EU investigating BMW, Daimler, VW… Conti fitted on upgraded Honda Acura… Falken on Subaru SUV… GRI launching new tires…  Asia BD prices… Renault awards Hankook… ZC Rubber is 60… China BD prices… Hankook bidding for F1?… SBR shut-downs in China…   18/9 The EU has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether BMW, Daimler and VW (Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche) colluded, in breach of EU antitrust rules, to avoid competition on the development and roll-out of technology to clean the emissions of petrol and diesel passenger cars. 2/9 Honda has refreshed its mid-engine Acura NSX sports car for the 2019 model year with an upgraded suspension package that includes an exclusive OE fitment for an NSX-specific version of the Continental SportContact 6 tire line. 31/8 Subaru Corp. has selected the Falken ZIEX ZE001 all-season tire as an original equipment fitment on its redesigned 2019 Forester SUV. The ZIEX ZE001 tire, size P225/55R18 – 98H, will be manufactured at Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ plant in Rayong, Thailand, and shipped to Subaru’s factory in Japan where the Forester is built. 24/8 Speciality tire manufacturer Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI) plans to launch its latest...