Mahansaria Tyres Private Ltd. (MTPL) is manufacturing agricultural and construction tires in India, and in a first step to build a distribution network in the U.S., the company has acquired the majority stake in Tyres International Inc. (TI), an Ohio-based wholesale tire distributor.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is filling out its construction truck tire portfolio, adding two more sizes to the Conti HSC 3 steer/all-position tire, plus retreads to match the ContiTread HSC 3 and ContiTread HDC 3.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has expanded its General brand OTR tire portfolio with the addition of the General TE95, a high-traction product designed for soil compaction work in road and construction applications.
Selling tires to construction fleets has always been a tough business. And it has become even more challenging as construction companies apply extra scrutiny to their tire budgets and purchasing decisions due to continued, COVID-19-driven uncertainty.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is ramping up its investment in small OTR and construction tires. The company unveiled the first offering in its new, all-bias General brand OTR tire line earlier this year during the Tire Industry Association’s OTR Tire Conference.