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Hotwire Will Return After MLK Holiday

Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Monday. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Michelin has bought a 50% stake in Sumitomo's TBC. As one part of the deal the two parties are combining their tire distribution systems in North America.
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A Jumbo Joint Venture: Michelin and Sumitomo's TBC

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

Falken will increase the price of its Sincera SN250 A/S line in 2018.
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Prices on Select Falken Tires Rise on Jan. 1

With the new year will come price increases for select Falken passenger, light truck and truck tires. That makes Falken Tire Corp. the first U.S. tire manufacturer to announce price increases.

Triangle Tire Chairman Ding Yuhua (right) and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced the decision to build Triangle's first plant outside of China in North Carolina at an event held at the governor’s mansion on December 19.
 
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Triangle Will Build a $580 Million Tire Plant in North Carolina

Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. has selected EdgeCombe County in North Carolina as the location for its first manufacturing facility in the United States. The plant represents an investment of nearly $580 million by the tire company and will employ up to 800 people when fully operational.

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TIA Reminds OTR Attendees to Register Now

Hotel reservations for the 2018 Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference are due Jan. 12, and the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is reminding attendees to reserve their hotel rooms now.

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