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6,243 units roll off production lines in May, up from 820 in pandemic-lockdown May 2020. The British commercial vehicle output is up 2.2% on the five-year average for May. Year-to-date production up 28.5% on 2020, but remains -21.2% down on pre-pandemic average. 

Available from 1st July, Michelin’s new Michelin X Multi Grip tyre will offer drivers better grip and safety on wet roads, while also providing increasing mileage and lower rolling resistance, making for a more sustainable tyre.

 

Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, has unveiled its recently-developed EX-01 tyre, which is the first radial tyre for wheeled excavators. The new tyre features a non-directional EX-01 tread pattern, as well as reinforced sidewall construction.

The high-mileage Conti EcoPlus tyre has proved a great fit for sustainable logistics, with its rolling resistance, providing lower fleet costs and better environmental protection.

Trelleborg Wheel Systems Has Launched the Next Generation Forklift Tyre in the XP800 range. The new tyre is designed to handle medium intensity material handling applications. 

The Sava Series 5 tyre range offers versatile performancefrom urban to long haul use. Also, it’s been designed for robust and profitable operations, and is marked with 3PMSF in all axis positions. 

East Midlands public transport operator trentbarton has installed Wheely-Safe technology across its entire bus fleet after in-depth trials proved the unrivalled safety benefits of the system. 

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI tyre range has grown, as Nokian Tyres has announced the new 540/65R28 and 650/65R38 tyre sizes, extending the number of available sizes to 29.  

Part 9 in our Commercial Tyre Business feature on Industrial Tyres sees the Commercial Director of CAM return, Steve Daly. Steve detailed the key benefits that CAM’s technology and offerings can provide for this sector, as well as the trends that the company is seeing arise from industrial tyre dealers.

Goodyear has launched DrivePoint – a user-friendly pressure monitoring system that will join the existing TPMS and Drive-Over-Reader smart tyre monitoring solutions within Goodyear’s Total Mobility end-to-end offer.

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