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Brazilian Who Visited Italy Is First Coronavirus Patient in Latin America
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Brazilian Who Visited Italy Is First Coronavirus Patient in Latin America

February 26th, 2020 | by New York Times News
Health officials were scrambling to track the man’s movements after his infection was confirmed. By Ernesto Londoño, Manuela Andreoni and Letícia Casado RIO DE JANEIRO — A 61-year-old São Paulo man who...
Peruvian retreader adds 2nd builder for large OTR tires
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Peruvian retreader adds 2nd builder for large OTR tires

February 25th, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
LIMA, Peru — Peruvian retreader Renova SAC is expanding its capacity to retread large OTR tires with the installation of a second tire-building unit at its plant in Lima capable of handling tires up to 63 inches in rim...
Cooper to raise cap-ex spending on Mexico, Serbia factories
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Cooper to raise cap-ex spending on Mexico, Serbia factories

February 24th, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will ramp up its capital spending in 2020 in large part to upgrade and expand plants in Mexico and Serbia, where work already is under way to prepare them for additional production...
China’s small firms may lay off over 30% staff due to coronavirus impact: industry insider
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China’s small firms may lay off over 30% staff due to coronavirus impact: industry insider

February 20th, 2020 | by Global Times
By Ma Jingjing Source: Global Times As business resumptions have been delayed amid the virus outbreak, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in China are mulling at least 30 percent job cut, a small enterprise association...
Pirelli adds driving simulator at Milan R&D center
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Pirelli adds driving simulator at Milan R&D center

February 19th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
MILAN — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has added a driving simulator at its research and development center in Milan in an effort to reduce tire development time and facilitate iterations. Installed as part of the tire maker’s...
Coronavirus Exposes Auto Industry’s Lack Of Plan B
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Coronavirus Exposes Auto Industry’s Lack Of Plan B

February 18th, 2020 | by Forbes News
By Ed GarstenSenior Contributor Transportation Inadequate backup plans and limited supply chains have put the automotive industry in an especially tenuous position for surviving the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, according to...
Michelin Will Raise PLT Tire Prices
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Michelin Will Raise PLT Tire Prices

February 18th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Michelin North America Inc. will increase the price of passenger and light truck tires under the Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands. The company says prices will increase by up to 7% in the U.S. and up to 5% in Canada on...