Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 – Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


The worldwide Automotive Winter Tires Market report is an in-depth research on the current situation of the Automotive Winter Tires industry. The research study of Global Automotive Winter Tires Market 2017 offers a strategic assessment of Automotive Winter Tires market. The industry report focuses on the growth opportunities, which will help the Automotive Winter Tires industry to expand operations in the existing markets globally.

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Global Automotive Aftermarket – Automotive


LONDONJuly 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior and Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids and Additives, and Appearance Chemicals. 

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, CanadaJapanEuropeAsia-PacificMiddle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. 

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Continental acquires mobility intelligence provider Quantum Inventions


Another acquisition for Continental. Days after the German company reported taking a minority share in French autonomous driving company EasyMile SAS, it announced it has finalised its acquisition of Singapore based mobility intelligence provider Quantum Inventions. Continental hasn’t disclosed how much it paid for the firm.

Quantum Inventions will add to Continental’s growing intelligent transportation systems portfolio with its city data including next generation navigation systems that are highly responsive to real-time information such as traffic data, road incident information and dynamic road pricing. With the closing, Continental welcomes around 120 employees working across Quantum Inventions’ three offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia; and Quantum Inventions Development Centre (QIDC) in India into its fold.

“Asia continues to play an ever-increasing role in our strategy,” states Helmut Matschi, head of Continental’s Interior division. “Initiatives such as the Park & Go real time parking application for Singapore, our recent joint venture with China Unicom, strategic cooperation with Baidu, and now the purchase of Quantum Inventions underline our focus on developing mobility services solutions. We are excited to provide an expanded portfolio of customised solutions in the dynamic mobility services market.”

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Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal


Asia BD price drop… Nike sales… Clariant-Huntsman link-up… Michelin buys wine reviewer… Conti acquires… Eversafe Rubber… SKF sued ?… Firestone leak… UK down… Kumho limbo… Thai NR…

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Resistance-to-change, skills-gap blocking ‘tire industry 4.0’


Cologne, Germany – Resistance to change has been identified as a major barrier to the adoption of new automation systems and technologies in tire-manufacture, industry leaders said at the Future Tire Conference, held 27-28 June in Cologne.


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Bosch, Conti join Google rival’s driverless car bid


BEIJING — Robert Bosch, Continental and TomTom are among more than 50 partners enlisted by Google rival Baidu Inc. for its Apollo driverless car project. The Chinese search engine giant is signing up major players to aid in its foray into the sector. The program aims to open up part of Baidu’s autonomous car software in the same way that Google released its Android operating system for smartphones.

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Continental’s Contidrom tire test facility turns 50


The Contidrom, Continental’s “prototype” and benchmark tire test facility, is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Initially, the Contidrom comprised a high-speed 2.8-kilometer oval, which remains an impressive feature to this day. The other tracks, such as the 1.8-kilometer wet-handling course and the 3.8-kilometer dry-handling track were added during later expansion stages.

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Farm Tire Market – North America Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025


This report is on North America farm tire market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints opportunities, and trends expected to influence the North America farm tire market growth during the said period. Factors that are playing a major role in driving the North America farm tire market have also been covered in the study.

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Continental announces partnership with MOL


Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) and the Belgian specialist for port tow tractors and trailer solutions MOL have announced their cooperation at the Terminal and Operations Conference (TOC) in Amsterdam. MOL terminal and RoRo tractors can be equipped with the Continental TractorMaster as an iTire: The tire already comes with a pre-installed sensor ex factory which constantly monitors inflation pressure as well as tire temperature and transmits the information in real time via the ContiPressureCheck system to the driver’s dashboard of the MOL tractors. In this way, vehicle operators easily and comfortably get a warning if the inflation pressure …

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Continental campaigns for greater road safety


Since early 2016, Continental’s Chassis & Safety and Tire divisions have been partnering with the “Stop the Crash” campaign initiated by Global NCAP. The aim of this collaboration is to raise awareness among political decision-makers, fleet managers, journalists and ultimately, of course, drivers too, of the part that driver assistance systems such as ESC, Emergency Brake Assist and motorcycle ABS play in attaining greater safety.

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