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Continental has just launched a microsite containing useful information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulation for heavy goods vehicles and the simulation tool for trucks called VECTO – short for Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool.

 

The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell -22.5% in the first quarter of 2020, with 9,193 units registered, according to figures release by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Galaxy has launched a new tread in the form of the Galaxy Mighty Trac ND L-4. The new tread further extends Galaxy’s tyre range for skid steer loaders with it superior in terms of wear, cut and chip resistance, tensile strength, performance on snow and heat resistance.

In a move designed to further strengthen the Sailun European management team, and aligned to Sailun’s stated objective of growing their European market share, Sailun Group has announced the appointment of Gareth Passmore as Senior Vice President (PCR and TBR Tyres).

A farmer in Northern Ireland has been impressed with Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination – after becoming the first person in the country to put them into operation.

 

The Nokian Ground King hybrid pattern tractor tyre could be the first to bring new kind of efficiency to combined field and road application in agriculture after being released in 2019. with that in mind, Nokian Tyres has been collaborating with an agricultural contracting company Blunk GmbH, the German Kiel University put the tyre through a series of tests in everyday practical work.

 

BKT's ethical conduct has been one that they have been keen to promote for many years from the sustainable restructuring of its facilities, to the search for raw materials to make its tyres, in order to limit the exploitation of our planet's resources. 

The new generation of tyres in the form of the BFGoodrich Cross Control 2 has recently been launched and developed for steering and driving axles for trucks in the mixed-use segment. The product stands out for its improved traction and stability as well as its robustness for any type of terrain.

Hankook Tire has revealed the company’s financial result for Q1 2020 with consolidated global sales of KRW 1.4358 trillion (approx. 1.0905 billion Euro) and an operating profit of KRW 105.9 billion (approx. 80.4 million Euro).

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production fell -41.8% in March, with 5,219 units leaving production lines, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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