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Michelin Launches New BFGoodrich Advantage Control

Michelin North America Inc. says its new BFGoodrich Advantage Control tire delivers all-season traction and handling for passenger cars, crossover vehicles and minivans. The tire will be available in Canada on March 1. It will launch in the United States and Mexico on April 1.


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TireHub Opens in West Palm Beach

TireHub LLC has opened a new distribution center in West Palm Beach, Fla. It's a new market for the wholesaler, which previously served the region from its Fort Lauderdale and Miami locations.


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Yokohama Sets Big Goals to Grow Through 2023

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has sets its global goals for 2023, and part of the company's vision is to increase both original equipment and replacement tire sales while focusing on its Advan and Geolandar lines, as well as its winter tire sales.


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Michelin Unveils Its First EV Tire for North America

Michelin North America Inc. is bringing its first tire specifically designed for electric vehicles to the North American market. The Michelin Pilot Sport EV, which is already sold in China, will be available in the United States and Canada during the third quarter of 2021.


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Atturo Distribution Centers

Atturo Opens 2 New Distribution Centers

Atturo Tire Corp. is opening its second tire distribution center in two months. A facility opened in January in Danville, Va., and deliveries from another in Coppell, Texas, were to begin in the final days of February.


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McLaren Picks Pirelli's Cyber Tire System

Pirelli & Cia SpA's Cyber Tire system will be OE on the McLaren Artura, a first for the system, which consists of a sensor in each tire that gathers and transmits data to software that has been integrated into a vehicle's computer.


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TIA's Belated Centennial Gala Set for Nov. 1

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will kick off the week of the 2021 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Global Tire Expo with a TopGolf government affairs benefit, tire industry honors and annual meeting luncheon, plus the belated celebration of TIA's centennial.


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Cooper Expands Recall to Nearly 12,000 Tires

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has extended the scope of a tire recall initially issued in September 2020 for certain Cooper CS5 Grand Touring tires and Mastercraft LSR Grand Touring tires in size 225/55R17. Last year’s recall covered four weeks of production, and it’s been extended through the beginning of 2021.


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Goodyear-Cooper Deal: Brands Well-Represented Among MTD 100 Dealerships

Commenting on Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s pending acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Brad Hughes, Cooper's president and CEO, said that “when you look at the whole of it, in most cases, it’s going to offer more opportunities than risk." What’s the Goodyear brand’s current representation among the largest independent tire dealerships in the U.S.? And how many U.S.-based dealerships carry Cooper brand tires?


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