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Fintyre: Egomania causing failure

The Fintyre management has left behind companies in ruins.

The Fintyre management has left behind companies in ruins. Insolvency proceedings were initiated into the property of Reifen Krieg, REIFF, tyre1 and RS Exclusiv with the county court Frankfurt am Main.

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Conti and Michelin convince ADAC testers

Apparently, the Continental PremiumContact 6 was able to convince with its outstanding wet performance in the dimension 225/40 R18 in the ADAC test. Michelin offers good performance with two treads.

Apparently, the Continental PremiumContact 6 was able to convince with its outstanding wet performance in the dimension 225/40 R18 in the ADAC test. Michelin offers good performance with two treads.

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Pirelli: No presentation at THE TIRE COLOGNE?

There is a big question mark concerning the presentation of the Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli at the THE TIRE COLOGNE.

There is a big question mark concerning the presentation of the Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli at the THE TIRE COLOGNE. The editorial staff received information that refer to cancelling the participation in the industry trade fair.

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Twen-Tyre BV closed

The company Van Aalderen Twen-Tyre from Almelo in the Netherlands stopped its business as of March 2020.

The company Van Aalderen Twen-Tyre from Almelo in the Netherlands stopped its business as of March 2020. The tyre wholesaler was taken over by the company Tyre Trading International (TTI) from Numansdorp in 2017.

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Continental: WinterContact TS 870 presented

Continental invited to the “most winterly environment you can think of” for the presentation of the WinterContact TS 870.

Continental invited to the “most winterly environment you can think of” for the presentation of the WinterContact TS 870. The new WinterContact TS 870 is the successor of the multiple test winner from the year 2012 and the WinterContact TS 860 from the year 2016.

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Hankook: Sanghoon Lee is the new president and COO

At the beginning of the year, Sanghoon Lee was nominated as new Chief Operation Officer (COO) and President.

Hankook Tire Europe prepared itself for the new decade: At the beginning of the year, Sanghoon Lee was nominated as new Chief Operation Officer (COO) and President. Until then, Lee was responsible for the Chinese market and is Han-Jun Kim’s successor, who will take over new responsibilities within the Hankook Tire & Technology Group. Sanghoon Lee will be responsible for the whole operative business in Europe and the CIS countries.

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Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 with “doubled mileage”

Goodyear has presented the successor of its summer tyre EfficientGrip Performance.

Goodyear has presented the successor of its summer tyre EfficientGrip Performance. The tyre manufacturer will address vehicle drivers with rims from 15 to 18 inches with the EfficientGrip Performance 2. The new tyre is supposed to have a mileage which is about 50 per cent higher than the one of its predecessors.

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Bridgestone: Plans for Innovation Park presented

The new global Innovation Campus will look like this. Photo: Bridgestone

The Bridgestone Innovation Park is to be the tyre manufacturer’s key element of change towards a leading supplier of advanced mobility and sustainable solutions. The existing plants in Kodaira will be reconstructed in a comprehensive way.

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Michelin Region Europe North: New platform in Frankfurt

According to Anish K. Taneja, President of Michelin Europe North Region, there will be better possibilities at the location in Frankfurt/Main.

The Michelin Region Europe North (EUN) will open its office in Frankfurt in May 2019. The Michelin Frankfurt Office will be located in THE SQUAIRE right on top of the long-distance train station at the airport Frankfurt/Main. Finally, there will be room for more than 300 work places on a total of 6,200 square metres.

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Gundlach as independent group in the future

Gebhard Jansen is part of the management of Reifen Gundlach.

The Dutch Pon Holding has announced that Reifen Gundlach and its affiliated companies will change its proprietor at the end of the year, and, in the future, it will act as an independent group in the market. The business area Pon Tyre Group had already been restructured and strategically reoriented since last year. As a consequence, the Gundlach Automotive Corporation (GAC) was created, which consists of a total of seven companies from six countries, among others Reifen Gundlach, Euro-Tyre NL, PTG Automotive Solutions & Services, RG Automotive Solutions, and Goodwheel.

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