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    • Global tire rankings: Bridgestone reigns supreme again

      AKRON —Status quo reigned over the 2017 global tire rankings, even as the estimated value of the entire industry declined for a third straight year. Bridgestone Corp. retained the No. 1 spot for the ninth straight year, with tire-related...

    • Pirelli IPO set for October

      MILAN, Italy — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. is moving ahead with plans for an initial public offering on the Borsa Italiana, declaring its intent to sell up to 40 percent of the firm's equity capital starting in October.

    • Pirelli fall Scorpion promotion supports MADD

      DALLAS — For the second time this year, Pirelli Tire North America is working with Mothers Against Drunk Driving to raise awareness for MADD's efforts to keep the nation's roads safe from drunk driving.

    • China's Hixih to expand car, truck tire capacity

      JINING, China — Hixih Rubber Industry Group is planning to add annual capacity for 12 million passenger tires and 2 million truck/bus tires at its Jining, Shandong, manufacturing complex, pending regulatory approval.

    • Pirelli eyes Russian growth

      VORONEZH, Russia — Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. is considering expanding production capacity at the tire plant in Voronezh it acquired in 2010 if "market dynamics are positive," Pirelli said recently.

    • Industry looks bright in Latin America

      MEXICO CITY — Buoyed by a mushrooming automotive industry, record domestic vehicle sales and compliant unions, the tire industry has rarely had it so good in Mexico.

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