Hankook Tire Corp. Ltd. posted net sales of 1.7 trillion won for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to sales of 1.66 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Thanks to the tires produced at its Des Moines, Iowa, agricultural tire manufacturing plant, Bridgestone Americas Inc. has reached the "Platinum Level" at Caterpillar for the second consecutive year.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) projects 2018 U.S. tire shipments will increase to 319.8 million units compared to 316.7 million units in 2017.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. and the BMW Group are partnering on the new BMW SUV X3. Hankook will supply the vehicle with its Ventus S1 evo2 and winter I*cept evo2 tires.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting a slight increase in U.S. tire shipments in 2018, with improvements in both original equipment and replacement tires. Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to increase by nearly 1 million units.
Would you consider Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. a domestic or foreign car company? The parent company is based in Japan. But Toyota has been manufacturing vehicles in the U.S. since 1972.
According to the preliminary edition of its 2018 U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) Factbook, replacement passenger and truck tire shipments reached record highs.
Falken Tire Corp.'s Ziex ZE001 all season tires have earned the original equipment fitment on Subaru's largest vehicle ever, the 2019 Subaru Ascent.
Is Pirelli OE-obsessed? You be the judge. Last August, Pirelli & Cie SpA introduced 110 original equipment fittings, a company record for one month.
The Tweel SSL from Michelin North America Inc. has earned its first original equipment fitment on a skid steer loader. All 2018 skid steers from Case Construction Equipment will offer the Tweel as an OE option.
While replacement light truck tire shipments are projected to drop 2% this year, LT original equipment shipments are expected to be way up -- 9.9%, according to the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).
Balkrishna Industries Ltd.'s Chopanki, India, tire production facility was recently honored by one of its customers, Caterpillar Inc.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. posted income before taxes of 3.1 trillion won on net sales of nearly 17.3 trillion won for the second period ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 2 trillion won on sales of 16.4 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2016.