January, 2007 Archives - Page 13 of 195 - Tire Review Magazine
Yokohama Posts Environmental Report Online

Yokohama Rubber Co. has placed a PDF of its “Environmental and Social Report 2007” on its Web site – www.yrc-pressroom. jp/env_en.

Yokohama Raising Tire Prices

Yokohama Tire Corp. has announced an across-the-board price increase, effective Jan. 1, 2008.

Toyo Sponsors Wooden Classic

The annual John R. Wooden Classic college basketball event – now in its 14th year – will once again be presented by Toyo Tire (USA) Corp.

New OHSA Ruling Means Added Employer Costs

OSHA has ruled that employers must pay the cost of providing any personal protective equipment necessary to protect workers from job-related injuries.

New Trade Deal With China May Impact Tires

In a new trade deal, China will eliminate “improper” trade subsidies it was allegedly using to prop up profitable trade with the U.S., to the detriment of local and foreign companies.

ASE Sets New Board, Officers

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) named its new board of directors’ officers for 2008.

New Headquarters Plan for Goodyear Appears Ready

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is close to a deal that will bring the tiremaker a new world headquarters complex in Akron.

Bridgestone Announces Management Changes

Bridgestone Corp. announced on Nov. 28 that its board of directors approved the following changes in corporate officers.

EU Commission Approves VDO Purchase

Continental AG reported on Nov. 29 that it has received approval from the EU Commission for the unconditional acquisition of Siemens VDO Automotive AG.

Marangoni Tread Granted EMAS Certification

Marangoni Tread SpA has announced that its manufacturing sites in Ferentino and Frosinone have been granted EMAS certification (certificate no. IT-000709).

First Reifen China Attracts Over 5,800 Visitors

The organisers of the first Reifen China exhibition have published visitor attendance and exhibitor numbers from the inaugural “Asian Essen Show.”

Study Shows Nokian Most Productive European Auto Company

According to an article published in the German periodical Manager Magazin, of the 500 largest stock exchange listed companies in Europe, Nokian Tyres is the most productive company in the automotive sector.