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Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

Michelin Scorcher tyre chosen for first electric Harley

French tyre maker Michelin will provide custom-designed Scorcher Sport tyres to the first all-electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle, the LiveWire. Co-developed and co-branded with the American motor company, the Scorcher Sport tyres are to spearhead a planned portfolio of electric two-wheelers that…

Sika acquires Chinese silicone sealant firm

Sika acquires Chinese silicone sealant firm

Swiss speciality chemicals firm Sika is to acquire Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives used in both industry and construction applications. With this takeover, Sika says it is expanding its target markets industry and sealing & bonding…

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Black Swan: beyond the retreading process

Tyre Retreading Machinery or TRM, a manufacturer of systems for tyre retreading and a division of Marangoni Meccanica, has developed a new application of its patented cushion gum extruder with strip winding technology. Thanks to its characteristics of flexibility and…

Linglong Tire extends partnership with Geely Auto

Linglong Tire extends partnership with Geely Auto

China’s Shandong Linglong Tire (Linglong) and Geely Automobile (Geely) have recently entered a long-term partnership to promote product design and development, new technology applications, quality assurance, cost optimisation, and manufacturing globalisation – Geely’s global manufacturing bases will provide a stable…