Japan’s Bridgestone announced that it would begin talks to close its tyre factory in France due to low demand and high competition. The factory in Bethune employs 863 people and has a production capacity of about 17,000 tyres a day,
As part of the “Summer-Safe Traffic” campaign, the Abu Dhabi Police have called on drivers to check tyres of their vehicles and to make sure that they have no damages or cracks that could cause serious traffic accidents, particularly during the summer period because of high temperatures.
Two Emiratis were killed and a third was injured in a traffic accident that took place on Mahafiz-Nazwa Road in Sharjah on Monday evening.
More than 42 million old vehicle tyres dumped in Kuwait's sands have started to be recycled, as the Gulf state tackles a waste problem that created one of the world's largest tyre graveyards.
The murder, which took place in Blackburn, Lancashire, on May 17 last year, sparked outrage. The poor girl fell victim to a feud between two owners of car tyre companies, one of whom decided to get rid of the other by carrying out a premeditated murder.