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The Spanish Interior Ministry announced this June that Bridgestone won the contract for all van and truck tyres for all National Police vehicles in Spain.

The newest instalment of our retreading feature for Commercial Tyre Business took us to the tyre software market, as TyreOps and founder of the company Joe Stapleton discussed TyreOps’s offerings for the sector.


The Mortar & Screed Company has seen a noticeable reduction in downtime and improved driver confidence since they incorporated Wheely-Safe’s latest generation technology into its daily operations.

With the RT-3B bead-to-bead retread, drivers will have an all-around performance choice for OTR functions, including underfoot conditions for loaders and graders.

Tiresur’s new Warehouse in Portugal is now open for business. Located in Alverca do Ribatejo, nearby Lisbon, the warehouse boasts a fantastic location for drivers, with access from the A1, A9 Crel and A12/Vasco de Gama Bridge entrance. 

Karl Naylor, the Country Manager UK for Apollo Tyres and Steve Miller, the UK Truck and Bus Radial Tyres Manager virtually met up with Commercial Tyre Business to talk about the manufacturer’s strategy for the TBR market as of 2021, but also their latest product developments that have been put out into the market, and how their extensive investment in sports marketing is impacting their strategy.

As we reach part 8  in our series on tyre retreading for Commercial Tyre Business, we talked to Jon Cottrell, UK Sales Manager for Truck and Bus Radial tyres at Hankook Tyre UK about how the extension of the company’s Alphatread range will help enhance its retread commitment towards the UK, why tyre manufacturers need to have a well-oiled approach to end users to survive and how independent retailers have a unique niche within the market.

Goodyear has confirmed five new Goodyear TruckForce Service Excellence Award winners, as well as an additional special price for community spirit in the industry.

Ywenco Philipsen has started a new role with the Magna Tyres Group as Commercial Director HQ. His responsibilities include all marketing and sales-related operations. As a highly qualified Commercial Director with a strong background in sales and marketing disciplines, Philipsen will no doubt further develop Magna's strong market position.

On the heels of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is opening a call for nominations for its 2020-2021 Highway Hero Award. Goodyear's Highway Hero Award recognises extraordinary acts of courage by North American truck drivers. Up until 31st December, 2021 professional truck drivers who have acted selflessly for the good of others on the highways across North America can be nominated for the honour.

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