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Chairman: more on Camso s off-the-road plans
July 3, 2015

Chairman: more on Camso's off-the-road plans

The former Camoplast Solideal Inc. has never been more focused, and its new name, Camso Ltd., reflects that.

Tags: Name change, OTR tires, Pierre Marcouiller

July 3, 2015

Camoplast Solideal becomes Camso

Camoplast Solideal Inc. has changed its name to Camso. Following a transition period, this name also will become the master brand for its OTR tires, tracks and track systems.

Tags: Name change, OTR tires, Pierre Marcouiller

July 2, 2015

Jury is out on LT tire sales

Economists are calling for 2015 to be a year of big construction, and at least one tire dealer says his business is booming as a result.

Tags: Jason Burhenn, LT tires, Tire Dealers Warehouse

Michelin is updating its line of earthmover tires with the XDR250, a higher capacity and
July 2, 2015

Haul heavier loads with the Michelin XDR250

Michelin North America Inc. has added the Michelin XDR250, a high capacity dump tire, to its line of earthmover tires. It's designed to increase hauling productivity by at least 24% and hauling capacity by 11% compared to its predecessor, the Michelin XDR2, the company says.

Tags: Jamey Fish, Michelin XDR, Michelin XDR250, Mining tires

July 2, 2015

Cooper will report second quarter results Aug. 6

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will announce second quarter 2015 financial results before the U.S. stock markets open on Thursday, Aug 6.

Tags: Cooper financials

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The sun is shining on the economic forecast for the construction industry in 2015, and tire dealers
June 30, 2015

Mixed results: Construction season isn’t delivering steady tire sales  

Construction crews are back to work across much of America, and economists are predicting the construction rebound is going to continue.

Tags: Commercial tires, Construction Tire, Joy Kopcha, Off-road tire, Tire Dealers Warehouse

CSA and the changing face of truck tire service
June 30, 2015

CSA and the changing face of truck tire service  

Between April 2001 and December 2003, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted a Large Truck Crash Causation Study to determine reasons for serious accidents involving vehicles over 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. The results showed the majority of the crashes were caused by the driver, but lack of vehicle maintenance was also a significant factor.

Tags: Compliance Safety & Accountability, CSA, Kevin Rohlwing, Truck tires

Tire training: big business in Europe
June 30, 2015

Tire training: big business in Europe  

The diverse concept of business training has always been a particular point of interest for me. During my 23-year career within the international tire industry as a news journalist, editor and business media consultant I have witnessed the continual progressive growth of training facilities and techniques develop throughout Europe.

Tags: European Notebook, John Stone, Training

Lower gas prices should lead to decent volume growth in 2015
June 30, 2015

Lower gas prices should lead to decent volume growth in 2015  

According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires increased slightly in April, which is consistent with the trends recorded in March. We are encouraged by the fact that demand trends have remained positive for two straight months following the sharp decline witnessed in February.

Tags: Nick Mitchell, Your Marketplace

Tire registration and legislation
June 25, 2015

Tire registration and legislation  

Legislation should be the last resort when attempting to solve problems. Legislation is the lazy man’s way of getting things done. Legislation causes more grief in the long term than common sense does.

Tags: Bob Ulrich, Bob Ulrich editorial, Editorial, Tire registration

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