Hunter Engineering Co. has released two videos that explain the purpose and function of driver assist systems and the importance of proper mechanical and safety system alignment.
Overland Journal has awarded the Cooper Discoverer A/T3 light truck tire its "Editor’s Choice and Value Award," as reported in the Summer 2014 issue.
Overland Journal, a publication for worldwide vehicle-supported expedition and adventure travel, tested the Discoverer A/T3 against seven of the most popular all-terrain tires. "Through a comprehensive comparison of 10 different evaluation exercises, the A/T3’s high-speed control, predictability and wet-pavement traction stood out at the top to showcase an impressive range of performance attributes both on and off the road," says Cooper.
The magazine's testing was performed by Joe Bacal, a professional driver skilled in testing off-highway vehicles. As a former lead evaluation specialist for Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. and a Baja 250, 500 and 1000 winner with Team Lexus, Bacal is regarded as one of the foremost four-wheel drive performance evaluators in the United States.
“Since its debut, this tire has become one of Cooper’s most sought-after light truck tires," says Scott Jamieson, Cooper's director of product management. "The success of the Discoverer A/T3, coupled with this accolade, is evidence of our focus on crafting quality tires that perform and meet the real-life performance needs of consumers.”
According to Scott Brady, publisher and chief evaluator of Overland Journal, the A/T3 "demonstrated superior ride quality... and skid pad handling. It cannot be overstated how well the tire performed overall on the pavement.
"In the end, the Cooper Discoverer A/T3 was also the overwhelming champ at speed on the dirt as well. After a controlled 75-mph drift on the gravel oval, Joe Bacal summed the tire up as ‘ridiculously fast.’ The Cooper is smooth and effective at speed, with limited oversteer and no notable overshoot upon countersteer.”
The Cooper Discoverer A/T3 also was ranked No. 1 among 13 tire lines tested by Consumer Reports in its November 2011 issue.
The tire features an aggressive five-rib, all-terrain design; a silica-based tread compound; dual draft tread element walls; lateral groove protectors; and a broken center rib.
Complete test results are featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Overland Journal. For sizes, features and benefits of Cooper’s Discoverer A/T3, visit coopertire.com.
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RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels (RNR) has been ranked No. 4553 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000. It is the third time Inc. magazine has ranked the tire and custom wheel franchise among the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Remember email? Sometimes in the communication that is texting, tweeting or ‘Snapchatting,’ email is taken for granted. Facebook is great for sharing your thoughts and feelings to everyone you have friended, but email is more targeted, especially when used for business. You might say it is even more personal than Facebook because it is designed for interaction between two people or among a small group of people.
“Cool it with the direct mail.” That was the advice given by Tom Eisenberg to Bob Mirman, his mentor at West Coast Tire and Service Inc. in Los Angeles.
There are off-road warriors who never let their vehicles or mud-terrain tires touch pavement. There are others who like to occasionally play in the dirt, but need their fun vehicles to do double duty to go to work or school. And increasingly, there are drivers with lifted trucks and mean-looking tires who chase the aesthetic more than the lifestyle their vehicle portrays.
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Colleen Horn Doyle, legal counsel for McCarthy Tire Service Inc., has been named to the prestigious “2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers, a national rating service of outstanding lawyers.
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Ride Control LLC has launched its Gabriel website training menu with a series of training options as an expansion of its Answerman technical service offerings. This includes videos, technical bulletins, online catalogs and FAQs for both light and heavy-duty vehicles.