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BKT in R&D tie-up with Kultevat

BKT in R&D tie-up with Kultevat

Indian tire giant BKT has entered into a research and development partnership with US biotechnology firm Kultevat to further the use of TKS rubber as a substitute for natural rubber

Bridgestone invests in truck tire development

Completely truckworthy

Bridgestone America’s director for commercial tire development, Mitchel Kritzell, gives an update on the SuperTruck II program

Q&A: Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer

Q&A: Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer

The Retread Tire Association (RTA) speaks with Tyromer CEO, Sam Visaisouk, about the testing of its new tire-derived polymer recycled rubber product in truck and passenger car tires

Increase in raw material prices spurs Marangoni to up its rubber prices for retreads

Q&A: Chris Bitsakakis, AirBoss

The Retread Tire Association speaks with Chris Bitsakakis, chief operating officer and president of the rubber solutions division at AirBoss, about the partnership with Tyromer Inc. to develop a tire-derived polymer recycled rubber product

Yokohama installs new ice test track

Yokohama installs new ice test track

Operations are now in full swing at Yokohama’s new indoor ice test facility, located at the company’s Tire Test Center of Hokkaido in Asahikawa City, Japan

Yokohama launches revolutionary concept tire

Yokohama launches revolutionary concept tire

Incorporating new mixing technology, the BluEarth-air EF21 is rated AAA for rolling resistance and an A for wet grip – the highest graded on the market according to the Japanese tire label

Arctic Falls Snow Academy project

Snow Academy project

Luleå University of Technology initiates project to develop methods of measuring snow quality in order to improve preparation of test tracks

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