Tag: Spain

Barcelona’s buses to roll on Hankook tyres

Barcelona’s buses to roll on Hankook tyres

21st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Hankook tyres will be fitted to more than 1,100 city buses in Barcelona under a new supply agreement with the city’s main public transit operator, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB). Tyres will be supplied and fitted by Grupo Soledad, Hankook Tire’s distributor in Spain.

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Spanish tyre management system integrates e-jobsheet

Spanish tyre management system integrates e-jobsheet

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

A major supplier of tyre management systems into Spain is integrating e-jobsheet, the open-access, digital tablet-based service work platform for truck, bus and van, into its software. NETIXCloud’s partnership with CAM will enable its Spanish dealer customers to update stock efficiently in their dealer systems while simultaneously updating data in Fleetbridge if they are carrying out work for Bridgestone.

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BYD debuts electric trucks and plug-in van

BYD debuts electric trucks and plug-in van

4th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Build Your Dreams (BYD) has rolled out three zero emission commercial vehicles targeted at fleet customers in Europe. Two BYD pure electric trucks and one BYD pure electric van made their debut appearance in Europe last week at a presentation in the Estadio Nueva Condomina stadium in the city of Murcia, south-east Spain.

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Lehigh win Circular Economy award in Davos

Lehigh win Circular Economy award in Davos

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Lehigh Technologies has won the Young Global Leaders Award for Circular Economy SME (small to medium-sized enterprise) for The Circulars 2019, the 5th iteration of the award, in Davos at the World Economic Forum on 21 January 2019.

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Doublestar car tyres on-sale in Carrefour Spain

Doublestar car tyres on-sale in Carrefour Spain

29th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Doublestar Tyres, the new majority shareholder of Kumho, recently announced that its tyres are on-sale alongside premium brands at Carrefour supermarkets in Spain. According to Doublestar, which compared Carrefour founded in 1959 to Walmart in the USA, the supermarket chain is Europe's favourite. Having pioneered the so-called hypermarket approach in Europe Carrefour has developed into the largest retailer in Europe and the second largest international retail chain group in the world, with business scope covering more than 40 countries and regions. Carrefour owns 17 large chain stores in Spain, which covers the Iberian area and radiates to the whole pan-European region. With an annual population of 400 million, Carrefour is a perfect channel for product sales and a perfect platform for brand exposure.

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Lehigh Technologies opens MRP plant in Spain

20th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Production has commenced at Lehigh Technologies’ micronised rubber powder (MRP) plant in Spain. The Murillo el Fruto MRP facility in Navarra was built in partnership with recycling and sustainability specialist Hera Holding and is the first plant for Lehigh Technologies outside the USA.

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Tiresur to distribute Triangle consumer tyres in Spain

Tiresur to distribute Triangle consumer tyres in Spain

4th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Triangle’s consumer tyres will be exclusively distributed in Spain by distribution and retail company Tiresur. The agreement represents an increased footprint in Europe for Triangle; Spain is a key market in the Weihai manufacturer’s internationalisation strategy implemented since the listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

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Lehigh Technologies: European MRP production beginning this summer

Lehigh Technologies: European MRP production beginning this summer

7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

According to Michelin, owner of Lehigh Technologies since October 2017, the Micronised Rubber Powders (MRP) production facility being set up by Lehigh Spain will begin operations in summer 2018. The plant, located in Murrillo del Fruto, Spain, is the product of a joint venture project between Lehigh Technologies and Hera Holding.

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Work begins on Nokian Tyres’ technology centre in Spain

Work begins on Nokian Tyres’ technology centre in Spain

25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A groundbreaking ceremony held today marked the start of construction work on a new testing and technology centre being set up by Nokian Tyres in Spain. Festivities to celebrate the occasion were held at the site in Santa Cruz de la Zarza. Nokian Tyres anticipates the completion of the first test tracks next year ahead of the technology centre attaining full operational status in 2020.

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Cartyzen coming to The Tire Cologne ahead of European launch

Cartyzen coming to The Tire Cologne ahead of European launch

18th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Introduced at Tire Technology Expo in February, the Zenises Group’s Cartyzen tyre subscription service will gain further exposure at The Tire Cologne next month through its presentation by Harjeev Kandhari, chief executive officer of Zenises.

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Harjeev Kandhari introduces Cartyzen tyre subscription scheme at Tire Technology Expo

Harjeev Kandhari introduces Cartyzen tyre subscription scheme at Tire Technology Expo

22nd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Zenises’s new tyre subscription business, Cartyzen, has been introduced by the company’s CEO, Harjeev Kandhari, at Tire Technology Expo in Hannover, Germany. The company plans to launch a full service business in Spain, making it the first country in the world to have a full-scale tyre subscription service, following a trial of the model in Germany.

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Zenises appoints former acting CTO of Ping An Bank to Technology Advisory Board

31st October 2017 | 0 Comments

Zenises has appointed Jag Ram, the former acting pillar CTO of Ping An Bank, to its Technology Advisory Board. He will support the development of the new Technology Centre developed by Zenises in Madrid.

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Ronal Group opens new wheel factory in Spain

30th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Ronal Group, a leading manufacturer of alloy wheels, has built a second plant in Teruel, Spain, which was officially opened on 10 October 2017. The Ronal Group has run a production and administration facility in the Aragón region of north-eastern Spain since 1983. The foundation stone for the latest plant was laid in February 2016.

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Zenises opens Technology Centre, appoints division GM, Technology VP

18th October 2017 | 0 Comments

A new, four-storey technology centre has been set up to aid Zenises keep apace of online, social media and communication trends and to help it adjust business to new opportunities. The company has already appointed a division general manager and vice-president of technology, and is now in the process of expanding the workforce at the Technology Centre. Zenises aims for a total headcount of up to 40 in the Madrid facility.

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Kraiburg Austria invests in Spain

9th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Having appointed Alessandro Bottesini as sales manager in March, Kraiburg Austria now offers extended technical support for its proven, high quality products. The company reports that in it is experience such a move is important for market growth. Furthermore it is of crucial importance for the fleets to under-stand how to fit retreaded tyres with a perfectly matched combination of pattern design and compound for the relevant application.

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