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MWheels to discuss unchanged CV wheel inspection law with DfT, DVSA

MWheels to discuss unchanged CV wheel inspection law with DfT, DVSA

23rd March 2018 | 0 Comments

MWheels will meet with the Department for Transport (DfT) and DVSA to understand why the EU Roadworthiness Directive, and its section on CV wheels, has not been incorporated in UK law. The DfT’s draft Heavy Goods Vehicle Inspection Manual, due to come into force from 20 May 2018, shows “no major changes” to section 06, Road Wheels and Hubs. This is despite the British firm’s eight-year campaign, which saw major input in both Periodic (2014/45/EU) and Roadside (2014/47/EU) documents. Both were expected to be fully adopted by all 27 Member States as part of the EU’s drive to create standardised inspection procedures.

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MWheels retains exclusive European distribution rights for Xlite, Xbrite+ wheels

18th September 2017 | 0 Comments

MWheels and wheel manufacturing giant Wheels India (WIL) have signed a new five-year exclusive European distribution agreement for Xlite and Xbrite forged aluminium wheels. The contract continues a relationship that started in the 1940s with classic car wire wheels, and which progressed into steel commercial vehicle wheels in the 1980s and forged aluminium CV wheels in 2010.

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100 downloads for MWheels wheel safety white paper

100 downloads for MWheels wheel safety white paper

5th September 2017 | 0 Comments

MWheels’ white paper, ‘Evaluating commercial vehicle wheel safety - how to keep safe and stay compliant’, has been downloaded more than 100 times. The wheel distributor states that UK original equipment manufacturers, commercial vehicle fleet operators and senior personnel from armed forces, construction, emergency services and legal firms have taken the opportunity to learn more about wheel safety ahead of full implementation of the EU Roadworthiness Act on May 20, 2018.

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RTN Clayton Vallely takes delivery of 500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel

RTN Clayton Vallely takes delivery of 500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel

17th August 2017 | 0 Comments

RTN Clayton Vallely, manufacturer of specialist tankers for the environmental, food and chemical industries, has taken delivery of its 500th Xlite forged aluminium wheel from exclusive European distributor, MWheels. The Barnsley-based company, whose clients include Yorkshire Water, McVitie’s and Redway European, has specified the market leading forged aluminium wheels on orders since March 2014, primarily as fitted units with tyres from Bridgestone, Goodyear and Dunlop.

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MWheels appoints European supply chain manager

MWheels appoints European supply chain manager

2nd August 2017 | 0 Comments

MWheels has appointed Mike Cornwell to the newly created post of European supply chain manager, following a three-month senior consultancy role. The wheel distributor, formerly known as Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD), states that Cornwell has already introduced “a market-leading sales and operations planning process along with a structured sales forecasting methodology” and “will further develop integrated systems with service partners and suppliers to improve distribution efficiency” for MWheels’ full commercial wheel range.

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MWheels brand signifies evolution to more corporate business approach

MWheels brand signifies evolution to more corporate business approach

12th June 2017 | 0 Comments

With the recruitment of a new layer of management completed over the last 12 months, Manchester based commercial wheel supplier Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD), best known as the distributor of Xlite and Xlite+ forged aluminium wheels, signalled its intention to raise its profile and to convey an impression of the additional expertise now offered by the company. The most immediately obvious sign of this is the company’s new corporate identity – arriving at its headquarters in Sharston, South Manchester, past visitors to the company will notice the new MWheels logo.

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MWheels publishes commercial vehicle wheel safety white paper for fleet operators

MWheels publishes commercial vehicle wheel safety white paper for fleet operators

5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

MWheels has continued to educate commercial vehicle fleet operators on the importance of wheel safety with the launch of a white paper entitled, ‘Evaluating commercial vehicle wheel safety – how to keep safe and stay compliant’.

