Kenda says the Kenetica Touring A/S KR217 combines the comfort and ride expected from a touring tire with the wet and dry handling required by drivers.

Kenda Releases Kenetica KR217 Touring Tire

American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. LTD’s new Kenetica Touring A/S KR217 is Kenda’s second generation touring all-season tire designed for drivers of older and late model touring cars.

Hankook says its iFlex airless concept tire is an example of the importance of materials in the development of eco-friendly tires. The urethane UNI-material consumes less energy during production and makes recycling easy. Tests have shown the tire can match conventional tires in terms of performance.

Finding the Potential in Green Tires

Dandelions. Orange oil. Soybean oil. Guayule. With each new experiment in the building process, it’s clear tire makers are in the hunt for sustainable substitutes for rubber compounding materials in the tire manufacturing process.

Hayley Milne is working at Kenda's marketing manager for the automotive business.

Kenda Boosts Its North American Team With 2 Hires

American Kenda Rubber has hired two employees for its North American Automotive business team. Hayley Milne is the marketing manager, and Jin Daniels will work in inside sales and customer service.  


Kenda Recalls 696 Kenetica Tires

American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. is recalling nearly 700 Kenda Kenetica tires, size P235/75R15 105S KR17. The tires may have a void between the top steel belt and the undertread.

Kenda's sponsorship of the Cleveland Indians includes signage behind home plate.

Kenda Sponsors the Cleveland Indians

Kenda USA is going all in with its sponsorship of the Cleveland sports scene. Kenda is partnering with the Cleveland Indians as the team's official partner through the 2017 season.

Kenda tires will run exclusively on Vore 2016 Roush Mustangs, Ford F-150 Raptors and Vore challenge racing trucks. 

Kenda Sponsors Off-Road Driving Experience

American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd.’s Kenda brand is the new tire sponsor of Vore Adrenaline Compound, an off-road driving experience based in Las Vegas, Nev.

Phyllis spent almost two decades with Goodyear, and now is joining the southeast sales team for Kenda.

Zollner Joins Kenda Sales Team

American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. is adding Phyllis Zollner to its sales team in the North Automotive business unit as southeast sales manager.

Kenda introduced the Klever S/T in May 2015, and is adding size offerings that will be available later in 2016.

Kenda Quintuples the Size Offerings of the Klever S/T

Kenda USA has added 24 sizes of the Kenda Klever S/T KR52. Kenda says the new sizes of the Klever S/T will help fill a gap in the SUV/CUV marketplace with a 60,000 mileage warranty and M&S all-season capabilities. The new sizes are currently available to order with expected delivery in the third quarter.

Kellie Szczerbacki is the new assistant marekting manager for Kenda's automotive division.

Kenda Hires Assistant Marketing Manager

Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Inc.’s automotive division has a new assistant marketing manager. Kellie Szczerbacki will continue Kenda’s brand-building efforts in partnership with its channel partners throughout North America in her new role.

Kenda's new plant in China eventually will build passenger and light truck tires.

Kenda opens third plant in China

Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd. has opened a plant in China that will eventually produce up to five million passenger and light truck tires annually.

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