OEM News

  • MINI USA will expand its 83-strong American dealer network by 20 percent during the next 18 months to a total of 100 outlets across the country. Most of the additional 17 MINI dealerships will be located in cities or areas that will be new markets fo
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  • The Volvo Group has brought its carbon dioxide-neutral trucks to Washington, D.C. In conjunction with the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) arranged by the U.S. State Department, the Volvo Group has presented seven differen
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  • Tire dealers and other service operations covering the ATV segment may wish to tell your customers about information being provided by Yamaha regarding its line of Rhino Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles.
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  • Goodyear is offering employee buyouts and reducing auto tire production at its plant in Union City, Tenn. Executives describe the decision as ?another important step? in the company?s efforts ?to align North American production capacity with weak ind
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  • Last year?s American tire manufacturing industry?s revenues amounted to $16.9 billion, with an estimated gross profit of 17.3 percent, according to a just-released report from Research and Markets, an international publishing firm based in Ireland.
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  • Continental?s ?next generation? upgrade of its best-selling regional steer tire officially hit the market on July 1. The HSR2 (Heavy Steer Regional) replaces the HSR model.
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  • Pirelli has been selected by Lotus Cars Ltd. as the principal supplier of tires for the new Lotus Evora.
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  • Dr. Prabhakar Patil, CEO of Compact Power, Inc. (CPI), the North American subsidiary of South Korean lithium-ion battery maker LG Chem.