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Falken Tyre Europe, the European subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber-Industries Ltd., the fifth largest tyre manufacturer in the world, has launched a new warranty service which means that all of its tyres will be covered for five years in the face of possible defects.  

Caelan Kilduff has been appointed to the new position of Engineering Director at Wheely-Safe, reporting directly to Group Managing Director, Gary Broadfield. 

In August, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Galaxy’s Business Development Manager for Western Europe, Pravin Job and Julia Verbunt, PR and Communications Manager Europe for Alliance Tire Group (ATG) as they explained how Galaxy’s strategy of offering “The Lowest Total Cost of Ownership” solution has allowed them to grow and focus on their core strengths and competences during this time.

Hankook has been given the title of “Highly Commended” under the “Tyre Manufacturer – Producer” category at the Journey to Automation Awards (J2A Awards), as a result of the company’s Virtual Compound Design system. The Awards Show has been organised by prestigious publication, the European Rubber Journal.

After great results during the first two years of collaboration, BKT and the KFC Big Bash League have extended the partnership until 2023, with BKT signing as League Partner of BBL (the Australian cricket league) to continue the brand’s visibility.

Continental has presented a summary of the regulations they are following for their winter range of equipment for trucks and buses, with steering and traction axles in 17.5”, 19.5” and 22.5” sizes, complete with 3PMSF marking, all of which complies with European regulations for 2020/2021.

Michelin has launched a new web portal giving commercial vehicle customers quick and direct access to expert online tyre advice, the latest promotions, services and news about its tyre range. 

UK Rubber (UKR), the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) licensed tyre recycling facility located in Motherwell, is set to provide a one-stop solution to the problem of processing scrap tyre arisings in Scotland, and is now looking to promote its new scrap tyre uplift service to businesses across Scotland. 

In a special press announcement online, hosted by Diego Fernandez, Communications Director of Euroleague, it was announced that BKT have signed a new sports sponsorship agreement with Euroleague to be a premium partner.

The ContiTireDrive app is the new all-in-one source, designed for commercial tyre dealer salespeople and fleet managers, with information regarding truck and bus tyre information, dealer locators in the area, company news, as well as a specialist tyre/retread selector tool.

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