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Bridgestone invests in proactive ride technology

Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas Inc. invested in ClearMotion Inc. a venture-backed technology company developing…

20th June 2017 > Read More

Michelin’s ‘Vision’ concept tire part of sustainable mobility bid

Montreal, Quebec — Group Michelin’s “Vision” for sustainable mobility is more than an idea, it’s…

20th June 2017 > Read More

Michelin aims for 30% cost reduction in future plants

Montreal, Canada – Michelin will reduce production costs by 30% at all new greenfield passenger…

19th June 2017 > Read More

Aeolus to add engineering tire capacity

Jiaozuo, China – A project to add 30,000 unit/year capacity for engineering tires, including jumbo…

19th June 2017 > Read More

US university develops tread wear sensors

Durham, North Carolina – An American private research university has developed a printed sensor that…

19th June 2017 > Read More

EU automotive market nears pre-crisis levels

Brussels – Passenger car registrations across the EU approached pre-financial crash levels, having increased 7.6%…

19th June 2017 > Read More

India’s MRL opens office in US amid growing farm, OTR business

Panama City, Panama — India’s MRL Tyres Ltd. has opened a sales office in Dallas…

19th June 2017 > Read More

Trinseo acquiring Italian elastomers company API

Berwyn, Pennsylvania – Trinseo is acquiring API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali SpA in a deal announced…

16th June 2017 > Read More

Michelin to acquire NexTraq telematics

Norcross, Georgia – Michelin North America has agreed to acquire NexTraq, a US provider of…

16th June 2017 > Read More

Trial production at Lotte-Versalis elastomers JV set to start soon

London – South Korea’s Lotte Chemical and ENI-owned Italian chemicals company Versalis SpA are to…

16th June 2017 > Read More

Liberty lands Dunlop Aircraft Tyres for $135m

New York –  US private equity firm Liberty has acquired Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, based in…

16th June 2017 > Read More

Smithers Rapa expanding US laboratory

Ravenna, Ohio — Independent, third-party laboratory Smithers Rapra broke ground recently on a new expansion…

16th June 2017 > Read More

‘World’s biggest tire plant’ planned for Saudi Arabia

Helsinki –  Black Donuts Engineering (BDE) of Tampere, Finland is involved in a project in…

15th June 2017 > Read More

Cabot breaks ground on China silica plant

Wuhai, China –  Cabot Corp. and joint venture partner Inner Mongolia Hengyecheng Silicone Co. Ltd…

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