Breaking News

The Tyreman Breaking News section brings you the latest stories emanating from the tyre industry in Malaysia.

The Supervisory Board of Continental AG appointed Nikolai Setzer, as new Executive Board chairman until March 2024, effective December 1, 2020. He succeeds Dr. Elmar Degenhart, who is stepping down from his position for health reasons, with the consent of the Supervisory Board, effective November 30, 2020.  

 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, has announced the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021, the recently launched awards event recognising sustainable innovation, production processes, management and services within the tyre retreading and recycling industries. 

 

Hankook reveals a futuristic mobility concept with its “Design Innovation 2020” project, presenting a two-wheeled mobility device called “HPS-Cell”. The HPS-Cell serves as an autonomous driving platform, which can be connected to various passenger cabins or cargo spaces, called pods. To bring the scenario to life, concept films and prototypes have been produced and are available to view on the official Hankook Tire YouTube page. 

For the third quarter of 2020 Hankook Tire reports an increase of global sales and operating profit by 2.8% and 24.6% respectively year-on-year, and by 38.3% and 220.5% compared to the previous quarter. This recovery is mainly attributed to increased sales of replacement tyres in major regions such as Europe, North America, and China. It was also driven by increased sales of OE tyres as well as high-inch tyres of 18 inches or above in China. The company’s Laufenn brand product portfolio is also a key contributor to driving demand from customers seeking both quality and competitive price. 

Valebridge Media Services (VMS), the Crewe, UK and Madrid, Spain-based media services agency, has announced that the Marangoni Group has been named as the Official Trophy Sponsor for the inaugural Recircle Awards 2021.

Prestigious Tire Technology Award goes to Continental for its innovative C.A.R.E. concept. Tyre concept for future electric mobility solutions opens a window on how the digitalisation of tyres can contribute to the environmentally compatible mobility of the future. 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2020.

 

Nexen Tire announced that it has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data-driven methodology that can help reduce tyre noise.

Since 2009 when Hankook signed the sponsorship contract with BVB, the partnership remains as strong as ever, with Hankook remaining loyal to the club for another season. Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, fans are ready for the start of the new Bundesliga season, with the Hankook brand presence once again featured.

The Tyreman has launched issue 4 for 2020 bringing with it some of the latest news in the Malaysian tyre industry.

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