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Nokian expands winter tire offerings for Europe

Nokian expands winter tire offerings for Europe

Nokian is adding to its winter tire lineup. The WR C3 (pictured) is designed for delivery vehicles and vans, and the WR D4 is a passenger tire. Both offer strong grip on wet snowy roads and will be available to European customers in autumn of 2015. The WR C3 will be available in 22 sizes, and the WR D4 will cover sizes from 14 to 20 inches.Read about the WR C3 here, and the WR D4 here.

Nitto takes on social responsibility with films

Nitto takes on social responsibility with films

Companies engage in corporate social responsibility in many ways, and Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. is using filmmaking to do its part. For the fourth time the brand has produced a documentary film. “Japanese Hero of the Andes: The Life of Yoshitaro Amano” tells the story of the Japanese businessman and researcher of Andean civilization. Read more.

OTR conference begins four days of fun in the sun

OTR conference begins four days of fun in the sun

The 60th annual Off-the-Road Tire Conference is off and running in Tucson, Ariz. Perhaps the biggest crowd pleaser so far: The 2017 conference will be held in Hawaii! (Next year's will be in San Diego, Calif.) Also of interest, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) introduced its Certified Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) training program. Sponsored by TIA, the event will run through Feb. 21. To find out more of what's going on in Tucson, click here.

Hankook reveals plans for tires and brands at dealer meeting

Hankook reveals plans for tires and brands at dealer meeting

Greg Olsen (center), an All-Pro tight end for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, addressed dealers at Hankook’s annual Partner’s Day. He is pictured with Hankook executives Shawn Denlein (left), senior vice president of sales, and Hee-se Ahn, president. The company shared plans for its Hankook and new Laufenn brands at the dealer meeting in Cancun, Mexico. Read more.

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Feb 26, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015
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Feb 27, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015
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Mar 9, 2015 - Mar 12, 2015
32nd Annual International Battery Seminar & Exhibition

Mar 11, 2015 - Mar 14, 2015
Automechanika Madrid

Mar 18, 2015 - Mar 21, 2015
Tyre & Rubber Indonesia 2015

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