Technology’s effect on retail among topics at Future Tire Conference

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LONDON — As technology driving the tire and automotive industries continues to change, its effects on retail tire businesses continue to multiply.

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Kuraray’s liquid rubber enhances ice grip

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TOKYO — Specialty chemicals producer Kuraray Co. Ltd. has developed a reactive liquid rubber that it claims can be used in tread compounds to enhance the ice-grip performance of winter tires.

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Stapleton’s: With SUVs driving sales, more opportunities to sell exclusive brand tyres

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Over the last year or so it has been broadly noted that the SUV/4×4 sector of the tyre market has been impressively resilient. Not just from the relatively local impact of the UK’s Brexit vote and resulting inflation and slump in certain motor vehicle sectors (in the UK at least). The tyre industry’s also been faced with escalating raw materials costs at a global level.

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Falken to Replace Dunlop at Sumitomo Plant in Buffalo

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Sumitomo Rubber has announced it will stop U.S. OE production of Goodyear’s Dunlop brand in 2018 at its Buffalo, N.Y., plant to instead focus on it’s own Falken Tires brand, according to an article in Nikkei Asian Review.

The plant was acquired from Goodyear in 2015 when Sumitomo Rubber ended its partnership.

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

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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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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres sold to Liberty Hall Capital Partners for US$135 million

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Liberty Hall Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in businesses serving the global aerospace and defence industry, has acquired Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd. in a transaction valued at US$135 million. Dunlop Aircraft Tyres represents Liberty Hall’s first portfolio company focused on providing aftermarket products and services to the global aerospace and defence industry. A number of tyre makers had previously been linked with the sale of Dunlop Aircraft Tyres.

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Recall Alert: Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ Tires

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Recall Alert: Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ Tires If your bike is shod with Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ rubber, then this may concern you! 271 SHARES The NHTSA has announced a recall on Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ tires. It’s an unusual recall, but it’s one that could very well affect you. Since Dunlop Sportmax Q3 tires are probably the most popular tire choice for motorcyclists in the USA, there’s a very good chance that many of you have upgraded to the Q3+ that were recently released.

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Sumitomo recalls seven motorcycle tires

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Sumitomo Rubber USA is recalling seven Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ motorcycle tires because of possible air pockets in the shoulder region.

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Apollo’s state-of-the-art new factory in Hungary

We take a trip to the tire maker’s state-of-the-art new factory in Hungary, which at the end of phase 1, will have a production capacity of around 5.5 million passenger car and light truck tires and 675,000 commercial vehicle tires annually. More in the July issue of TTI

http://www.tiretechnologyinternational.com/video/apollo_press_the_button.mp4 

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Aircraft Tire Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.5% by 2022

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Market research future published a half cooked research report on global aircraft tire market. The aircraft tire market is expected to grow over the CAGR of around 4.5% during the period 2016 to 2022. Market Highlights: …

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