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  • Vee Rubber expands to support U.S. exports

    Nov 24, 2014

    LAS VEGAS—Thailand's Vee Rubber Corp. Ltd. is adding 10,000 units of daily capacity for passenger and light truck tires at its Bangkok, Thailand, plant to expand its ability to export, especially to the U.S.

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  • UK tire report says growth expected by 2019

    Nov 24, 2014

    LONDON—A study of the United Kingdom's tire market, published by Bharat Books on Nov. 21, suggests that by 2019 growth is expected in tire demand as the automotive industry is growing in the country.

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  • Magazine lauds Michelin's Premier tire line

    Nov 24, 2014

    GREENVILLE, S.C.—Popular Science magazine has selected the Michelin Premier A/S tire, with Evergrip evolving tread design, as one of the Top 100 innovations of 2014 in the automotive category of its annual Best of What's New list.

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  • Michelin confirms Tweel plant investment at $50 million

    Nov 20, 2014

    PIEDMONT, S.C.—Michelin North America Inc. has budgeted about $50 million to convert a 135,000-sq.-ft. structure in Piedmont to the first manufacturing site for its non-pneumatic Tweel tire/wheel assembly, the company said at the plant's christening on Nov. 20.

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  • Apollo re-designates CFO to new position

    Nov 19, 2014

    KOCHI, India—Apollo Tyres said it will re-designate Sunam Sarkar, its president and chief financial officer, to the position of president and chief business officer. The switch will also see him relocate to Singapore, the firm said on Nov. 19.

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  • U.K. firms, government to tackle tire safety

    Nov 19, 2014

    LONDON—The tire industry in the United Kingdom and various government agencies have agreed to work more closely together in order to reduce tire-related road casualties every year.

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  • Goodyear wins leadership development award

    Nov 19, 2014

    AKRON—Goodyear has earned a 2014 Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders award for strength of leadership practices and culture, examples of leader development on a global scale, alignment of business and leadership strategy, company reputation, business and financial performance.

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  • RMA: Nearly 12 percent of motorists drive on bald tires

    Nov 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON—Nearly 12 percent of U.S. motorists drive on at least one bald tire, according to a new survey conducted by the Rubber Manufacturers Association.

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