The UK automotive manufacturing sector has revealed its preparedness to get production lines rolling again, with the publication of new sector-specific guidance by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The best-practice advice will help to ensure all automotive production sites are safe spaces for workers, controlling the risk of transmission.
March Lockdown Halts Growth in UK Bus and Coach Market
UK new bus and coach registrations rose 15.8% in the first quarter of 2020, with demand rising to 1,403 units, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The growth comes off the back of a particularly weak first quarter in 2019, when registrations fell by almost a third (-32.8%).
Michelin Announces Mónica Rius as the New Communications & Brands Director for Spain and Portugal
Michelin has named Mónica Rius as the new Communications and Brands Director for Spain and Portugal.
COVID-19 Pandemic Splits Fleet Landscape in Two Opposing Forces
As of March, the spread of the COVID-19 started to impact all industries across Europe.
BKT Launch New LIFTMAX LM 63
BKT has now launched its the new LIFTMAX LM 63 tyre, which has been designed to fit tractors for industrial and logistical use. The product has been developed to be used at ports and airports.
Vaculug’s Ex-Owners Launch Counter Suit
Lawyers for the 37 ex-shareholders in the UK retreader Vaculug named in the £7.2 million High Court fraud case brought by current owners Grantham Capital, have launched their own legal action to reclaim missing purchase payments.
Maxi Haulage Ltd Signs Three-Year Partnership with Goodyear Total Mobility
Goodyear has announced a three-year partnership with Maxi Haulage Ltd. As part of this deal, Maxi Haulage Ltd will be supplied with tyres from the KMAX GEN-2 range, and be supported by TruckForce, under the Goodyear Total Mobility offering.
Nokian Tyres Becomes First Tyre Company to Have Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Approved
Nokian Tyres has become the first tyre company to have its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
Michelin Implement Online Training Programme
The Michelin Training Centre has rolled out a new free intensive digital training programme for the teams working in its network of tyre shops so that they can return to work offering the best possible customer service.
Kumho and Fiege Logistics Open Major New Warehouse in Hamburg
Kumho has joined forces with Fiege to open a major new warehouse facility in Germany.