Tire Topics

  • A Bridgestone Firestone executive has been selected to serve on the board of directors at the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
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  • Pirelli?s crews and drivers are readying themselves for whatever Mother Nature may bring to bear at this weekend?s EMCO Gears Classic at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Even as last year?s torrential downpours at Mid-Ohio ? or the rain last month at
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  • By a 4-2 vote, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has moved forward on a Section 421 petition from the United Steel Workers (USW), ruling that a surge of low-priced and unfairly traded consumer tires from China is harming the domestic indu
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  • Toyo?s tires rocked and rolled the legendary Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in Cypress, Calif. during rounds 5 and 6 of the June 20-21 TORC (The Off-Road Championship) Series by sweeping the Pro 4X4 Truck class podium on both days.
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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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  • Hankook Tire is putting money back in the pockets of your customers by offering a $50 mail-in rebate with the retail purchase of the Ventus V12 evo high performance tire.
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  • Pittsburgh-based recycler Liberty Tire has purchased the Able Tire Co. of Texas as part of its market expansion plans. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the arrangement presents ?a partnering in the Texas and Oklahoma scrap tire market
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  • Michelin was recently featured on the ?Designing Spaces? national television show offering advice on the ways ecologically friendly tires can make a difference as part of the program?s ?Think Green? segment.
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  • Hankook Tire annouces that its e3 (pronounced e-Cubed) is the company's new technology branding for the company?s commercial tire business. The announcement was made at the Great West Truck Show.
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  • Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels has just introduced a new feature to the recently re-designed DickCepek.com -- the "Buy Now" feature. This new feature will allow consumers access to easy, one-click shopping, instant price comparisons and a simple shopp
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Accuride Corp. is increasing the availability of its enhanced finish for aluminum wheels. The finishing process, which produces a semi-polished appearance on unpolished wheels, is now available as standard across the company?s aluminum wheel product
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  • Pennsylvania tire dealers and auto service centers can apply for a grant that reimburses a portion of the cost for inflation systems delivering at least 95-percent nitrogen. Eligible applicants may request up to $5,000 for units purchased and install
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