Pirelli Carlisle Workers to Strike Over Pay
Fifty tyre production staff that are members of the GMB Union, will reportedly strike at Pirelli’s Carlisle tire plant.
Continental Opens 100th Dealership in China
Continental Tire opened its 100th dealership in China in mid-December.
Al Dobowi Deepens its roots in Africa
The Al Dobowi Group has decided to increase its presence in Africa by opening offices, warehouses and service centres in Ethiopia to cover the Ethiopian, Djiboutian and Somalian markets.
Bandag Celebrates 50 Years in Business
Bandag (now known as Bridgestone Bandag) celebrated its 50th anniversary in late December with a series of celebrations at its Muscatine, Iowa, hometown and by making donations to local groups.
Group Files Suit Opposing Tire Company Incentives
(The Business Journal) The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law (NCICL), the group that filed a lawsuit challenging the state and local incentives given to Dell Inc., said Dec. 20 that it has filed a lawsuit challenging state incentives to Goodyear Tire & Rubber and Bridgestone/Firestone.
Automechanika Shanghai Deemed Major Success
The third Automechanika Shanghai was attended by nearly 22,000 trade visitors from 103 countries and regions, according to organizers.
Tyre Majors Plan Big Investments This Year
(Hindu Business Line) After nearly a decade, the Indian tyre manufacturing sector is set to commit major investments towards capacity expansion in 2008.
ASA Issues Updated TireMaster
ASA Tire Systems has released version 7.5.0 of its TireMaster software.
China Protests Anti-Dumping Ruling
China is seriously protesting the recent U.S. Commerce Department preliminary ruling that it has been dumping OTR tires on the U.S. market.