Technology

Green-friendly E-Cube for mobile tyre servicing

July 31, 2018
Green-friendly E-Cube for mobile tyre servicing

The mobile tyre servicing market will be changed through the launch of a new product, deemed to be environmentally friendly. Until now, a typical mobile tyre service unit had a minimum of five, perhaps even six different pieces of tyre…

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Yokohama develops world’s first technology for biomass-isoprene

July 27, 2018
Yokohama develops world’s first technology for biomass-isoprene

Japan’s Yokohama Rubber says that it has developed the world’s first technology capable of efficiently producing isoprene from a biomass. The new breakthrough is the result of joint research with Riken and Zeon Corporation. Isoprene is a raw material in…

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Toyoda Gosei and EBM develop prototype medical simulator using e-Rubber

July 10, 2018
Toyoda Gosei and EBM develop prototype medical simulator using e-Rubber

Japanese manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts Toyoda Gosei Co. and EBM Corporation, a university-launched start-up (established in 2006) involved in training simulator development and system creation for cardiac surgery for both Japanese and overseas markets, have developed a…

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Trelleborg acquires tyre distributor in New Zealand

July 4, 2018
Trelleborg acquires tyre distributor in New Zealand

Swedish seal technology firm Trelleborg has, through its Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area, signed an agreement and finalised the acquisition of the New Zealand company TRS Tyre & Wheel Ltd, owned by Bapcor Group. Terms were not disclosed. The company is a…

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Auto leaders join forces to advance autonomous technology

June 29, 2018
Auto leaders join forces to advance autonomous technology

Autonomous driving is creating a need for a new breed of in-vehicle networking solutions that can transmit data between the increasing number of high-resolution sensors, cameras and processing engines at blazing-fast speeds. Taking this cue, Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, NVIDIA, and…

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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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Rubber Prices
(Last Updated: 16 Aug 2018)

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