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Michelin capital markets day – first take

Michelin appears to be switching its business around, using the tire activity as a cash cow to fund growth in non-tire businesses. CEO Florent Menegaux told a meeting of analysts that he hopes Michelin will generate up to 30 percent of total revenue from non-tire activities by 2030, compared with about 5% in 2020. At

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Leading Tire makers aim for net-zero during 2040s

Later today (31 March), we will publish the April 2021 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. We’re just waiting for Pirelli to reveal its mid-term Plan, so that we can tell you about it. In yet another biggest-ever issue, we bring you unique insights into: Sustainability is now an essential

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Sustainable tires will force fundamental changes

At the end of last week (27 February), we published the March 2021 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another biggest-ever issue, we bring you unique insights into: Annual financial results – analysisWhat changed over the last yearProvisional rankings for 2020Company-by-Company analysisIndia reports record quarter in Oct-DecGoodyear buys

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Tire makers wake up to sustainability challenge

We just published (29 January) the February 2021 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another biggest-ever issue, we bring you unique insights into: Interview with Christian Kötz, head of Continental’s tire unitManufacturing and SKU proliferationChanging tire industry culture to be a less closed communityTaking responsibility for the planet,

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Tire industry is better prepared for 2021 than it was for 2020

We just published (31 December) the January 2021 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each corporate 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.

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Tire industry’s Q3 recovery unlikely to carry through to Q4

We just published (30 November) the December 2020 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each corporate 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.

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Tire makers report strong sales in Q3

We have published (30 October) the November 2020 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each corporate 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.

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Global tire industry begins long road to recovery

We just published (30 September) the October 2020 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each corporate 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.

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Just how bad was Q2 for the global tire industry?

We just published (31 August) the September 2020 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each corporate 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.

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Global tire industry post-Covid

We’ve produced a massive 200-page report into the state of the tire industry after the Covid-19 Crisis. You can download the contents, or subscribe at our website. I’ve divided it into seven sections State of the Industry at the end of the first-halfHalf-year results and the impact of CovidState of the industry – what has

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