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A new trio of Barum truck tyres

10 barum-r-seriesEuropean based manufacturer Barum has recently expanded its range with three new truck trailer patterns for their 200 R-Series with the BT 220 R now available in additional sizes 385/65 R22.5. 385/55 R 22.5 and 445/45 R 19.5.

The new Michelin AxioBib 2 Agri range enters the field!

9 AxioBib2Michelin Europe will be launching their new AxioBib 2 tyre range in January at the LAMMA 2017 show which is earlier than its anticipated debut.

Davanti racing ahead in Portugal

14 Porsche fitted Davanti DX640sDavanti continue their impressive hot streak this year as they announce a new partnership with the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve Racing School in Portugal.

Pirelli to invest in its Romanian plant

13 Pirelli-Slatina-plantPirelli has announced new plans to further invest in their site in Slatina, Romania on the 10th anniversary of opening the facility.

Goodyear to invest $485 m to raise large-rim-diameter tyre capacity in Dalian plant

11 Richard J. Kramer GY chinadailyGoodyear has announced the $485 million expansion of state-of-the-art tyre factory in Pulandian, Dalian, China. The expansion will raise plant capacity by about 5 million tyres annually by 2020.

Bridgestone to invest JPY 2.1 billion in hiking APR capacity at Kurume plant

26 japanBridgestone has announced that it will increase capacity of its manufacturing plant at Kurume, Japan to produce more aircraft radial tyres (APR) to respond to the strong medium-to-long-term global demand projected for these tyres.

New truck production facility for Continental in Europe

19 Aerial-view-rebuilt-CVT2-hall-in-OtrokoviceContinental has announced the opening of their recently rebuilt truck tyre production hall at their manufacturing facility in Otrokovice, Czech Republic.

BFGoodrich launches on/off line for Middle East & Africa market

17 bfgoodrich-logoBFGoodrich Tires has announced the launch of a tyre product line for the commercial truck/bus market that covers highway, regional and on/off road application for the Middle East and Africa markets.

Pirelli to invest in its Romanian plant

7 Pirelli-Cord-RomaniaPirelli has announced new plans to further invest in their site in Slatina, Romania on the 10th anniversary of opening the facility.

Marangoni to set-up car radial plant JV in Sri Lanka

13 Marangoni logoItalian firm Marangoni S.p.A is planning to set-up car radial manufacturing plant with an investment of $75 million in Sri Lanka as per the local media reports.

Sumitomo Rubber to Begin Producing Truck & Bus Tyres at Brazil Factory

9 SumitomoSumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we have decided to begin production of truck and bus tyres at our group's factory in Brazil in order to ensure a steady supply of truck and bus tyres for the Brazilian domestic market.

Apollo investing in tyre plants

25 Apollo-tyres-logoApollo Tyres is investing between $238-253 million in its Chennai facility as well as $226 million in a Hungary-based greenfield plant in 2016-17, according to the Business Standard.

Sumitomo expands tyre production in Brazil

27 Sumitomo BrazilSumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. announced plans to invest $312 million to add bus and truck tyres production in Brazil, expanding its existing facility by an additional 144,000 square feet.

New size in their Port tyre range from Continental

23 FOT Continental TractorMaster 280 75R-22.5German based Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) has announced the arrival of a new size option - 280/75R22.5 for their increasingly popular TractorMaster port tyre range.

This is reported to be the very latest development in Continental's development of its specialty range to maintain the best solutions for customers individual needs from a single source and every type of port vehicle.

Apollo Tyres' net profit increases 12% annually

Apollo-tyres-logoHigh imports continues to be a cause of concern for company's Indian Operations

New truck patterns from Sava and Fulda

13 Sava steer tyresGoodyear's European truck tyre range has recently been extended with the introduction of new drive and steer patterns into their Fulda and Sava brands.

BKT launch the Earthmax SR 31 heavy duty tyre

29 BKT Earthmax-SR-31BKT has recently introduced its brand new Earthmax SR31 which has been produced for use on articulated dumpers, loaders and bulldozers.

Cooper Posts Record Operating Profit in 2015

25 cooperhqCooper Tire & Rubber Co. had a record operating profit of $354 million in 2015, as well as an increase in net sales and unit volume, according to the tiremaker's 2015 financial results.

Extended Bandag bus and coach retreads from Bridgestone

16 BG BDR U-APOBridgestone Europe has announced the addition of three new sizes to its Bandag range of premium quality retreads for City Bus and Coach applications.

New DriveGuard European pattern from Bridgestone

15 DriveGuard-podiumBridgestone Europe has recently launched its all-new DriveGuard passenger car range in Monaco

Conti to Build $1.4 Billion Plant in Miss.

10 ContinentalContinental Tire the Americas and the state of Mississippi have officially reached an agreement that allows the tiremaker to purchase a site in Hinds County, Miss., for its "commercial vehicle tire" plant.

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