The Firestone Champion is engineered with a 30% improvement in rolling resistance compared to the Firestone Affinity and Firestone Precision tires, the company says.

Firestone Champion Tire Comes in 48 Sizes

The Firestone Champion with fuel fighter technology from Bridgestone Americas Inc. is an all-season tire that comes with a 70,000-mile limited tread wear warranty for cars and minivans. The Firestone Champion tire will replace the Firestone Affinity and Precision touring tires.

Cooper's RM332 WB is backed by a Roadmaster warranty that offers two retreads within six years.

Cooper Expands Roadmaster Line With Wide Base Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.

Kenda introduced the Klever S/T in May 2015, and is adding size offerings that will be available later in 2016.

Kenda Quintuples the Size Offerings of the Klever S/T

Kenda USA has added 24 sizes of the Kenda Klever S/T KR52. Kenda says the new sizes of the Klever S/T will help fill a gap in the SUV/CUV marketplace with a 60,000 mileage warranty and M&S all-season capabilities. The new sizes are currently available to order with expected delivery in the third quarter.

Four of the people who celebrated the completion of a new Correa Tire retail store included, from left to right: Roger Hidalgo, Bridgestone sales director from Costa Rica; Daniel Benvenuti, president and director of Bridgestone North Latin America; Josue Carrera, co-owner of Correa Tire Distributors; and Erick Herrera, Bridgestone country manager in Costa Rica.

Correa Tire Gets Ready to Open 3rd Store in Puerto Rico

Correa Tire Distributors celebrated the completion of its third retail location in Puerto Rico on April 23 with a welcoming reception and party. Invited guests included existing customers, suppliers and Modern Tire Dealer.

Triangle Chairman Yuhua Ding told attendees the company is creating higher value for the market through R&D, manufacturing, and marketing.

Triangle Celebrates 40 Years and Looks to the U.S. Market

Triangle Group celebrated its 40th anniversary on April 8 in Shanghai, China, with a day-long conference. The Weihai City-based company hosted around 500 people. The attendees included Chinese government officials, employees from around the world, suppliers, customers, and yes, Modern Tire Dealer.


TGI Names Roitman VP of Category Sales

Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has appointed Lito Roitman to vice president of category sales. In this role, Roitman joins the international sales team to focus on global expansion efforts of agricultural, off-the-road and industrial segments, as well as delivering training, continuing education, and market support.

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