Another winter tire buying season, another Blizzak. Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added the Blizzak LT to its premium winter tire line.
For Hankook Tire America Corp., 2017 saw the opening of its first North American production plant, the release of a made-in-USA tire and a sustained brand awareness campaign orchestrated from its new headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
Sentury Tire North America LLC is test marketing an online subscription service for tires in Georgia, Florida and parts of Alabama and South Carolina. The company has 40 service locations participating in the test.
Call it a grand opening preview. Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.'s consumer tire plant in Richburg, S.C., will not officially open until next year, but the company and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. held a celebration on Oct. 4, 2017, in advance of the grand opening.
The production of consumer tires for the original equipment and replacement market will soon be faster than ever, according to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Federal Corp.'s Chungli, Taiwan, consumer tire factory was involved in a fire on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. There were no casualties, and the production facilities were unaffected, says a company spokesperson.
One year ago, Falken Tire Corp. announced it was changing its name to Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. As of Jan. 1, 2016, that came to pass.
Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. has won the Georgia Department of Economic Development's inaugural Automotive Supplier of the Year Award. The Georgia Automotive Awards recognize leaders throughout the state and honor them as part of the state's automotive ecosystem.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. will invest 5.25 billion rupees ($78.7 million) to build a tire plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. The plant will be the company's fifth in India, joining two facilities in the state of Kerala and one each in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
A Chinese tire manufacturer will build a consumer tire plant in the U.S. Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. will invest $530 million in the plant, to be located in LaGrange, Ga.
The Mexican automotive market -- especially the original equipment market -- is expanding out of necessity. And Michelin North America Inc. is right there with it.
It's official: The State of Mississippi is working to secure a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County, Miss., for Continental Tire the Americas LLC.
The State of Mississippi is working to secure a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County, Miss. The governor has called an extraordinary session for Feb. 4, 2016, and lawmakers are voting on state incentives to land the deal.