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New product line manager agricultural tyres at Continental

Benjamin Hübner is the new product line manager agricultural tyres at Continental Commercial Specialty Tyres.

Bridgestone donates RMB 3m to assist China in Covid-19 recovery

Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone (China) Investment Co., Ltd. have announced a joint donation of RMB 3 million (about US $430,000) to China Charity Federation and other provincial charity organisations to assist with Covid-19 relief and recovery efforts in China.

Continental SportContact 6 leads summer tyre test

The Continental SportContact 6 has secured an ‘exemplary’ rating on AutoBild Sportscars’ annual summer tyre test.

Yokohama signs MoU with the Rubber Authority of Thailand

Yokohama has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate with the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) to provide economic support for Thai natural rubber farmers and to improve traceability to ensure transparency and soundness of the supply chain.

New president of Continental North America

Robert (Bob) Lee will take over as the new president of Continental North America. He succeeds Jeff Klei, who will retire after serving more than 30 years in the industry.

Michelin wins back fuel tanker fleet policy within two years

Newton Abbot-based heating oil and fuel specialist Heltor has returned to a full Michelin tyre policy across its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, less than two years after switching to a competing premium brand.

Hankook sponsors Nürburgring Endurance Series

Hankook is the new sponsor of the Nürburgring Endurance Series. The renowned Nordschleife championship, previously known as the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring, lines up with a new brand identity this season.

Mini Challenge rookie champion Dan Zelos joins Davanti

Rising star of British motorsport Dan Zelos will compete in Davanti colours as he attempts to claim the senior title in the 2020 Mini Challenge.

Yokohama launches five new tyres

Although this year’s Geneva motor show was cancelled due to coronavirus, Yokohama still presented a virtual press conference where it launched five new tyres.

Goodyear develops tyres for electric Lexus concept

Goodyear has developed concept tyres for the Lexus LF-30 Electrified, a fully-electric concept car which marks the Japanese brand’s 30th anniversary.

Kumho nets further international design awards

First came the Good Design (Japan) awards for Kumho’s Majesty 9 and Ecsta PA51 patterns. These were swiftly followed by iF Design awards for the Majesty 9 and WinterCraft Wi51.