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Yuasa ‘Always Check The Battery’ launch

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GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd has demonstrated the positive business and customer service benefits of testing every battery with a major workshop trial. The battery testing trial, conducted over three summer months, has revealed that almost a third (27%) of vehicles tested had a battery issue, and over one in ten (11%) needed a complete battery replacement.

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Michelin Tyres – A Better Way Forward

Michelin opened its doors to the Stoke-on-Trent community and members of the press at the beginning of July to the unveiling of the new 53,000 m2 The European Distribution Centre (EDC) at their head office on Stoke-on-Trent. Further investment plans include a new 12,000 m2 warehouse which should be completed by the end of November.

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ICFM treads new ground with Michelin

Car and light commercial vehicle (LCV) fleet managers working towards the ICFM’s Intermediate and Advanced Diploma Certificates are learning more about the fuel- and cost-saving benefits of a premium tyre policy with help from Michelin.

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TRIANGLE Tyre signs strategic cooperation with DIPROPNEU to develop the French market

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TRIANGLE Tyre Europe has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with DIPROPNEU, one of the main tyres distributors in the French market. The arrangement belongs to the new TRIANGLE’s strategy to increase its presence across Europe and, particularly for France, will focus on the development of the local and overseas markets for the Chinese manufacturer and its partner.

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Chicago Pneumatic introduces more powerful and lightweight impact wrenches

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Chicago Pneumatic has launched two new lightweight and powerful impact wrenches for heavy vehicle tyre changing applications. Built on the heritage of successful previous models, the CP7783 and CP7783-6 1” lightweight impact wrenches provide higher torque than similar tools of an equivalent durability and are equally suitable for workshop or roadside assistance tasks.

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Continental Tyre options keep D&P Haulage happy

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Hull warehousing, logistics and haulage operator, D&P Haulage, is one of the strongest growing transport operations in the north east. Started in 1984 brothers by David and Paul Charlton, the business runs in excess of 60 trucks and 50 trailers on a variety of storage and distribution contracts, using its own warehousing, along with ongoing general and contract haulage for leading local businesses.