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Goodyear Completes Acquisition of Cooper

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has completed its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. "The combination unites two leading tire companies with complementary product portfolios, services and capabilities to create a stronger U.S.-based leader in the global tire industry," say Goodyear officials.


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Michelin's in Motion: Garcin Discusses Why Tire Dealers Will Remain 'At the Center' of Michelin's Strategy

The Michelin Group's new Michelin in Motion strategy calls for 20% to 30% of the company’s total sales to come from “non-tire businesses” by the year 2030. Michelin also announced that it will “expand, invest and innovate” in five other areas. Where do independent tire dealers fit into the equation? In this MTD interview, Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc., explains the role dealers will play.


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USW Says Without Tariffs, Imports Will 'Hollow Out' Tire Industry

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway says imported tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam threaten to "hollow out" the American tire industry. He testified alongside other union leaders asking the International Trade Commission to penalize imported passenger and light truck tires with tariffs.
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