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Conti to overtake Goodyear in passenger car/LT tire sales?

Akron, Ohio – Is Continental AG on the verge of demoting Goodyear to No. 4…

3rd September 2018 > Read More

JSR, VMI among top Pirelli suppliers

Milan – Pirelli C & SpA has named its top nine suppliers of raw materials,…

3rd September 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone Europe appoints new COO to strengthen new mobility efforts

Brussels – Bridgestone Europe NV/SA is aiming to strengthen its position in new mobility solutions…

3rd September 2018 > Read More

Apollo appoints new TBR sales manager in UK

Kettering, UK – Apollo Verdestein UK has appointed Steve Miller as truck and bus radial…

31st August 2018 > Read More

Pirelli shuts down Venezuela plant: report

Valencia, Venezuela –  Pirelli C & SpA has reportedly closed its production plant in Valencia,…

31st August 2018 > Read More

US-Mexico trade deal encouraging start for rubber industry leaders 

Washington – President Trump’s announcement of a preliminary trade deal with Mexico has garnered plenty…

31st August 2018 > Read More

Court reinstates wrongful death suit against Toyo, Les Schwab

Salem, Oregon – The Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a lower court…

31st August 2018 > Read More

Kiwa guiding TPE seals into drinking-water applications

Nuremberg, Germany – Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) are an established alternative to vulcanised rubbers in sealing…

31st August 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone to hike prices on Firestone farm tires in US, Canada

Nashville, Tennessee — Bridgestone Americas Inc. is planning to raise prices by up to 4%…

30th August 2018 > Read More

Semperit reports growth amid restructuring efforts

Vienna – Austrian rubber engineering group Semperit AG Holding has reported growth in the first…

30th August 2018 > Read More

Toyoda Gosei reorganises Chinese operations

Kiyosu, Japan – Toyoda Gosei Co. is changing the corporate form of its regional HQ…

30th August 2018 > Read More

China investing in Sri Lankan natural rubber business: report

Colombo – Chinese firms are in talks with Sri Lankan government to invest in the…

30th August 2018 > Read More

Pirelli joins UN Road Safety Trust Fund

Milan, Italy – Pirelli & C. SpA has become the first tire company to join,…

30th August 2018 > Read More

US to levy import duties on Chinese steel truck wheel makers

Washington — The US Department of Commerce has determined preliminarily that imports of certain steel…

29th August 2018 > Read More