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Goodyear-Cooper Deal Could Close Earlier

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is expected to finalize during the second half of 2021, as originally projected, according to Cooper President and CEO Brad Hughes. "However, the transaction could close earlier."


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Goodyear-Cooper Deal: CEOs Kramer, Hughes Discuss Impact on Dealers, Brands and More

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. “makes sense for both” companies, Rich Kramer, Goodyear’s chairman, CEO and president, said today during a conference call with Cooper President and CEO Brad Hughes. Kramer and Hughes covered a wide range of topics, from brand integration to what the firms’ tire dealers can expect to see, wholesale distribution opportunities and more.


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Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

The U.S. truck tire market looked much different at the end of last year than it does now. Through the end of 2019, 18.7 million medium truck tires had been shipped through the replacement downward trajectory, but numbers were still at respectable levels. And tonnage was increasing, albeit slightly. Then, not too long later, COVID-19 hit. And to say that things have not been the same since is an understatement.
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