Data provided to the International Trade Commission (ITC) shows imported truck and bus tires from China undersold domestic like products in 55 of 56 quarterly comparisons.
Pirelli Tire North America Inc. plans to begin serving the commercial truck and bus markets in the United States and Canada through a new dedicated entity: TP Commercial Solutions LLC.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has granted an extension in its investigation of whether truck and bus tires from China are benefitting from subsidies from the Chinese government.
After a bidding process and a battery of tests with Vipal Rubber Corp.'s V167 tread, the Société de Transport de Montreal (STM), located in Montreal, Canada, will begin retreading its tires using Vipal products.
The United Steelworkers (USW) union has filed yet another petition asking the U.S. government to impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties on tires manufactured in China. This time, the union is targeting truck and bus tires.
Horizon Tire Inc. has introduced a TBR Tire Casing Warranty on all LingLong and Crosswind TBR brand products.
Bridgestone Corp. announced that its subsidiary in China, Bridgestone (Shenyang) Tire Co. Ltd. (Shenyang Plant), has acquired a new site to relocate its manufacturing facility.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO) will invest $36.6 million in its Warren County, Tenn., plant to increase production capacity by an additional 900 truck and bus tires per day. The expansion is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2013 and is projected to create 50 new jobs.
As part of a plan to produce 100 million tires worldwide annually by 2014, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its seventh plant in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia. The move is intended to increase production in North America, the Middle East and Asia.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has broken ground for its third Chinese plant, this one located in Chongqing Liangjiang.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will supply the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority with bus tires and tire-related services over the next five years.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations' (BATO) Warren County, Tenn., facility recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary of producing truck and bus tires.