China Tire Industry report – October

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

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Global tire industry – October issue

We have just published the October of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each subscriber has the right to distribute to unlimited direct employees worldwide, so if you are interested, feel free to contact us. If your employer receives it already, we can send out a free copy. We’ll need your corporate

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China Tire Report – September 2018

This is the latest 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 this was

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Vertical nature of the tire industry is not suited to change

By David Shaw As I go around the world, talking about tires, one theme has started to come up repeatedly. It was never an issue until two or three years ago, but since then, it seems everyone is talking about how to address the vertical nature of the tire industry. By vertical, I mean that

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Global Tire Intelligence – September 2018

We have just published the September of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each subscriber has the right to distribute to unlimited direct employees worldwide, so if you are interested, feel free to contact us. If your employer receives it already, we can send out a free copy. We’ll need your corporate

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Linglong to build PCR, TBR, OTR factory in Serbia

Shandong Linglong Tire Co. has finally made the decision to announce it’s much-rumoured factory in Serbia. However, the project is only at the ‘intention’ stage. Linglong’s statement said it has not yet received appropriate approvals from the Chinese government and there are many risks that may lead to delays in the project. Final approvals in

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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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Readers of our Insiders Guide to the Tire Industry 2018 saw a more complete version of this analysis a couple of weeks ago. Here we have given significantly shortened version of that analysis. A subscription to our monthly Global Tire Intelligence report includes the 104-page Insiders’ Guide to all strategic and management developments in the

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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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What Happens To A Tire Engineer?

I’ve recently been talking to a lot of people about what matters to tire engineers. There’s the day-to-day tasks of designing tires. That involves some interesting materials science on rolling resistance, wear and grip. I know that these factors play a huge part in the tire development activity at the moment. A lot of companies

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