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Experts study ‘revolution or evolution’ in smart tire manufacturing

Article published in ERJ’s July/August 2018 issue  Progress expected, but panel sees potholes on the…

30th July 2018 > Read More

China developing standards alliance for smart tires

Cologne, Germany – China is very active in developing smart industrial solutions and smart factories,…

30th July 2018 > Read More

Another tough year for Chinese tire makers

Article published in ERJ’s July/August 2018 issue Feedstock, environmental rules and utilisation rates add to…

30th July 2018 > Read More

ERJ Brainteaser: Answers supplied for Lighter batch question

Factory technician Ian has 10 batches of tires, all of which, but one, have tires…

30th July 2018 > Read More

Conti supervisory board gives greenlight for reorganisation plan

Hanover, Germany – Continental AG’s supervisory board has unanimously agreed with the company’s major reorganisation…

27th July 2018 > Read More

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…

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Michelin launches high-performance tire for piston aircraft

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

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Mercedes selects Falken tires as OE fitment for G-Class

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

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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