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    1. Device to curb microplastic emissions wins James Dyson award

      A device that captures microplastic particles from tyres as they are emitted – and could help reduce the devastating pollution they cause – has won its designers a James Dyson award.

      The Tyre Collective, a group of masters students from Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art, scooped the UK prize of the international competition with their solution for the growing environmental scourge of tyre wear caused by road transport.

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    2. Hankook Tire & Sk Planet Develop Road Risk Detection Solution

      Hankook Tire & Sk Planet Develop Road Risk Detection Solution

      Hankook Tire announced that the company is collaborating with SK Planet to jointly develop a solution that preemptively detects potential hazardous risks on the road.

      Hankook Tire and SK Planet’s Road Risk Detection Solution analyzes road noise acquired from a moving vehicle through artificial intelligence and deep learning technology to identify potential risk factors on the road such as rainfall, snow, black ice, accidents, and other factors that may contribute to hazardous situations.

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    3. Kumho Tire’s Airless & Hybrid Tires Receive Design Awards

      Kumho Tire’s Airless & Hybrid Tires Receive Design Awards

      Kumho Tire has received the Finalist award at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2020 in the transport device discipline for two of its future-oriented tires that are targeted at the next-generation car market.

      With its earlier wins at the iF Design Award in February and the Red Dot Design Award in March in addition to the IDEA Awards, the company has now achieved the feat of winning all of the world’s top three design awards for this year.

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    4. Continental launches high-mileage, low-consumption truck tires for regional use

      Automotive manufacturer Continental has launched its latest haulage tire range, the EcoRegional, which the company claims has the potential to significantly increase the efficiency of hauliers’ vehicles in regional transportation applications.

      According the Continental, high efficiency is achieved thanks to a new manufacturing process in combination with a new tread design for the steering axle coupled with a rubber compound optimized for rolling resistance for the drive axle.

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    5. Hankook Tire Offers Fall Classic Rebate

      Hankook Tire Offers Fall Classic Rebate

      With baseball season in full swing and the MLB postseason around the corner,  Hankook Tire , the Official Tire of Major League Baseball, announces that its 2020 Fall Classic Rebate will run from Sept. 18 – Oct. 31. The Fall Classic Rebate will offer consumers savings of up to $80 via a prepaid Mastercard with the purchase of four tires from select lines, including the brand new all-weather Kinergy 4S2 (H750).

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    6. The European tyre industry will contribute to achieve the new EU climate goals

      The European tyre industry will contribute to achieve the new EU climate goals

      Brussels, 17 September 2020 – The tyre industry welcomes the European Commission’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. This announcement also affirms Europe’s determination to continue striving for more innovative and sustainable mobility solutions to advance common interests.

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    7. Goodyear reflects on successful WTCR debut

      Goodyear is celebrating a positive start to its WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup programme after a successful debut Race of Belgium to kick off the season last weekend. Teams and drivers were overwhelmingly impressed by the new Goodyear tyre, and the Goodyear Racing team is pleased with the beginning of this exciting new partnership at Circuit Zolder.

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    8. European Commission to propose more ambitious emissions limits for autos: draft | Reuters

      BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose that the European Union further tighten its auto emissions limits, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Friday, prompting a pushback from Germany’s car industry, the region’s biggest. Under the proposal, by 2030 the average carbon dioxide emissions of new cars should be 50% below 2021 levels. The bloc’s current plan calls for a 37.5% reduction over that period. A spokeswoman for the commission declined to comment.

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    9. Australian tire recycler can turn old tires into hydrogen

      Australian tire recycler can turn old tires into hydrogen

      Australian tire recycler Green Distillation Technologies, which has already developed world-first technology that can commercially and economically turn end-of-life tires (ELTs) into high value, oil, carbon and steel, can now take the carbon raw material and turn it into hydrogen.

