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Equistone sells stake in Karl Eugen Fischer tyre machinery maker

June 14, 2018
Equistone sells stake in Karl Eugen Fischer tyre machinery maker

Independent investment firm Equistone Partners Europe has sold its share in tyre making machinery manufacturer Karl Eugen Fischer as part of a management buyout supported by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). Germany-based Karl Eugen Fischer develops and manufactures chord cutting machines used in the…

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Toyo Tire takes tyre development to the next level

June 12, 2018
Toyo Tire takes tyre development to the next level

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. has developed a proprietary new technology for the simulation of tyre aerodynamics known as Mobility Aerodynamics that applies aerodynamic flow simulations. The technology will be effective for the company in designing “tyres having the excellent…

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Electric cars on the increase; China takes the largest share of vehicle sales

June 4, 2018
Electric cars on the increase; China takes the largest share of vehicle sales

The number of electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017, a 54% increase compared with 2016, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global Electric Vehicles Outlook. China…

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New tyre app to help maintain your tyres

May 28, 2018
New tyre app to help maintain your tyres

Apps are a ubiquitous part of a modern lifestyle. Mobile phone users these days don’t need a diary or a calendar but are able to rely on phone notifications on their mobile phones for reminders on birthdays, doctors’ appointments, dinner…

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Freudenberg strengthens position in fuel cells with acquisitions

May 16, 2018
Freudenberg strengthens position in fuel cells with acquisitions

Germany’s Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, a specialist in sealing technologies for the automotive industry, says it has strengthened its position in the energy and electric mobility sectors with an acquisition and a strategic investment this year. “The successful development of markets…

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Symphony launches first latex glove made with d2p technology

May 4, 2018
Symphony launches first latex glove made with d2p technology

UK-based glove maker Symphony Environmental Technologies says it has launched the first latex antimicrobial examination glove made with d2p technology. The latter is an antimicrobial technology that provides complete protection throughout the life of the glove by disrupting and deactivating…

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Nynas’s new process oil to help rolling resistance in tyres

May 1, 2018
Nynas’s new process oil to help rolling resistance in tyres

A new high-performance grade has now been added to Swedish oil company Nynas’s product slate, designed to meet the demands of the market and help the industry tackle challenges such as reducing rolling-resistance, boosting fuel economy, and sourcing reliable supply.…

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Perodua introduces Bluetooth technology to monitor tyre pressure

April 16, 2018
Perodua introduces Bluetooth technology to monitor tyre pressure

Malaysian carmaker Perodua recently launched the GearUp Smart Bluetooth TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring system), which allows users to keep track of their vehicle’s tyre pressures in real time. The system is priced at RM385 until June 30, after which it…

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This smart technology by Continental monitors the pressure of tyres

April 9, 2018
This smart technology by Continental monitors the pressure of tyres

Tyre manufacturer Continental has introduced a new technology called ContiConnect. ContiConnect monitors the tyre pressure of commercial fleets and signal if tyre pressure deviates from the defined value. “ContiConnect is the starting point for Continental to become a profound partner…

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VMI sells first Combex gearpump extruder and cooler machine combo

March 1, 2018
VMI sells first Combex gearpump extruder and cooler machine combo

Dutch machine maker VMI says it’s a relatively new phenomenon to have a customer purchase both its Combex Gearpump Extruder and a Cantilever Cooler with MHD 500 Stacker to be installed in one production line. VMI has been selling both…

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Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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