Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. Ltd. Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Industry Update: Growth in Adversity for China-Based Tiremakers

Despite a very tough year, the Chinese tire industry continues to make headlines for its sheer size, overseas expansions and tariff and non-tariff barriers.

Linglong Tire to Open Manufacturing Plant in Serbia

China’s Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. Ltd. is planning to build a tire manufacturing plant in Serbia.

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Kumho Exec Leaves for Linglong

China-based Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. Ltd. tapped John Hagan as its chief operating officer for Linglong Americas Inc. Hagan previously served as Kumho Tire U.S.A.’s national sales vice president, leaving that post after less than two years. “In preparation for John’s departure, we have already taken steps to fill his position,” said Harry Choi, president

Shandong Linglong Building Tire Proving Grounds

China’s Shandong Linglong Tyre Co. Ltd. plans to build a $182 million tire proving ground in Yantai, Shandong Province. The facility will be developed on a 360-acre site, with Spanish engineering firm IDIADA Automotive Technology S.A. doing the actual design work. Shandong Linglong said the facility will open in 2015, and plans to make it