Magna Tyres to expand South African Profile

The Netherlands based Magna Tyre Group has announced the recent opening of a new regional office in South Africa which has been generated by continual success in SA and neighbouring countries. The main objective of this development is to further increase market share and also focus on improving customer relationships in what Magna consider to […]

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Falken Tires Gains OE Fitment on Subaru’s New Crosstrek Hybrid

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has begun supplying its high-performance Falken Ziex ZE001 A/S tires to Subaru Corp. to use as factory standard tires on their new model Crosstrek Hybrid, which goes on sale in the U.S. this winter. Subaru’s new model Crosstrek Hybrid combines off-road capabilities of the Crosstrek with the fuel efficiency of an […]

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Continental Pioneers Tire Tests With Self-Driving Test Vehicles

Any tire test track can now be driven without a driver Automation allows for improved processes and more conclusive results Driverless tire tests based on prototypes of Continental’s automated Cruising Chauffeur Continental Executive Board member Nikolai Setzer: Project ensures premium quality At its test site in Uvalde, Texas, U.S.A., the technology company Continental has commissioned […]

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Bridgestone BATTLAX Motorcycle Tires Selected as Original Equipment on Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that its BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires have been selected as original equipment for the 2019 model of Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-6R middle super sport motorcycles,(*1) launched on October 12, 2018. Bridgestone’s BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 tires are crucial to drawing out the maximum sports performance of this motorcycle, which can be ridden […]

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Goodyear Blimp Named Honorary Member of College Football Hall of Fame

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will induct the Goodyear Blimp as an honorary member of the College Football Hall of Fame. The blimp will be the first non-player or coach to be inducted. What started as a request from network television to provide aerial coverage for the 1955 Rose Bowl Game telecast has […]

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Vipal Rubber installs first buffing machine outside of Latin America

The VR01 Smart DUO was acquired by Tyre Retreads, a New Zealand company  Vipal Rubber’s VR01 Smart DUO model is now arriving abroad, more precisely in New Zealand. The destination was the city of Christchurch, where, from September 10 to 19, the company installed the first equipment of this type outside of Latin America, at […]

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Cooper Tire and Sailun Announce Joint Venture for New TBR Tire Plant in Vietnam

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced an agreement to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce more than 2 million truck and bus radial (TBR) tires annually. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, […]

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