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Continental has kicked off endurance, long-distance testing with Futuricum electric trucks prototypes on the Contidrom. 

The latest exclusive interview for Commercial Tyre Business has taken us into the field of data capture in the commercial tyre industry with Anyline. Fréderic Baroin, the VP EMEA for Anyline detailed the company’s trajectory from 2013 to the present day and how it sees its technology being leveraged in the truck tyre and retreading sectors.

For the third consecutive year, Japanese tyre manufacturer Toyo Tires is partnering the AIG Women's Open, a major golf championship, as an exclusive patron. This year's championship will take place at Carnoustie Golf Links from August 19 to August 22. 

Some 4,000 fleet vehicles are being assisted back on the road every weekday in the UK by being seamlessly connected to a network of commercial tyre service providers via CAM International’s simple e-jobsheet tablet app for truck, bus, van and car. 

June sees 34,363 vans join UK roads, up 14.4% on last year, but still -13.9% short of 2019 performance.Third best year-to-date performance for LCV registrations, up 1.8% on 2015-2019 average. Heavier vans drive van market growth year to date, up 88.1% to 128,495 units. 

Part 11 in the Industrial Tyres feature takes us to Canada, the home of Camso as we talk to Darren Stratton, the Product Management Director at Michelin.

 

PJ Thory Ltd, has installed a TyreWatch tyre pressure management system (TPMS) to monitor and control the tyre maintenance and safety for each tyre on its extensive 8-wheeler HGV fleet.

The latest Commercial Tyre Business feature takes us onto the subject of industrial tyres. With this sector covering such a wide range of applications from construction to mining, and from logistics to ports and materials handling, Part 10 of the feature saw Commercial Tyre Business begin by speaking to Bridgestone’s Mark Butcher, North Europe Product Manager – Off Road and Rob Cole, Key Account Manager - Off Road, who took a keen focus on the tyre manufacturer’s off-road offerings.

Continued confidence in the product and a shared focus on sustainable transport has seen Rotala sign a new five-year Effitires contract with the Michelin Services and Solutions team. 

It has been a challenging start to 2021, but Dublin business Auto Tyre Services has much to celebrate as June marks 50 years since the company was initially formed in 1971 by the late Kieran Maher. 

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