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Goodyear closing Venezuelan tire factory

Akron, Ohio — Goodyear’s Venezuelan subsidiary, CA Goodyear de Venezuela, is ceasing production at its…

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Zhongce link-ups to advance tire rubber technology

Yantai, China – Chinese tire maker Zhongce Rubber has signed a contract with two Chinese…

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Bekaert replaces senior executive

Brussels – Bekaert’s executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) Beatríz García-Cos Muntañola has…

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Kumho operating income, sales down in third quarter

Seoul – Kumho Tire Co. Inc. suffered a 69.3% drop in pre-tax operating profit for…

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BASF expects “considerable” decline in earnings

Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF SE has lowered its forecast for 2018 earnings, due to lower-than-expected…

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People: BRV appoints new managing director

Bonn, Germany – Hans-Jürgen Drechsler, the long-time managing director of the German tire trade association…

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Linglong boss highlights need for partnerships at Turin summit

Turin, Italy – Linglong Tire chairman and president Wang Feng has signaled the need greater…

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Iranian government addresses natural rubber woes

Tehran – The Iranian government has agreed to offer subsidised dollar rates to local tire…

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KraussMaffei says ‘working hard’ on cyber attack problem

Munich, Germany – Rubber & plastics machinery manufacturer KraussMaffei Group is still fighting a cyber…

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New rules to revitalise EU tire labelling scheme?

London – The European Commission has adopted proposals for a new regulation to extend the…

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Slowdown follows year of strong growth in France

London – This year has seen a marked business-slowdown in the French rubber industry, following…

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Q&A: Making the case for minimum air-permeability standards in tires

Q&A with Jeffrey Valentage* of ExxonMobil Chemical Co. about the company’s push for the introduction…

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Brisa starts ‘smart’ tire factory in central Turkey

Aksaray, Turkey – Turkish tire maker Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret AS has…

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US expects 2.7% increase in tire shipments

Washington – Tire shipments will total 325.2 million units this year, up 2.7% from the…

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