Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has entered into a multi-year manufacturing agreement with Sailun Vietnam Co. Ltd. to produce truck and bus radial (TBR) tires.
Prices of Double Coin truck and bus radial (TBR), high-speed crane and radial-off-the-road (ROTR) products will increase up to 6% on Nov. 1, 2017.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed its $93 million purchase of a 65% interest in China-based Qingdao Ge Rui Da Rubber Co. Ltd.
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.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is expanding its original equipment (OE) portfolio in the heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) and medium duty segment as part of its existing OE agreements for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Actros, Antos, Arocs, Econic and Atego.
Double Coin Holdings Ltd. plans to expand its truck tire manufacturing facility in Rugao, China, by adding a low rolling resistance truck line that will produce an additional 1.5 million TBR tires a year.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations is commemorating 25 years of operations at its commercial truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing facility in Warren County, Tenn. The plant, which produced its first tire in May 1990, now provides work for more than 1,000 people and manufactures approximately 9,000 TBR tires each day.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. announced that its board of directors has approved the construction of a greenfield plant to be built in Eastern Europe.
Continental AG announced plans to significantly expand its truck and bus tire production facilities in Otrokovice, Czech Republic. This five-year expansion program will ultimately double the truck and bus tire production capacity at that site to almost 1.5 million units annually.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has rolled out an improved casing warranty for its commercial line of medium truck and bus radial (TBR) tires. Toyo says both fleet and independent operators will benefit from this improved warranty as it applies to the retreading of casings.
In response to Bridgestone Corp.’s Nov. 7, 2013, voluntary safety recall of various truck and bus tires announced in Japan, Bridgestone Americas (BSA) is recalling approximately 2,600 units which were produced at Bridgestone’s plant in Tochigi, Japan, and sold in Guam, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America.
Horizon Tire Inc. has introduced a TBR Tire Casing Warranty on all LingLong and Crosswind TBR brand products.
Hankook Tire America Corp. has announced the availability of its new Smart Work AM15 on-/off-road wide-base/all-position TBR tire for construction fleet customers. The Smart Work AM15 is available in two sizes; 385/65R22.5 and 425/65R22.5.