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Goodyear Will Shut Down Manufacturing in Americas Region
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Goodyear Will Shut Down Manufacturing in Americas Region

March 18th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will suspend tire and chemical manufacturing in its Americas region through at least April 3 or until further notice “in response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid...
Ford, GM to stop North American auto production through March 30
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Ford, GM to stop North American auto production through March 30

March 18th, 2020 | by Tire Business Staff
Michael Martinez, Automotive News DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. said that all manufacturing sites in the U.S., Mexico and Canada will close through at least March 30 as the auto makers battle the coronavirus...
Now made in Mexico: Japan auto suppliers shift China production after coronavirus
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Now made in Mexico: Japan auto suppliers shift China production after coronavirus

March 16th, 2020 | by Reuters News
Naomi Tajitsu, Maki Shiraki TOKYO, March 16 (Reuters) – In the Chinese coastal province of Jiangsu, where supply chains have been shattered by the coronavirus outbreak, one auto supplier has already shifted production of...
Liberty Tire Recycling Acquires Lakin Tire
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Liberty Tire Recycling Acquires Lakin Tire

March 16th, 2020 | by Business Wire News
Unites two premier tire collection and recycling companies to create a new national footprint with best-in-class service and a commitment to sustainability PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Tire Recycling...
Dealers React to Coronavirus Crisis, Prepare For Impact
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Dealers React to Coronavirus Crisis, Prepare For Impact

March 16th, 2020 | by Modern Tire Dealer
MTD recently contacted several independent tire dealers to find out how they are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent government actions. “This represents uncharted waters for us,” says John Ziegler, vice...
Tire dealers increase Covid-19 precautions
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Tire dealers increase Covid-19 precautions

March 16th, 2020 | by Tire Review
Tire dealers across the country are taking precautions against the coronavirus with the cleanliness of their stores and employee hygiene. With schools closed, social gatherings limited and social distancing now part of our daily...
Michelin temporarily suspends its activity in Spain by the State of Alarm
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Michelin temporarily suspends its activity in Spain by the State of Alarm

March 16th, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
As a preventive measure to preserve the health of its workers. Michelin Spain Portugal has just issued a statement informing that it temporarily suspends its activity in Spain by the State of Alarm decreed by the Government in...
Five ways tire dealerships can prevent the spread of Covid-19
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Five ways tire dealerships can prevent the spread of Covid-19

March 16th, 2020 | by Tire Review
By Madeleine Winer With many businesses closing their doors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), tire dealers across the U.S. have taken extra precautions at their shops to ensure their customers’ safety. Below...
Timeline in China
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Timeline in China

March 16th, 2020 | by Latin Tire News Team
The timeline in China was that the disease emerged in Wuhan in November or early December 2019. The authorities covered it up until around 20th January 2020, and started locking down the city from 21 January, only completing the...
Q2 to be very difficult in tire industry
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Q2 to be very difficult in tire industry

March 16th, 2020 | by Latin Tire News Team
It is going to be very serious. The experience in China (see box below) was a collapse of the industrial chain for a month in areas that were only lightly affected, and at least two months for the most seriously affected areas....
AnalysisWorld tire industry and CoronaVirus
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AnalysisWorld tire industry and CoronaVirus

March 16th, 2020 | by Tire Industry Research
by David Shaw Disclaimer; I’ve not spoken to tire makers about this. That is mostly because the situation is changing so fast and so much, that I don’t think anyone has a good handle on how this is going to develop in the...