On July 30, the launch ceremony of Road Show (Beijing) on China’s Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai was successfully held in Beijing, and nearly 200 people attended the ceremony including relevant leaders, enterprises, media representatives. At this launch ceremony, Linglong Tire, a well-known Chinese tire manufacturer, was officially awarded to become a senior sponsor of China Pavilion of the Expo 2020 Dubai, which means that Linglong will participate in the Expo activities and exhibitions, together with the China Pavilion, to show the innovative development and the connotation and demeanor of Chinese enterprises to the world.
On September 1, 2018, FAW Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "FAW") and Shandong Linglong Tire Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Linglong Tire") signed a product technical cooperation framework agreement in Zhaoyuan, Shandong Province. In the future, the two parties would conduct deeper cooperation in Product design and development, quality assurance, cost optimization, manufacturing and social responsibility. The related leaders of both parties attended the signing ceremony.
On Aug. 29, the list of Asia’s 500 Most Influential Brands 2018 was released by the World Brand Lab in Hongkong. With its excellent market performance, Linglong Tire was among this list once again.
Serbia---On August 23, 2018, Shandong Linglong Tire Co., Ltd. signed an investment memorandum with Mr. Goran Knežević, Serbian Minister of Economy, in Serbia. Mr. Vučić, Prime Minister of Serbia, and Mr. Li Manchang, Chinese ambassador in Serbia, attended this signing ceremony. The plant in Serbia will be Linglong’s second overseas manufacturing base, located in the Zrenjanin Free Trade Zone in Serbia. The project involves an investment of US$994.41 million, with expected annual capacity of HP radial tires reaching 13.62 million units.
On August 19, Mr. Mazen Abdul Baki, general manager of GALADARI EQUIPMENT SOLUTIONS, and his team visited Linglong Tire and held a business conference.
On August 10, Linglong Tire, ATD, and Qingdao Zhilian jointly held the anniversity in Shanghai to celebrate the fiftteen years' cooperation among the three parties.
On August 8, 2018 Linglong Group sales conference for 1H of 2018 was held successfully in Zhaoyuan, all the marketing personnel gathered together to review the past and plan for the future.
On Aug 5, Rd.2 of 2018 D1 GRAND PRIX Series in China kicked off in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. As a newly established team in 2018, ATLAS drifting team from Linglong Tire competed with many famous excellent drivers home and abroad. After fierce competition, Naoto Suenaga from ATLAS team won the third place and Zhao Xinjun became the only Chinese racer reaching the top 4.
On July 25, 2018, it came a good news from Uzbekistan. The Uzbekistan tire plant that Linglong Tire provided technical service was completed, which demonstrated that the project construction phase came to an end successfully and Linglong's work at project acceptance phase was also completed successfully.