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Bridgestone Americas promotes 6 to management posts

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas is making a number of leadership changes within its technology,…

25th April 2016 > Read More

KraussMaffei prepares for growth, new ownership

China is an important market for KraussMaffei Group – and with state-owned China National Chemical…

25th April 2016 > Read More

ContiTech doubles hose production capacity in China

Changshu, China – ContiTech AG’s mobile fluid systems business has opened a second production hall…

22nd April 2016 > Read More

Friday Focus: A new era for runflats?

London –  When they were launched well over a decade ago, runflat tires seemed an…

22nd April 2016 > Read More

Sentury Thailand starts production

Bangkok – Qingdao Sentury Tire’s Thai factory has started production, according to the Chinese tire-maker….

21st April 2016 > Read More

Tanzania to “revive” tire plant

Dar es Salaam – The government of Tanzania is planning to “revive” General Tyre East…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Former Goodyear chairman and CEO Pilliod dies at 97

Akron, Ohio – Charles Pilliod Jr., former Goodyear chairman and CEO, died 18 April at…

21st April 2016 > Read More

US reduces antidumping duties for some Chinese OTR tires

Washington – The US Department of Commerce has lowered antidumping duties for some off-the-road tires…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Western car tire markets nudge up sales at Michelin

Paris  –  Michelin revenues edged up in the first quarter, as a 4.3-percent rise in…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Pirelli to invest $200m in Mexican plant

Mexico City – Pirelli is planning to invest an additional $200 million (€177 million) in…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Mitsubishi admits falsifying fuel-economy data

Tokyo – Mitsubishi Motors said it will probe whether cars exported from Japan have falsified…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Bridgestone resumes production at quake-hit plant

Kumamoto, Japan – Bridgestone has resumed production at its Kumamoto plant on Kyushu after a…

21st April 2016 > Read More

FTC 2016: Norbert Majerus, Lean Champion, Goodyear

Goodyear’s lean champion, Norbert Majerus, will discuss streamlining and automation of tire plants at Future…

21st April 2016 > Read More

Chinese rubber conference urges lean production

Qingdao, China – At the 2016 China Rubber Conference in Qingdao this March, industry and…

20th April 2016 > Read More