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.
Through June 30, 2018, Continental Tire the Americas LLC is offering a $70 rebate to consumers who purchase four Continental passenger or light truck tires.
Consumers are replacing their high performance sedans with high performance SUVs and CUVs.
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.
TBC Brands LLC is expanding its Multi-Mile, Eldorado, Delta and Vanderbilt brands to each include a new highway light truck tire.
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).
Tireco Inc.’s new Milestar Grantland AP light truck tire is available in 25 sizes.
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.
The Dueler line from Bridgestone Americas Inc. is expanding with a heavy-duty offering for pickup trucks. The Bridgestone Dueler H/T 685 tire is specially engineered for towing and hauling heavy loads.
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.
Hercules Tire and Rubber Co. is expanding the Ironman lineup with the All Country CHT, the line's first commercial highway tire.
TreadWright Tires LLC has been named the 2016 Green Company of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group.
The Rockproof tire line by Nokian Tyres plc is targeting professional off-road drivers who need extreme durability from the tires on their light trucks and SUVs.