The Falken booth at Tire Cologne was spacious and busy.
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Falken Introduces 3 Tires at The Tire Cologne Show

Falken Tyre Europe was one of a number of leading tire producers exhibiting at The Tire Cologne 2018, where the company concentrated on maintaining and further enhancing its rising heritage in motorsports. At the same time, however, another equally important aim was to promote Falken as a holistic tire supplier, and not just as a manufacturer of high performance tires.

The Grabber A/TX includes a 50,000 mile limited tread wear warranty on LT metric and flotation sizes, and a 60,000-mile warranty on P-metric sizes.
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New General Tires Offer UHP Precision and All-Terrain Toughness

The General brand from Continental Tire the Americas LLC is making a big splash in early 2018 with two new products – its first designed for the ultra-high performance summer tire segment, and an update to the brand’s benchmark all-terrain tire.  

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All Truck Tire Shipments Will Be Way Up -- USTMA

While replacement light truck tire shipments are projected to drop 2% this year, LT original equipment shipments are expected to be way up -- 9.9%, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).

TRMG advises selecting the appropriate repair unit, either a one- or two-piece repair, based on repair material manufacturer recommendations. “For injuries with an angle greater than 25 degrees, depending on repair manufacturer, use a two-piece repair unit system.”
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LT Tire Repair: TRMG Revises its Recommendations

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group (TRMG) has released additional Recommended Practices (RPs) for retreading and repairing through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) website. The RPs are free to view on TRIB’s website, www.retread.org.

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RMA: Replacement Tire Market Outshines OE in 2016

The final 2016 forecast by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) of U.S. tire shipments shows a slight overall increase for the year. And the news is better for the replacement market than for original equipment tire orders.

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