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April 2016
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Germany to bring in strict winter tyre rules.

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:54 am   /   International, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  For the past five years, since a change in Germany’s road rules set out that vehicles must be suitably equipped for the conditions they drive in, the fitment of M+S marked tyres has sufficed to meet this requirement when it snows or if roads […]

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Conti starts testing on tyres made from NR derived from dandelions.

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:47 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Continental Tire AG, together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Julius Kuehn-Institute, and EKUSA, has produced and tested the first tyres with tread made completely out of natural rubber derived from dandelions. According to Carla Recker, head of Continental’s team […]

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Dunlop recalls SP TOURING T1 tyres.

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:43 am   /   International, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Dunlop has announced a recall of its SP TOURING T1 tyre products, offering free replacement and installation for customers owning the tyres. Dunlop said that around 3,000 SP TOURING T1 tyres have manufacturing defects which may cause the tyres to change shape. The company […]

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Hankook to display the new SmartFlex AH35 CV tyre at the Commercial Vehicle Show.

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:41 am   /   International, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Hankook Tire Europe GmBH is participating in the Commercial Vehicle Show being held at the NEC in Birmingham, UK from April 26th 2016 to April 28h 2016. The tyre Show attracts on an average 20,000 business visitors & according to the organizer. Speaking of […]

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Who Is P.K. Mohamed?

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:35 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Education: Chemistry Major – University Of Kerala. First Job: Junior Lecturer at Calicut Farook College (1965). BSc. LPRI (London). Present Position: Chief Advisor – Research & Technology. Member of Management Board Apollo Tyres. In the words of many who have had an opportunity to […]

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Mitsubishi admits cheating on fuel mileage tests.

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 12:49 pm   /   Reader's Choice

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  One of the major car-manufacturer in the world Mitsubishi Motors has accepted the charge of cheating in the tests designed for vehicle’s fuel mileage ratings by calling the act an “improper conduct” which has resulted in 625,000 of Mitsubishi’s vehicles getting inflated gas mileage […]

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ATMA guns for anti-dumping duty for Chinese tyres.

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Editor's Choice, National, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  The import of Truck & Bus radials in India witnessed a jump of 64% in the year 2015-16. As per the data submitted by ATMA (Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association), in the year 2015-16 the total import of TBR stood at 12.8 lakh units as […]

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15% Surge in rubber prices may hit tyre companies.

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 12:38 pm   /   Editor's Choice, National, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Now, it is a well-known fact in the industry that around 35% to 40% of the raw material cost incurred by a tyre manufacturer goes towards the purchase of Natural Rubber. The same Natural Rubber that has been witnessing a price surge as high as […]

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China to construct a tyre manufacturing plant in Balgladesh.

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 12:31 pm   /   International, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

lick On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  Beijing Research & Design Institute of Rubber Industry (BRDIRI) in association with Jamnua group (Bangladeshi industrial conglomerates) has started construction work on the first ever tyre manufacturing plant in Bangladesh by the name of Jamuna tyre factory, it was announced by ChemChina Academy of […]

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Pirelli Might quit F1 over testing plans.

Posted: April 19, 2016 at 12:15 pm   /   International, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

Click On The Button To Download The Tyre Times App Today –  If plans for a 2017 test programme are not ratified, Pirelli might be forced to quit the Formula 1 as there won’t be enough time to prepare new tyres said Pirelli in a statement.  The move has come after a frantic few weeks of […]

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