Scottish firm R&J Strang Tyre Services has been bought by Continental Tyre Group to strengthen its commercial fleet offering across the UK and Ireland.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has criticised the Government for not including commercial vans in new tyre safety standards.
The Government says that the new rules on tyres could come into force as early as 2020.
Fuller Tyres has joined the Conti360 network, expanding the groups offering in vehicle aftercare.
Michelin has promoted Jonathan Layton to national sales manager, UK and Republic of Ireland, for its Services & Solutions business line.
The South East Coast Ambulance Service has adopted a Michelin Agilis CrossClimate tyre policy across its fleet.
Highways England is undertaking live tests of a technology that could help reduce commercial vehicles tyre failures by 75% on the country’s strategic road network (SRN).
FORS has released a new tyre management guide outlining best practice that can help reduce tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact.
European tyre manufacturer Apollo Vredestein has been awarded ‘Silver’ partnership status by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
The Government is launching a consultation on options to ban older tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses.
Maxxis has revealed a new “wider” choice of tyre size and patterns to complement their vehicles in 2019.
Armstrong Richardson is moving its 50-strong truck fleet to a Michelin new and remix tyre policy after a comparison projected savings of £60,000 a year.
European logistics firm X One Wholesale has fitted Yokohama winter tyres to its entire fleet of delivery vans.
Goodyear has launched a new mixed service truck tyre range called Omnitrac, offering better damage resistance and a longer service life than previous versions.
Princebuild is rolling out Michelin’s CrossClimate+ and Agilis CrossClimate tyres across its entire 180 cars and vans.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has begun a crackdown on tyres that are more than 10 years old.
Stapleton’s Tyre Services has achieved an extra 20,000 miles out of its new Michelin Agilis Cross Climate tyres, compared to its previous policy.
Henderson Group has switched to Continental Tyres’ Conti360 fleet management programme for three years.
Conti360° Fleet Services network will merge with Bandvulc Key Partners fleet services under a new unified 360° brand.
Avon has launched the AV12, a new van tyre designed to improve fuel efficiency.