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GM’s autonomous vehicle unit gets $2.25bn boost

Detroit, Michigan – SoftBank Vision Fund, a prominent technology investment firm, is investing $2.25 billion…

3rd June 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Game-changers map the way forward

Cologne Germany – The Future Tire 2018 conference concluded 31 May with a high-powered discussion…

3rd June 2018 > Read More

Zafco, Van Den Ban to distribute Armstrong brand in Europe

Cologne, Germany ¬ Zafco International is launching the Armstrong tire brand in Europe in partnership…

3rd June 2018 > Read More

EV sales could reach 220m by 2030

London – There was a 54% increase in the number of electric and plug-in hybrid…

2nd June 2018 > Read More

Game-changing technologies: News and views

News and views on developments in digitalisation and automation that are set to revolutionise the design,…

1st June 2018 > Read More

Arlanxeo ‘could see’ second-half recovery

Cologne, Germany – First quarter sales at Arlanxeo – the synthetic rubber JV between Lanxess…

1st June 2018 > Read More

Michelin targeting 100% recyclable tires by 2048

Montreal, Canada – French tire maker Groupe Michelin has unveiled ambitious plans to produce tires…

1st June 2018 > Read More

Update: Fenner acquisition finalised

Clermont-ferrand, France — Group Michelin has finalised its acquisition of Fenner PLC and named Fenner’s…

1st June 2018 > Read More

Raw materials, energy costs threaten UK chemicals revival

London – UK chemicals and pharmaceuticals manufacturers achieved a 5% increase in exports in the…

1st June 2018 > Read More

Michelin rolls out ambitious tire-recycling goals

Montreal – Michelin has set a pair of ambitious tire-recycling targets for the coming 30…

31st May 2018 > Read More

Michelin to expand Fenner post-acquisition

 Milan, Italy – Michelin has unveiled plans to expand Fenner plc’s polymer capabilities, just ahead…

31st May 2018 > Read More

Versalis sets out circular economy strategy

Milan, Italy – Versalis SpA has presented a new strategy on the circular economy during…

31st May 2018 > Read More

Viewpoints: Hankook manager on TBR market

Birmingham, UK – Markets for truck and bus tires in the UK and Europe are…

31st May 2018 > Read More

Future Tire: Q&A with head of digital garage R&D at Bridgestone EMEA

In this Q&A, Lorenzo Alleva, head of digital garage R&D at Bridgestone EMEA, who will…

31st May 2018 > Read More