Bridgestone is introducing five tires into the replacement market in 2019. Two are branded Bridgestone; the other three are Firestone tires.
Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) has introduced the Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional, a steel-belted radial designed for modified front-wheel drive assist (MFWA) tractors operating in snow and ice.
The new VikingContact 7 winter tire from Continental Tire the Americas LLC is available in 91 sizes ranging from 15 inches to 20 inches.
Why is the Continental VikingContact 7 replacing two tires? Because its performance is superior to the two Continental tires it is replacing -- the WinterContact SI in North America, and the VikingContact 6 in Europe.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC is replacing the Continental WinterContact SI with the Continental VikingContact 7.
Mike Dwyer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s chief customer officer in North America, told dealers their requests inspired the creation of two of Goodyear's new tires. They also were the cause of the addition of key sizes to the Wrangler Fortitude HT line.
The new Hakkapeliitta LT3 is a premium winter tire with stainless steel studs tailored for heavy-duty use. Nokian Tyres plc says the new stud concept provides extreme grip on slippery conditions and resists corrosion caused by road salt.
The newest addition to the Bridgestone family of Blizzak winter tires is the WS90. It will be available to authorized Bridgestone dealers beginning in May 2019.
Michelin North America Inc. plans to unveil a new line of winter tires for the North American market in 2020. The company will build those tires in Granton, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. That same plant will be the first on the continent to install an innovative semi-finished manufacturing process.
"What makes a tire tops?" That is the question Consumer Reports asked its readers in the November issue. But what it's really asking is, "What makes an all-season tire tops?"
Point S Development has updated its private label winter tire. The Winterstar 4 is available to Point S dealers in Europe.
Ford Motor Co. has chosen the Vredestein Quatrac 5 as a standard fitment on the next generation Ford Fiesta in Europe.
The new Avalanche RT from Hercules Tire and Rubber Co. is a studdable winter tire for passenger and crossover utility vehicles (CUVs).