Editor’s picks: 10 Tire Technology Conference presentations you can’t miss

Tire Technology International’s editor Matt Ross selects 10 speakers you can’t afford to miss at the upcoming Tire Technology Conference, which takes place at Tire Technology Expo Hannover, Germany, on March 5, 6, 7, 2019. Click here to view the full program and book your conference pass here.

Prof. Burkhard Wies, Continental – Physics of tire performance over lifetime: how to ensure best balance between safety and economy

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Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market 2018: By Key Manufacturers Yokohama Tire Corporation, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Sumitomo, Continental, Hankook Tire, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Michelin, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


Global low rolling resistance tires market was valued at USD 60.5 Billion in 2017 and growing at a CAGR of 12.3% in the forecast period of 2018 and 2025. The upcoming market report contains data for historic years 2015 & 2016, the base year of calculation is 2017 and the forecast period is 2018 to 2025.

Market Segmentation: Global Low Rolling Resistance Tires Market

The global low rolling resistance tire market is segmented based on type, application, end user application and geography.

Based on type, the market is

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Here’s Why Goodyear Tire & Rubber Fell 11.9% in December


Shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NASDAQ: GT) fell nearly 12% last month, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence . The global tire manufacturer owns a portfolio of 47 manufacturing facilities in 21 countries, but that planet-spanning diversification has turned into more of a liability in recent years.

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Global Specialty Tires Market Report 2018-2022: Online Tire e-Retailing Market Gaining Traction & Development of Airless Tires Gaining Momentum

DUBLIN, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Specialty Tires Market 2018-2022” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The specialty tires market will register a CAGR of close to 4% by 2022. The development of airless tires to push growth in the market. Automotive…

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GM Brings You 10 Automotive Trends to Watch in 2019


GM International , which oversees the Chevrolet , Holden, and Cadillac brands in the Asia-Pacific region , collaborated with Richard Watson , founder of NowAndNext.com and author of ‘Digital Vs. Human,’ for his Top 10 automotive trends to watch in 2019 .

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Year in Review: Doublestar, Kumho complete merger after failed attempt in 2017

At the end of 2017, two strong global tire manufacturers almost linked up to form a major player in the industry.

Qingdao Doublestar Industrial Co. Ltd. didn’t give up, and in July finalized a deal to acquire Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. in a $607 million deal, giving it a 45 percent stake and control of South Korea’s second-largest tire maker.

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Wanli sets up U.S. unit to handle truck/bus tire sales in North America


ONTARIO, Calif. — Wanli Tire Corp. Ltd., China’s 19th largest tire maker, has established a U.S. sales office — in partnership with Aufine Group Co. Ltd. — in Ontario to handle sales of Wanli-brand truck and bus tires in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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USTMA expects 2.7 % increase in tire shipments in 2018


WASHINGTON— U.S. tire shipments will total 325.2 million this year, up 2.7 percent over 2017, according to projections from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.

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Bridgestone earnings down for quarter, nine months


TOKYO — Bridgestone Corp. reported lower operating income for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, prompting the company to reduce its fiscal 2018 earnings projections about 2 percent from the August forecast.

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Pirelli to increase prices on passenger, light truck tires


ROME, Ga. — Pirelli Tire North America L.L.C. will increase prices on all of its passenger and light truck tires in the U.S., effective Jan. 1.

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