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Double Coin Launches Redesigned Website

Double Coin Launches Redesigned Website

Optimized for smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers, the website’s refreshed look and improved functionality enables users to navigate more efficiently. Double Coin and CMA have redesigned their website – – boasting a new responsive online presence built on the latest innovative web technology, designed to provide an overall improved user […]

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NHTSA widens probe of hack-vulnerable car radios

NHTSA widens probe of hack-vulnerable car radios

WASHINGTON (Aug. 5, 2015) — Harman International Industries Inc., which supplied car audio systems involved in a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recall in July, has been asked for information on other radios that may be vulnerable to hacking, the U.S. regulator said. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said […]

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Pirelli transaction receives approvals

Pirelli transaction receives approvals

MILAN—China National Chemical Corp., Camfin S.p.A. and Camfin’s shareholders have received approval from the relevant antitrust and other authorities to finalize ChemChina’s acquisition of Camfin’s Pirelli & C. S.p.A. shares. Camfin said in an Aug. 4 news release that the deal to sell its 26.2 percent stake in Pirelli for […]

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Continental posts strong first half

Continental posts strong first half

HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. has raised its earnings forecast for the full fiscal year 2015 after its Rubber Group posted a successful first half, the German company said when it released its financials on Aug. 4. The Rubber Group generated about $8.44 billion in sales for the first half of 2015 […]

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ChemChina proceeding with Pirelli offer

ChemChina proceeding with Pirelli offer

MILAN, Italy (Aug. 5, 2015) — China National Chemical Corp.’s bid for operational control of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. will take form officially on Aug. 11, when Italian institutional investment company Camfin S.p.A. plans to transfer its 26.2-percent shareholding in Pirelli to Marco Polo Industrial Holding S.p.A. That’s the upshot […]

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Bridgestone stores to stock Toyo tires

Bridgestone stores to stock Toyo tires

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.—Bridgestone Retail Operations L.L.C. is adding the Toyo Extensa A/S and H/P tire lines to the product portfolio at its 1,700 Firestone Complete Auto Care locations in the U.S. Starting in early October, the Bridgestone retail network will carry 62 sizes of the Extensa A/S and H/P lines at […]

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Toyota Prius V Sales Incentive Soars In San Francisco, Other Hybrid Discounts Too

Toyota Prius V Sales Incentive Soars In San Francisco, Other Hybrid Discounts Too

Over the past few months, the Toyota Prius range of hybrid cars has received significant discounts to keep sales up as the lineup ages and gas prices remain low. That’s once again the case in August, particularly for the Toyota Prius V tall wagon model. In the San Francisco area, […]

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Demand for rubber cable compounds remains strong

Demand for rubber cable compounds remains strong

RAVENNA, Italy—While demand for rubber cable compounds is growing or at least stable in most world regions, the sector is being held back by a lack of technical input from cable manufacturers, said Andrea Galanti, general director of Mixer SpA, based in Ravenna. Mixer began manufacturing cable compounds in 1996 […]

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Alliance Tire doubles farm tire rebate

Alliance Tire doubles farm tire rebate

WAKEFIELD, Mass. (Aug. 6, 2015) — Alliance Tire Americas (ATA) is doubling its Ag-Rewards farm tire rebate, offering up to $2,400 per household in rebates with as much as $200 back per tire. “Things are tight for many farmers with today’s low commodity prices and high production costs, so we […]

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Tire Tech opens updated location in Ala.

MADISON, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2015) — Tire Tech Inc., a Marangoni Tread North America retread and commercial tire dealer, moved to a larger 42,000-sq.-ft. facility in Birmingham, Ala. “Our continued growth in the market presented us with the opportunity to purchase a larger facility to better serve our customers with […]

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