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What you should know about driving on winter tires

Once you slip winter tires on to your car, you’ll have to get used to sliding less on the road. But that doesn’t mean you’re invincible. “You could drive the exact same and you would be surprised at the stopping distance you have,” said Angelo DiCicco, general manager with Young […]

December 4, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

More drivers using winter tires in BC than Alberta, Ontario and some other provinces

More drivers using winter tires in BC than Alberta, Ontario and some other provinces

Summary A survey has found 60 per cent of drivers in BC are using winter tires, which is more than in a few other provinces More British Columbians are using winter tires than drivers in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan or Manitoba, according to the 2017 Canadian Consumer Winter Tire Study . […]

November 22, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tires now the fastest growing tire category in Canada

Winter tire use is gradually rising, but driver education about safety benefits remains essential to wintertime accident prevention. Four-in-ten drivers outside Quebec still do not own winter tires. Cambridge, November 14, 2017 – Winter tire shipments across Canada have grown at an annualized rate of four per cent over the […]

November 14, 2017 ×

Executive News, News

Goodyear, Case Western Reserve University Launch Shared Mobility Innovation Competition

Goodyear, Case Western Reserve University Launch Shared Mobility Innovation Competition

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., in collaboration with the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, is once again sponsoring a business design and innovation competition to uncover future mobility solutions in an emerging world of shared vehicle usage. Read the source article at Aftermarket […]

September 21, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

India slaps anti-dumping duties on Chinese truck and bus tires

India slaps anti-dumping duties on Chinese truck and bus tires

All ERJ on-line news reports are exclusive to subscribers to European Rubber Journal magazine. If you are not yet a subscriber click here for full details of our news and information services for the global rubber and tire industries. New Delhi, India – The Indian government’s ministry of finance has imposed anti-dumping duties […]

September 21, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Michelin Earthmover adds two new sizes for XHA2

Michelin Earthmover adds two new sizes for XHA2

Michelin Earthmover today announced the launch of two new sizes of the Michelin XHATM 2, a loader tire for small- and medium-sized wheel loaders used for material handling in quarries and mines, sand, gravel, logging and waste management. The 17.5R25 size is targeted for small-wheel loaders, while the 775/65R29 size […]

September 21, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

Goodyear Acquires Ventech Systems

Goodyear Acquires Ventech Systems

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has acquired Ventech Systems GmbH, an automated tire inspection technology. “Over the past three years, our Goodyear Proactive Solutions business has collaborated with Ventech Systems to integrate its data gathering and analysis capabilities into our fleet management solution,” said Christopher Helsel, Goodyear vice president and […]

September 21, 2017 ×

Executive News, Industry Statistics, News

ERJ Tire & Rubber Business Tracker

Pirelli IPO… Bridgestone reduces noise… Trelleborg wins Bosch award… Rubber share prices… Pirelli expansion in Germany… ExxonMobil fire… Kumho setback… Nizhnekamsk capacity increase… India anti-dumping… BKT notes sluggish US demand… NR curbs meeting…   Aug 24/8 Pirelli is likely to place 30-40% of its shares in an IPO, which is expected in […]

August 24, 2017 ×

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Conti and Kordsa to develop sustainable adhesion system

Conti and Kordsa to develop sustainable adhesion system

Continental and Kordsa are to collaborate on a new sustainable adhesion system for bonding textile reinforcement materials to rubber compounds, which will use eco-friendly chemicals in place of the extremely harmful resorcinol and formaldehyde substances. Read the source article at Tire Technology International

August 17, 2017 ×

News, Raw Materials

TOCOM rubber climbs on firmer Shanghai, Thai efforts to support prices

TOCOM rubber climbs on firmer Shanghai, Thai efforts to support prices

TOKYO, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Benchmark Tokyo rubber futures climbed on Wednesday as investors unwound short positions following gains in Shanghai futures and on hopes for Thailand’s efforts to support prices. The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) rubber contract for January delivery finished 1.4 yen higher at 214.3 yen ($1.93) per […]

August 16, 2017 ×