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Commercial vehicles in Spain saw two consecutive monthly, meaning that the year to year sales for 2021 fell below 2020 levels. Buses also saw a near double-digit decrease although industrial vehicles did score higher sales than in 2020, offering some optimism for the industry, in figures released by la Asociación Española de Farbicantes de Automóviles y Camiones, or ANFAC (the Spanish Association of Automobile and Truck Manufacturers). 

RL Automotive, a developer of digital analysis and sustainable technology solutions, is working to strike a perfect balance between safety, compliance and sustainability on UK roads through its unique tyre management platform. The platform has a range of monitoring systems that enable fleet managers across all commercial sectors to reduce running costs, increase safety and limit the environmental impact of their operations.

Continuing its impressive expansion, Kerr’s Tyres Group, based in Northern Ireland, opened its twentieth centre in Bangor, Co. Down on 3rd January.

Goodyear will be integrating HERE location services in its one-stop fleet management solution to reduce vehicle downtime and make fleets more efficient.

The UK’s light commercial vehicle (LCV) market has ended the year on a high, improving on 2020 levels and coming within 3% of 2019 levels, after this December’s impressive showing. With the sector growing by 7.8% in the best December since 2015, the latest figures by SMMT show a market hitting its stride. 

Landsail Tyres have been ready and waiting during the festive period to help van drivers stay on the road during this competitive period.

In results unveiled by Goodyear, the move towards more sustainable practices is becoming more and more important for UK fleets, with 61% having sustainability objectives in place for their business operations.

Bonset has been an integral part of Continental’s media team as an external communications officer for its industrial sector since November last year. Bonset will be discussing all topics related to positioning air springs and vibration elements, conveyor belting, automotive and industrial hoses, drive belts and surface materials in the media.

Bridgestone has seen a record-breaking year within the agricultural sector, with the team able to support its dealer partners despite the Covid-19 pandemic, transportation problems and availability issues that dominated the commercial vehicle sector in 2021. 

Industra Ltd., one of the largest speciality tyre service suppliers in Poland, is being acquired by Magna Tyres in a strategic acquisition. Industra Ltd., with 24 years of experience, focuses on industrial tyres for forklifts and port handling machines, earthmoving machinery tyres, and agricultural tyres for wheels and tracks. In its years of operations, the supplier has gained a reputation for having a tight command of the Polish specialty tyre market.

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