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Smiley Monroe planning North America presence

Lisburn, UK – Northern Ireland-based Smiley Monroe Ltd is planning a “physical presence” in North…

27th July 2018 > Read More

Ford commits $4bn to autonomous vehicles, forms new subsidiary

Detroit, Michigan — Ford Motor Co. is planning to invest up to $4 billion (€3.4…

27th July 2018 > Read More

Pyrolyx founder steps down

Munich, Germany – The chairman of the management board and founder of Pyrolyx AG, Niels…

27th July 2018 > Read More

Yokohama claims biomass isoprene breakthrough

Tokyo – The Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) has claimed to have developed “the world’s first…

26th July 2018 > Read More

Goodyear will study tire materials in space

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear’s next research project is out of this world. The Akron-based tire…

26th July 2018 > Read More

Michelin launches high-performance tire for piston aircraft

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America, Inc. is launching a high-performance bias tire designed…

26th July 2018 > Read More

Mercedes selects Falken tires as OE fitment for G-Class

Offenbach am Main, Germany – Falken tires have been selected as OE fitment for the…

26th July 2018 > Read More

ChemChina names new chairman

Beijing – China National Chemical Corporation Ltd. (ChemChina) has named Ning Gaoning to serve as…

25th July 2018 > Read More

Hexpol gains in first half despite currency swings

Malmo, Sweden – Hexpol AB has registered growth in the first half of 2018, thanks…

25th July 2018 > Read More

Teknor Apex names new vice president for TPEs

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – Teknor Apex Co. has appointed Sachin Sakhalkar to vice president for…

25th July 2018 > Read More

Canadian firm to build tire pyrolysis facility

Montreal, Quebec – Canadian cleantech company Ecolomondo Corp. is setting up a tire-recycling plant in…

25th July 2018 > Read More

Goodyear highlights sustainability in CSR report

Akron, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has touted its continuous improvement action,…

25th July 2018 > Read More

Sumitomo develops software-based monitoring system

Article published in ERJ’s July/August 2018 issue  Vehicles of the future will require next-generation tires…

24th July 2018 > Read More

Currency impact hits Michelin first half results

Clermont-Ferrand, France – Groupe Michelin has reported a decline both in sales and operating income…

24th July 2018 > Read More