Bridgestone releases Sustainability Report

Bridgestone Corporation has announced the release of the Sustainability Report 2017–2018 for Bridgestone Group. The report reaffirms the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment, “Our Way to Serve,” which provides a framework for how Bridgestone does...

CEAT to build new plant in Chennai

RPG Group company CEAT has signed a MoU with the Government of Tamil Nadu, India, to construct a greenfield tyre manufacturing facility at Sriperumbudur, near Chennai. The MoU was signed in the presence of E Palaniswami , Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and Anant...

Apollo Tyres tops in Customer Satisfaction Index

The JD Power 2018 India Original Equipment Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index (TCSI) has selected Apollo Tyres as the top ranking company in the small car segment. Apollo came second in the second in the midsize cars or sedan segment. The company also received 5 star...

Yokohama posts highest ever sales in Q1 2018

The Yokohama Rubber Company has said that profit attributable to owners of parent increased 18 percent in January-March 2018, over the same period of the previous year, to 9.3 billion yen. Yokohama posted an 8.3 percent increase in business profit to 11.7 billion yen,...

Honour for Cooper Zeon RS3-G1

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced that its Cooper Zeon RS3-G1 has been selected as a Consumers Digest Best Buy. Cooper’s most advanced all-season high performance tyre, the Cooper Zeon RS3-G1 earned the distinction as a product that ranks highly in terms...

TN: An investment hotspot for tyre makers

By Sharad P Matade: In spite of stiff competition from other States such as Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Tamil Nadu continues to be an investment hot-spot for tyre majors which already have a foothold in the State and are on an expansion mode The enterprising Indian...