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Yokohama on the ATG acquisition

Through its acquisition of Alliance Tire Group, Yokohama expects to achieve huge cost reductions via optimization of procurement, which will be done jointly; expansion of sales networks; an improvement in production efficiency; and a reduction in logistics costs

Interview: Andreas Flachenecker, PHP Fibers

In a recent project PHP Fibers demonstrated that bio-based polyamide polymers offer a sustainable alternative to fossil-based polymers in tire reinforcement. Tire Technology Conference speaker Andreas Flachenecker reveals details of the project’s advancement

Interview: Henning Olsson, OpenTIRE

Henning Olsson, co-founder of the OpenTIRE modeling project, the launch of which was featured in the March 2015 issue of Tire Technology International, provides an update on the latest progress

Goodyear prepares for future mobility

With its unique spherical autonomous vehicle tire concept recently revealed at Geneva and a new automotive innovation campus being established in Luxembourg, Goodyear plans to accelerate its contribution to future mobility solutions through the development of smart products

Interview: Klaus Krause, Hankook Tire

Hankook’s head of the Europe Technical Center, Klaus Krause, talks exclusively to Tire Technology International about its new facility at Test World for which construction is now well underway

Conference Q&A: Karl-Hermann Paul, Allma Volkmann

The senior specialist and consultant for textile technology discusses physical textile properties of tire cord such as tensile strength, EASL and twist uniformity, and how these can be guaranteed within tight tolerances

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