The Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo featured 205 booths in 2016.

Photos: 2016 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo

More than 2,000 people attended the 2016 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo in Panama City. It was the seventh year of the expo created by Gus Lima, CEO of the Latin Expo Group LLC. Linda Bassitt is president of the event. They called the 2016 event "a resounding success for exhibitors and visitors." In 2017 the event will be held June 14-16, 2017.


Auto Care Association Plans Trade Missions to Latin America

Registration is open for companies interested in joining trade missions to Latin America, hosted by the Auto Care Association. The trade missions will take place May 17-19, in Peru and June 21-22 in Guatemala with an optional stop in El Salvador, June 23-24.


Cooper Opens a Sales Office in Brazil

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has its eyes on growth in Latin America, and has established a sales office in São Paulo, Brazil, under the leadership of Durval Amaral, Cooper's general manager in Brazil.


Federal grant to boost trade to Latin America

The Auto Care Association will receive nearly $300,000 from the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) to help the automotive industry produce exports to Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru.


Latin Auto Parts Expo is 95% reserved

The Latin Auto Parts Expo, set for June 18-20, 2015 in Panama, Republic of Panama is more than 95% reserved with more than 320 companies registered to participate.

The Latin Auto Parts Expo will be held in Panama June 18-20, 2015.

Latin Auto Parts Expo sets speaker schedule

The Latin Auto Parts Expo, set for June 18-20, 2015, in Panama, will feature a day of conference presentations from leaders in aftermarket sales and marketing, as well as the biggest innovators of tools.

Kenneth Mora, president of Tyrexpo Costa Rica 2015.

New Tyrexpo Costa Rica will feature astronaut

Costa Rica will play host to a new tire exhibition this spring. Tyrexpo 2015 is scheduled for April 29-May 1, 2015, at the Pedregal Convention Center in San Jose, Costa Rica.


In North America, Goodyear sales increase 17.6%

Second-quarer results for its fiscal 2011 were "outstanding," according to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman, CEO and President Richard Kramer. Net sales were a record for any quarter.

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