January, 2007 Archives - Page 11 of 195 - Tire Review Magazine
London Tyre Shop Destroyed by Blazing Van

A tyre dealership in South London has been destroyed following what appears to be a premeditated case of arson.

Goodyear HQ Project to be Announced Today

At a press conference scheduled for this morning, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is expected to reveal its plans to keep its world headquarters in Akron.

Goodyear Launches Armor Max Commercial LT Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has launched four all-new commercial-duty light truck tires featuring its Armor Max technology.

Bridgestone Bandag Sets Price Hike

Bridgestone Bandag increased prices by up to 4% on its tread rubber sold in the U.S., effective Dec. 4.

Kumho Names New U.S. R&D Center Chief

Former Continental Tire North America executive Terry Edwards has been named vice president of the Kumho America Technical Center, located in Fairlawn, Ohio.

Who Wears the Trousers?

The subject of grey marketing raises the hackles of wholesalers and manufacturers alike, with each blaming the other for its existence.

Tire Group International: Looking Further Afield

In its 15 years of existence, TGI has developed into a fast-growing company in the worldwide distribution of tyres and tubes.

Conti Purchase of Siemens VDO Officially Concluded

The Continental AG concluded its purchase of Siemens VDO Automotive AG on Dec. 3, four days after the EU Commission issued its unconditional approval.

CGS Buys Compound Manufacturer

The CGS group, which includes Mitas (tyre production), Rubena (technical rubber products) and Buzuluk (machinery and equipment for the rubber industry), has recently acquired a full ownership stake in the company Konty G, with compounds manufacturing facilities in Zl

Beru Develops Bus TPMS for Harsh Winters

Automotive engineering specialist Beru Systems has developed a specific bus tyre pressure monitoring system for Canadian firm Nova Bus and their new Nova LFS Artic bus.

Racing Giant Art Arfons Dies

Akron native and world speed record holder, Art Arfons, died Dec. 3. He was 81.

Alldata Wins Magazine Top Tool Award

For the third consecutive year, Alldata has won the “Top 5 Tools Award” presented by TechShop magazine.