There doesn’t seem to be many T- or S-rated tires at the OE level anymore. The growing number of broad market passenger cars equipped with high performance tires raises the question: Is there a high performance tire market anymore?
Michelin Group’s new Pilot Sport 4S has a Y speed rating (186+ mph) and offers a 30,000-mile warranty. The product line initially includes 35 sizes, in widths ranging from 225mm to 345mm, aspect ratios from 30 to 45, and rim diameters from 18 to 20 inches.
Jean Dominique-Senard, global CEO for Groupe Michelin, will discuss the company’s latest ultra-high performance tire at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported global sales of 1.66 trillion won for its third quarter of 2016, down 3.6% versus the year-ago period when sales were 1.72 trillion won.
SD International wants to make an impact in the U.S. with its Zeta private brand tire line. Manufactured by Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. in Thailand, Zeta is being marketed as a third-tier replacement tire.
At Redwood General Tire Service Co., half of the tires sold are V-rated and above. But not all of them are easy sales.
Federal tires are returning to Las Vegas! Federal Corp. says it is celebrating its return to the Specialty Equipment Market (SEMA) Show with "bigger-than-ever exhibits."
Maxxis International has added the Victra VR-1, an extreme summer tire, to its Victra line of ultra high performance tires.
Nokian Tyres has designed an ultra-high performance tire with all-season durability specifically for the North American market. The new zLine will cover passenger cars as well as SUVs.
Maxxis International has added the Victra-VR-1, an extreme summer tire, to its Victra line of ultra high performance tires.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported global consolidated sales of 1.72 trillion won for its second quarter of 2016, up 6.6% versus the year ago period when sales were 1.62 trillion won.
Hankook Tire America Corp. is hoping consumers are ready to play ball with its 2016 ‘Great Hit’ mail-in rebate program, available for seven of Hankook's most popular passenger and light truck tires.
Before the summer is over, Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. will launch an ultra-high performance passenger and SUV tire: the SA57.