Prometeon Tire Group, which produces and markets Pirelli brand truck, bus, agricultural and OTR tires, has signed a commercial agreement with Italian company Iveco Defence Vehicles. The partnership calls for Prometeon to develop and supply Pirelli tires for new generation defense vehicles.
It all comes down to supply and demand. Well, at least those are a couple factors the International Trade Commission considered when it decided not to impose tariffs on truck and bus tires imported from China.
The International Trade Commission (ITC) says there’s evidence of “significant” underselling of Chinese truck and bus tires from 2013 to 2015, and that the underselling margins generally increased over that time frame.
Vipal Rubber Corp. has launched the VT220 tread, which is recommended for severe snow conditions.
Replacement consumer tire shipments will be up in 2017 compared to last year, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA). So will original equipment passenger tire shipments.
TBC Brands LLC is unveiling two truck tires at the 2017 Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 27-March 1, 2017.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has expanded the size offerings of two commercial tires, the Toyo M920 drive tire, and the Toyo M149 Super Single.
Close to 2,000 people, the majority of them tire dealers, have gathered in Orlando for the 2017 Goodyear Customer Conference. Information on new consumer and commercial tires will be shared with attendees at the general session on Monday, Jan. 30.
Now there are five. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is the latest tire company to announce price increases in 2017.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added two sizes to its Roadmaster RM272 commercial tire line. The RM272 is now available in sizes 11R22.5 and 295/75R22.5.
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.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has joined the Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck II team with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and will create prototype truck tires with the goal of reducing the environmental impact of the nation's 3.5 million Class 8 trucks on the road.
Hunter Engineering Co. has packed time-saving and ease-of-use accessories into the TCX625 Plus heavy-duty tire changer unveiled at the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.