Tireco Inc. has upgraded its ultra-high performance all-season tire from the Milestar brand. The MS932 XP+ features an all-new compound, and is available in popular performance sizes, including 22-inch diameters.
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.
Global tire producer Maxxis International exhibited at the very first The Tire Cologne with an ultimate objective of maintaining and raising even further awareness of its progressive brand throughout Europe -- and having at least one appointed Maxxis distributor in each country.
The new Potenza RE980AS ultra high performance tire from Bridgestone Americas Inc. is engineered for luxury and performance vehicles.
The new Mastercraft Avenger M8 from Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is a W-rated ultra-high performance all-season tire with a 40,000-mile tread wear warranty.
Michelin North America Inc. has added the ultra-high-performance Tiger Paw GTZ All-Season 2 to the Uniroyal brand.
Michelin North America Inc. has added 34 sizes to the Pilot Sport 4S. The ultra-high-performance tire is now available in 76 sizes with original equipment and replacement applications.
Michelin North America Inc. has added the ultra-high-performance Tiger Paw GTZ All-Season 2 and the all-terrain Laredo AWT 3 to the Uniroyal brand.
Consumers are replacing their high performance sedans with high performance SUVs and CUVs.
The new G-Max RS is the first General brand tire designed for the ultra-high performance summer tire segment.
What does the new $800 million consumer tire plant in Clarksville, Tenn., do for Hankook Tire America Corp. and its parent company? It “solidifies our presence in the U.S.,” said Seung Hwa Suh, CEO and vice chairman of Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., at the grand opening of the plant on Oct. 17.
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.
Jeff Barna stepped out of his comfort zone in January when he joined the tire industry. Armed with an extensive knowledge of the automotive aftermarket, he accepted the position of chief operating officer at Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC).