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Kumho’s first new European product of 2021 is an all-season tyre for vans and light commercial vehicles. It has been developed by combining the strengths of the company’s much-praised all-season SOLUS 4S HA32 passenger car pattern and its existing winter specification van tyre, the WINTER PorTran CW11. The result is the PorTran 4S CX11 that ensures safe, secure driving and excellent braking performance throughout the year.  

The complete 200 Vario and 300 Vario series from Fendt is now available with TractorMaster. Fendt tractors can be ordered with the listed Continental tyres with immediate effect. 

A new hybrid tractor tyre from Continental is now available in the UK and Ireland to help with the demanding road to field transitions of silage work. The very high flexion (VF) tyre is fitted with a pressure monitoring sensor and has a tread pattern that offers comfort and durability on the road, whilst protecting the sward in the field. 

The National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) has announced that it is launching a new Responsible Repairer Group for companies providing major repairs for TBR, OTR, Agricultural and Plant & Equipment tyres. 

Brand Finance has released its 2021 ranking reports for the global tyre sector, which details the most valuable brands within the industry. The rankings are calculated by evaluating the strength and value of the brands competing within the sector. 

Imerys, the supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions, reports a significant reduction in tyre replacement and vehicle downtime since installing a TyreWatch remote monitoring service at its quarry in Furzebrook, Dorset. 

ZC Rubber hosted its first Global Online Dealer Conference on March 19, 2021, with the theme "Innovate into The Great Future." The conference gave a series of speeches outlining the company's strategic vision and plans for continued growth in 2021 and introduced its latest products, technologies, and services. 

 

The continuation of trade show postponements, cancellations and rescheduling has continued following the announcement by email from The Commercial Vehicle Show LLP that the CV Show will now be held from Tuesday the 31st of August until Thursday the 2nd of September 2021.

This partnership provides sennder’s carriers access to Michelin’s suite of tyre solutions on special termsMichelin and sennder are working to make road freight more cost-effective and less carbon intensive through providing a range of services to fleets. 

Apollo Vredestein is enhancing its European agricultural tyre production activities at its Enschede factory in the Netherlands by bringing a new 104-inch tyre press into service in mid-March. 

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