Tyres

After a wave of price hikes of vehicles, tyres to now become costlier

The companies have already increased prices by 2-4% and this has happened due to an increase in prices of crude derivatives. Oil and its linked derivatives such as carbon black form an integral part of a tyre company’s raw material basket. 

Mar 16, 2021, 19:58 PM IST

Apollo Tyres to invest up to $600 million on two plants in FY17

Apollo Tyres will invest up to USD 600 million (about Rs 4,000 crore) next fiscal to enhance capacity at its plants in India and abroad

Mar 07, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Apollo Tyres buys out Germany's Reifencom for euro 45.6 mn

Apollo Tyres has acquired Reifencom GmbH, one of the largest tyre distributors in Germany, for euro 45.6 million (around Rs 301 crore).

Nov 16, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Using waste tyres to minimise quake impact on buildings!

Waste tyres can be a great environmental concern but a professor at a Japanese university hailing from Assam has developed earthquake resistant techniques using them which he says can be effective and affordable means to minimise impact on buildings.

May 03, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Goodyear looking at India with 'renewed interest'

US-based tyre major Goodyear is looking at India with 'renewed interest', expecting to grow significantly in the country which is one of its biggest markets in Asia.

Apr 26, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

Customer happier with original tyres,JK Tyre at top: JD Power

The overall incidence of problems cited by customers has dropped significantly to 9 per cent in 2015 from 18 per cent in 2010, it said.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Scrap market closure: NGT asks authorities to reply in 2 weeks

The National Green Tribunal has granted authorities in Gokalpur scrap market area here two weeks time to ensure compliance of its orders on burning of tyres and plastic.

Mar 25, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Now, forget about inflating tyres with Bridgestone's air-free tyres

With these tyres, there is no such thing as ' flat-tyre', and the best part about them is that they are fully recyclable.

Oct 06, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Apollo Tyres to invest 475 mn euros to set up Hungary plant

According to the company, once completed, the plant will have a capacity to produce 5.5 million passenger car and light truck tyres and 675,000 heavy commercial vehicle tyres per annum.

Sep 17, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

Now, device that lets you fix flat in 60 sec without taking tyre off

A newly developed gadget helps you repair a flat tyre in about a minute without having to remove the wheel from your bike.

Jun 24, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Tyre trouble hinders Mercedes advantage

Heavy tyre degradation caused by the searing Sepang temperatures has limited Mercedes` advantage over their Formula One rivals at the Malaysian Grand Prix, according to championship leader Nico Rosberg.

Mar 28, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

Apollo Tyres Dec quarter Net soars 87% to Rs 338 cr

Apollo Tyres Wednesday posted a 87.15 percent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 338.01 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, helped by benefits accruing from a better product portfolio.

Feb 12, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Apollo asks US court to declare Cooper deal conditions not met

Apollo Tyres has asked a US court to declare that conditions precedent to closing the USD 2.5 billion merger with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company have not been satisfied.

Oct 15, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

Pricing, China issue hold up Apollo-Cooper $ 2.5 bn deal

While Apollo accused Cooper of misrepresenting facts about its Chinese operations, the US firm asserted that the risks were part of the deal.

Oct 07, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

Cooper shareholders approve $2.5 billion Apollo deal

Cooper Tire and Rubber Co shareholders on Monday approved the US company's USD 2.5 billion sale to India's Apollo Tyres Ltd, in a transaction that would create the world's seventh-largest tyre maker.

Oct 01, 2013, 10:06 AM IST

Pirelli `to strengthen tyres` for Nurburgring

Pirelli is to strengthen its tyres for the German Grand Prix after a series of dangerous blow-outs at Silverstone led to calls for urgent action, the Italian manufacturer announced on Tuesday.

Jul 03, 2013, 11:08 AM IST

Apollo aims to be among top 10 global tyre makers by 2016

Apollo Tyres has set a target of becoming one of the top 10 tyre makers globally by clocking sales of USD 6 billion by 2016.

Dec 02, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

F1 fans to see colour coded tyres

Formula One tyres will be colour coded from next week`s season-opener in Australia to help fans tell which of six kinds are being used by drivers, new supplier Pirelli said on Friday.

Mar 19, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

F1 fans to see colour coded tyres

Formula One tyres will be colour coded from next week`s season-opener in Australia to help fans tell which of six kinds are being used by drivers, new supplier Pirelli said on Friday.

Mar 19, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

Fog chaos: Lights, brakes, tyres of your car come into focus

Ensure that your vehicle is in
good condition and its lights, brakes, tyres, windscreen
wipers, radiator and heating system are in order as you
prepare for a foggy winter drive.

Dec 28, 2010, 23:34 PM IST