Category: Feature

Ford upgrades with AI deal; to close Brazil plants

Ford Motor’s San Francisco-based micromobility unit Spin has partnered exclusively with Drover AI, a company specialising in artificial intelligence-based internet of things solutions for last-mile transportation. Spin operates with electric scooters in cities and universities in the US and Europe. The…

Apollo Tyres launches e-commerce portal

Indian tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres Ltd. (Apollo Tyres) has launched an e-commerce portal/e-shop (https://shop.apollotyres.com) to better serve customers in the passenger car and two-wheeler tyre segment. Through a “buy online, fit offline” model, the portal will allow perusal and purchase…

Enviro and Michelin tie up for strategic partnership

Tyre recycler Scandinavian Enviro Systems and French global tyre manufacturer Michelin have agreed on the principle terms for establishing a first jointly owned recycling plant and a license agreement regulating the terms of use for Enviro’s recycling technology as well as subsequent…

Toyo Tire constructs new tyre plant in Serbia

Japanese Toyo Tire Corporation – through its manufacturing subsidiary Toyo Tire Serbia-Belgrade – has commenced the construction of a US$465 million passenger vehicle tyre plant in Indjija City, the Republic of Serbia. The 300,000sqm plant will have a capacity of…

Toyoda Gosei’s new technology for tougher EPDM

Japanese chemical firm Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. and the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, have developed material crosslinking technology that enhances the toughness of synthetic rubber. This new technology enhances the toughness of the synthetic rubber…