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International

    • NATRE to 'rethink' expo format

      MIAMI — Latin Expo Group, the organizer of the North American Tire & Retread Expo, plans to reevaluate the format for the conference following the most recent event in New Orleans.

    • Goodyear upgrades test lab in Luxembourg

      COLMAR-BERG, Luxembourg — Goodyear has doubled the size of and upgraded the tire test laboratory at its "innovation center" in its Colmar-Berg factory and technical center complex.

    • Guizhou Tyre to build plant in Vietnam

      GUIYANG, China — Guizhou Tyre Co. Ltd., producer of the Advance and Samson brands, is planning to build a truck and bus tire plant in Vietnam valued at $245 million.

    • Apollo exec to keynote Future Tire event

      LONDON — Shibu George, head of automation and electronics at Apollo Tyres (Hungary) KFT, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Future Tire Conference, taking place in Cologne, Germany, on June 27-28.

    • Linglong sales, profits up double-digits

      YANTAI, China — Shandong Linglong Tire Co. Ltd. posted double-digit gains in net income and sales in fiscal 2016, and is forecasting continued, albeit slower, growth in fiscal 2017.