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Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd (SRI) have established a groundbreaking new technology for detecting tyre wear levels.

Caterpillar has awarded BKT's Bhuj plant SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Process) Gold certification.

Falken is expanding its motorsport commitment and will be the new Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) sponsor for the 2021 season.

Apollo Tyres have introduced a new age comfortable and eco-friendly tyre, which is BS-VI compliant and electric vehicle ready. 

Ending a difficult year, Goodyear showed areas of loss and areas of increasing growth, with total year sales down 16% and tyre unit volumes down 19%. However, whilst the segment operating sector for the whole year reduced by $14 million, it rose substantially during the last quarter, showing room for optimism.

 

Featuring VF technology, BKT’s flotation tyre, dedicated to agricultural trailers, supports more sustainable work in the field. 

 

The BKT AGRIMAX tyre, created to improve the performance of high-powered tractors, will soon be available in 22 different sizes. All the new sizes are equipped with VF technology. 

 

The extra edition of THE TIRE COLOGNE 2021 with its digital complement TTC@home has been cancelled due to the continuing difficulties in carrying out trade fair events and the continuing travel restrictions as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic. The next edition of THE TIRE COLOGNE will now take place in May 2022 as previously announced.

 

Linglong Tire Drift team Orange, sponsored by the Shandong branch emerged victorious during the seventh race, after a gruelling two-day circuit at the D1 Grand Prix race held at the Tsukuba Circuit Course 2000 in Japan’s Ibaraki Prefecture to become overall champions.

 

Hankook Tire have maintained strong results in an uncertain year, with the key takeouts being a 15.5% increase in global operating profit, amounting to KRW 628 billion (Eur 466 million), as well a 3% rise on high-inch tyres of 18 inches and above. Overall global sales also hit KRW 6.454 trillion or (EUR 4,794 million).

 

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