Business News

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

Falken Tyre Europe has reached an agreement with two leading football teams in LaLiga and the German Bundesliga, Atlético de Madrid and Borussia Mönchengladbach, to extend its collaboration with both clubs during the current 2020/21 season. 

 

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced recently that it will consolidate its various off-highway businesses into one single entity.

The 2020 Linglong TBR Distributors Annual Conference themed ‘New Retail, New Future’ was held in Zhaoyuan, Shandong from 12th to 13th October.

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. 

Sailun continues its pledge to World Child Cancer – an organisation working to support children with cancer in the low and middle-income world – with a 50,000 Euro donation.  

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

 

BKT has launched a TV format hosting new episodes each week on all things BKToffering inspiration, training, and entertainment. From tyres to sport, and through the stories of those who have tried BKT and those who have worked there for years. 

 

Pirelli has launched their newest range of latest generation World Rally Championship tyres at an exclusive event for Rally Italia Sardinia, previewing the Italian firm’s return as the sport’s sole supplier in a three-year agreement starting from 2021.

Hankook has been given the title of “Highly Commended” under the “Tyre Manufacturer – Producer” category at the Journey to Automation Awards (J2A Awards), as a result of the company’s Virtual Compound Design system. The Awards Show has been organised by prestigious publication, the European Rubber Journal.

After great results during the first two years of collaboration, BKT and the KFC Big Bash League have extended the partnership until 2023, with a new role as League Partners of BBL (the Australian cricket league) to continue the brand’s visibility.

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