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There’s never a dull moment in the world of tire manufacturing and distribution. This section will help you keep tabs on what the world’s tire manufacturers and marketers are doing, as well as their plans for the future.

LATEST NEWS

July 24, 2014

Date and location set for Tyrexpo 2015

Tyrexpo 2015 will take place in San Jose, Costa Rica, April 29-May 1, 2015.

Tags: Maybeline Reyes, Tyreexpo 2015

July 24, 2014

Titan suffers a $20.5 million loss in 2Q

Titan Internaltional Inc. posted a net loss of $20.5 million on net sales of $523.7 million for the its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. That compares to net income of $23.2 million on sales of $593.3 million for the same period last year.

Tags: Farm tires, Morry Taylor, OTR tires, Titan financials

Dr. Seshu Bhagavathula s core areas of professional expertise have been in research and development,
July 24, 2014

Apollo hires a chief technology officer

Apollo Tyres Ltd. has appointed Dr. Seshu Bhagavathula chief technology officer (CTO). He will spearhead the company's global initiatives on passenger and truck tire technology, research and new product development.

Tags: Hirings, Neeraj Kanwar, Research and development, Seshu Bhagavathula

July 24, 2014

Chinese tire tariffs may surpass 60%

Would you believe a 60% tariff? That is a possibility, according to a report by Exane BNP Paribas.

Tags: ITC, Michelin financials, Stock prices, Tire tariffs

July 24, 2014

Rancho brand is Tread Lightly! sponsor

Tenneco Inc. announced its Rancho brand is an official sponsor of Tread Lightly!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing recreational access and opportunities by promoting responsible recreation.

Tags: Rancho brand suspension and shocks, sponsorships, Tenneco Inc.

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USEFUL ARTICLES

At the announcement that Giti Tire will build a plant in Chester County, S.C., (left to right),
July 23, 2014

Giti Tire to spend $560 million on its first U.S. plant  

Giti Tire Co. Ltd. announced June 16, 2014, that it is building a consumer tire plant in Chester County, S.C. Executives from Giti and its North American subsidiary, Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., joined South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and state and county officials in announcing the plan.

Tags: Bob Bissler, GITI Tire (USA) Ltd., Tire plants

Rent-A-Wheel/Rent-A-Tire Inc. is focusing on building business at newly acquired company stores,
July 16, 2014

MTD 100: ‘Internet pricing leveled the playing field’  Cover Story

The maxim “business as usual” has become “business unusual” for the dealers on this year’s MTD 100. They emerged from a global recession to find an increasing threat to their margins: tire pricing on the Web. Their willingness to adapt to change has given them the competitive edge to grow their businesses.

Tags: AKH Co., American Tire Depot, Big O Tires LLC, Discount Tire Co., Flynn's Tire, Internet marketing, Jack Williams Tire, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Modern Tire Dealer 100, Monro Muffler Brake, MTD 100, Rent-A-Wheel/Rent-A-Tire, Somerset Tire Service Inc.

Cooper says its siping technology improves wet and dry handling throughout the life of the CS5 Grand
June 20, 2014

Cooper debuts CS5 Touring tires  

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced the CS5 Touring, a premium touring tire line with two all-season tread options. It also has four speed ratings, including the company’s first-ever W rating for a touring tire. The CS5 is available in 78 sizes in Grand Touring (T-rated) and Ultra Touring (H-, V- and W- rated) tread options.

Tags: Cooper CS5 Grand Touring, Cooper CS5 Ultra Touring, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Touring Tires

The Cinturato P1 Plus was prominently displayed at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.
June 20, 2014

Pirelli launches Cinturato P1 Plus in New York  

Chicago has Bridgestone. Detroit has Michelin. Los Angeles has Yokohama. And New York, as in the New York International Auto Show, has Pirelli.

Tags: New York International Auto Show, Pirelli, Pirelli Cinturato P1 Plus

The SmartWay-verified Sailun S665 EFT is available in six sizes.
June 20, 2014

TBC brand strategy  

One of the largest booths at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) was the TBC Corp. booth, which featured three truck tire brands: Sumitomo, Sailun and the new DynaCargo.

Tags: Commercial tires, Medium truck tires, Mid-America Trucking Show, TBC Corp., truck tires

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