Continental has released a new digital tyre-monitoring platform with Vodafone called ContiConnect.
Ocado has selected Bridgestone as its new tyre supplier, fitting its entire home delivery fleet with Blizzak W810 all-season tyres.
By Mark Lovett, head of commercial vehicles at LeasePlan UK
Michelin Group has acquired truck tyre supplier and service provider Tructyre Fleet Management, which has 26 service centres across the UK.
The agreement will see the entire Greggs fleet fitted with Bridgestone's premium tyres until 2020.
Goodyear Proactive Solutions, the vehicle-to-fleet operations management system, has “reduced Reynolds’ tyre costs by 25%”.
Research and development is essential in the hunt for longer tyre life, but further savings on price remain elusive, John Lewis reports.
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has fitted Michelin CrossClimate+ tyres across its 200-car ‘rapid response’ fleet.
Online delivery drivers struggling to park their car are damaging their alloy wheels, according AlloyGator.
JCT 600 Volkswagen Van Centre York has hired a new commercial team as well as revamping its service facilities.
Allied Bakeries has renewed its contract with Michelin to supply tyres for its fleet of more than 940 trucks and trailers, for the next three years.
All 10 NHS ambulance services in England have signed a first-choice policy, alongside those of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Continental Tyre Group has “broadened its fleet offering” following the acquisition of leading truck tyre retreader and fleet management service provider Bandvulc Group.
Samworth Brothers – owner of the Ginsters pasty brand – found Michelin tyres to reduce its annual CO2 emissions by 252 tonnes.
Michelin has expanded its fuel-saving X Line Energy tyre range with six new fitments.
Co-op Funeralcare has reported record high mileage on a Michelin Agilis tyre fitted to one of its Volkswagen Transporter Highline T5 vans, clocking up 103,000 miles.
Two innovations have extended the potential mileage of the successor to the Goodyear Cargo Marathon light truck tyre by up to 6,250 miles.
Tyre pressure monitoring specialist TyrePal has launched a CANbus tyre pressure monitoring system designed for use in buses and commercial vehicles.
Falken has added the Eurowinter Van01 to its product range. It features significantly improved wear life as well as enhanced snow traction and handling.
TyrePal has launched its new range of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) for commercial vehicles.