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  • Pirelli to consider expansion in Egypt

    Nov 26, 2014

    ROME—Pirelli Tyre S.p.A., with the support of Egypt's Ministry of Investment, is exploring a possible expansion of Pirelli's Alexandria Tire Co. radial truck tire subsidiary.

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  • Japanese executive tells secrets of price fixing

    By: Hans Greimel, Automotive News Europe Nov 26, 2014

    TOKYO—When meeting to fix prices on auto parts, Mr. X, a Japanese supplier executive, and his fellow conspirators chose out-of-the-way spots, such as a Big Boy restaurant in a neighboring state.

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  • Continental launches two tire lines in India

    Nov 25, 2014

    HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. has launched its newly developed ContiMaxContact MC5 and ContiComfortContact CC5 premium passenger car tire lines in India.

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  • Car makers crossing over to tougher tires

    Nov 25, 2014

    BRUSSELS—The tire industry is set to benefit from consumer trends in the automotive market towards the purchase of robust lifestyle vehicles, according to Tom De Vleesschauwer, director automotive long-term planning & sustainability at IHS Automotive.

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