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Continental to showcase new tyres at CV Show

April 7, 2014
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Helping its customers achieve lowest overall driving cost underlines Continental Tyres’ philosophy, and its presence at the CV Show 2014, 29 April-01 May, will showcase a number of products and services designed to support this goal.

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New range of Riken tyres launched

March 31, 2014
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International Tyres, one of the UK’s largest truck tyre wholesalers, has secured an exclusive agreement to introduce a new brand of truck, bus and coach tyre into the UK, fuelled by the strong demand for mid-range products.

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Iveco Stralis gets Goodyear tyres as OE

March 13, 2014
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Goodyear’s recently-launched KMAX and FUELMAX tyres are to be available on Iveco’s award-winning Stralis range of trucks.

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New Michelin CV tyres save fuel

March 4, 2014

Michelin is expanding its most fuel-efficient range of commercial vehicle tyres ever with the launch of the 315/80 R 22.5 X Line Energy Z (multi-position) and 315/80 R 22.5 X Line Energy D (drive) fitments – a move it says is key for fleets investing in Euro VI vehicles.

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Michelin to unveil new trailer tyre at CV show

February 18, 2014

Michelin has selected the Commercial Vehicle Show 2014 to host an exclusive international preview of its new 385/65 R 22.5 X Multi T trailer tyre – which will be officially launched this summer.

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Karen Crispe appointed as FTA’s Commercial Director

February 13, 2014

The Freight Transport Association has confirmed  that Karen Crispe will be joining the team in April 2014 as their Commercial Director.She is currently Managing Director of Tachodisc, a role she has held since 2005, as well as Non-Executive Director of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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Inter-Haul cuts costs with Michelin

January 15, 2014

The delivery of an SDC trailer on Michelin tyres two years ago has helped define a new tyre strategy for South Wales-based Inter-Haul Pallet Services, which is helping the company reduce its operating costs.

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FTA publishes Yearbook of Road Transport Law 2014

January 9, 2014

The 2014 edition of the Freight Transport Association’s much respected Yearbook of Road Transport Law is now available.  The 52nd edition of the Yearbook, sponsored by Bridgestone, is an indispensable guide to road transport legislation and is designed to keep operators fully aware of all aspects of road transport legislation. 

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Ctrack launches RFID tracking solution in Europe

December 23, 2013

Ctrack is to roll-out its integrated RFID monitoring system for the protection of high-value goods and assets across Europe. ISIS, developed in partnership with specialist designer and manufacturer of security seals Mega Fortris, will initially be launched in the UK, Holland and Scandinavia following the success of the security solution in South Africa and Asia Pacific.

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Continental presents positive view of truck tyre market

December 10, 2013

As 2013 nears its close forecasts of how the market for new commercial vehicles will end present a mainly positive if mixed picture, according to Tracey Hyem, UK commercial marketing manager for leading global tyre maker Continental.

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DAF first to fit Goodyear KMAX and FUELMAX tyres

December 9, 2013

DAF is the first truck manufacturer to offer Goodyear KMAX and FUELMAX tyres as standard original equipment. The new tyres will be supplied on the company’s brand new CF and LF models as well as its flagship XF range as of December 2013.

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Continental tyres go the extra mile at Tarrant International

November 6, 2013

With 280,000 kilometres already achieved during trials of Continental’s HD Hybrid tyre, leading Irish haulier Tarrant International Transport is confident that 300,000 kilometres will be reached before the tyres finally require replacing. “This is exceptional and well beyond the mileage that we have been getting out of another premium brand that we use,” says Donagh…

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