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Falken Tire Corp. has expanded market coverage of its WildPeak H/T line with 18 new sizes, including crossover vehicle sizes.
Tags: Crossover tires, Falken WildPeak, Rick Brennan, Tire sizes
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Wild Country Radial XTX Sport tires, size 265/65R18. The tires were manufactured June 1, 2014, through June 28, 2014.
Tags: Cooper Wild Country, NHTSA, Tire recall
Hankook Tire America Corp. announced it is launching its 2014 “Great Hit” mail-in rebate fall promotion that will give consumers the chance to score big deals on six of Hankook’s most popular tires.
Tags: Byeong Jin Lee, Great Hit Rebate, Hankook Tire America Corp., Light Truck Tires, UHP tires
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced the appointment of Richard Kellam as senior vice president, global sales and marketing, effective Sept. 22, 2014.
Tags: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Richard Kellam, Richard Kramer
The Tire Industry Association (TIA), has sent comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Docket Office regarding a notice of proposed rulemaking for tire identification and recordkeeping.
Tags: NHTSA, RMA, TIA, tire identification rules
The hottest tire in the Vredestein lineup is the Snowtrac 5. It’s new, it’s superior to its predecessors, and it meets European and North American winter tire standards for performance.
Tags: Apollo Vredestein, Bob Ulrich, European tire labeling, Winter tires
There seems to be love and hate relationships when it comes to run-flat tires (RFT). Auto manufacturers love offering the selling point of better fuel economy due to the lighter vehicle weight that run-flats offer by eliminating a spare tire. Consumers hate the high cost to replace original equipment run-flats and are struggling with their comfort level. Tire makers are caught in the middle.
Tags: Atturo Tire Corp., Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Hankook Tire America Corp., Michelin North America Inc., Nokian Tyres Inc., Pirelli Tire North America, Run-flat tires, Sentury Tire Americas, Yokohama Tire Corp.
According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires remained healthy in June. From a volume standpoint the dealers reported that they sold 0.7% more tires last month on a year-over-year basis, following a 1.3% increase in May and a 1.3% increase in April.
Tags: Nick Mitchell, Your Marketplace
The year is 2024. Consumer tire imports from China are way down compared to 10 years ago.
Tags: Bob Ulrich, Bob Ulrich editorial, Editorial
Not a single person who helped bring the Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. to life in 1914 is still alive. There are no eyewitnesses to the events leading up to its creation, or with whom to share insightful stories about its formative years.
Tags: 100 years, Arnold Palmer, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., OE tires
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