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Linglong ‘gets cold feet with Iran project’

Tehran – China’s Shandong Linglong Tire Co (Linglong) is reportedly now hesitant about going ahead…

18th April 2018 > Read More

UK advanced materials supplier in deal with major tire maker

Cheltenham, UK – Advanced materials engineering group Versarien plc has secured a deal to supply…

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Cabot increases prices for rubber carbon black

Boston, Massachusetts – Cabot Corp is increasing prices for its rubber carbon black reinforcement materials…

18th April 2018 > Read More

Alliance Tire to raise OTR tire prices in North America

Wakefield, Massachusetts – Rising raw materials costs are driving the latest price increases by Alliance…

18th April 2018 > Read More

NR demand, production grow amid low prices

Kuala Lumpur – While natural rubber prices experienced a weak quarter in the first three…

17th April 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone, Goodyear to start tire-distribution JV in North America

Akron, Ohio — Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear are combining their respective US wholesale tire distribution…

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Siemens to advise UK government on process and engineering

London – Mike Houghton, managing director, process industries & drives, Siemens UK, has been appointed…

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Nokian progresses sustainability projects

Nokia, Finland – Nokian Tyres has reported significant progress in improving the energy-efficiency of its…

16th April 2018 > Read More

Continental developing aquaplaning warning system

Frankfurt, Germany – Continental AG engineers are developing an aquaplaning alert system that uses signals…

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Future Tire: Q&A with VMI R&D manager, tire building

  In this Q&A, Erwin Zweers, VMI R&D manager, tire building, gives his views on…

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Tire Cologne is ready to roll

Cologne, Germany – The Tire Cologne international trade fair has attracted around 530 ‘providers’ and…

15th April 2018 > Read More

Facebook’s privacy problem in the era of self-driving cars

Washington – All eyes were on Washington as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced Congress to…

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HF boss has high hopes for new TBM

After two decades of working in the tire-manufacturing sector, Markus Wachter is now guiding HF’s…

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Kobe sees growing demand for challenging technologies

Article published in ERJ’s March/April issue Japanese major reports growing demand for technologies that overcome…

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