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  • RMA, TIA spar over tire registration

    Dec 11, 2014

    WASHINGTON—The Rubber Manufacturers Association and the Tire Industry Association are far apart on how to accomplish the goal of increasing tire registration, which was crystal-clear at the National Transportation Safety Board's Passenger Vehicle Tire Safety Symposium.

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  • Pirelli happy with tire performance in F1

    Dec 10, 2014

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—Pirelli's Motorsport Director Paul Hembery said that Pirelli tires performed as the firm expected them to at the F1 race in Abu Dhabi, in line with the data it had collected before the race.

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  • Honda honors Bridgestone's N.C. plant

    Dec 09, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—American Honda Motor Co. has recognized Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Wilson, N.C. tire plant with three Green Factory Environmental Achievement Recognitions—energy reduction, natural resources and pollution prevention.

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  • Kumho seeks to rebuild market position, brand image

    Dec 09, 2014

    VIEQUES, Puerto Rico—Kumho Tire USA Inc. hopes to reverse several years of uncertainty and product availability issues starting in 2015 with the launch of six key products, enhanced global production capacities and an energized marketing strategy built around its sponsorship of the...

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  • Toyo makes eight executive changes

    Dec 09, 2014

    OSAKA, Japan—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. announced multiple executive changes, all effective Jan. 1.

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  • Michelin pursues sustainable mobility

    Dec 08, 2014

    CHENGDU, China—Michelin, and other global stakeholders, gathered to address improving sustainable mobility in cites across the world at Challenge Bibendum, held Nov. 11-14 in Chengdu's Heritage Park.

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  • Michelin identifies global challenges

    Dec 08, 2014

    Michelin's Strategic Foresight team, along with other stakeholders, have compiled a publication on sustainable mobility, called the Green Paper, that was released at the Challenge Bibendum. The book identifies five global challenges on the road to sustainable mobility.

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