Apollo Tyres continues to gain market share in replacement market

Despite the ongoing challenges in the OE (Original Equipment) market segment, Indian-based Apollo Tyres recently released unaudited results for the third quarter and nine months of the financial year 2019-2020, recording sound growth on home ground, especially in the passenger vehicle category. Quarter 3 Consolidated Performance Highlights Q3 FY2019-20 (October – December) vs Quarter 3 […]

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Pirelli begins development of tyres in preparation for the 2021 World Rally Championship

Pirelli has anounced the development of its tyre range for the 2021 World Rally Championship, where the Italian firm will be sole supplier, to the backdrop of the 2020 GP Ice Race this year. Pirelli is also the official sponsor of the GP Ice Race, held in the Austrian town of Zell am See, which […]

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Goodyear introduces Complete Tyre Management for Fleets

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently introduced Complete Tyre Management for commercial fleets in North America. By combining its monitoring, insights and service capabilities, the company says Goodyear Tire Management offers a complete solution customised for a fleet’s needs. Goodyear Tire Management currently focuses on four primary products: Goodyear Tire Optix – This digital inspection toolset helps […]

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Bridgestone Plants Receive Highest Rating from Caterpillar

In 2019, Bridgestone Group factories were recognized with Platinum Level certification, the highest rating in the Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) of Caterpillar Inc. (Caterpillar), a world-leading manufacturer for construction and mining equipment. SQEP is a program through which Caterpillar promotes ongoing improvements in quality by suppliers. Platinum Level certification is only awarded to suppliers […]

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Kumho Tires chosen as OE on Audi’s Q5 Series

Kumho Tire has been chosen by Audi to be the original equipment (OE) supplier for the new Q5 series. The luxury compact SUV series will be available with the Kumho Crugen Premium KL33 in a 235/55R19 fitment. Kumho says the Crugen series was developed in line with the emergence of urban SUVs. Allegedly, the premium KL33 […]

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PIRELLI PRESENTS PAOLO ROVERSI’S “LOOKING FOR JULIET”, THE 2020 PIRELLI CALENDAR, IN VERONA

Paolo Roversi’s 2020 Pirelli Calendar “Looking for Juliet” was presented to the public recently at Verona’s Teatro Filarmonico. Drawing inspiration from Shakespeare’s timeless drama, Paolo Roversi has tapped into the “Juliet that exists in every woman” with Claire Foy, Mia Goth, Chris Lee, Indya Moore, Rosalía, Stella Roversi, Yara Shahidi, Kristen Stewart and Emma Watson  as the protagonists of this […]

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MICHELIN NAMED AMONG ‘WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES’

Michelin has been ranked the top tire manufacturer and third by Fortune magazine among the “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the Motor Vehicle Parts category for 2020. In the annual listing from Fortune magazine, “World’s Most Admired Companies” are ranked based on an independent survey of executives, directors and analysts. Survey participants were asked to rate […]

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YOKOHAMA NAMED ON 2019 CLIMATE CHANGE A LIST

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. has been named to the 2019 Climate Change A List by CDP, a global environmental impact non-profit organization (NPO) that aims to promote the realization of a sustainable economy. Inclusion on the CDP A List of companies with outstanding environmental performance recognizes Yokohama Rubber’s efforts to mitigate climate change as being of […]

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Continental Tires/Vodafone To Develop Digital Shield to protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

In collaboration with Vodafone, Continental is developing a digital shield that will above all serve to protect pedestrians and cyclists. According to Rob Gee, Telematics Engineering Manager at Continental, the new technology will help to make the roads a safer place – and what this innovative system has in common with “the Force” in the […]

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