USTMA launches first US Industry Sustainability Report

The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) released its first US Industry Sustainability Report presenting its members’ collective progress and shared vision for a sustainable US tyre manufacturing industry. The report highlights various industry accomplishments...

ETRMA reports 9% rise in 2018 replacement truck tyre sales

Europen Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers Association (ETRMA) has reported 9% rise in replacement truck tyre sales by ETRMA members in 2018 over the previous year. While replacement consumer tyre sales increased by 1%, OE consumer tyre sales registered a 4% fall....

Michelin acquires Indonesian tyre manufacturer Multistrada

Michelin announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of PT Multistrada Arah Sarana TBK (“Multistrada”), a tyre manufacturer based in Indonesia. With a production capacity of more than 180,000 tonnes (i.e., 11 million passenger car tyres, 9 million Two-wheel...

Bridgestone opens Fleet Point in Vijayawada

Bridgestone India launched its new Fleet Point (BFP) in India in the transportation hub of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The fleet point outlet was inaugurated by Kollu Ravindra, Minister for Law and Justice, Andhra Pradesh, and Akitomo Takahashi, General Manager,...

Goodyear to expand its Slovenian manufacturing facility

Goodyear has announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Kranj, Slovenia, to meet the growing demand for premium tyres in EMEA. Goodyear plans to invest €94 million in the Slovenia plant which will add 5400 square meters to accommodate advanced tyre...