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ATMA Annual Convention Turns Spotlight on Tyre Industry -Auto OEMs Partnership.

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 10:16 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

The first ATMA Annual Convention, poised to become the flagship event of tyre industry in India, will be held on 7th February 2018 at New Delhi. The theme of first Annual Convention is ‘Tyre Industry Taking India to the World. ‘Having played its well-deserved role as a lead sector of manufacturing, Tyre Industry in India […]

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New car tyres are seen inside the Clairoix Continental tyre factory March 12, 2009 the day after announcements that the company will cut nearly 2,000 jobs and close production at two high-cost European tyre manufacturing sites amid a severe crisis in the auto industry. Production capacity of 8 million car tyres annually in its French site in Clairoix would affect some 1,200 employees.      REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE TRANSPORT BUSINESS) - RTXCOHY

Construction on Continental’s Mississippi training center set to begin.

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 10:14 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

About two years after announcing it will build a $1.45 billion tyre plant west of Jackson, Mississippi, Continental Tyre is ready to start construction on its employee training centre in the area. The centre will be the first related facility completed and will be used for job interviews, employee onboarding and training. It is expected […]

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Yokohama Rubber expanding off-highway tyre capacity in India.

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 10:11 am   /   Editor's Choice, National, NEWS

Yokohama Rubber has announced it will expand production capacity for off-highway tyres by adding new facilities at ATC Tyres, the Indian tyre manufacturing and sales subsidiary of the Alliance Tyre Group (ATG), which it acquired in July 2016. Construction of the new facilities will begin in February at the company’s plant in Dahej, Gujarat, India. […]

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Alliance Tyre Americas announces restructuring and new president.

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 10:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Alliance Tyre Americas (ATA) has announced that the company is combining its sales, operations and leadership responsibilities for the North American market and the South American region effective immediately. Under the leadership of new president Dhaval Nanavati, ATA will now serve customers from Canada to Chile. James Clark, president of ATA since 2014, is leaving […]

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Indian Tyre Industry to Grow at 8% in FY 2018.

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 10:05 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, National, NEWS

Despite the weak volumes during the rollout of GST in the first quarter and second quarter, the Indian tyre industry has found itself at a sweet spot with the expected growth of 7-8% i.e., (1,805 lakh tyres) during FY 2018. As per ICRA Limited (ICRA), an independent and professional investment information and credit rating agency […]

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Linglong researching aircraft tyre development.

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 9:27 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

China’s Shandong Linglong Tyre is participating in a research project to develop radial tyres for large aircraft used in China’s civil aviation industry. At a project kickoff meeting held December 18, Linglong discussed research of advanced composite materials for aircraft radial tyres as one of the key projects being conducted by the National Natural Science […]

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Chinese synthetic rubber imports under investigation in India.

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 9:22 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

The Indian government has initiated a probe into alleged dumping of Chinese synthetic rubber, according to local news reports. Gujarat Fluorochemicals has filed an application with the Directorate General of Antidumping and Allied Duties (DGAD), which is part of the country’s commerce ministry, to initiate an investigation into the dumping of Chinese synthetic rubber, which […]

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Leadership changes announced at Yokohama Tyre.

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 9:20 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Yokohama Tyre (YTC) has announced three organizational leadership promotions that are effective immediately. Hideto Katsuragawa was named chairman of YTC. Katsuragawa, a YRC board member and senior managing corporate officer, remains president and CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA), which oversees all Yokohama-related operations in North America, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

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Continental acquiring 5% stake in digital map firm Here Technologies.

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 9:12 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Continental has announced it plans to acquire a 5% stake in digital mapping and location services provider Here Technologies. The German tyre supplier said that it agreed to buy a 5% indirect ownership stake in the company from Here’s current indirect shareholders including automakers BMW, Audi and Daimler. The purchase price for the deal was […]

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Michelin and Sumitomo create North American tyre distribution JV.

Posted: January 11, 2018 at 9:10 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Michelin and Sumitomo are combining their replacement tyre distribution businesses in North America in a new joint venture that the companies say will strengthen their position in the US and Mexico. The deal between Michelin North America and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas will combine Michelin’s TCi Wholesale and Sumitomo’s TBC Corporation in the joint venture, […]

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