Bridgestone has already sold around 1m DriveGuard tyres in the US and the company expects sales to gain momentum quickly on the aftermarket in Europe, said the tyremaker
Pirelli has agreed with Rosneft to open more than 200 retail outlets at the Russian oil group's filling stations and cooperate in synthetic rubber production, Pirelli said in a statement.
The MP also claimed the tyremaker
had shifted its position and that while some production will move to Germany and France, parent company Goodyear Dunlop is also exploring contract manufacturing deals with other firms ranging from Europe to the Far East.
Now they are being joined by old-economy companies such as Honda, a carmaker, and Bridgestone, a tyremaker
Prelios recently finalised a recapitalision, which resulted in the tyremaker
and Italian banking groups UniCredit SpA (BIT:UCG) and Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (BIT:ISP) emerging as the major shareholders in the company.
While Mercedes' expulsion from F1 is deemed unlikely, the case hearing in Paris where both Mercedes and tyremaker
Pirelli will be inquired, could hit the team with a fine, a points deduction, a race ban or exclusion from the championship, the Sun reports.
Summary: Paris: The head of US tyremaker
Titan has mocked French workers for putting in only .
Atendees included representatives of JAC Motors, which is among the top ten in the Chinese automotive industry, telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies, Yutong Bus, a company specialized in bus manufacturing with a daily capacity of over 210 unit buses, and tyremaker
Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Co, according to MIET's press office.
The firm - the world's number two tyremaker
- said net income rose 39 per cent to pounds 1.
The Akron, Ohio-based tyremaker
launched 62 products last year, "and we've already introduced 17 new products in the first quarter," including the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring, whose sales have exceeded original projections, said CEO and president Richard Kramer.
GITI Tire, China's largest tyremaker
, shed 5 percent.
Other than his team name and that of his tyremaker
, there are none of the emblems and sponsor logos displayed to the world when he goes about his business.