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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A duo of tyre design breakthroughs from Toyo

In order to take future tyre design towards even lower fuel consumption and for electric vehicles – increased range. Toyo Tyre Europe has announced the unique development of its own aerodynamic simulation technology called ‘Mobility Aerodynamics’. This groundbreaking technology enables the prediction of aerodynamic characteristics of tyres and vehicles when a moving tyre comes into […]

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Quality Casings a speciality at Robeo Dikabo

Experienced and leading tyre casing supplier– Netherlands based Robeo Dikabo supported the first Tire Cologne Show upholding their reputation as a long standing exhibitor at all significant tyre events in Europe. Both Eric Kersting and Gerlof Dilling welcomed visitors both existing and new to their stand where their main aim was to highlight Robeo Dikabo’s […]

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Retreading is making a comeback at B&J Rocket

Switzerland based B&J Rocket, a leading international producer of quality tools for the tyre retreading industry enjoyed an eye-catching location near the entrance to the special Retreading Hall at The Tire Cologne show and showcased their extensive product range throughout the event. Mr Andreas Muller – President of B&J Rocket spoke with SA Treads and […]

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The Dobermann stand at Tire Cologne

Superior retreaded tyres in Europe from Dobermann

As the internationally acclaimed brand of Covencaucho in Venezuela, Dobermann Europe Srl who are based in Fagagna, Udine Italy were making their second appearance at a European tyre show having exhibited at the Essen show in 2016. Now at the recent Tire Cologne event in Germany the company were further enhancing their growing position as […]

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New tread pattern designs for retreading from Kraiburg

As a committed long standing exhibitor at all major European tyre shows, leading international retreading specialist Kraiburg from Germany supported the new Tire Cologne Show to present their extensive product range. Centre-stage on the company’s 156 square metre stand were an impressive trio of their latest tyre tread designs for Traction, Trailer and Buses which […]

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