Spain bearing the brunt of Bridgestone cutbacks

Spain bearing the brunt of Bridgestone cutbacks

Representatives of Spanish trade unions Unión General de Trabajadores (UGT) and Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) have organised a ...

ETRMA joins Twitter

ETRMA joins Twitter

The body representing Europe-based tyre producers, the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers Association, has launched its own Twitter account. The ...

Stertil Koni lifts gain ‘Gold Label’

Stertil Koni lifts gain ‘Gold Label’

Stertil Koni recently received the American Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Gold Label certification for heavy duty vehicle lifts, recognising the ...

Chancellor axes 3p fuel duty, ATS-E urges decrease

Chancellor axes 3p fuel duty, ATS-E urges decrease

UK chancellor George Osborne has scrapped – or at least, postponed – the planned 3p rise in fuel duty in ...

2013 F1 tyres need a broader operating window – Button

2013 F1 tyres need a broader operating window – Button

Perhaps Pirelli’s 2012 tyres pushed Jenson’s buttons a little. Autosport.com shares that the McLaren driver, who finished this season in ...

TWS opens logistics centre for key OEM customer

TWS opens logistics centre for key OEM customer

Recently Trelleborg Wheel Systems (TWS) inaugurated a new logistics centre Mönchengladbach, Germany. This new facility will supply its customer, Nacco ...

Exide launches battery training programme

Exide launches battery training programme

In order to further its customers’ knowledge about the battery business, Exide Technologies has launched what it calls ‘Exide Academy’. ...

Award acknowledges Bridgestone’s energy efficiency efforts

Award acknowledges Bridgestone’s energy efficiency efforts

Bridgestone’s Rome-based Technical Center Europe (TCE) has won the Italian “E.ON Energia Award” for distinguishing itself in energy efficiency during ...

Trelleborg joins sustainability project

Trelleborg joins sustainability project

Trelleborg Wheel Solutions reports it is participating in the ‘Zero Impact’ project organised by Italian organisation LifeGate. Zero Impact is ...

Sumitomo net income up 24.9% in 2012

Sumitomo net income up 24.9% in 2012

For the year ended 31 December 2012, Japan’s Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. recorded net sales of 710.2 billion yen (£4.9 ...