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Part 2 of our interview with Steve Daly saw us turn our attention to CAM's strategy during lockdown with fitter-force and their prospects for 2021.

 

British commercial vehicle production falls -15.5% in 2020 to just 66,116 units, the lowest annual output since 1933. Output for overseas markets down -17.8%, while production for the UK drops -12.2%. More than half (57.3%) of all British-built CVs destined for global markets, underlying the importance of frictionless trade. 

Wolfgang Thomale takes over as head of Continental’s Two-Wheel Tyres business segment, while Thomas Falke is set to head Commercial Specialty Tyres business segmentWith the change in management, the Specialty Tyres business unit continues on its growth path. 

TyreWatch, the smart technology tyre monitoring experts are using the latest JOSAM Cam-aligner wheel alignment system to diagnose and correct mis-aligned vehicles which the company says, represents 33% of the UK logistics industry. 

In an effort to ensure increased inclusivity on a global scale, the Recircle Awards have unveiled six new award categories. Four of them will be open to public vote. Additionally, two Lifetime Achievement awards have been confirmed. 

 

Vaculug have announced the appointment of Paul Searle as the company’s new Contract and Pricing Manager. Searle joins the company from Bandvulc with whom he worked for 17 years.

In another important milestone for Vaculug Ltd, they have reported an accident-free year in 2020. Since their metamorphosis in 2018, they have been instrumental in shaking up the industry with both technological innovation as well as through investments.

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. 

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