Cooper to halt light vehicle tyre production in Melksham

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Limited, a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, has announced that it will enter a consultation period to explore ceasing light vehicle tyre production at its Melksham site in Wiltshire over a period of 10 months....

MRF ranked 48th among Top 75 brands in India

MRF Ltd has been ranked 48th in a list of Top 75 brands in India in a brand survey conducted by the global consultancy firm Kantar in association with WPP. Last year, MRF was ranked 30 out of the Top 50 Brands and valued at USD 1,003 million. This year, 8 new...

Yokoyama opens its largest overseas R&D center in US

Yokohama Tire Corporation officially opened its new tyre research and development facility ā€“ the Yokohama Development Center America (YDCA) ā€“ in Cornelius, North Carolina. The high-tech, 25,000-sq.-ft.-building replaces the temporary R&D office Yokohama has...

SRI to enhance production capacity at its Brazil factory

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd (SRI) announced its decison to make an additional investment in equipment and facilities for the production of truck and bus tyres at the group’s Brazil factory. Initially SRI had announced investment worth 312 million reals...

Apollo unveils campaign for new two-wheeler radial tyre

Apollo Tyres has unveiled a high-voltage campaign for its recently introduced two-wheeler radial tyres, Apollo Alpha. Apollo Alpha -‘Zero degree’ steel belt Motorcycle Radial has been designed and developed in-house at Apollo Tyresā€™ Global R&D Centre,...