Category Archives: News

KENDA presents first All-season tires at The Tire Cologne

April 18th, 2018 by

The Taiwanese tire manufacturer KENDA presents a new slogan and an expanded product range with its first All-season tire at the Cologne fair (Hall 6, stand number C-020), between May 29 and June 1 this year. KENDA has clearly arrived … Read more

Zenises is the First Tyre Company in the World to Accept Bitcoin for all Transactions

December 15th, 2017 by

Harjeev Kandhari, CEO of the Zenises Group, announced today another world first by Zenises – the company behind the Guinness World Record breaking most expensive tyre in the world. Zenises is going to be the first tyre company in the … Read more

Kenda Global Expansion Continues with Announcement of Starco Acquisition

October 6th, 2017 by

Kenda continues its global expansion today with the acquisition of Starco Europe. Besides a good cultural, organizational and strategic fit, both companies see significant long-term opportunities. Kenda has been a Starco supplier since 1982 and the relationship between the two … Read more

The value to the industry of ITMA membership reflected in latest Top 20 manufacturers list

June 19th, 2017 by

The latest list of Top 20 tyre manufacturers includes nine International Tyre Manufacturers Association (ITMA) members, underlining the association’s value to the global industry. ITMA members achieving top 20 manufacturer status were: Sumitomo, Yokohama, Maxxis, Giti, ZC Rubber, Toyo Tires, … Read more

Premier League trophy to appear at Automechanika with Yokohama

June 5th, 2017 by

Premier League trophy to be on display on Yokohama stand at Automechanika Chelsea FC’s first trophy win since Yokohama became official shirt partner in 2015 The trophy will be on display on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th June only Following … Read more

Harjeev Kandhari appointed vice chairman of Doublestar Europe

June 2nd, 2017 by

Harjeev Kandhari has joined the board of directors of Doublestar Europe as vice chairman. The joint venture between Qingdao Doublestar and the Zenises Group, of which Kandhari is CEO, is responsible for the sale, marketing and distribution of all Doublestar … Read more

YOKOHAMA celebrates 100th anniversary

April 13th, 2017 by

Since its foundation in the city of Yokohama, Japan in 1917, The Yokohama Rubber Company has evolved into one of the leading global tyre manufacturers and in 2017 celebrates its 100th anniversary.

VDB’s private budget brand GOLDLINE well received in the market

April 11th, 2017 by

Recently,  a new private brand Goldline is introduced into the UK by Van den Ban Autobanden B.V. (VDB), international tyre wholesaler/distributor  in Europe with their HQ in the Netherlands.

Maxxis celebrates 50th anniversary

April 7th, 2017 by

Bicycle tyre manufacturer Maxxis is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business this Month.

More international tyre businesses join ITMA

March 29th, 2017 by

Yanchang Rubber and Van den Ban become ITMA’s latest members The Association reaches a record high of 21 members Post-Brexit support likely to be even more important for international tyre manufacturers Two significant international tyre businesses have become the latest … Read more