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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

Omsk Carbon to start up Mogilev plant in September

Mogilev, Belarus – Russia’s Omsk Carbon Group (OCG) is planning to start the first phase…

24th July 2018 > Read More

TARRC celebrates 80th anniversary

Brickendonbury, UK – The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) – the UK research and…

24th July 2018 > Read More

Expansion plans on four continents

London – Tire makers have announced expansion plans in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia, in…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

Lanxess names new UK boss

Newbury, UK – Lanxess AG has named Jacques Perez as the new country representative in…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

Trelleborg posts 15% growth in first half

Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has posted a strong first half with earnings (EBIT) up…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

Bridgestone working on using AVs for tire tests

Tokyo – Bridgestone Corp. and Japanese automation and robotics company ZMP Inc. have launched a…

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Huf Group to form China JV on TPMS

Velbert, Germany – German automotive supplier Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst signed a letter of intent…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

F1 to adopt 18-inch tires starting in 2021 season

Paris – Formula 1 racing will move to 18-inch rim diameter tires and wheel, starting…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

Artificial intelligence is the real game-changer

Article published in ERJ’s July/August 2018 issue  AI technologies are already here and will gain…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

New technologies to zero in on vehicle safety and control

Article published in ERJ’s July/August 2018 issue  Tires will play a key role in eliminating…

23rd July 2018 > Read More

New chloroprene rubber capacity emerges in China

Changzhi, China – China’s state-owned Changshou Chemical has relocated its chloroprene rubber production plant from…

20th July 2018 > Read More

Conti sweeps into wiper-blade aftermarket

Frankfurt, Germany – Continental is now offering wiper blades for the spare parts market, the…

20th July 2018 > Read More

US automotive industry to warn about impact of tariffs

Washington – A broad spectrum of auto interests, armed with their latest impact studies, are…

20th July 2018 > Read More