Business News

This news section will allow you to find out about takeovers, mergers and other market news within the Malaysian tyre industry.

Continental and Siemens Mobility’s partnership using eHighway technology will allow the truck overhead line system to enable electric charging while driving. With savings of up to 12 million tons of CO2 annually, the partnership will help bring trucks in line with the EU Regulation 2019/1242.

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has released June’s sales figures, which show a 95% drop in passenger vehicle sales, demonstrating just how affected the industry is by Malaysia’s Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO).

To Celebrate the 2020 Olympic Games in Toyko, Bridgestone UK has organised a special Bridgestone Olympic Games Experience roadshow spanning the length of the UK between 5-12th August.

Kumho Tyre has agreed to extend its role as Official Tyre Partner with Tottenham Hotspur. The partnership between the Korean tyre manufacturer and Premier League football team started in 2016, with both partners helping to adapt and diversify the partnership since then. 

The highly specialised 50 Apollo CV Zones, received the coveted TUV – IRF certification, which is globally recognised and respected.

Hankook & Company and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) are expanding their collaboration to create an open data-based platform.

With its global headquarters in the host city, approximately 3,000 official vehicles will be kept in motion with Bridgestone's tyre products and services.

Hankook Tire is expanding its original equipment business for the supply of tyres for electric vehicles to include the ID.4, Volkswagen’s first e-SUV.

In an industry first, Goodyear has developed a non-pneumatic (airless) tyre (NPT) and wheel assembly to support autonomous vehicle transportation in a city setting for in-field use with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). 

Hankook Tire is fitting the BMW X3 M and X4 M with its tyres – a first for vehicles from BMW M GmbH.

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