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If Automobiles become Autonomous in 2035-Would tyre manufacturing be affected too ?

Posted: February 27, 2018 at 6:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS, Tyre Industry

The automobile industry  as we  know it today will undergo a massive shift in the next 20 years. The changes will take place not only in terms of the new age fuels like natural gas , bio fuels or battery power through Lithium or Hydrogen fuel cells- the bigger change will come up due to […]

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Posted: February 27, 2018 at 6:01 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice

The largets tyre manufacturing company in the world is branding itself as a promoter of games through its Games-time program. Bridgestone is the official supplier of winter tyres to the IOC-International Olympic Committee , and it is also providing support to Team Bridgestone , a group of sports persons competing in the  Olympics and Paralympics. […]

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Pirelli Hangar Bicocca


Posted: February 27, 2018 at 5:45 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

Pirelli HangarBicocca started by PIRELLI in 2004 is a locomotive factory in Italy converted into an institution for promoting art. It is one of the largest exhibition spaces for art  in Europe over 15,000 sq.meters and exhibits by international artists are showcased here. Entry to the shows is absolutely free to the centre , which […]

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Carbon Black


Posted: February 27, 2018 at 5:40 am   /   National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

Carbon Black shortage prompts tyre industry to make a representation to the Government to allow duty free import of carbon black and also for rolling back the anti dumping duty on carbon black imports from China. China accounts for more than 40 % of carbon black production across the world. The increase in raw material […]

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LANXESS successfully completes acquisition of Solvay’s phosphorus additive business

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the purchase of the phosphorus chemicals business from Belgian chemicals group Solvay including its U.S. production site in Charleston, South Carolina. All relevant antitrust authorities have cleared the transaction. LANXESS and Solvay agreed to the purchase in mid-November 2017. The site in Charleston includes six production plants, where […]

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YOKOHAMA to Expand Passenger-Car Tyre Production Capacity in India

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 11:02 am   /   International, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

  YOKOHAMA will expand the production capacity of its passenger-car tyre manufacturing and sales subsidiary in India – Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd. (Yokohama India). The expansion will boost Yokohama India’s annual production capacity from 700,000 to 1,530,000 tyres, an increase of 830,000. With growth in India’s automobile market driving strong sales of tyres, the Company […]

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Bridgestone announces new Standards in Sustainable Procurement Practices & also a revised Policy for Suppliers and Partners

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice

The worlds largest tyre manufacturer Bridgestone Corporation presented its Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to improve the systems and policies governing evaluation of their vendors. The new policy reinforces the company’s commitment to long-term environmental, social and economic advancements. In the words of Masaaki Tsuya, CEO and Representative Executive Officer, Bridgestone Corporation. “Our new policy is a […]

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The challenge of Tyre manufacturing for Electric cars

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 10:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

A problem which is faced by all tyre companies is the infamous triangle of quality parameters-where ride quality or handling or life of the tyres gets compromised the moment you pull the tyre compound in any direction. With electric cars there is a factor of noise too. Electric cars  are noise free when compared to […]

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Posted: February 15, 2018 at 9:43 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

The latest innovation from Pirelli are the Cyber Tyres which have sensors that collect information on various parameters like tyre temperature,air pressure,stress , wear and tear & payloads. In the future this data will be combined with other sources like service stations and finally with other cars. The idea is to engage the drivers and […]

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Which tyres will pick up sales volumes in 2018 ?

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 11:00 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, National, NEWS

In  tyre replacement sales it is very important to remember which cars were popular 4 to 5 years ago since these are the tyres that will gain sales momentum in the present. We are giving below a snapshot of what to expect apart from the regular fast moving sizes of the popular cars like the […]

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