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.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has reached an agreement to divest its business in Venezuela, Bridgestone Firestone Venezolana C.A. (BFVZ), to the Corimon Group.
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 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.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is combining its North America and Latin America businesses into one Americas business unit, effective Jan. 1, 2016.
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.
By the numbers, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. enjoyed very positive results in the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year.
Although Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is moving full-speed ahead with its "value proposition" strategy, there are still headwinds with which to be dealt. That especially applies to the upcoming winter tire selling season.
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, 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.
The Latin Tyre Expo, July 16-18, 2015, in Panama City, Panama is 90% reserved. There are still some vendor spaces available.
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.
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.