Ceat Outsourcing up 25% in Q3
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Outsourcing is becoming an ever-larger focus for Ceat, India’s fourth-largest tyre manufacturer.
Tyre Technology What’s Next?
(Douglasdale, South Africa/SA Treads) People often ask me what drew me to the tyre business. Why, the dynamism, creativity and sophistication of the industry I promptly reply.
RHD Tire Opens Car Dealer-Focused Facility
(Akron/Tire Review) Grand Rapids, Mich.-based RHD Tire has opened a new distribution center in Royal Oak, Mich.
BFGoodrich Proves its Rallying Mettle in 2007
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) US tyremaker BFGoodrich claims a long motorsport heritage, entering the motor racing history books in 1915 when it became the first tyre manufacturer to enjoy victory two years in a row at the ‘Brickyard’, home of the Indy 500 race.
Tyrexpo Asia Continues to Grow Despite Clash of Dates
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) The sixth Tyrexpo Asia, held in Singapore in September, left no hint of a doubt as to the importance of the regional tyre market and of the show itself in comparison with other regions and events.
ETRMA Proposes Voluntary Road Noise Reduction Levels
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has delivered its letter of commitment concerning the reduction of environmental impact resulting from tyres and further measures to increase road safety to the European Commissioner for Enterprise, G
Mannino Leaves, Pace Now Heads PTNA
(Akron/Tire Review) Gaetano (Guy) Mannino has left his post as president of Pirelli Tire North America, ending a 25-year career with the tiremaker.
What A Bunch Of Posers
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) The tyre industry has always produced its fair share of calendars, from the internationally-famous Pirelli calendar to other, not quite so well-known productions.
Michelin Top Online Brand
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Michelin and Bridgestone are the dominant online tyre brands, according to the latest research.
Advanced ID Signs $1.8 Million Contract With Kit Loong
(Staffordshire, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Advanced ID Corp. has signed an exclusive, three-year commitment contract with Malaysia’s Kit Loong Tyre Management for Advanced ID’s RFID and Pneu-Logic’s Tire Inspection products.