, MC Rental has found a perfect fit with Bandvulc – a leader in tyre service standards. With the switch to Conti360 Fleet Solutions, MC Rental are providing an enhanced on-road performance for their fleet, whilst delivering great combined service with Bandvulc.

Since last November, Antonio Crespo has taken on the role of Head of Sales for Michelin, replacing Rebecca Nieto, with a plan to maintain the customer’s strategy of keeping customers at the centre of operations.

Päivi Leskinen has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of Nokian Tyres’ Management Team. She will report to Jukka Moisio, President & CEO. Leskinen will start in the position in May 2021 at the latest.   

Extended offer: Off-The-Road and agricultural tyre portfolio are now available via ContiOnlineContactThe flexible tyre ordering around the clock enables optimal service for dealers. 

In a new, safety-conscious campaign, Reifen Stiebling are putting safety deficiencies in all-season tyres at the forefront, with the arresting slogan for all motorists- Shorten the braking distance. Not your life!

Southern Tire Mart and Pilot Co. have created a new alliance, Southern Tire Mart at Pilot Flying J that aims to, in the words of company officials “leverage the strengths and conveniences of Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers, as well as the tyre and maintenance expertise of Southern Tire Mart.”

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