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EU passenger car demand declines in June, first half

Brussels – New car registrations in the European Union fell by 7.8% year-on-year to 1,446,183…

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Toyo to further expand US tire plant

Hyogo, Japan – Toyo Tire Corp. is moving ahead with a previously announced expansion of…

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Akwel Group opens rubber hose plant in Thailand

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France – French automotive supplier, the Akwel Group has inaugurated an automotive ‘complex hoses’…

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Conti AV chief sees “full autonomy” taking time

Hanover, Germany – The first fully autonomous vehicles able to handle all conditions on public…

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Former ERJ publisher Dave Zielasko joins TIA

Bowie, Maryland – David Zielasko, former publisher of European Rubber Journal, has joined the US…

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Natural rubber price tracker: Markets in reverse

London – Natural rubber prices witnessed a decline in the Far East markets over the…

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ETRMA calls for “equal access” to in-vehicle data

Brussels – The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has once again called for…

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Conti building motorcycle tire plant in Thailand

Rayong, Thailand – Continental has started the construction of a motorcycle tire factory “in the…

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Lotte-GS Energy €600m JV to include butadiene plant

Seoul – Lotte Chemical and GS Energy of South Korea have signed a KRW 800-billion…

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Goodyear testing tire components in space

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear is sending some of its tire components into space for testing,…

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Cooper considering expanding US tire plant

Tupelo, Mississippi — Cooper Tire & Rubber is considering expanding its Tupelo passenger car and…

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Conti wins design complaint against wholesaler Heuver

Hanover, Germany – Continental Corp. has reached an out-of-court settlement with Dutch automotive wholesaler Heuver…

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Goodyear raising US capacity for larger tires

Fayetteville, North Carolina –  Goodyear is planning to expand capacity for larger rim-diameter passenger tires…

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REP targets growth with new agency, appointments

Corbas, France – Rubber machinery maker REP International has strengthened its sales network with a…

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