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March 2017
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Giti Tire to unveil Giti branded TBR portfolio at CV show in Birmingham.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 11:12 am   /   Featured, International, NEWS

Giti Tire will unveil the first phase of its Giti branded truck and bus portfolio at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 in April at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK. The tyre line includes 20 patterns for the European market. The company’s display will feature new product lines and conversions of existing patterns from […]

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Toyo Tire to sell its non automotive business.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 11:06 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Toyo Tire and Rubber is planning to sell its non-automotive operations and use the funds to strengthen its tyre business as the company rebuilds following several scandals involving its construction materials. News reports from Japan say up for sale are the company’s industrial materials plant and a subsidiary making urethane for construction. Various industrial products […]

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SEBI imposes Rs. 1 Crore penalty on Falcon Tyres and its four senior officials.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:59 am   /   Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

Market regulator Sebi on Monday imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on Falcon Tyres and four senior officials, including Pawan Kumar Ruia, for not complying with insider trading regulations. Other than Falcon Tyres and Ruia, who was the Chairman and Promoter Director of the firm during the investigation period from June to September 2009, […]

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37% owners go with OE fitment – JD Power 2017.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:54 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, International, NEWS

According to the JD Power 2017 US Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study, 37 per cent of owners who replaced two or more tyres on their vehicle selected the tyre brand that was OE fitted to the vehicle. Original equipment tyre brands have the highest market share when vehicle owners replace at least two tyres […]

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Goodyear partners with British Truck Racing Championship.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:46 am   /   Automotive, International, NEWS, Reader's Choice

Goodyear has signed a three-year deal to become title sponsor and tyre supplier to the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC). The partnership has evolved following Goodyear’s positive involvement with the European truck racing championship (ETRC). The leading tyre manufacturer will not only benefit by becoming tyre supplier but there will also be a wide range […]

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Tyre manufacturing shares perform in weak market with MRF touching Rs. 60,000

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, International, NEWS

Shares of tyre companies were trading firm in otherwise weak market ahead of the Commerce Ministry meeting tomorrow to discuss anti-dumping duty on import of certain kind of radial tyres. MRF, Modi Rubber, Ceat, Apollo Tyres and JK Tyre & Industries were up between 1% and 10% on BSE, as compared to 0.48% decline in […]

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Bridgestone’s Ecopia tyre to be OE on Honda WR-V.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 10:12 am   /   Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone India is going to supply its ECOPIA EP150 OE for newly launched all new Honda WR-V, said the company in a media release. Katsuyuki Yamamura, Director of Consumer Products, Bridgestone India said, “We are proud to be associated with Honda’s newly launched premium Sports Lifestyle Vehicle, the WR-V which has been launched […]

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Apollo Tyres’ Chennai plant to supply car tyres around the globe

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 9:22 am   /   Editor's Choice, National, NEWS

 Apollo Tyres’ Chennai facility is gearing up for the global supply of passenger car tyres to leading automotive manufacturers Ford and Volkswagen in the European markets. “The manufacturing plant at Oragadam has received Ford Q1 and Volkswagen A and these superior ratings mean that we can supply tyres to any of its plants globally from […]

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BKT LAUNCHES NEW ATV TYRE.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 8:59 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice

Balkrishna Industries Ltd has launched a new tyre–Sierra Max–in its ATV(All Terrain Vehicle) range, specially designed for racing racing vehicles whizzing through muddy areas, deserts, and over rocky surfaces. This tyre features a radial structure enabling a very agile drive along with a comfortable ride even under the toughest conditions. The special tread pattern provides […]

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Audi Prepares for a product portfolio overhaul.

Posted: March 22, 2017 at 11:25 am   /   Automotive, International, NEWS

Audi is preparing a complete overhaul of its product portfolio. There are new vehicles in the pipeline which will be introduced shortly including the new flagship A8, new-gen A6 and A7 Sportback. The SUV line-up will be joined by an all-new Q4 and the new flagship Q8 as well. Apart from these, Audi has announced […]

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