Michelin has bought a 50% stake in Sumitomo's TBC. As one part of the deal the two parties are combining their tire distribution systems in North America.
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A Jumbo Joint Venture: Michelin and Sumitomo's TBC

Michelin North America Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) have agreed to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service operations in a 50-50 joint venture.

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Michelin Ends Warrior Tire Joint Venture in China

Michelin Group is has ended its joint venture agreement in China with Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and Shanghai Huayi Group to produce and market Warrior brand passenger car and light truck tires.

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Cooper Is Looking Outside of China for TBR Supply

As the federal government considers additional duties on truck, bus, and radial (TBR) tires from China, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. does not believe the domestic supply of tires will be enough to meet the demand for TBR tires in the U.S. in the near term.

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Cooper Tire Increases Its Profitability in 2Q

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $71.3 million on net sales of $740.3 million for the second quarter of 2016. That compares to income of $60.4 million on sales of $751.8 million for the same period the previous year.

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Cooper's results are down all around in 2013

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $19.6 million on net sales of $861 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013. That compares to income of $73 million on sales of $1 billion for the same period the previous year.

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SEMA Show, Day Two: Warrior tires from CMA

Warrior passenger tires are about to enter the United States for the second time. The tire line was re-introduced by Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and the China Manufacturers Alliance LLC at the 2013 Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas.

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Cooper tire factory in China remains closed

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s passenger and truck tire plant in Rongcheng, China, remains unmanned following a work stoppage that begin in July. The stoppage coincided with the announcement that Apollo Tyres Ltd. had purchased the Findlay, Ohio-based company.

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