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    10. Alliance Tire Americas Launches Ag Tire Rebate

      Alliance Tire Americas Launches Ag Tire Rebate

      The program offers $100 per tire for many of its Agriflex IF and VF tires, and $75 per tire for Agri Star II farm radials 30 in. and larger. The rebate is available for certain farm tires purchased between Sept. 1, 2020 and Jan. 31, 2021.

      Alliance Agriflex/Agriflex+ increased flexion (IF) and very high flexion (VF) tires included in the rebate program are:

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    11. Continental to Expand Structural Program and Save More than One Billion Euros Per Year

      Hanover, September 1, 2020. Continental is expanding the Transformation 2019–2029 structural program it initiated in 2019 with additional measures to cut costs and increase efficiency. ... As announced today in Hanover, the goal is to achieve gross annual savings now totaling more than €1 billion from 2023 onwards. The Hanover-based company is thus further increasing its previous savings target, which it has already announced on several occasions, by slightly more than €500 million. 

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    12. Giti, Yokohama, Cooper Support National Tire Safety Week

      Giti Tire USA, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and Yokohama join the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) to launch campaigns supporting National Tire Safety Week 2020, which will run through Sept. 6.

      The 2020 campaign, “Know Your Roll,” is designed to educate consumers about the importance of proper tire care and maintenance, especially during a time when safety has never been more top-of-mind among Americans.

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    13. Bridgestone reminds drivers about important role tires play in road safety

      Bridgestone Americas is urging drivers to perform tire safety and maintenance practices as part of National Tire Safety Week (August 31 – September 6).

      Led by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), the National Tire Safety Week “Know Your Roll,” initiative aims to educate consumers about proper tire care and maintenance as they take to the road for the upcoming Labor Day weekend and throughout the remainder of the year.

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    14. Smithers identifies 20 disruptive tire technologies

      A new report from Smithers, the multinational provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, has identified the top 20 technologies that will transform the global tire industry across the next two decades. The trends identified range from new materials to smart driving concepts.

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    15. China July auto sales surge 16.4%, fourth month of gains - Reuters

      BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s auto sales in July climbed 16.4% from a year earlier, the fourth consecutive month of gains as the world’s biggest vehicle market comes off lows hit during the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Sales rose to 2.11 million vehicles, according to data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. For the year to date, sales were down 12.7% to 12.37 million vehicles.

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    16. Michelin's Maestro platform to orchestrate fleet service efficiency

      Michelin's Maestro platform to orchestrate fleet service efficiency

      GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. has introduced a digital cloud-based platform, called Maestro, to help with service planning and scheduling for commercial fleets.

      "Fleets frequently struggle with efficient ways to optimize planning and schedule service work to maximize uptime for their vehicles," Ralph Dimenna, global director of Michelin Services and Solutions, said.

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    17. NIADA chief Steve Jordan resigns

      Steve Jordan, who had been CEO since 2013, is leaving to "pursue another career opportunity in the automotive industry," the association said Friday. Shaun Petersen, senior vice president of legal and government affairs, has been selected as interim executive vice president by the NIADA board of directors. Petersen will handle day-to-day operations, effective immediately. Jordan will remain with NIADA in an "advisory capacity" during a 30-day transition, the association said.

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    18. Auto supplier Magna's sales beat as virus-hit vehicle production rebounds - Reuters

      (Reuters) - Auto parts maker Magna International Inc (MG.TO) on Friday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast full-year sales above estimates, as vehicle production in North America showed signs of a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said it lost about $5.5 billion in sales during the second quarter, as its customers shut production amid government-enforced lockdowns.

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    19. DuPont takes $2.5 billion charge tied to auto business

      DuPont takes $2.5 billion charge tied to auto business

      DuPont on Thursday and wrote down the value of its automotive business by $2.5 billion as the industrial materials giant struggles with a prolonged weakness in one of its biggest end-markets. DuPont, which makes materials used in products ranging from engine covers to brake fluid, is heavily exposed to the auto industry, which has been among the hardest hit after the coronavirus lockdowns emptied roads and shuttered car showrooms.

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