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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

October 30, 2014

Triangle to unveil two tires at SEMA

Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. will showcase two new passenger tires for the U.S. market at booth #40203 at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas.

Tags: 2014 SEMA Show, Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd.

Falken has opened a distribution center  in Joliet, Ill., that stores more than two tires per
October 30, 2014

Falken opens distribution center in Illinois

Falken Tire Corp. has opened a distribution center in Joliet, Ill. The facility will service tire dealers in the Chicago area metroplex and across the Midwest and into central Canada.

Tags: Distribution centers, Falken Tire Corp.

October 30, 2014

Mitchell 1 offers more customer feedback

Mitchell 1 has added a low score diagnostics feature to the consumer reviews offered in its customer retention and new customer acquisition service, SocialCRM.

Tags: customer feedback, Mitchell 1, Web sites

Hercules adds 5 sizes to Terra Trac D/T
October 30, 2014

Hercules adds 5 sizes to Terra Trac D/T

Hercules Tires has added five sizes to its popular Hercules Terra Trac D/T line. The premium, multi-purpose commercial traction tire is designed for a range of on- and off-road applications.

Tags: Hercules Terra Trac, Steven Liu

Toyo introduces a SmartWay-verified drive tire
October 30, 2014

Toyo introduces a SmartWay-verified drive tire

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has added a new SmartWay-verified drive tire to its commercial line-up. The Toyo M650 is designed for regional haul service and higher-torque operating conditions.

Tags: Drive tire, Lowell Slimp, SmartWay, Toyo M

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USEFUL ARTICLES

AAPEX and the SEMA Show combined will offer more than 7,300 exhibitors with thousands of new
October 22, 2014

Learn from the experts at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week  

With more than 2,000 new products on display, more than 2,300 exhibiting companies filling over one million square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is shaping up to be the biggest yet as industry optimism continues to build, according to Chris Kersting, SEMA president and CEO. The show will be held Nov. 4-7.

Tags: AAIW, AAPEX 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, SEMA Show 2014, Seminars, Trade show

Improvements to the KO2 include thicker shoulder rubber extending down the sidewall to better resist
October 22, 2014

Same terrain, new KO tire  

The terrain is the same, but the new BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 light truck tire is different from its predecessor. By comparison, it has tougher sidewalls, longer tread life and improved traction for off-road and highway driving.

Tags: All-Terrain Tires, BFGoodrich, BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2, Michelin North America Inc.

Members of Tech International’s leadership team are pictured by artwork created to honor the
October 21, 2014

Training is part of every sale  

Seventy-five years ago in a barn behind his central Ohio home, Charles Cornell invented a rubber vulcanizing process that he used to develop repairs for tires and inner tubes in hot or cold applications. The invention, which Cornell named the “2-Way” repair, launched Tech International.

Tags: Tech International, Tire repair

More than 2,000 people recorded the launching of the newest Goodyear blimp, Wingfoot One, on their
October 13, 2014

Wingfoot One takes flight  

More than 2,000 people witnessed the christening of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest blimp, Wingfoot One, last month. Richard Kramer, Goodyear chairman and chief executive officer, said the brand equity built by the airship helps the company sell tires around the globe. “It is invaluable, irreplaceable and one of a kind.”

Tags: Goodyear Blimp, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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