TYRE SAFETY SERVICES YET TO GAIN PRIORITY

By John Stone: Tyre safety services are not so much of a priority for dealers and garages though ultimately it is the dealer’s responsibility to ensure that worn and dangerous tyres are replaced when found on inspection “A worn tyre Sir…no problem, drive on!”...

MICHELIN REVOLUTIONARY THINKING

By Peter Taylor: Michelin has realised that closing factories in developed countries and moving production offshore would have been the worst mistake imaginable If Michelin is to be believed, Western Europe’s abandonment of tyre manufacturing may at last be coming to...

MAKING LEMONADE OUT OF LEMONS

By Diogo Esperante: To evolve a good Natural Rubber Master Plan for Brazil, the issue of centralized rubber import-dependency needs to be addressed in a practical manner. Positive interaction with neighbouring countries such as Colombia and Guatemala might play an...

Innovation That Matters Coming To Brazil

By Diogo Esperante, Isabel Aguiree: Through carbon credit incomes, plantations can have the incentive they need to implement the best management practice that will benefit the ecosystem, the farmers, the consuming industry and the workers who earn their livelihoods...