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Starting this August, Continental will hit the road visiting customers on the go in its 2021 roadshow. Customers will be able to find out more about the new WinterContact TS 870 tyres as well as up-to-date information about VECTO and Conti 360° solutions.

Spedition FK Transport & Logistik GmbH and Eschweger Omnibusverkehr Frölich GmbH have both taken first place in Continental’s fuel-saving, “Be the Best competition, by securing significant fuel savings with Conti EcoRegional and ContiUrban Drive tyres.

Kerr’s Tyre Group has finalised the purchase of one of Portadown’s most respected independent garages, Auto Bann.

Goodyear’s strongest haulage tyre is suitable is now available in the 40.00R57 size. The tyre is suitable for higher productivity in hard rock underfoot conditions, providing longer hours to removal. 

FederUnacoma (Federazione Nazionale Construttori Macchine per l’Agricoltura), the agricultural machinery manufacturer’s association for Italy has published its tractor registrations for the first 6 months of the year with a 52% year-on-year increase underlining the recovery seen in Italy.

Los Premios Hevea, the Industry Awards for the Spanish tyre sector return in 2022 with the edition featuring new awards categories and the vote count being certified by a notary. Organised by EuroPneus in conjunction with Motortec Madrid, Los Premios Hevea 2022 will take place at the IFEMA Fair in Madrid.

Translink has signed a contract to protect its entire 1,400-strong bus and coach fleet with the latest generation Wheely-Safe technology. The deal was secured following a successful trial that highlighted the unique safety benefits of the system. 

Following a year of investment and growth, Grantham based retreader Vaculug has announced the launch of a new dealer network strategy aimed at leveraging the company’s relationships with its dealers by delivering product and marketing support in a locally focused approach to assist retail partners to develop sales opportunities.

PJ Thory Ltd, whose diverse operation spans mixed haulage, aggregate supplies, waste management and demolition, has installed a TyreWatch system to monitor and control the tyre maintenance and safety for each tyre on their extensive 8-wheeler HGV fleet. 

Continental and Siemens Mobility’s partnership using eHighway technology will allow the truck overhead line system to enable electric charging while driving. With savings of up to 12 million tons of CO2 annually, the partnership will help bring trucks in line with the EU Regulation 2019/1242.

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