Continental Designs Tomorrow’s Tyre

“Conti C.A.R.E.” delivers  technology solutions for the mobility of the future Electrification and connectivity of wheels and tyres enable sustainable tyre management FRANKFURT,  Germany,  12 September  2019 – At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), Continental will be presenting Conti C.A.R.E., a comprehensive technology system. Conti C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified.) stands for the fine-tuned […]

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Transense Technologies to collaborate with Bridgestone

Sensor system provider Transense Technologies has signed a joint collaboration agreement with Bridgestone, according to StockMarketWire.com. StockMarketWire.com reported Transense revealed that Bridgestone was the new customer it mentioned in February that was buying 50 of its iTrack II units, for installation in mines in North America. ‘The company is pleased to announce that it has now entered into a […]

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MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 named World’s Fastest Street Legal Tyre

A Bugatti Chiron shod with MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres has become the first near production car in the world to break the 300mph barrier, after reaching an independently verified speed of 304.773mph (490.484km/h). The record-breaking car was driven by Bugatti test driver Andy Wallace and it was achieved during August at Bugatti’s Ehra-Lessien test track […]

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Pirelli P Zero Named Best Performance Tire by Evo Magazine

During its summer tire test, Evo Magazine compared the leading performance tires currently on sale, pitting Pirelli’s P Zero against seven other tires from established tire manufacturers in a series of probing challenges. These tests were designed to assess key aspects such as handling, acceleration and braking under a variety of different circumstances, both in the wet and […]

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Bridgestone EMEA announces senior leadership

Bridgestone Europe, Middle East and Africa (Bridgestone EMEA) has announced a change in its senior leadership structure, effective September 16. These adjustments are in conjunction with and complementary to the global leadership changes recently announced by its parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, and are part of a broader succession platform designed to cultivate global leaders throughout […]

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China Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Autos, Auto Parts

China announced Aug. 23 that it would be imposing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. goods, including American autos and auto parts. The announcement came in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to impose tariffs on USTR’s Section 301 List 4 products, the Auto Care Association says. China’s proposed tariffs, ranging from 5-25%, would go into […]

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Apollo Tyres forges ahead to tap the tyre market for Commercial Fleets

Opens Thailand’s First Truck Tyre Centre Delivering Enhanced Service Standards Songkhla, Thailand, August 23, 2019: ApolloTyres, one of the leading tyre manufacturers in the world, is tapping into the tyre market for commercial fleets by elevating its service standards with a focus on increased convenience. The company formally inaugurated its first Apollo Truck Tyre Zone […]

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Continental releases Q2 results

Continental released its second quarter 2019 financial report this month. A few highlights from the report are below. The global production of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles was down about 7% compared to the same quarter of the previous year. In contrast, consolidated sales, at about €11.3 billion (approx. $12.7 billion), were 1% lower […]

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BKT Tires puts plans for US plant on hold

BKT Tires has decided to put its plans for a U.S. plant on hold.  In its first quarter earnings report, the India-based tiremaker cited “difficult macroeconomics” and “volatile climate conditions” which led to the business’ uncertainty about the project and led its Board of Directors to put the project on hold Arvind Poddar, chairman and […]

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