Continental Tyre Group has bought fleet management and tyre retreader Bandvulc in “a logical step”. The two companies have worked together for more than 25 years. The acquisition will allow Continental to strengthen its position in the UK and Irish markets, as well as enable Bandvulc to grow its own operation with access its new owner’s fleet and customer portfolio. Bandvulc’s Ivybridge, Devon factory will continue to offer both Bandvulc and Continental’s ContiRe retreads, with a view to expanding the […]
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]
Evans Transport, a north Devon-based family firm with over 350 vehicles, based in North Devon has renewed its tyre supply and management contract with Bandvulc.