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Aurora to supply self-driving system to China’s electric vehicle start-up Byton

February 7, 2018
Aurora to supply self-driving system to China’s electric vehicle start-up Byton

U.S. autonomous driving start-up Aurora has added Chinese electric vehicle maker Byton to its growing list of clients for self-driving systems, Byton recently. This marks the latest partnership between automakers and tech companies. China’s Byton – a newcomer co-founded by…

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Despite deeper ties with Toyota, Mazda to remain independent

January 19, 2018
Despite deeper ties with Toyota, Mazda to remain independent

Japan’s Mazda Motor Corp recently said that while it is deepening its development and production partnership with Toyota Motor Corp, the small automaker would remain a company independent from its much bigger rival. Mazda and Toyota recently announced that they…

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Chinese car manufacturer Chery to use Nvidia’s self-driving technology

January 17, 2018
Chinese car manufacturer Chery to use Nvidia’s self-driving technology

Nvidia Corp announced recently that China’s Chery Automobile Co would use its self-driving technology that it has developed with Baidu and ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Chery will be the first Chinese carmaker to adopt the new system, Nvidia said. Chinese internet…

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Doublestar breaks ground on world’s first base for recycling of waste rubber

January 4, 2018
Doublestar breaks ground on world’s first base for recycling of waste rubber

Chinese tyre company Doublestar recently launched the first green recycling of waste rubber “Industry 4.0″ smart model base in the world. The launch was held in industrial area of Runan County, Henan Province. The beginning of this project is expected…

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Toyoda Gosei to partner with EBM Corporation to develop e-rubber surgical training simulators

November 13, 2017
Toyoda Gosei to partner with EBM Corporation to develop e-rubber surgical training simulators

Specialty manufacturer of rubber Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd has inked an agreement with EBM Corporation, a medical device startup company started at Waseda University in Japan, to work together for the development and widespread adoption of surgical training simulators using…

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Researchers clinch Wacker award for developing high-temp resistant silicone fluids

October 23, 2017
Researchers clinch Wacker award for developing high-temp resistant silicone fluids

Munich-based chemical company, Wacker Chemie AG recently presented the “Alexander Wacker Innovation Award” to Erich Schaffer, Dr Steffen Dörrich, Dr Florian Hoffmann and Dr Harald Voit for their research into the behaviour of silicones at high temperatures. The four specialists…

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ContiTech introduces durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology

October 6, 2017
ContiTech introduces durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology

Rubber specialist ContiTech has developed a durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology. It is called the Synchroforce Carbon and is one of the strongest rubber timing belts in the market. The Synchroforce Carbon is technology company ContiTech’s…

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Trelleborg to purchase advanced composite components manufacturer

June 27, 2017
Trelleborg to purchase advanced composite components manufacturer

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a business area of global engineering group Trelleborg AB, is set to buy Automated Dynamics, a US-based privately-owned manufacturer of advanced composite components, as part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments.…

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Engineers invent printed sensors for real-time tyre wear monitoring

June 21, 2017
Engineers invent printed sensors for real-time tyre wear monitoring

An inexpensive printed sensor that can monitor a tyre’s tread wear in real-time has been invented by electrical engineers at Duke University in the US. If adopted, the device will increase safety, improve vehicle performance and reduce fuel consumption. The…

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Michelin launches Visionary Concept 3D-printed, biodegradable tyre

June 19, 2017
Michelin launches Visionary Concept 3D-printed, biodegradable tyre

French tyre manufacturer Michelin has unveiled its new Visionary Concept airless tyre-and-wheel at its 2017 Movin’ On Conference on sustainable mobility in Montreal, Quebec in Canada. Michelin’s Visionary Concept design is puncture-proof because there is no pressure as it acts…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 12, February 2018)

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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