Tag Archives: News

​2015 – Another Year of Challenge and Opportunity

January 12th, 2015

​ITMA has made great progress in the past year and I hope that 2015 will continue the trend.

Developments at TREAD

July 29th, 2014

ITMA technical partner, Tread Ltd, has made a number of refinements to its test sheets resulting in clearer explanations that will help tyre designers target specific development areas. The new sheets utilise best practice from OEM test processes and include … Read more

Future Tire Conference

July 29th, 2014

Regretfully, ITMA’s participation in the 2014 Future Tire Conference in Brussels failed to materialise following the cancellation of the event.

New language versions

June 21st, 2013

To keep ITMA’s members even better informed about the group’s activities and news, this regular e-newsletter is now available in four different languages. Versions are now produced in English, German, Spanish and Chinese which can all be downloaded from the … Read more

President’s welcome

September 17th, 2012

As the first ITMA newsletter to be produced since I was very proudly elected as the Association’s President at our recent AGM, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts about the future of our … Read more

Tyre labelling

April 29th, 2012

To provide consumers with a more informed choice when selecting their replacement tyres, new tyre labelling regulations come into force later this year. The new labels will rate the tyre’s fuel efficiency, wet braking performance and exterior noise emissions. The … Read more

Growing resource bank

April 29th, 2012

A new standardised industry product adjudication form is one of the latest additions to the growing number of resources available to ITMA members in its secure online resource bank. The form, which is used by retailers when returning tyres to … Read more

Further record membership growth for ITMA

February 20th, 2012

Two more major international tyre manufacturers have joined the Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) taking its membership numbers to record levels.Shandong Linglong and Nexen Tire have become the association’s latest recruits bringing the total number of members up to 15, … Read more

Important Business

April 19th, 2011

All businesses operating in the tyre industry, whether they are retailers, wholesalers, importers or manufacturers, are well aware of the economic challenges the industry faces. Soaring raw materials costs, record rubber prices, increased fuel costs, rising inflation and a host … Read more

Size Matters

April 18th, 2011

ITMA remains the only body in Europe to represent the interests of non-EU based tyre manufacturers. It currently looks after the interests of more than a dozen tyre manufacturers and 25 brands from around the globe which form a significant … Read more