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Tire industry keeping eye on spread of COVID-19
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Tire industry keeping eye on spread of COVID-19

March 10th, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
By Jim Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s now a matter of how and when and not if. As countries around the world work, to varying degrees, to contain COVID-19, aka “coronavirus disease 2019,” the spread...
Bridgestone to open 50 company-owned retail stores in 2020
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Bridgestone to open 50 company-owned retail stores in 2020

March 10th, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Retail Operations is planning to open 50 company-owned retail tire stores this year, after a year when the company’s store network reported a net gain of about 23 stores. The business, which...
Pirelli: Business activities remain ‘guaranteed’, despite national lockdown
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Pirelli: Business activities remain ‘guaranteed’, despite national lockdown

March 10th, 2020 | by Tyrepress
Pirelli’s business activities remain “guaranteed”, despite the further steps taken by the Italy government to combat Covid-19 yesterday evening. Article courtesy of: Tyre...
Chile reaches one thousand electric buses by public transport
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Chile reaches one thousand electric buses by public transport

March 9th, 2020 | by Noticias de Querétaro
Santiago.- Chile has new electric buses that will contribute to better air quality and generate less noise, in addition to being considered the country of Latin America and the Caribbean with the largest fleet of vehicles of this...
German rubber industry braces for ‘zero growth’ after 2019 decline
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German rubber industry braces for ‘zero growth’ after 2019 decline

March 9th, 2020 | by European Rubber Journal
Frankfurt, Germany Germany’s rubber industry is set for zero–growth in 2020, after a 4.2% year-on-year decline to €11 billion in 2019, the WDK has forecast. Both the tire industry and technical rubber segment posted...
Continued movement within the retreading market – despite, or because of, tariffs
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Continued movement within the retreading market – despite, or because of, tariffs

March 9th, 2020 | by Tyrepress
New tyres dominate market growth, while retreading stagnates Expectations amongst the ranks of European retreaders came to the boil when, after much discussion, anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties were implemented for a...
ADINE: “The import of Asian tires drops by 7.7% in consumer and grows by 19.6% in truck during 2019”
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ADINE: “The import of Asian tires drops by 7.7% in consumer and grows by 19.6% in truck during 2019”

March 9th, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
Imports of ‘made in Asia’ tires have become a real rise and fall in the Spanish replacement market. Yes, because ADINE, the National Association of Tire Distributors and Importers that represents more than 80% of the tire...
Continental supplied more than 142 million tires for passenger cars in 2019!
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Continental supplied more than 142 million tires for passenger cars in 2019!

March 9th, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
Continental Rubber Group division generated a total of 18,000 million euros in sales in 2019, 2.3% more than in 2018. The total turnover of the Continental Group in 2019 rose to 44,500 million euros, one hundred million more than...
The import of Asian tires in 2019 fell 7.7% in consumer but grew 20% in trucks, according to data from Adine
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The import of Asian tires in 2019 fell 7.7% in consumer but grew 20% in trucks, according to data from Adine

March 9th, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
Adine continues its informative work on the current state of the sector, editing its new report, in which it analyzes the evolution of imports of Asian tires from 2009 to 2019 According to data obtained by the National...
Sailun Shenyang announces TBR expansion
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Sailun Shenyang announces TBR expansion

March 9th, 2020 | by Tire Industry Research
By David Shaw Sailun announced on February 28 that wholly-owned subsidiary Sailun Shenyang (Shenyang Heping) would invest in a 3M high performance TBR intelligent plant expansion. The total invest-ment is CNY2004.2mn, including a...
Pollution From Tyre Wear 1,000 Times Worse Than Exhaust Emissions
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Pollution From Tyre Wear 1,000 Times Worse Than Exhaust Emissions

March 9th, 2020 | by Tyre Trade News
Pollution from tyre wear can be 1,000 times worse than what comes out of a car’s exhaust, Emissions Analytics has found. Harmful particle matter from tyres – and also brakes – is a very serious and growing environmental...