Pneuhage, the Karlsruhe, Germany based tyre dealer and retreader, has announced that it has manufactured its millionth retread since the company’s plant first opened in 1988.
Recircle Awards 2021: Marangoni Group Named as Official Trophy Sponsor
Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, has announced that the Marangoni Group has been named as the Official Trophy Sponsor for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.
UK New Van Market Accelerates 26.4% in September, but Uncertainty Ahead
UK new van market grows by 26.4%, following a weaker than usual month last year due to emissions regulation changes. Registrations of most segments show double-digit growth against last year’s low volumes. Market still below ‘normal’ levels, down -6.6% on previous five-year September average. Performance year-to-date remains down -27.4%, a shortfall of almost 80,000 units.
Hankook Tyre UK Wins TyreSafe’s Tyre Manufacturer of the Year Award for the Second Consecutive Time
Hankook Tyre UK is once again announced as the winner of TyreSafe’s Tyre Manufacturer of the Year Award. The award recognises Hankook’s significant contribution to raising driver awareness of tyre safety-related issues. The tyre maker is commended for delivering engaging campaigns to UK drivers, informing and educating them on the importance of tyre safety and maintenance.
UK CV Manufacturing Stable in September but Covid-hit Bus Sector in Critical Condition as Challenging Q4 Looms
UK’s overall CV output grows by 3.3% in September, as van production gets fleet order boost. Bus and coach manufacturing remains in critical condition, with output plunging -43.2%, to just 63 units.Year-to-date CV output down -16.8% after months of restricted production and falling business confidence. Industry calls for tariff-free deal with key trading partner as negotiating time is running out.
Michelin Offers High-Bearing Load Capacity Tyres for Regional Traffic
Michelin is expanding its X MULTI multi-purpose truck tyre family, specially designed for regional traffic, in the 315/80 R 22.5” size, for all axle positions, including the drive axle.
Bridgestone’s Giant Strides in Technology Earn TyreSafe Award
A wide range of technologically advanced products and services across the Bridgestone business has helped to secure a prestigious award from a national road safety charity.
Michelin Switzerland and Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility Start Partnership on Fuel Cell Trucks
Long range, quick refueling and zero emissions while driving - while car manufacturers are increasingly relying on batteries as a replacement for fossil fuels, the focus for trucks is on fuel cells. Hyundai recognised hydrogen as an important component of sustainable mobility at an early stage and now sells emission-free commercial vehicles with fuel cell drives under the Swiss joint venture Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility AG. The Zurich-based company and Michelin Switzerland have now entered into a long-term partnership on tyre management for fuel cell trucks.
Bridgestone to Supply Tyres to Volta Trucks’ Launch and Demonstrator Fleet Vehicles
Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric vehicle manufacturer, has announced a tyre partnership with the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer, Bridgestone. The agreement covers the first launch vehicle, recently revealed at an online event and the supply of tyres to the pilot vehicles that are due to start evaluation with fleet operators in early 2021.
Falken Maintains its Commitment to Football
Falken Tyre Europe has reached an agreement with two leading football teams in LaLiga and the German Bundesliga, Atlético de Madrid and Borussia Mönchengladbach, to extend its collaboration with both clubs during the current 2020/21 season.