Against the backdrop of increasing sales of passenger and commercial vehicles in China and India (in China automotive sales were up nearly 14% in 2013 to 21.98 million) and also a strong demand for replacement tyres, the third in the series of conference for the tyre market, Tirecon Asia 2014, will be held on 22-23 May in Shanghai.
Globally, tyre manufactures are investing in R&D to boost productivity and new production (The average R&D/sales ratio is 1.7% in the tyre industry). Meanwhile, the future of the OE and replacement market will be concentrated on the tyre performance, efficiency, safety etc., to accelerate industry players to focus on improving technology development, innovation and productivity.
How will new EU labelling influence the tyre market? How the market dynamics will affect the whole industry chain? What technology development will drive the next-generation tyres?What do the automotive manufactures think about the future of the tyre market?
All these questions will be answered at the above tyre industry event for technology & materials innovation. It is expected to will gather distinguished speakers, leading companies, 180+ business executives and industry experts from the automotive and tyre industry around the world, as well as provide a networking environment dedicated to the exchange of leading technologies, business solutions and commercial intelligence for a sustainable tyre & rubber industry, says the organiser, IGVision International Corporation.