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Goodyear chooses Mexico for new consumer tire plant

Goodyear chooses Mexico for new consumer tire plant

Goodyear Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer (pictured) announced the company’s $550 million consumer tire factory will be built in Mexico during a ceremony with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on April 24. Goodyear says its selection of San Luis Potosi follows an extensive review of potential locations throughout the Americas. The factory will begin production in mid-2017. Read more.

Nokian unveils premium all-season tire

Nokian unveils premium all-season tire

Nokian Tyres Inc. has introduced the eNtyre 2.0, a premium all-season touring tire for the North American market. The company says the tire is designed to give drivers the ultimate in driving safety, comfort and performance in an environmentally friendly tire. The Nokian eNtyre 2.0 comes in 46 sizes, 11 completely new for 2015, from 15 inches to 19 inches in speed ratings T, H and V. Read more.

Deadline nears for MTD s Tire Dealer of the Year award

Deadline nears for MTD's Tire Dealer of the Year award

Time is running out to nominate a dealer for our 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year award! Entries must be received by May 22. The winner will receive $1,000 from MTD for their favorite charity (and our program sponsors boost that amount each year!). The winner also is featured in the cover article of our September issue. Click here to go to our nomination form. We want to hear from you!

Vogue adds line for the SUV, crossover and LT markets

Vogue adds line for the SUV, crossover and LT markets

Vogue Tyre has introduced Signature V Black SCT tires for the SUV, crossover and LT markets. The line has an advanced, silica-infused compound designed for superior traction and responsiveness, as well as a broad shoulder element design for greater handling confidence. The tires are available in seven sizes from 18- to 22-inch wheel diameters and have a 60,000-mile warranty. Read more.

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