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The TRC Team is on the Countdown for Autopromotec 2019!

The TRC team will be travelling to Bologna to attend the upcoming Autopromotec exhibition from 22.05.19 – 26.05.19, proudly exhibiting products from the TRC family of brands including TECH, Truflex/Pang and Salvadori. The team are delighted to be involved in the show’s 28th year and look forward to welcoming attendees to Hall 22, Stand A26.



Scroll back just seven years and First Line Ltd relocated for a twelfth time as a business, from Bicester to a huge, purpose-built facility just off the M40 in Banbury, in a move that the management team believed would provide the space the company would need for its future growth plans. However, such has been the success of the business, that it has had to extend the facility for the second time since opening in 2012, adding a much needed 3,500sq.ft. of additional space!


Michelin launches new X Multi HD D regional tyre range

Michelin is expanding its X Multi family of truck tyres, with the launch of the new X Multi HD (heavy-duty) D (drive) tyre in 315/80 R22.5 and 315/70 R22.5 sizes. Targeted towards solid bulk, agricultural and specialist transport operators – including fleets used for milk collection and animal feed deliveries to farms – the X Multi HD D is designed to be the most robust tyre in the market for versatile applications requiring a combination of high mileage potential and traction.


Ninth DTM season, new partnerships with renowned racing series, and a new high-end road tyre

This season, Hankook’s co-operative partners include the Formula Renault Eurocup. This prestigious racing series stages ten race weekends at such iconic racetracks as Silverstone, Monza, Hockenheim and Monaco in the context of Formula 1. The format sees 24 cars go head to head on the Ventus Race tyre. Hankook will also supply the Belcar series with its premium tyre, the Ventus Race, for the first time this year. This renowned racing series in Belgium and the Netherlands features GT cars and touring cars.



The UK’s largest commercial vehicle event opened today at NEC Event runs until Thursday May 2 Exhibitor space sold out Raft of key model launches underlines confidence and buoyancy of UK commercial vehicle market