Based on sales revenue from 2010, below is a list of the world's largest tyre manufacturers. Manufacturer revenue figures are reported in a number of currencies, but below list is converted to US dollars at the October 2011 conversion rates.
BridgestoneManufacturing, Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading) - Japanese manufacturer Bridgestone is the world's largest tyre manufacturer with revenue 2010 revenue of $35.3 billion.
MichelinPublishing, Truck, Manufacturing - Owner of number of other brands, most famously BF Goodrich and Uniroyal the French manufacturer had revenue of $25.1 billion in 2010.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber CompanyManufacturing, Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing, Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading) - America’s largest tyre manufacturer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company achieved 2010 revenues of $18.8 billion.
Continental AGTruck, Manufacturing, Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading) - Continental AG are manufacturer of various automotive products but tyre only revenue for 2010 was $10.1 billion.
Sumitomo Rubber IndustriesManufacturing - Second Japanese manufacturer in the list is Sumitomo Rubber industries with 2010 revenue of $7.9 billion.
Pirelli One of only two European manufacturers, Italian giant Pirelli achieved revenue of $6.8 billion.
Yokohama Rubber CompanyManufacturing, Tire Manufacturing - Also sold as ADVAN, the third placed Japanese manufacturer had 2010 revenue of $5 billion.
Hankook Tire The South Korean company has largely increased sales in the past few years and in 2010 achieved revenue of $4.6 billion.
Cooper Tire & Rubber CompanyManufacturing, Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing, Tire Manufacturing (except Retreading) - The second US company in the list, the Cooper Tire & Rubber company had 2010 revenue of $3.4 billion.
Cheng Shin Rubber Predominantly known for the MAXXIS tyre brand, the Taiwan manufacturer had 2010 revenues of $3.3 billion.