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Hankook Tyre UK Announces New Regional Sales Manager for Truck and Bus Market
Hankook Tyre UK announces the appointment of Shane Kallaway as Regional Sales Manager for the South West, successor of Richard Ettey who has retired from the company.
Giti Tire’s Latest CombiRoad Technology Introduced into 17.5” Truck and Bus Market
The Giti GTR955 Combi Road tyre is being launched in three new 17.5” sizes, marking the first time Giti Tire’s latest truck and bus tyre technology has been available in smaller rims.
LCV Market Grows for First Time Since January with 7.1% Increase in July Registrations
UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations grow by 7.1% in July following four months of double-digit declines. More than 27,000 vans registered in first full month since lockdown restrictions eased. Growth in all categories except vans weighing less than or equal to 2.0 tonnes.
UK Commercial Vehicle Production Grows in June but Fails to offset Covid Impact as First Half Output Falls -24.8%
British CV manufacturing grows 23.9% in June, as new model uplift reverses heavy losses in 2019. Production for home market rises 25.0%, with exports also up, by 22.7%. Positive month fails to offset Covid-19 impact, as overall half-year manufacturing falls -24.8%, with 26,421 units produced.
10 Million Tyres Retreaded at Michelin Valladolid
Michelin has announced that its tyre retreading facility in Valladolid, Spain, has reached a total production of 10 million units since the plant opened in Autumn 1975.
B&Q Improves Sustainability and Safety with PCL Tyre Inflation Units
DIY giant B&Q is installing PCL’s D93 Air and Water Tower at its distribution centres to provide visitors and staff with a free tyre inflation facility.
Elena Iborra, New Marketing Director for Michelin Spain and Portugal
Michelin announces the appointment of Elena Iborra as Marketing Director of Michelin Spain and Portugal.
CV Production and Export in Spain Recovered Slightly in June
A progressive recovery of the European markets are seeing drops in production and export figures level out, allowing for a slight recovery.
Commercial Vehicle Production Down -61.6% in May as Some Factories Stay Closed
The UK’s CV production has plummeted amid coronavirus lockdown as many plants have remained shut. Production for both home and overseas markets falls, down -60.3% and -63.2% respectively.