Goodyear Using Soybean Oil in Tyres

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has introduces new tyre technology with support from the United Soybean Board (USB), using a new soybean oil-based rubber compound in its tyres. The first commercial use of this new rubber compound is helping Goodyear enhance tyre performance in dry, wet and winter conditions. The soybean oil used in… Read More

Goodyear Launches EfficientGrip Performance SUV Tyre

Goodyear today launched its latest tire in the luxury SUV highway segment, the EfficientGrip Performance SUV, in a regional event held in Buriram, Thailand, which the company claims delivers a quieter driving experience with “maximized comfort and exceptional wet braking performance.” The SUV segment is expected to increase with a compound annual growth rate of 26%… Read More

Bridgestone Launches Ecopia EP300

Bridgestone has unveiled the new Passenger Radial ECOPIA EP300 Tyre, which is positioned as a next generation eco-tyre the company promises to offer low rolling resistance and superior wet grip performance while delivering an extended wear life. The company said the EP300 has been tested and proven to achieve significant fuel savings of up to 2L for… Read More

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First Maxxis Concept Store Opens in Malaysia

Kian Hon Tyres Sdn Bhd, official distributor of Maxxis tyres in Malaysia today launched MaxxPit, the country’s first Maxxis Concept Store located in PJCT, Petaling Jaya. The company plans to have 15 MaxxPits opened across the peninsular over the next three years. MaxxPit is designed using recycled tyres along with used nuts and bolts, in… Read More

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