The Continental VikingContact 7 winter tire was runner-up in the Tire and Related Product Category of the SEMA Show’s New Product Awards competition.
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The Evolution of Winter Tires

True or false: A tire with the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol stamped on the sidewall is always a winter tire. The answer is false: A winter tire must be branded with the symbol, but that alone doesn’t make it a winter tire.

Limited quantities of the new Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional will be available in six sizes: 440/80R24 (144D and 149D), 440/80R28, 440/80R34, 540/65R30 and 650/65R42.
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Alliance Designs Snow Tire for MFWA Tractors

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.

Continental says the "active grip" silica and canola oil in the VikingContact 7's Nordic compound give the tire superb grip on wintry and wet surfaces.
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VikingContact 7: Continental's New Flagship Winter Tire

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.

The WinterCommand size complement will cover close to 80% of CUVs and SUvs on the road today, the company says.
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Dealers Help Goodyear With New Product Development

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.

Nokian says the new Hakkapeliitta LT3 has the world's first stainless steel studs to ensure maximum durability due to resisting corrosion from salty roads.
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Nokian Designs New Hakkapeliitta LT3 for Heavy-Duty Use

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.

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