E-CUBE to take mobile tyre servicing to a new dynamic level at the SEMA Show

The forthcoming SEMA Show in late October will become an important platform for the future evolvement of mobile tire servicing throughout North America with the game-changing launch of a totally unique product that is guaranteed to take the event by storm! Until now, a typical mobile tire service unit has a minimum of five, perhaps […]

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Doublestar concludes acquisition of controlling stakes in Kumho Tire

Qingdao Doublestar Co. has concluded the acquisition of South Korea’s second-largest tyre manufacturer Kumho Tire Co after lengthy negotiations. The Chinese tyre producer acquired controlling stakes of 45% in the Korean firm. Doublestar together with Qingdao Conson Development and Qingdao City Investment jointly invested RMB 3.9 billion for the acquisition of stakes in Gwangju headquartered […]

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A further update on Chinese tariffs by the EU

Further to a recent report on how the European Commission (EU) were viewing their decision on imposing tariffs on imported Chinese tyres into Europe. An internal document sent to EU member states and national tyre trade associations has indicated what the EU’s final anti-dumping measures may look like. It seems the commission favours a system […]

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Goodyear to study tyre materials reaction in International Space Station Experiments

Material science plays a critical role in tyre research and development Scientific discovery project to evaluate molecular structures of silica not available on Earth Results to inform additional opportunities to potentially improve fuel efficiency and traction. SAN FRANCISCO – The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Company plans to test tyre components in space as part of […]

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A new management structure at Continental in 2020

From their European headquarters in Hanover, Germany. Continental Tires has announced their intention of staging one of the largest organisational realignments in the company’s history which will include creating a ‘holding structure’ under a new umbrella brand – Continental Group which will be supported by three new business sectors – Continental Rubber, Continental Automotive and […]

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Europe holds fire on anti-dumping duties for the moment

The European Commission in Brussels has recently announced that it has decided not to impose anti-subsidy measures including duties on bus and truck tyres originating from China during its current investigation into the products. This decision is in line with the Commission’s practice of not simultaneously imposing provisional anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures before reaching a […]

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Nokian Tractor King: A new higher level of tough agri tyre

Finland’s Nokian tyres has introduced – Tractor King, an all-new, no-compromise tractor tyre for the heaviest of farming machinery to combat the most difficult terrains in forestry, earthmoving and road construction activities. Tractor King incorporates a unique tread pattern that fortifies the carcass to give the highest level of puncture resistance along with a wide […]

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