Federal-Mogul Motorparts has introduced an extensive line of genuine Jurid replacement brake pads for the growing population of German nameplate vehicles registered in North America.
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. has expanded its partnership with Daimler AG and will be the OE tire supplier for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Guard, which will be fitted with the Kumho Solus KL21 in size 265/60 R18. The G-Class is manufactured in Graz, Austria.
The Kumho Solus KL21, manufactured in Kumho’s plant in Vietnam, is available in rim diameters ranging from 16 to 20 inches. The all-purpose touring tire provides all-season traction in a variety of driving situations.
The symmetric pattern is optimized for low-rolling resistance and its tread compound improves mileage and traction. The wide tread grooves provide driving stability and optimized ride comfort.
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, short for Geländewagen (cross-country vehicle), is a four-wheel drive vehicle produced by Magna in Austria. It uses three fully locking differentials, one of few vehicles to have such a feature.
The G-Class Guard offers the very highest standards of personal security, without compromising on comfort and even meets VR6 and VR7 ballistics resistance standards, the highest possible classifications. This vehicle is the longest produced Mercedes-Benz in Daimler’s history with a span of 34 years.
For more information visit www.KumhoTireUSA.com.
Stant USA Corp. has introduced a line of coolant temperature sensors to complement its thermal management system products.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. will provide its P Zero lineup of tires to Dream Racing, a premier driving experience company with a fleet of more than 50 exotic supercars and race cars.
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels in Jonesboro, Ark., picked one hardworking mom from thousands of entries as the winner of a brand new car.
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions Inc. has released 4240A 30-ton king pin pusher set to assist technicians when changing king pins and brake anchor pins on heavy-duty vehicles.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating the national security implications of steel imports, and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has testified consumers, as well as the U.S. military, depend on tires and the availability of certain imported steel is critical.
Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Monday, May 29, 2017, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, May 30.
The opening of Apollo Tyres Ltd.’s new $500 million consumer and commercial tire plant outside of Budapest, Hungary, last month was a huge global event. Said to be the largest investment by an Indian-based company in Hungary, the grand opening drew a visit from Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
The latest tires for spreaders from Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) are designed to provide stability, load and flotation capacity, even on the most fragile soil.
Eight tire manufacturers who produce off-the-road tires in China have filed complaints or other court papers saying the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) erred when it recalculated tariff rates. This week Titan Tire Corp. and the United Steelworkers (USW) joined the appeal.
GCR Tires & Service (GCR), a division of Bridgestone Americas Inc., is guiding commercial tire customers to its stores using a new route planner tool on its website.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) is rebranding itself, and its new name is more focused on what its members do — manufacture tires in the United States.
Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) is offering technicians who purchase the new Four Seasons Vehicle Comfort Center shop kit chances to win a refrigerant machine. “The Future Is Now” promotion aims to help shops switch to R1234yf refrigerant.
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has honored three suppliers for sales and service excellence.
Zhongce Rubber Group Co Ltd. (ZC Rubber) has opened a research and development center in China in cooperation with a state-owned research and development institute.