Top 10 news articles of the past week

    Cooper launches all-season tyre for SUVs and pick-ups

    200.00 views per day | posted on July 23, 2018

    A brand new all-season tyre for SUVs and light duty pick-ups – the Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S – has joined Cooper Tire Europe’s range for cold weather conditions.

    Lyn Barrett passes away

    166.67 views per day | posted on July 20, 2018

    Tributes are being made to Lyn Barrett, who died yesterday (19 July 2018) after a short battle with illness.

    EC decides against tyre anti-subsidy measures – for now

    125.00 views per day | posted on July 19, 2018

    Recent published articles have led to uncertainty regarding duties upon new and retreaded bus and truck tyres originating in the People's Republic of China. On 13 July, the European Commission announced its decision not to impose anti-subsidy measures during its ongoing investigation into these products. This decision reflects the Commission’s practice of not simultaneously imposing provisional anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures prior to reaching a final decision on the matter.

    Michelin buys Camso

    104.55 views per day | posted on July 12, 2018

    As of today, Michelin is the proud new owner of Canadian off-road tyre and track specialist Camso. The two parties have reached an agreement for the acquisition of Camso and the integration of its off-the-road operations with those of Michelin in order to form a new division that will be managed from Quebec. Michelin comments that this new entity will be the “world leader in OTR mobility.”

    BA Bush expands with Norwich, Knaresborough sites

    100.00 views per day | posted on July 18, 2018

    Grouptyre founding member BA Bush has opened two new sites in Norwich and Knaresborough, helping towards its three-year growth plan and adding strategic locations. The two new sites represent the company’s first stage of growth, with further new sites planned before the end of 2019. The group says it is targeting a £60 million turnover in 2018.

    ZC Rubber marks 60 years, signs strategic cooperation

    100.00 views per day | posted on July 20, 2018

    At the global partner conference held at its headquarters in Hangzhou, China on 17 July, ZC Rubber celebrated its 60th anniversary together with more than 1,000 partners from around the world.

    TechMan garage management system credited by award winners

    100.00 views per day | posted on July 23, 2018

    Two recent winners of prestigious industry awards have given credit to garage management system TechMan. Berkshire-based Shaun Miller went one better than his 2017 runner-up finish in winning Top Technician 2018, while Cedar Garage of Worthing was the inaugural winner of the Top Garage award. Both say Techman, which was developed by independent garage owners, has helped their businesses develop.

    Continental announces major organisational realignment

    90.00 views per day | posted on July 18, 2018

    Tyre maker and automotive technology firm Continental says it will be “one of the largest organisational realignments” in its history: The Executive Board of Continental AG has announced plans to create a holding structure under a new umbrella brand, Continental Group, and support this holding structure with three new business sectors – Continental Rubber, Continental Automotive and Powertrain. These sectors will succeed the current Automotive Group and Rubber Group.

    Camso takes the shock out of non-marking tyres

    75.00 views per day | posted on July 20, 2018

    It was the threat of a spark that sparked an ingenious solution. During an on-site customer visit some three years ago, a team from Camso observed a problem plaguing the materials handling industry – and realised they already possessed a potential solution. This solution is now on the market, and Camso considers it a game-changer.

    Peter Nicholls joins Omni United

    71.43 views per day | posted on July 16, 2018

    A sign that Omni United intends to increase its activities in Europe may be seen in the appointment of Peter Nicholls as the company’s Vice-President of Sales (Europe). He began in the role this month, coming to the Singapore-headquartered firm from SD International, where he served as sales and marketing director for more than 12 years.