Tag Archives: Tyre

Tyre Aging –The Last Word

November 30th, 2015

Among other matters the European Commission Roadworthiness Committee has been deliberating on the difficult question of tyre aging. Here is what they have to say.

​Europe’s tyre-sales on the rise again

January 12th, 2015

Third quarter replacement tyre sales continued the strengthening trend already seen through the year. PC/LT shipments were running +13% and TBR +3% over the same period in 2013.

Chinese tyre makers further strengthen their links with Europe

October 22nd, 2012

Chinese tyre manufacturers are boosting their efforts to develop further links with European markets following a recent and very positive meeting between the China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) and Europe’s Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA). The first of several planned … Read more

Legislative compliance

October 13th, 2011

In order to comply with REACH legislation that was introduced at the beginning of last year, many tyre manufacturers and importers had to make a number of changes to their production and administration processes. Recent investigations by enforcement agencies across … Read more

ITMA helps with tyre labelling compliance

October 13th, 2011

Described by some as one of the biggest changes to affect the tyre industry in recent years, new tyre labelling regulations for car and truck tyres will come into force from 1st November 2012. The regulations are designed to provide … Read more