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  • Michelin tire gets Cadillac fitment

    Jun 15, 2015

    DETROIT—General Motors Co. has selected Michelin Pilot Super Sport ultra-high performance tires as the exclusive fitment for the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V, according to Michelin North America Inc. The ATS-V is Cadillac's top performance offering, powered by a 445-hp, 3.6-liter turbocharged V6...

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  • Toyota, Honda get high marks from suppliers

    By: David Sedgwick Automotive News Jun 15, 2015

    DETROIT—As far as North American suppliers are concerned, Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. are the gold standard, while Ford Motor Co., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., and General Motors Co. are also-rans.

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  • Auto machinery products

    Jun 15, 2015

    Dow Corning Corp. has unveiled an enhancement to its silastic fluorosilicone rubber portfolio—a more heat-resistant silastic FSR technology for extreme high-temperature applications. This new platform enables Dow Corning's FSR-engineered elastomers to meet demands of customer automotive...

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  • Goodyear reaches agreement for rice husk silica supply

    Jun 15, 2015

    AKRON—Goodyear is taking a step in the direction of sustainable business practices as the company said it has reached a supply agreement with Yihai Food and Oil Industry in China for silica derived from rice husk ash. The Akron-based tire maker said in a news release that it will begin...

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  • PFA inducts Yost into HOF

    Jun 15, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The Poly-urethane Foam Association posthumously inducted Charles A. Yost as the 27th member of the Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall of Fame. The association inducted Yost during its spring General Business Meeting in St. Petersburg, the PFA said. Robert Yost, Charles' son ...

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