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Sales of €40.5 billion, record tyre volumes – Continental announces 2016 results

Monday 6th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental AG reports achieving annual sales of €40.55 billion in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 3.6 per cent. Adjusted EBIT amounted to €4.34 billion, 0.6 per cent lower than a year earlier, while the adjusted EBIT margin was also slightly down, at 10.8 per cent. Profit after tax rose 2.6 per cent to €2.80 billion; earnings per share were €14.01.

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2016 financial results: Toyo Tire & Rubber

Friday 17th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Toyo Tire & Rubber has reported a year-on-year decline in net sales, operating income and ordinary income for the 2016, and remained in the red for another year. Even though the company projected in November 2016 the expectation of profit of 12 billion yen, issues with certain non-tyre products led to an extraordinary loss recorded in the closing of accounts for the year, turning the projected profit into a loss of 12.26 billion yen (£86.1 million).

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Michelin publishes 2016 financial information

Wednesday 15th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin reports having met its financial objectives in 2016 and its chief executive officer considers the year “a successful milestone in our strategic roadmap.” The tyre maker’s sales volumes increased 2.1 per cent during the year, outperforming the market, and an increase in operating and net income was also recorded.

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Hankook Tire: Operating profit up 25% in 2016

Friday 10th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire reports achieving consolidated sales of KRW 1.61 trillion (£1.1 billion) and an operating profit of KRW 239.8 billion (£167.2 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016. For the full year, total sales revenues amounted to KRW 6.62 trillion (£4.6 billion), and increase of 3.1 per cent, and operating profit rose 24.7 per cent to KRW 1.10 trillion (£766.8 million).

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Goodyear reports $1.3b net income for 2016

Thursday 9th February 2017 | 0 Comments

The economically-teetering country of Venezuela was a recurring theme in Goodyear Tire & Rubber’s 2016 financial report. The tyre maker’s deconsolidation of its subsidiary in that country drove down both sales and unit volumes for the year, however the measure had a more favourable impact upon Goodyear’s bottom line.

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Apollo Tyres reports volume growth in Europe, India, says rubber prices a “challenge”

Wednesday 1st February 2017 | 0 Comments

The Board of Directors of Apollo Tyres Ltd today approved the company’s unaudited results for the third quarter of the company’s 2016-17 financial year. Consolidated revenue in the three months to 31 December 2016 amounted to Rs 34.35 billion (£404.8 million), a year-on-year rise of 17 per cent, while operating rose slightly to Rs 5.37 billion (£63.3 million) and net profit increased by six per cent year-on-year to Rs 2.96 billion (£34.9 million). The tyre maker states that it witnessed good volume growth in both its Indian and European operations in the third quarter, led by the passenger car tyre segment.

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Sales up 45% in 2016 – Rosava

Monday 16th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Rosava reports selling 3.9 million tyres last year, a 45 per cent year-on-year increase on 2015. The Ukrainian tyre maker says the greatest rate of growth was witnessed in the agricultural tyre segment, where sales were up 57.6 per cent compared with 2015. Car tyre sales rose 47.3 per cent year-on-year, while sales of light commercial vehicle and truck tyres increased by 25 per cent and 17 per cent respectively.

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JK Tyre lifts sales & operating profit, net profit down

Monday 21st November 2016 | 0 Comments

In the second quarter of its current financial year – the three months to 30 September – JK Tyre & Industries increased its total income by 5.2 per cent year-on-year to Rs 20.7 billion (£245.7 million) and lifted operating profit by 22.1 per cent to Rs 3.2 billion (£38.0 million). Operating margin rose from 13.2 per cent in the corresponding quarter of last year to 15.3 per cent. Meanwhile, net profit declined 13.5 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1.0 billion (£11.9 million).

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Pirelli income significantly down in first 9 months of year

Pirelli income significantly down in first 9 months of year

Friday 18th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli was unable to match last year’s sales and, particularly, income during the first nine months of 2016. The Italian tyre maker’s net sales declined 3.8 per cent year-on-year to €4.53 billion euros, a decline almost entirely the product of the deconsolidation of its business in Venezuela; excluding this factor, turnover declined just 0.1 per cent. Turnover for the Consumer business increased 4.8 per cent to €3.78 billion, and the proportion of this from premium products increased from 62.2 per cent last year to 64.6 per cent. Turnover within Pirelli’s Industrial business declined 19.0 per cent year-on-year to €764.9 million.

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Linglong Tire profits up 272%

Thursday 17th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Shandong Linglong Tire Co., Ltd. reports that its net profit rose 272 per cent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2016, with the company recording net profit on RMB 776 million (£90.7 million) during the period. Operating revenue rose 15.54 per cent year-on-year to RMB 7.4 billion (£886.9 million).

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Nexen Tire more profitable in Q3 2016

Nexen Tire more profitable in Q3 2016

Wednesday 16th November 2016 | 0 Comments

While turnover at Nexen Tire was just stable in the third quarter of this year, the third-largest South Korean tyre maker was much more profitable. Turnover amounted to KRW 470.2 billion (£322.4 million), down a whisker from the KRW 470.3 billion recorded a year earlier, however operating profit rose 28.4 per cent to KRW 65.4 billion (£44.9 million). Operating margin increased year-on-year from 11.0 per cent to 13.9 per cent. The company’s ordinary profit also increased, up 102.3 percent to KRW 53.6 billion (£36.8 million).

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Q3 2016: Kumho Tire operating profit in the black

Tuesday 15th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Kumho Tire has reported an operating profit of KRW 9.5 billion (£6.5 million) for the third quarter of 2016; this result contrasts strongly with the KRW 6.0 billion loss recorded in the same three months of last year. Sales in the July to September period amounted to KRW 710.1 billion (£482.9 million), one per cent less than during the same period of 2015. The South Korean tyre maker’s third quarter net loss declined year-on-year from KRW 55.4 billion to KRW 32.0 billion (£21.8 million).

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Yokohama Rubber sales and earnings down

Tuesday 15th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. has reported a decline in its sales and earnings for the first three quarters of 2016. Profit attributable to owners of the parent declined 53.5 per cent year-on-year to 8.5 billion yen (£63.0 million). This results from a 38.0 per cent decline in operating income, to 18.9 billion yen (£140.1 million), on a 7.5 per cent decline in net sales, to 410.2 billion yen (£3.0 billion). Weaker demand and declining prices in Yokohama’s principal product sectors, together with the yen’s appreciation, were the main factors behind the lower sales and earnings.

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Automotive Group drags down Continental’s Q3 2016 earnings

Tuesday 15th November 2016 | 0 Comments

While Continental achieved moderate sales growth in the third quarter of 2016, the company reports that “several isolated and unrelated circumstances” in its Automotive divisions had a “negative impact on earnings.”

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Hankook Tire: Revenues decline, operating profit up 23% in Q3 2016

Friday 4th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Hankook Tire reports sales revenues of KRW 1.657 trillion for the third quarter of 2016, 3.9 per cent lower than in the corresponding quarter a year ago, and operating profit of KRW 297.1 billion. Operating profit increased 22.9 per cent compared to the same period of 2015.

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