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Light Commercial Vehicle market was up 1.8% in February

“It was positive to see that demand in the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market was up 1.8% in February, in what is considered to be a typically low volume month due to the upcoming plate change in March”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association which represents commercial vehicle and franchised car retailers across the UK, commenting on the SMMT’s light commercial vehicle registration figures.


Jason Clarke, New MD for the British market at Zenises

– The Zenises Group has appointed Jason Clarke as its new managing director for the British market, as part of the expansion programme on which the company has embarked. With a broad experience of more than 22 years in the tyre industry, the new Zenises manager for the United Kingdom will be a great asset to help meet the Group’s growth goals.


Inaugural edition of Apollo Tyres’ #BadRoadBuddies concludes in Goa

The inaugural edition of #BadRoadBuddies, an off-roading event organised by leading tyre maker, Apollo Tyres, came to a scintillating finish late on Sunday evening in Goa. The community of nearly 50 off-roaders, social media influencers and journalists from different parts of India were joined in the final leg of the drive by Sachin Tendulkar, brand ambassador for Apollo Tyres, Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman and Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman and MD, Apollo Tyres Ltd. Sachin Tendulkar and Neeraj Kanwar also went for a quick off-roading on multiple tracks.


Fun on and off-track at RallyX on Ice

With less than 20 days to go until the 2019 edition of RallyX on Ice presented by Cooper Tires – the ultimate winter motorsport spectacle – roars into life at Åre in Sweden (18-23 March), excitement is building for a week of unrivalled entertainment both on and off-track.


TecAlliance accelerates its update cycles

TecAlliance, known worldwide for its market-leading TecDoc electronic replacement parts catalogue, is from this April, implementing a pilot project to enable its official data suppliers to update their product information on a weekly, rather than monthly, basis.