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Toyo will have major presence at SEMA Show

Toyo will have major presence at SEMA Show

2014 SEMA Show visitors will be able to experience Toyo products in the relaxing atmosphere of the Toyo Tires Treadpass exhibit (pictured) that will connect the South and Central halls. Treadpass is one of three main areas where Toyo will display its products, highlight celebrities, and immerse visitors in Toyo-branded experiences at the show. Read more.

Michelin expands Tweel line for skid steers

Michelin expands Tweel line for skid steers

Michelin has added a hard surface tread pattern (left) and an all-terrain tread pattern to its Tweel line-up of skid steer airless radial tires. The 12N16.5 X Tweel SSL Hard Surface tire provides more longevity on pavement and asphalt. The 12N16.5 X Tweel SSL All Terrain is designed for more rugged off-road working conditions in industries as construction and landscaping. Read more

Federal breaks ground in Taiwan

Federal breaks ground in Taiwan

Government officials, guests and management attended groundbreaking ceremonies for Federal Corp.’s $300 million tire plant in Taoyuan Industrial Park in Taiwan. The company says the 150,694-square-foot facility will be developed in two phases between 2014 and 2020. Once the plant is fully operational, it will employ some 900 people making an estimated maximum of 6 million tires a year. Read more.

Cooper introduces a premium SUV/CUV tire

Cooper introduces a premium SUV/CUV tire

Add the Discoverer SRX to Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s line of all-season tires. This one, designed for a wide range of CUVs and SUVs, was previewed in Cooper's centennial anniversary insert in Modern Tire Dealer's August issue. To find out more about the premium tire, including how many sizes will be available and when, click here.

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