‘Driving to the Future’ theme of Tire & Rubber Summit in Toronto

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) will explore the tire and rubber industry’s advances in technology, innovation, regulation and economics at a two-day conference, Tire & Rubber Summit 2019, scheduled for June 11-12 in Toronto.

The Summit — themed “Driving to the Future” — features a lineup of presentations from executives…

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Improving electric vehicle economics | McKinsey

The future looks bright for electric-vehicle (EV) growth. Consumers are more willing than ever to consider buying EVs, and sales are rising fast. Most major markets have consistently registered 50 to 60 percent growth in recent years, albeit from small bases. More new models from a growing cadre of automotive OEMs make finding a suitable EV easier: in 2018 alone OEMs launched about 100 new models and sold two million units in total globally.

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Registration for the Tire and Rubber Summit 2019 is Now Open

Registration for TRAC’s Tire and Rubber Summit 2019 is now open.

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This Year’s Summit Drives to the Future

When it comes to technology, industries across the globe are living through exciting times: autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics… these represent only the technological tip of the iceberg that’s moving through the industries’ waters worldwide. It’s a perpetual technology race and, as ever, tire and rubber manufacturers are staying atop of these trends and raising the bar when it comes to banking on technology, whether it be in the product development, manufacturing processes, supply chain management and all other business aspects.

This world-class event will explore the rubber industry’s technology, innovation, regulation and economy. All the expertise put forth at the event will come from executives in rubber companies, non-tire manufacturers, rubber compounders, suppliers, auxiliary businesses, and regulators who together will discuss rubber industry issues from uniquely Canadian perspective. 

Rubber fell 70% in 7 years. Will the bear market last for 10 years?

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Rubber prices experienced a surge in the period from 2009 to 2011, during which the increase was as high as 240%, which in turn led to a large expansion of the planting area in the producing countries, resulting in a serious oversupply. Although the international rubber futures price has risen by 16% this year, it […]

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Micronized Rubber Powder Market Production Analysis and Demand 2019

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Global Micronized Rubber Powder market size will increase to 55 Million US$ by 2025, from 37 Million US$ in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period.

Read the source article at The Market Research News

Scrap Tire Conference set for Dec. 4-5

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation will host its 8th Biennial Scrap Tire Conference for Dec. 4-5 in Greenville.

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Lehigh making headway under Michelin ownership

HANOVER, Germany—Despite the fact that Michelin has owned Lehigh Technologies since October 2017, the majority of the other tire manufacturers remain comfortable doing business with the producer of micronized rubber powders, according to a company…

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Rubber fundamentals do not support bull market

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A few days ago, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers released the data on China’s automobile production and sales and the economic operation of the automobile industry in February 2019. Due to the market downturn and holiday factors, the overall level of automobile production and sales in February was low. In February, the national automobile production and […]

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Continental Introduces New Compound for RDT-Master for Rigid Dump Trucks

Continental is further extending its tire portfolio for the earthmoving industry with the launch of a new compound for its RDT-Master for use on rigid dump trucks.

The cut-resistant compound was developed for rough and abrasive applications where tires have to withstand sharp gravel, rocks and stones.

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Huebner to build rubber products plant in Tennessee

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KASSEL, Germany—Automotive and industrial parts supplier Huebner Group is set to begin construction on an elastomeric products plant in Dunlap, Tenn.

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