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In the 12 months ending 30 June 2020, Michelin received just 769 eligible claims for damage under its free accidental damage guarantee – from nearly 120,000 entitled truck and bus tyres sold in the UK and Ireland.

The BKT era of the Tractor of the Year will start with a brand new digital format that will see the event take place in different episodes in which the participants and the jury can interact remotely, from every corner of Europe.

 

It’s a number of years since we took the opportunity to talk to Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres about their role in the global truck tyre market.

Much like many other businesses, the social and economic restrictions caused by Coronavirus has had an impact on Falken. Distributor events, The Tire Cologne trade fair planned for June and the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the main competition of the season, as well as other key events that have been postponed or cancelled due to the pandemic.

Michelin is now making its TruckFly app available for transport professionals. The application is a free collaborative effort designed to help the day to day work of truck drivers with detailed and up to date information about rest points and service areas.

 

Continental has revealed its new tyre the Conti Hybrid HT3 SR, which has been developed to respond to transport necessities in the south of Europe where the asphalt is more abrasive and the temperatures are higher than in the rest of the continent meaning that some of the most durable applications exist for this segment in regional transport.

ZC Rubber will launch WESTLAKE generation II premium all-steel truck and light truck tyres WSA2LT, WAS2, WDA2LT, WDA2, WSM2 and WDM2, for the European market on July 1, 2020. It is designed for the European fleets who seek for both tyre performance and cost saving.

 

Go-Ahead London have seen numerous improvements to workshop safety and vehicle repairs since using a portable induction heater at their New Cross accident and repair centre.

The Galaxy Garden Pro mixed-service radial tyres is now available in five new sizes, fully covering the segment of smaller and medium utility tractors in special crops, orchards, vineyards, gardens and landscaping. 

Bridgestone’s commercial customers are being given a timely boost, thanks to a provision of supported training courses aimed at helping them back on their feet following lockdown.

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