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This section includes a representative selection of news items from the Malaysian tyre industry and automotive aftermarket taken from our latest issues. To make sure you get all the latest stories order your regular subscription now!

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (CTB) has announced that its stockholders have approved the agreement and plan of merger with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT).

Continental is extending its commitment to sustainability in the natural rubber supply chain.

Kumho Tire has received Germany's prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2021 for its Ecsta V730 tyre in the product design category.

Toyota has chosen the Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 tyre as an original equipment (OE) fitment on its new Yaris Cross, a B-segment SUV.

Toyo Tyre Sales & Marketing Malaysia has announced Malaysian motorsport star Tengku Djan Ley as Toyo Tires’ Brand Ambassador.

Apollo Tyres has introduced a breakthrough product in cross-ply technology to further strengthen its leadership position in commercial vehicle segment.

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has developed the world’s first technology capable of efficiently producing butadiene from a biomass.

Two new Toyota GR supra cars, including the number 91 drift were launched at the Toyota GR Garage in Yokohama in April 2021, in preparation for the 2021 D1 Grand Prix (D1GP).

 

Toyo Tire will be participating in the 2021 D1 Grand Prix Series (D1GP.) The annual drift competition will be opening at the Okuibuki Motorpark on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

The new BKT-branded product has been created to equip loaders and telehandlers used for heavy-duty operations. Some of the distinguishing features include extreme resistance, high load capacity, stability and comfort. 

 

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