Goldman Sachs says 53 percent of tire dealers are seeing more "discounting than usual," according to a firm survey.
Jason Schenker of Prestige Economics says demand from the emerging middle class in Asia looks set to drive rubber prices higher for the next 24 months.
Lim Cheong Guan of Top Glove Corporation says the company hedges forward on rubber prices and engages in R&D to combat the more challenging operating environment.
Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart gives the manufacturer’s outlook for rubber in 2017, with comment on how the price outlook could impact the company’s cost base.
Combining sleek design and robotics, Superpedestrian gives city riders the extra boost they need to handle the metropolis terrain.
Floods in the world’s largest natural rubber producer Thailand are expected to boost the price of a commodity that is vital to tire production.
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, director at Religare Capital Markets, says that automobile demand in China should spur higher rubber prices.
Investor Carl Icahn's company upped its bid for the rest of auto supplier Federal-Mogul's stock that it does not currently own.
Pep Boys said activist investor Carl Icahn's latest buyout offer was superior to the deal it accepted from Bridgestone.
Bad news has been a boon for Malaysia's rubber glove makers, with the ringgit's drop and South Korea's MERS outbreak likely to provide a twin boost.
Fears that Russia's economic downturn will ravage European multinationals may have been overstated in some cases, with companies that sell beer and soap defying expectations.
Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.
Wolfgang Schaefer, CFO at Continental AG, comments on the company's results and outlook, and discusses the impact the strong euro has had on the group's profitability.
Jean-Dominique Sénard, CEO of Michelin, comments on the group's Russian operations and says Europe needs to be more competitive to deal with moves in the euro currency.
Elmar Degenhart, Continental CEO, says the group is optimistic on North America and Asia but expects currency headwinds to remain strong in 2014.
Marc Henry, CEO of Michelin, comments on the group's results which were boosted by a pick-up in demand in U.S. and Europe but suffered from currency headwinds.
Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, explains why the group has decided to open its ninth plant in South Carolina and its strategy behind new facilities.
Wolfgang Schafer, Continental's CFO, discusses the impact the strong euro had on the group's results and says the European car market is stabilizing, albeit "on low volumes."
The CEO of Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, said that Europe needed a "common policy" to boost its economy.
Marco Tronchetti Provera, chairman at Pirelli Group, comments on the group's performance and says it has "all the tools to deliver," including new products and efficiency measures.