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.
The Double Coin RT600 and RR202 truck tires have met the requirements for the United States Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Technology Program.
Cardone Industries Inc.'s latest parts guide highlights new products and hard-to-find parts.
Tags: Cardone Industries Inc., fall parts guide
The Hybrid Shop LLC (THS) has sold a 38% stake in its hybrid and electric vehicle conditioning business to an equity partner.
Tags: Dave Crawford, Investment, The Hybrid Shop
Coast Products has introduced a rechargeable focusing penlight designed for the close work performed by vehicle inspection and service technicians.
Tags: Coast products, rechargeable flashlights
Michelin North America Inc. opened its $50 million Tweel Airless Radial Tire plant in Greenville, S.C., today.
Tags: Industrial tires, Pete Selleck, Plants, Ralph Dimenna, Tweel
Tire dealers will be able to sell American-made Hankook passenger and light truck tires beginning in 2016. That is when the first phase of Hankook Tire America Corp.’s tire plant in Clarksville, Tenn., will be completed.
Tags: Clarksville, Hankook Tire America Corp., Tire plant
The Terra Grappler G2 and the Exo Grappler AWT bring a tread wear warranty and severe snow service certification to the Grappler line of all-terrain tires from Nitto Tire USA Inc.
Tags: All-Terrain Tires, Exo Grappler AWT, Mud-terrain tires, Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc., Terra Grappler G2
Buying tires has never been a lifestyle purchase for the American consumer. G.S. Sareen hopes to change that.
Tags: John Soule, Omni United, Timberland
At 42, Feng Wang is one of the youngest CEOs in the tire industry. But his rise to the top at Shandong Linglong Tire Co. Ltd., one of China’s largest tire manufacturers, didn’t happen overnight.
Tags: Feng Wang, Shandong Linglong Tire Co. Ltd.
In our October issue, we outlined the state of the P-metric light truck tire market in plenty of detail. Executives from 13 tire manufacturers provided their insights into a market segment that, by nearly all accounts, is growing.
Tags: Atturo Tire Corp., Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Falken Tire Corp., Giti Tire USA, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Hankook Tire America Corp., Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc., LT Tires, Pirelli Tire North America, P-metric tires, TBC Wholesale, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., Yokohama Tire Corp.
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