China retaliates in tariff feud, focuses on U.S. tires, rubber
Wacky World of Rubber: Certain things just are not re-usable
Manufacturing sector split as Trump moves forward on Chinese tariffs
Auto makers, suppliers taking tiny steps toward big sustainability goals
NOVI, Mich.—Sustainability is a hot-button issue for a lot of auto makers and suppliers today, but for Ford Motor Co.'s Debbie Mielewski, it's a topic that is deeply rooted in her livelihood and entrenched in her everyday habits.
BorgWarner CEO Frederic Lissalde: Bring on electric vehicles
DETROIT—If the vehicles are going to move, BorgWarner has parts for them, new CEO Frederic Lissalde says. And the more electrified an auto maker's products, the better for BorgWarner.
Plastics & Rubber in Automotive Conference abstracts due Sept. 30
NOVI, Mich.—Rubber & Plastics News and sister publication Plastics News are combining their automotive conferences, with papers due Sept. 30 for the combined event.
Ceat rolls out new row crop ag tire
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Ceat Specialty Tires is adding a radial to its North American portfolio that the tire maker said provides farmers and ranchers with low compaction, high traction and exceptional performance.
Opinion: Can natural rubber move from current surplus to future shortage?
Natural rubber surplus returned to the picture again last year, making it a constant major threat amid growing global production capacity.
Moody's says global automotive outlook 'stable' despite tariffs
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany—The outlook for the global automotive manufacturing industry remains stable over the next 12 to 18 months, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Bridgestone recalls truck tires for possible steel cord exposure
WASHINGTON—Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Bridgestone Canada are voluntarily recalling approximately 2,700 commercial truck tires because of a risk of exposure of steel body cords in their sidewalls.
Arkema, Barrday form composites JV for oil and gas market
COLOMBES, France—Advanced materials and composites supplier Barrday and French specialty chemicals company Arkema have formed a joint venture to manufacture and market carbon fiber and specialty polymer tapes for the oil and gas industrial...
Michelin ranks high in attracting young talent
GREENVILLE, S.C.—When it comes to attracting young talent, Michelin North America is among the best, according to Forbes magazine, which recently named the Greenville-based tire maker one of the "Best Employers for New Grads."
Report forecasts growth for styrene butadiene latex market
ALBANY, N.Y.—The global styrene butadiene latex market is on a trajectory for growth that is expected to continue throughout the next five years.
Evonik to construct new silicone facility in Germany
ESSEN, Germany—Evonik will construct a new multi-purpose facility to add capacity for silicone and silane-terminated polymer production.
Linglong, FAW Group to collaborate on technical products
ZHAOYUAN, China—Linglong and Chinese car maker FAW Group have signed a technical cooperation framework agreement to co-develop products in the future.