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  • Record levels in rubber prices: tyre prices will be on the increase!

    Published the 29/10/2010

    Continental and Michelin have announced a forthcoming rise in their prices. But other makers will probably follow, due to a considerable increase in the price of the raw material: rubber.
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  • Michelin increases its capital to 1.2 billion Euros

    Published the 20/10/2010

    Michelin has announced a significant financial operation aimed at funding its development.
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  • Egypt to build the Middle East’s largest car tyre factory

    Published the 08/04/2010

    Egypt is planning to build the largest car tyre factory in the Middle East for an investment amounting to 109 million dollars.
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  • Popgom in full health

    Published the 08/04/2010

    The online tyre sales website Popgom has just announced sales of 7.3 million Euros in 2009. Already present in three European countries, it plans to move into others.
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  • A new MD for Goodyear

    Published the 07/04/2010

    Richard Kramer has just been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of the American manufacturer. Currently group Chief Operating Officer, he will succeed Robert Keegan on 13th April next, who will remain as Executive Chairman of the Board.
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  • Goodyear plays the Runflat card

    Published the 31/03/2010 by Laurent

    Philippe Degeer

    At the Geneva Motor Show, Goodyear presented its 3rd generation Runflat tyre. Technology of the future that may be fitted to tomorrow’s “clean” cars, as confirmed by Philippe Degeer, Europe Consumer Vice-president for the brand.
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  • Michelin takes a stake in TaquiPneu

    Published the 30/03/2010

    Michelin and the merchant TaquiPneu have announced the signature of a cooperation agreement. The French manufacturer has indicated that it has taken a stake in the multi-specialist distribution chain (31 sales outlets installed in the south-west of France, 274 employees, 50 million Euros in revenues).
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  • Avon for life, but subject to conditions …

    Published the 10/03/2010

    Manufactured by the American Coopertires, Avon tyres now come with a lifetime warranty. A sales campaign launched with its dealer, the Autobacs car centres, which aims to win back market share.
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  • Glossy, sensual, universal

    Published the 19/01/2010 by Laurent

    Riddle: what do we anticipate with impatience and curiosity at the same time every year? Not Beaujolais Nouveau, or the switchover from summer to winter tyres, but the mythical Pirelli calendar. An absolute institution, over forty five years old that engenders just as much passion today. Here’s how the adventure began.
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  • Goodyear plays the ecology card

    Published the 11/01/2010

    After its concept tyre with Biolsoprene, presented in Copenhagen at the United Nations climate summit, Goodyear does it again fitting the electrical Renault Fluence Z.E with its EfficientGrip.
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  • Bridgestone skids

    Published the 18/12/2009

    After announcing their withdrawal from Formula 1, Bridgestone has published their financial returns, and they aren’t good.
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  • Goodyear gets out of the red

    Published the 18/12/2009

    The American manufacturer expects positive growth in 2010, and will soon begin to reoffer benefits. This optimism is made possible by improvements in the economy, cost reductions, and less expensive raw materials.
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