Stu Crum joined Bridgestone Americas in August 2013. In August 2013, Stu Crum left Shell Oil Co. where he served as...Read More

Little was known about Keiko Brockel when she was elevated to president of Nitto Tire USA Inc. last October. Taking over for Tomo Mizutani...Read More

Morry Taylor says he’s not going to take another shot at winning the White House, but he’s coy about specific plans post retirement. “I’m...Read More
Neeraj Kanwar Apollo Tyres Ltd

Neeraj Kanwar, vice chairman and managing director, Apollo Tyres Ltd. Apollo Tyres' attempt to take over Cooper Tire & Rubber Co....Read More

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Back from another SEMA Show/Global Tire Expo, as are a supposed 140,000-plus other people in Las Vegas for the automotive world’s biggest week. Word was...Read More

While scanning a recent TIA email about its government affairs, I was dumbstruck by one statement that smacked me hard: “Currently, about 17% of tires...Read More

Thirty years ago when I joined this industry, it was quite enough to know that there were “dozens of tire companies” (when BFGoodrich and...Read More

Speaking of unfinished business, didn’t TIA say it was high time that NHTSA finally issue that Congressionally mandated tire fuel efficiency testing, labeling and...Read More

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Pick a card, any card.” Groans and protests flew like pigeons after bread crumbs. “Geez, Toon, give it a rest! You’re never gonna get...Read More

Wiping the sweat from my forehead, I braced myself for action. “I think I’ve got it now. I grip the body with my right...Read More

Are you sure about this, Slim?” Digger Dan had to holler to be heard above the noise of his backhoe. He was preparing to...Read More

The back screen door of Rolph’s Diner slammed shut as the owner/chief cook (the title ‘chef’ being far too kind for the dreck he...Read More

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Reclaimed Rubber Industry Ushers in Good Policy The China Tyre Retreading, Repairing & Recycling Association’s (CTRRRA) Reclaimed Rubber Group hosted a waste tire utilization technology...Read More

"The promotion of an environment-friendly type of solution-polymerized styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) in the domestic market as a green tire rubber material has become...Read More

Double Star Green Tire Project Progressing Qingdao Double Star’s factory relocation and new green tire production base project has been underway. The new factory is...Read More

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