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New market representation for the renowned Galaxy OTR tyre portfolio. Jason’s Tyres Extreme is specialised in OTR and supplies the complete earth moving programme. 24 hours service as one additional benefit for end users. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

 

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. 

Michelin announces the appointment of Elena Iborra as Marketing Director of Michelin Spain and Portugal.  

A progressive recovery of the European markets are seeing drops in production and export figures level out, allowing for a slight recovery. 

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. 

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