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Falken Tyre’s warranty policy, first presented in the summer of 2020, offering a five-year guarantee from the date of sale for its full range of tyres, including trucks, vans and OE, will continue into 2022.

In the seventh part of our Winter Tyres feature, Commercial Tyre Business had the chance to discover the options offered by the Prometeon Tyre Group to the UK and European winter marketsin an interview with Ali Yilmaz, Marketing Manager UK, Eire & Nordics for the tyre manufacturer

In our sixth part of our Winter Tyres feature, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Kate Norton, Sales General Manager Commercial Goodyear, UK & Ireland about how strong the UK winter market is, how the legislation differs across Europe, and whether Brexit or Covid-19 has affected the industry.

 

Gary Powell, Bridgestone’s Technical Manager, appears in our fifth Winter Tyre feature, discussing the challenges he thought drivers could face this winter in both the UK and Europe, as well as commenting upon which tyres would be the most suitable for the British winter.

 

For the fourth part of our Winter Tyres feature, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Tony Stapleton, the UK Head of Group Fleet Sales at Continental about how legislation across Europe is driving changes in winter tyre production, as well as how the UK winter tyre market is more closely aligned with Europe than first expected.

 

 

Part 2 of our mini-feature continues looking into the growing trend of tyre manufacturers having their products used in the latest release of the popular Farming Simulator video games series, developed produced and published by GIANTS Software. This time out the thoughts of Michelin and its Head of Global Marketing and Communication –Brand Licensing, Mike Lawton were gathered.

 

Since the start of November, Commercial Tyre Business has received a variety of press releases from tyre manufacturers within the agricultural space all along the same lines, promoting the appearance of their tyres within the upcoming Farming Simulator 22 video game, published by GIANTS Software.

In the third part of our Winter Tyre feature, Commercial Tyre Business spoke to Hankook’s UK Sales Manager, John Cottrell about he UK winter tyre and which tyre covers winter roads in the UK sufficiently.

In a wide-ranging chat for our second instalment of the Winter Tyres feature with Yokohama Off Highway Tires (YOHT), Commercial Tyre Business got to grips with how big the agricultural winter tyre market is in the UK. We also asked how Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres has fared with Brexit and Covid-19, and what advice they would give to agricultural fleets this upcoming winter.

 

In the first part of our Winter Tyre feature, Commerical Tyre Business spoke to Westlake about its approach to winter tyres in the UK market. Westlake has a growing profile not just in the UK but across Europe, where winter temperatures tend to be lower and the winters longer-lasting especially in the Northern European countries, so we wanted to know what they are offering drivers in terms of quality tyres for this season

 

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