It didn't take long for the truck tire tariffs to be implemented. On Jan. 30, 2019, the International Trade Commission reversed an earlier decision and ruled the U.S. tire market was being harmed by the importing of truck and bus tires from China.
TBC Brands LLC has combined its Power King and Harvest King commercial tire brands into a new website.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 35.6 billion yen on net sales of 650.2 billion yen for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. That compares to income of 40.0 billion yen on sales of 646.3 billion yen in fiscal 2017.
Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) has released the Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional, a steel-belted radial designed for modified front-wheel drive assist (MFWA) tractors operating in snow and ice.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. doubled its earnings in 2018, despite year-over-year declines in sales and volumes of 5% and 3%, respectively, in the fourth quarter.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin building a race tire manufacturing plant in Akron, Ohio, in the summer of 2019. Production is set to begin in 2020 and will reach about 30,000 Firehawk tires every year.
Torque and torque measurement products from Norbar Torque Tools Inc. are designed specifically for fleets and wheels.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added a drive position retread for severe service applications to its Bandag retread portfolio.
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is offering two new forestry tires for the CTL (cut to length) market under its Forestar line.
Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI) has released more than 100 unique tire sizes since opening its specialty tire plant in Sri Lanka one year ago.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. was the first tire manufacturer to offer an e-commerce option for consumer tires. It is now the first tire manufacturer to sell commercial tires online.
The California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA)-Federated New Year Luncheon drew tire industry leaders from across the nation as well as California.
For the first time, the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is presenting its membership's collective progress and shared vision for a sustainable U.S. tire manufacturing industry in a sustainability report.
Goodyear CEO and Chairman Rich Kramer had a blunt warning for attendees of the company’s North American Customer Conference in Grapevine, Texas. What he called “inflection points” will massively disrupt Goodyear and the tire industry at large, including the customers, markets, and industries they serve, and they are already disrupting the status quo.
Two executives from Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Europe Ltd. have received promotions.