Recycling American perspective

By Louis Rumao*: The U.S. Government has resolved to promote recycling as it has recognized that reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials and converting them into new materials and objects can play an important role in achieving a more sustainable future...

New dawn in European tyre shows?

By John Stone: It will be interesting to watch if the Tire Cologne Show 2018, supposed to be the most important tyre show in Europe in the coming years, will actually deliver its promises Tyre shows in Europe have always been very competitive; but towards the end of...

EV Era Challenging For Auto Rubber Parts Players

By Louis Rumao: Aggressive production plans for Electric Vehicles (EV’s) by automakers will present exciting new engineering challenges for the auto rubber parts industry, at the expense of many commodity-type products. Everyone agrees that a growing middle-class,...

Combatting Range Anxiety

By Peter Taylor: Have the authorities and legislators fully addressed the challenges ahead when they ordain that electric powered vehicles are the future? No, this is not some medical condition you were hitherto unaware of but the perceived consumer resistance to...

Latin America Regional Rubber Market

By Diogo Esperante: Natural rubber industry in Latin America has great potential for expansion and collaboration in the creation of a Regional Market. The Colombian Natural Rubber Congress in September 2018 is a good opportunity for all representatives of Latin...

Care your tyre, help them serve you better

By Adam Gosling*: When the tyre doesn’t live up to our expectations or fail catastrophically not having enough air, we just blame the tyre, the brand or the tread pattern; we never care to look at how we treated the tyre and know that adequate air to a tyre is as...