January, 2007 Archives - Page 5 of 195 - Tire Review Magazine
F1 Slicks Not a Certainty

Despite the anticipation from some quarters for the return of slick tyres to Formula One in 2009, FIA president Max Mosley has warned that their reintroduction is by no means certain.

Delticom Forecasts 21% Increase in Revenues

German based online tyre retailer Delticom AG has published its forecast for the current fiscal year 2007 as a reaction to industry figures published yesterday by the German Tyre and Vulcanisation Industry Association BRV, as well as in response to what the company calls irritations in the financial markets with regards to the course of Delticom’s business during the current fourth quarter.

Conti SA Wins Environmental Award

Continental Tyre’s South African subsidiary has awarded an environmental distinction by the Institute of Waste Management, an organisation based in Eastern Cape province.

Trelleborg TM900 Now Available in 800/70R38

Trelleborg has added a 800/70R38 variation to its TM900 High Power line.

Goodyear Going to the Moon with New Lunar Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is working with NASA to develop non-pneumatic tires for the next generation lunar rover.

Titan Lauds Commerce Department Ruling

Titan International Inc. offered its comments in the aftermath of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision earlier this week to impose preliminary countervailing duties on new OTR tires imported into the U.S.

Goodyear Gets School Bus Call

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been named the “preferred supplier” for school bus maker Blue Bird Corp.

Fire Halts Work at Titan Plant

A small fire yesterday morning at Titan Tire’s plant in Des Moines forced the evacuation of some 125 workers.

Hennessy Adds Three New Balancers

Hennessy Industries has introduced three new tire/wheel balancers – the Coats 775, 875 and 1175.

Fleet Buying May Not Be Hot in 2008

The U.S. trucking industry now expects a slow rebound in the early part of 2008.

Bridgestone to Increase Prices in all European Markets

Bridgestone Europe has announced price increases for all tyre brands and categories in every European market.

Bandag Releases Updated Aspects Software

Bandag EMEA first launched its Aspects fleet inspection program at Reifen Essen 2006.