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Michelin is expanding its X MULTI multi-purpose truck tyre family, specially designed for regional traffic, in the 315/80 R 22.5” size, for all axle positions, including the drive axle.

A wide range of technologically advanced products and services across the Bridgestone business has helped to secure a prestigious award from a national road safety charity. 

Long range, quick refueling and zero emissions while driving - while car manufacturers are increasingly relying on batteries as a replacement for fossil fuels, the focus for trucks is on fuel cells. Hyundai recognised hydrogen as an important component of sustainable mobility at an early stage and now sells emission-free commercial vehicles with fuel cell drives under the Swiss joint venture Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility AG. The Zurich-based company and Michelin Switzerland have now entered into a long-term partnership on tyre management for fuel cell trucks. 

Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric vehicle manufacturer, has announced a tyre partnership with the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer, Bridgestone. The agreement covers the first launch vehicle, recently revealed at an online event and the supply of tyres to the pilot vehicles that are due to start evaluation with fleet operators in early 2021.  

Falken Tyre Europe has reached an agreement with two leading football teams in LaLiga and the German Bundesliga, Atlético de Madrid and Borussia Mönchengladbach, to extend its collaboration with both clubs during the current 2020/21 season. 

Michelin has added 7 new references to the Michelin X Multi Range, intended for truck and semi-trailer equipment. Characterised by its versatility, duration, safety and load capacity, Michelin X Multi also reduces fleet costs and environmental impact. 

Michelin says tyres from its X Line Energy range – designed for fleets seeking the lowest possible carbon footprint – were fitted to two Volvo trucks which have set new fuel efficiency records on demanding press road tests in the UK. 

Hankook Tyre UK is sponsor of the Customer Service category at the 2020 Commercial Motor Awards, and the Technical Excellence category at the 2020 Motor Transport Awards. Both ceremonies, which celebrate and recognise industry successes, were held virtually for the first time this year. 

While we hope that the pandemic situation will improve, we also underline the urgent need to find the most suitable measures to support the tyre industry in order to preserve jobs in the sector” said Mrs Fazilet Cinaralp, Secretary General of ETRMA. 

The new Nokian Hakka Van tyre masters the extreme conditions of the northern summer with skill and durability. Developed for hard and versatile use, the Nokian Hakka Van is precise to drive, stable, and quiet.  

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