GRI installs 1.2 MW solar power system

GRI, a leading producer of Specialty Tires in Sri Lanka, has installed one of the largest roof top solar systems in the country. With a capacity of 1,200kW (1.2MW), the solar panels are expected to generate 136,557kWh of electricity per month. This green initiative...

How to take care of your electric car tyres

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is sweeping the world. As the automotive industry is all set to migrate from internal combustion (IC) engine vehicle to Electric Vehicle (EV), it will have a serious effect on tyres, a key component of the electric vehicle. Experts...

Kesoram Industries to demerge its Birla Tyres business

Kesoram Industries Limited, a flagship company of the B.K.Birla Group of Companies, decided at a Board Meeting to spin off its Tyre Business (“Birla Tyres” ) by demerging this Undertaking into a Resulting Company, Birla Tyres Limited (“BTL”)....

Michelin to close its Dundee factory in UK by mid-2020

Michelin has announced its decision to close its Dundee factory in the United Kingdom by mid-2020. The Dundee site, opened in 1971 and which exclusively manufactures 16-inch and smaller Michelin tyres for cars, has faced serious difficulties in recent years due to a...

Bridgestone expanding its Warren County facility

Bridgestone Americas announced that it is expanding the company’s Warren County, Tenn. commercial truck and bus radial (TBR) tyre manufacturing facility as part of a three-year, $40 million investment to meet market demand and address emerging customer needs. The...