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Bridgestone to restart NA Commercial Tire Operations
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Bridgestone to restart NA Commercial Tire Operations

April 8th, 2020 | by Tire Review
Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) has announced plans to restart its North American commercial tire plants as well as its North American Firestone Industrial Products and Firestone Building Products manufacturing facilities...
Goodyear plants throughout Americas closed ‘until further notice’
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Goodyear plants throughout Americas closed ‘until further notice’

April 2nd, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
AKRON — Goodyear is extending the temporary suspension of operations in the Americas region, keeping all plants in the Americas closed until further notice in light of the “rapid spread of COVID-19 in the Americas,”...
Covid-19 shut-downs
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Covid-19 shut-downs

April 1st, 2020 | by Tire Industry Research
by David Shaw Untitled Document Tire plants close across Europe, Americas, India Tire factories across the world are closing, albeit temporarily, as OE demand for tires plunges and the grip of the epidemic tight­ens (see map)....
Mexico Deems Aftermarket Essential
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Mexico Deems Aftermarket Essential

April 1st, 2020 | by Aftermarket News
Mexico has declared a health emergency. As part of this, the Mexican government has identified essential services. Information provided by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association. Mexico is now following the U.S. in...
TIA adds Coronavirus resource page to its website
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TIA adds Coronavirus resource page to its website

March 30th, 2020 | by Traction News Staff
The Tire Industry Association has added coronavirus, COVID-19, resources page to its website, www.tireindustry.org, for use of TIA members and others as they navigate the impact of the health pandemic. “TIA created this...
Keep your Business Healthy: Capital sources in this time of crisis.
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Keep your Business Healthy: Capital sources in this time of crisis.

March 30th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Michael McGregor Your tire business is likely the most valuable asset that you and your family own. And for most tire dealers, “family” includes your employees, who have helped make your business what it is today. Let’s see...
Mercedes AMG F1 team producing CPAP breathing aids to help Covid-19 patients
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Mercedes AMG F1 team producing CPAP breathing aids to help Covid-19 patients

March 30th, 2020 | by Tyrepress
Following government calls for automotive manufacturers to assist with ventilator production during the Covid-19 crisis, the Mercedes AMG F1 team has developed a breathing aid designed to help keep patients out of intensive care....
Kenda tire plants maintain operations during coronavirus outbreak
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Kenda tire plants maintain operations during coronavirus outbreak

March 30th, 2020 | by Rubber and Plastic News
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio—All of Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd.’s tire plants across the globe are operating and shipping products to the company’s original equipment and aftermarket customers in the Americas, according...
Nexen maintaining tire operations amid global COVID-19 spread
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Nexen maintaining tire operations amid global COVID-19 spread

March 30th, 2020 | by Rubber and Plastic News
DIAMOND BAR, Calif.—Nexen Tire Corp. has continued to operate its plants across the globe, according to a spokesperson from its U.S. subsidiary, Nexen Tire America Inc. Demand, however, is down, according to the company, in the...
ERJ Tracker: Global pandemic response
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ERJ Tracker: Global pandemic response

March 30th, 2020 | by European Rubber Journal
Latest news on the how the global Covid-19 pandemic is impacting manufacturing and supply-chain activities as well as scheduled exhibitions, conferences and meetings throughout the tire & rubber industries worldwide: Rhein...
Coronavirus & the Tire Industry: What does the future hold?
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Coronavirus & the Tire Industry: What does the future hold?

March 29th, 2020 | by Tire Review
By Madeleine Winer For now, social distancing is our new normal. But how will our industry fare the economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak in the long run? With states initiating lockdowns and “shelter-in-place” orders,...