Category: Feature

Goodyear unveils 90% sustainable demo tyre

US-based Goodyear Tire has unveiled a demonstration tyre comprised of 90% sustainable materials, which it says has passed all applicable regulatory testing as well as Goodyear’s internal testing. This demonstration tyre also tested to have lower rolling resistance when compared…

Bridgestone to implement RFID tech at US plant

Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone says it will start producing radio-tagged tyres in 2024 for commercial vehicles like trucks and buses, linking them to a cloud-based system designed to help clients maximise the tyres’ lifespan and minimise carbon footprints. The company…

Elkem opens new medical silicones facility in US

Norwegian materials supplier Elkem Silicones recently opened its new specialised facility for producing high purity medical silicones in South Carolina.  Located on Timberland Court, this new facility is Elkem’s second operational facility in York, US.  In 2012, the company opened…