An open letter to the Tire & Vehicle development community

The following letter was written by Jan Prins, who is in charge of Tyre CAE & Modelling at Jaguar Land Rover. He has agreed to let me share it with you. Would you be interested in joining a fairly informal (private / co-opted) ‘network’ for discussions on tyre testing and tyre modelling? Those of you

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What’s with the Sumitomo-Goodyear break-up?

Sumitomo has officially announced the end of its tire manufacturing and sales joint venture with Goodyear which was originally signed in 1999. Goodyear confirmed the deal, but the details are more or less as leaked to Reuters earlier this week, with the exception of the ownership of the Dunlop brand name. Dunlop brand rights According

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