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MWSD rebrands as MWheels, bringing European operations under same banner

MWSD rebrands as MWheels, bringing European operations under same banner

22nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Distributor of Xlite and Xlite+ forged aluminium wheels, Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has rebranded as MWheels. The move positions the distributor’s European operations under one banner, having established a German company with the MWheels name at the beginning of the year. The new name is in full effect from Monday 22 May 2017, with the name and logo immediately visible on its reworked website, marketing literature and communications. The new corporate identity will be introduced across all product packaging over the coming months. The logo will also replace the Chevron as MWheels’ quality stamp on its steel, Xlite and Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels.

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MWSD appoints European sales manager

MWSD appoints European sales manager

20th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has appointed Frank Richter as European sales manager, as the Manchester-based wheel distributor continues to strengthen pan-European operations from its recently formed German operation, MWheels GmbH. Richter will assume key aftermarket commercial responsibilities, working closely with key retail and distribution partners throughout Germany from the company’s Cologne office. He will also offer operational, technical and wheel safety advice to bus, coach and truck fleets.

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MWSD senior management restructuring the key to wheel distributor’s next phase

MWSD senior management restructuring the key to wheel distributor’s next phase

20th March 2017 | 0 Comments

The restructuring of Xlite forged aluminium wheel distributor Motor Wheel Service Distribution's management team is characterised by company founder John Ellis as “the key to this year”. Add the establishment of the company’s German operations, MWheels GmbH – an important anchor in Europe’s leading market given both MWSD’s pan-European strategy and the current period of flux in Anglo-European relations – the introduction of a new generation of forged aluminium products, and the impending implementation of the EU Roadworthiness Act in May 2017 and it all adds up to an organisation entering the next stage of its development.

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MWSD expands Scottish business with Drummond Distribution partnership

MWSD expands Scottish business with Drummond Distribution partnership

13th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) is targeting improved delivery timescales in Scotland with a new logistics partnership. Drummond Distribution will offer the company’s Scottish customers next-day delivery on its most popular commercial vehicle wheel sizes. Covering Chevron Steel as well as Xlite and new Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels, the service will cover over 90 per cent of orders received before 4pm. More uncommon sizes and specifications will be supplied via MWSD’s warehouse in Manchester with delivery within two-three days.

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Xbrite+ wheels help put shine on Dennison Trailers’ gold trailer milestone

Xbrite+ wheels help put shine on Dennison Trailers’ gold trailer milestone

6th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Dennison Trailers has created a special one-off gold trailer to celebrate production of its 50,000th unit, with additional sparkle provided by Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels. Number 50,000, a Slope Frame ISO Tank trailer ideal for the transportation of hazardous liquids, is one of 34 trailers that will be supplied in a new deal with Suttons International, an innovative logistics and supply chain company that has a global presence and a major name in the haulage industry.

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MWSD brings latest Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels to European market

MWSD brings latest Xbrite+ forged aluminium wheels to European market

20th February 2017 | 0 Comments

The European market distributor of Wheels India’s forged aluminium wheels, Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has launched the next generation Xbrite+. The new product has benefitted from Wheels India’s upgraded multi-million pound production facility; in the advanced production process a polished Xlite forged aluminium wheel goes through several automated treatment stages to permeate the metal deeper.

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MWSD completes senior management board

MWSD completes senior management board

9th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has completed a recent series of changes to its senior management board with the appointment of Jason Mayor as chief commercial officer.

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MWSD expanding into Germany with forged aluminium truck wheels

MWSD expanding into Germany with forged aluminium truck wheels

24th August 2016 | 0 Comments

Motor Wheel Service has been active in the wheel industry for more than eight decades and a distributor of commercial vehicle wheels under the name Motor Wheels Service Distribution (MWSD) for the past 35 years. The MWSD board of directors has now decided to establish a new company in Germany at the start of next year in order to enable it to significantly expand its aftermarket distribution in continental Europe and then use this in the mid-term to establish original equipment partnerships with truck trailer manufacturers.

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