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The Tyreman Breaking News section brings you the latest stories emanating from the tyre industry in Malaysia.

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The FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) confirmed Hankook Tire & Technology as the Gen3 tyre partner of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship selected by tender process and FIA World Motor Sport Council approval. Equipping the world’s first and only all electric street racing formula with Hankook tyres will then form the core of the company's international campaigns and commitments to sustainability and environmental protection worldwide.

According to the Malaysian Automotive Association, the total industry volume sold in May is up, with a total of 22,960 new passenger vehicles registered.

Hankook is contributing to the Porsche Taycan with its Ventus S1 evo 3 ev, which has been specially developed for the needs of electric vehicles. In the size 225/55R19 XL 103Y on the front axle, 275/45R19 XL 108Y on the rear axle and “NF0” on the sidewall, the Ventus S1 evo 3 ev hides a lot of technical refinements that bring the performance of electronically driven sports cars optimally onto the road.

Bridgestone Corporation has  announced its new Mid-Long Term Business Strategy Framework, which sets forth a forward-looking vision to provide social value and customer value as a sustainable solutions company towards 2050 and beyond.

Forestry work has always been very demanding but modern forestry does not seek to damage forests but on the contrary to create the conditions to allow the regrowth or emergence of new trees, in the place of a plant which has been cut down. The key aim is to avoid any significant change in forest ecosystems. BKT has taken up the challenge by designing highly specialised tyres, developed in the workshop, starting from observing the real working conditions and enabling the vehicle to express its full power.

 

After years of research and hours of technical analysis, Magna Tyres managed to launch its first ever “3 star” rigid dump truck tyre.

 

BKT has launched two new models for its MAGLIFT, the tyre specifically designed for forklifts in the form of the MAGLIFT ECO and the MAGLIFT PREMIUM.

This season’s Premier League fixtures may currently be on hold, but one thing ready and awaiting football’s return is the Liverpool Football Club team bus. Primed to carry some of the world’s best footballers as and when safety precautions permit, the scarlet coach is fitted with Falken’s latest commercial vehicle tyres.

Hankook has been awarded a platinum medal by Ecovadis, one of the highest recognition for achievements in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The medal is only awarded to companies that are in the top 1% of their industry sector.

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