Nama Tires Inc. is expanding its manufacturing footprint in order to supply more tires to the North American market. The company “has chosen Serbia as (our) new production base,” says a Nama spokesman.
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is expanding the size range of its Baja Boss A/T light truck tire. New sizes - which target full-size pickup trucks - include LT265/75R16, LT285/75R16, LT265/65R17, LT265/70R17, LT285/70R17 and LT265/60R18.
Michelin North America Inc. has introduced the new BFGoodrich Trail-Terrain T/A tire, "providing an opportunity for explorers year-round." With a total of 46 sizes, 80% of the tire's total portfolio is now available.
After conducting a field study of scrap tires in the U.S., the Environmental Advisory Council of the Tire Industry Association has updated to 25 pounds from 20 pounds the average weight for passenger and light truck tires taken off vehicles.