The digitization of tires has only just begun - it offers many starting points for future services and also enables significant emissions savings.
Yokohama Off-Highway Tires
Yokohama Rubber has announced the production start in its factory in Visakhapatnam. It is the tire manufacturer‘s third production site in India.
At Sachsenring, Bridgestone has presented its flagship product for the summer touring segment – the Turanza 6. The rubber is to be balanced with superior mileage and improved fuel efficiency.
The tyre manufacturer Bridgestone, a full-range provider, has also a variety of OTR tyres on offer, which are sold in original equipment and replacement business.
Electric mobility is an important addition to the portfolio of service companies for motor vehicles. Now is the right time to show the flag.
What type of reactions do different tyre dimensions mounted to an electric vehicle show when dealing with disciplines like wet and dry braking?
The latest redesign of the Scorpion product family for SUVs turns out to be safer, more comfortable, and powerful.
The tyre manufacturer Yokohama did not only present its new strategy but also three new products to its trade partners at Nürburgring.
The organizers of the Autopromotec are extremely pleased with this year’s successful restart.
The Tire Cologne
Sailun presented its sustainable EcoPoint³ tyre technology as being ready for series production in the framework of the The Tire Cologne.
In spite of current challenges, more and more fleet operators set their companies and above all their vehicles on course for sustainability.
Bridgestone and Eneos are launching a joint research project aimed at introducing „recycling technologies that enable precise pyrolysis of worn tires.“
As parent company of the brand Falken, Sumitomo strengthens its efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of its tyres. Hydrogen is supposed to help.
Costs for raw materials, energy and logistics have enormously been rising during the last months. In the meantime, the wdk started talking about a level “that threatens the existence of companies”.
The tyre brand Falken pushes forward with a new UHP tread for sporty passenger cars and SUVs. When developing the Azenis FK520, the company-owned 4D nano simulation was used.
In 2021, Continental achieved a positive net income and proved itself as a stable player in the automotive business in demanding times. The Automotive group sector remained a cash cow.
ADAC tyre wear study
The ADAC has tested tyre wear of popular tyres and has compared the products of several manufacturers. The results show significant differences.
Bridgestone disposes of a new wet handling course at its European test site (“European Proving Ground” - EUPG) near Rome/Italy.
The Tire Cologne (TTC) is the only event in the international tyre industry bringing together all the important players. Finally, this is again to be made possible in Cologne from 24th to 26th May.
Zech Kies GmbH equips 77 per cent of its vehicles with tyres from Bridgestone. The company demonstrates its work in an extraction site in Austria.
Tyres-N-Parts works as a new distribution platform – Michelin is behind the offer. We interviewed the people being responsible.