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Toyo Tires Develops “noair” non-Pneumatic Concept Tyre.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS

Toyo Tires has announced that the company has developed “noair,”, a neo-futuristic airless concept tire that can support a vehicle without the being filled with air. Researchers at Toyo Tires closely studied the basic structure of pneumatic tires which cushion the impact from the road surface which is filled with air to offset the impact […]

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Over-speeding resulting in tyre bursts key reason for 80 % accidents on Yamuna Expressway.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:22 am   /   Editor's Choice, National, NEWS

The Yamuna Expressway, designated for a seamless drive from Greater Noida to Agra, is proving to be a bane for those who use it for saving time and end up over-speeding their vehicles that in turn result in bursting of tyres. Whether it is Sunday accident in which four students of Galgotia University were killed […]

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TVS TYRES signs up as ‘Co-Presenting Sponsor’ for Hero Asia Cup 2017.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:18 am   /   Editor's Choice, National, NEWS, Tyre Industry

Continuing its association with prestigious sporting events, TVS TYRES, one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of Two & Three wheeler tyres and Off-Highway Tyres in India, has partnered with Hero Asia Cup 2017 as the proud ‘Co-Presenting’ Sponsor of the tournament. Hero Asia Cup 2017 is one of the premier hockey tournaments globally and […]

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Michelin Tyres to double capacity at Chennai plant.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:14 am   /   Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

French tyre major Michelin inaugurated a new production line that would take the company to double it’s plant capacity, a top official said today. The company which had set up it’s facility at Thervoy Kandigai in Thiruvallur district near Chennai had invested about Rs 3,500 crore. “We have inaugurated a new production line today. New […]

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Scrap Tyre Yard

New Finnish facility will convert waste tyres to oil.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:12 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

Finnish waste-to energy firm Ecomation is opening a tyre recycling facility this month that will recycle end-oflife tyres into oil on an industrial scale, the company said. The new site located in Nokia will have the capacity to process 8,000 tons of scrap tyres per year. More than 50,000 tons of tyres are discarded in […]

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Bridgestone Americas names new president of original equipment.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:10 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS, Tyre Industry

Bridgestone has announced Shannon Quinn has joined the company as president of original equipment tyre sales, US and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tyre Operations. Quinn succeeds Mike Martini, who recently retired after 40 years with the company. As president, Quinn will provide strategic direction for all OE activities in North America including long-range planning, new business […]

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Hankook Tyre America joins USTMA.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:06 am   /   Editor's Choice, International, NEWS, Tyre Industry

The US Tyre Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has announced Hankook Tyre America has joined the organization. Tyre manufacturers that produce tyres in the US are eligible for USTMA membership. Hankook recently began tyre production at its new Clarksville, Tennessee facility and the company’s US headquarters is in Nashville. Anne Forristall Luke, USTMA president and CEO, said: […]

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CEAT wins Deming Prize.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:06 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, National, NEWS, Tyre Industry

Indian tyre maker CEAT has been awarded the Deming Prize for quality manufacturing. The company said it is the first tyre maker outside of Japan to earn the award. The Deming Prize will be presented in Tokyo on November 8 and recognizes companies that achieve business transformation by implementing Total Quality Management (TQM) practices, CEAT […]

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Kumho Asiana

USW claims anti-union activities at Kumho’s Georgia plant.

Posted: October 12, 2017 at 6:03 am   /   International, NEWS, Reader's Choice, Tyre Industry

The United Steelworkers (USW) union has sent a letter from USW International president Leo Gerard to South Korean president Moon Jae-in raising concerns about what the USW calls Kumho’s “union-busting actions” toward its workers in the US. The USW is asking the South Korean government to intervene and ensure that the workers are free to […]

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Apollo Tyres launches share sale to raise up to $229 million.

Posted: October 5, 2017 at 9:30 am   /   Featured, National, NEWS, Reader's Choice

India’s Apollo Tyres Ltd. has launched a share sale to institutions to raise up to 15 billion rupees ($229 million), according to a filing on Tuesday. The company is selling shares at 238 rupees apiece, a 2.5 percent discount to the closing share market price on Tuesday of 244.15 rupees, according to a separate deal term […]

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