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Fleet fitment for Yokohama winter van tyre

As a leading European logistics business which guarantees its customers timed deliveries, no matter what the weather conditions, X One Wholesale has fitted its fleet of delivery vehicles with Yokohama’s W*Drive WY01 winter tyres, to ensure full mobility and safety this winter.

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MAKITA’S NEW FACTORY SERVICE CENTRE OPENS IN LONDON

Makita UK has opened a third regional Factory Service Centre (FSC) in the busy London borough of Hounslow. This new FSC joins Makita’s HQ facility in Milton Keynes, which serves the whole of the country, as well as Glasgow, which supports the rapidly expanding market penetration of the brand in Scotland and northern England.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the new RONAL GROUP tool shop in Härkingen

The RONAL GROUP, one of the world's leading manufacturers of light alloy wheels for passenger cars and commercial vehicles, is building a new toolmaking shop at the site of the group’s headquarters in Härkingen (Switzerland). The groundbreaking ceremony for the project was held on January 14, while construction is due to begin in February 2019.

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Bridgestone chosen as original equipment supplier for the new all-electric Audi e-tron SUV

Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, has been chosen to join Audi as they embark on a new journey with the release of their first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron. The two companies established a list of demands that would highlight the specifications of the new model, from its spectacular acceleration to the in-vehicle comfort and silence, all while ensuring ultimate safety and without any drop in performance. Audi has selected Bridgestone for supply of six different tyres from 19’’ to 21’’ - four summer and two winter sizes - as original fitments

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HELLA promotes McGreevy

After joining original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier HELLA, as the company’s national sales manager last May, Martin McGreevy has now been appointed to the position of Sales Director, IAM.