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With the aim of collaborating with official institutions, associations and entities that fight the coronavirus pandemic every day, KLEBER is launching a solidarity effort which includes the donation of more than 1,000 tyres through the KSC network of workshops in Spain. 

Falken Tyre’s parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has opened a new testing facility at its winter tyre development base, Nayoro Tyre Proving Ground in Hokkaido, Japan. 

Michelin has expanded its fuel-saving regional tyre offering with the introduction of 315/80 R22.5 X Multi Energy Z (multi position) and X Multi Energy D (drive) fitments – ensuring this key product range is offered in two of the most popular sizes in the UK and Irish heavy truck market. 

Hankook Tire have maintained strong results in an uncertain year, with the key takeouts being a 15.5% increase in global operating profit, amounting to KRW 628 billion (Eur 466 million), as well a 3% rise on high-inch tyres of 18 inches and above. Overall global sales also hit KRW 6.454 trillion or (EUR 4,794 million).

UK light commercial vehicle (LCV) market grows 2.0% in January, with 24,029 vehicles registered. Registrations of large vans single-handedly drive demand, surging 25.4% as all other segments experience double-digit decline. New emissions figures reveal 2020 as the year with lowest recorded van-derived average CO2 emissions, down -1.8% on 2019. 

PCL is passing on the benefits of its expertise in innovation and quality manufacturing to customers by providing extended warranties on a selection of products. 

The Latin Expo Group is announcing the postponement of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo and the Latin Auto Parts Expo due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to safeguard public health and safety during this time. 

Michelin has introduced two new dimensions to the MICHELIN CrossGrip range: 440/80 R 34 and 480/80 R 34. The versatile MICHELIN CrossGrip range, an All Season tyre for backhoes, telescopic loaders and small and medium power tractors is designed for multipurpose use both on the road and in the field.  

Wheely-Safe is making its intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), wheel loss and brake temperature sensing technologies available for sale by tyre distributors and dealers for the first time. It comes as the company launches a new generation of open platform systems which can connect to vehicle telematics and CAN bus directly, and which will be offered alongside its standalone products. 

Notching up a win in the notoriously difficult Dakar rally, a combination of Dmitry Sotnikov's participation and the durability of Goodyear standard Offroad ORD tyres proved to make for a record-breaking outing for the Top 3 podium winning team.

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