Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. posted income before taxes of 3.1 trillion won on net sales of nearly 17.3 trillion won for the second period ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 2 trillion won on sales of 16.4 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2016.
W-, V-, Y- and Z-rated tires have accounted for 80% of the over-the-counter business at Butler Bros. Tire Co. Inc. for more than 20 years. The dealership, which goes to market as Butler Tires and Wheels or just Butler Tire, stocks very few H-rated tires (which make up 19% of the sales) and keeps no S- or T-rated tires (only 1% of sales) in inventory at any of its four stores, all located in Georgia.
It still bothers me when people refer to tires as “wheels.” Yes, they are inseparable, like peanut butter and jelly (grape, preferably), Hewlett and Packard, and Batman and Robin, to name a few famous pairings
The new Pilot Sport 4 S ultra-high performance tire from overcomes the usual tradeoff of wear for grip to deliver incredible traction and improved tread life, according to Michelin North America Inc.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has released its latest street-legal and race-ready tire, the ultra-high performance (UHP) Advan A052.
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.