Big-name tire makers lose share

On Thursday (29 February), we will published the March 2024 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: 2023 Annual results analysis Tire industry sees mixed picture worldwide Annual sales data – Initial ranking, February 2024 Michelin’s view of market development

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What changes will affect the global tire industry in 2024?

Earlier today (30 December), we published the January 2024 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Global outlook for 2024 What the tire industry looks like in 2023-24 Two paths for tire makers A tale of two tire industries China’s

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EUDR set to create chaos in tire industry

Later today (31 October), we will publish the November 2023 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: EUDR triggers uncertainty EUDR causes concern through value chain ANRPC condemns EUDR Rubber causes de-forestation More details on 6PPD ‘ban’ DTSC gives detail

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Hot news from China’s tire industry

This is the End-November report from Tire industry Research, based on our weekly China Tire Industry newsletter. October September August July June Price increases The hottest news this month has been price rises. Tire makers across China have been raising prices based on higher input costs. We’ve listed the announced price increases and we’re tracking

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All the latest on China’s tire industry

This is the End-October edition of our monthly China tire industry updates. It is based on content from our weekly China Tire Industry intelligence report. Following last month’s revelations about Triangle’s over-stated revenues, there is continued evidence of the same in the company’s Q3 results where Triangle revenues continue to decline while those of Linglong

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Questioning China Tire industry statistics

This is the End-September edition of our monthly China tire industry updates. It is based on content from our weekly China Tire Industry intelligence report. This month in China’s tire industry we saw the culmination of Triangle’s 3-year project to raise USD 650m in cash through a share issue. We also saw a lesser-known company,

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Tire industry needs to move on

I think the tire industry is going through another major transformation. Since I started analysing this industry in the late 1980s I’ve seen only two or maybe three such large-scale transformations. To give you an idea of the scale of transformation I am talking about, think of the switch from bias-ply to radial construction in

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How many defective tires are really on the road?

In 30-odd years of reporting on the global tire industry, I’ve come across countless estimates of the number of vehicles on the road with one or more defective tires. The one thing these surveys agree on is that it is a lot. People do not care about tires People in many countries and all kinds

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Brexit and the tire industry

Let me first say that I don’t like discussing politics in public. I think that in general, business tries to do its best, irrespective of the interference of politicians, many of whom are only in post for a few years and cannot take a long term view. And even more of whom have little idea

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