Päivi Leskinen has been appointed Nokian Tyres’ Senior Vice President, Human Resources and member of Nokian Tyres’ Management Team. She will report to Jukka Moisio, President & CEO. Leskinen will start in the position in May 2021 at the latest.
Nokian Tyres PLC: Päivi Leskinen Appointed Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and Member of the Management Team
Continental Expands its Online Dealer Portal ContiOnlineContact for OTR and Agricultural Tyres
Extended offer: Off-The-Road and agricultural tyre portfolio are now available via ContiOnlineContact. The flexible tyre ordering around the clock enables optimal service for dealers.
Reifen Stiebling Unveil New Campaign to Stop Increasing Indifference to Safety Concerns when Buying Tyres
In a new, safety-conscious campaign, Reifen Stiebling are putting safety deficiencies in all-season tyres at the forefront, with the arresting slogan for all motorists- Shorten the braking distance. Not your life!
Southern Tire Mart and Pilot Flying J Unite for Strategic Alliance
Southern Tire Mart and Pilot Co. have created a new alliance, Southern Tire Mart at Pilot Flying J that aims to, in the words of company officials “leverage the strengths and conveniences of Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers, as well as the tyre and maintenance expertise of Southern Tire Mart.”
The Iberian Road Freight Sector Closes with 11% Drop in 2020
Consulting firm, DBK confirms that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a significant decrease in the demand for freight transport in 2020, with the Iberian market worth 16.8 billion euros, around 11% less than 2019, the first loss since the market recovery, starting 2013.
KAMAZ-master Dominates First Half of DAKAR 2021 on Standard Goodyear OFFROAD ORD Tyres
On January 3rd, the 43rd Dakar started in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The so-called motorsport marathon covers over 7500 km and will end on January 15th. The competition is also known as one of the toughest rallies in the world.
Part 1: CAM Banking on Investments in Account Management and Continuous Development as fitter-force Looks to Leap Forward in 2021
Shortly before Christmas, Steve Daly the Commercial Director at CAM sat down for a virtual get-together with Richard Wilson, the Editor of Commercial Tyre Business to discuss the state of play for the company.
COPADEX to Distribute a Full Portfolio of Alliance Tyres in France
COPADEX expands the cooperation with Alliance, as Alliance boosts its dealership network in the highly important agricultural French market. The objective is to further grow in the premium segment, with a clear focus on best value for money and better access for end-users to the top tyre solutions such as AGRI-STAR II.
Bridgestone to Appear at CES 2021 Debuting Virtual City of the Future - Bridgestone World
Bridgestone will return to the virtually-held CES 2021 to showcase their advanced mobility solutions technology they’ll be using for their virtual city, Bridgestone World. These live and on-demand events will also allow customers to see how they’ll have use smart tyre technology and data analytics to enhance sustainable mobility within the industry.
UK New Van Market Finishes Year Down -20.0%
UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations end 2020 down -20.0%, some 73,121 units fewer than last year. Sector growth slowed at the end of a turbulent year, with registrations falling -1.0% in December.