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At this year’s IAA Transportation 2022 show, Prometeon Tyre Group unveiled a new innovative 325/90 R24.5 tyre size under its PIRELLI-branded Serie 02 range. Developed in collaboration with wheel manufacturer Accuride Wheels, Prometeon is the first tyre manufacturer to propose this new size of tyre.

Available now in 215/75R17.5, the all-new Giti GSR236 Combi Road is the first steer tyre to bring the manufacturer’s latest regional and long-haul technology to small and medium commercial vehicles.

The Munich-based commercial vehicle manufacturer, MAN and the French tyre manufacturer, Michelin jointly announced the official start of a new cooperation at the IAA Transportation in Hanover: from January 2023. The announcement sees Michelin becoming the global partner of MAN ProfiDrive, the driver training programme from MAN Truck & Bus, for three years.

MAXAM Tire has unveiled an additional high-performance material handling tyre by adding the MS700 resilient solid to its existing industrial tyre series.

 

ZC Rubber has announced the appointment of Martin Wells as the new Managing Director / President of ZC Technical Center & Global OE in Hanover, Germany.

According to Sofia Linder of Mobility Sweden, the Scandinavian country has seen across-the-board increases in commercial vehicle sales in August.

According to figures released by FederUnacoma, the Italian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Association, the agricultural machinery market in Italy recorded a decline for all the main types of machinery during the first half of 2022, including an 11.9% decrease in tractor sales to 11,050 units.

Last November UK retreader Vaculug became the first independent retreader in the world to commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

Apollo Tyres marked the 25th anniversary of its Vredestein Traxion+ tyres as they invited members of the press and customers from all over Europe to its factory and R&D center in Enschede in the Netherlands.

BKT are preparing for a key event in the sector of earthmoving, construction, industrial and mining service machinery in the shape of BAUMA, the triennial trade show that will take place in Munich from October 24 to 30, 2022.

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