Global Tire industry in November

Last week, we published the November issue of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. This 36-page publication brings unique insights into: Forecasting prices of raw materials Triangle’s factory in the US – financial analysis Intelligent Tire meeting, including: Better tires mean more miles/unit TPMS improve inflation, extend life Predicting Tire-Road grip

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Triangle Tire to build PCR, TBR factories in North Carolina

By David Shaw On 12 November, Triangle Tire issued a Chinese-language stock market announcement announcing plans for two tire factories at an unspecified location in North Carolina, United States. These will be Triangle’s first non-Chinese manufacturing operations. In the first phase, Triangle plans to build a factory for 5mn units/year of high-performance PCR and SUV

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China Tire Report – September 2017

This is the September summary of our analysis of China’s tire industry. We publish a weekly report on the tire industry in China. It is the only source of information in the English language for those who want to keep up-to-date with commercial, legislative, policy and recycling developments in the tire industry in China. Since

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GM gets serious about de-forestation and tires

This article was first published in the July edition of our monthly Tire industry Intelligence report It was accompanied by a series of other articles on sustainable natural rubber and how the tire industry can do more to limit deforestation in the Mekong basin and elsewhere. GM gets serious about de-forestation and tires In May

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Global Tire industry in September

We have just published the September issue of our global tire industry newsletter. This 36-page publication brings you unique insights into: Changes in the tire industry uncovered at the Frankfurt IAA A unique analysis of Pirelli’s IPO and prospects for the future Japan’s tire industry (in numbers) India’s tire industry (in numbers) India’s tariffs on TBR

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Tire Industry in 2017

Some of the top issues affecting the global tire industry today include: Price changes New mobility models Tariffs Developments in China’s tire industry Sustainability Management of change Our newest Annual report “” takes a deep dive into these critical subjects. Pricing and financial performance Our looks at the volatile history over the last 12 crazy

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China Tire Report – August 2017

This is the August summary of our analysis of China’s tire industry. We publish a weekly report on the tire industry in China. It is the only source of information in the English language for those who want to keep up-to-date with commercial, legislative, policy and recycling developments in the tire industry in China. Since

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Why and how the Kumho-Doublestar deal is collapsing

This story first appeared in our annual review of the tire industry. Here we present an updated version in the light of the latest news (from early September). Deal collapsing As we write, it appears that the deal reached in July over the ownership of 42.01% of Kumho Tire shares is on the point of

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What really happens when the rubber meets the road

Where grip comes from No-one knows the truth about how tires get their grip. We have a pretty good idea, but we don’t know everything about it. We know, for example that grip is associated with a number of factors: Rubber distorting around and engaging with microscopic asperities in the road surface; Weak chemical interactions

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China Tire Intelligence – July 2016

The biggest news in the China tire industry over the last weeks has been the IPO share issue of Linglong. It was a great success, with the Linglong share price rising 44% on the first day of trading and subsequently climbing to three times the issue price of RMB12.98. We have to ask: was the

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