September 2, 2015 - Product News
BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires has introduced an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015.
Tags: Warranty, Tires, Extended Warranty, BFGoodrich
September 2, 2015 - Industry News
Double Coin Holdings plans to expand its truck tire manufacturing facility in Rugao, China, by adding a low-rolling resistance truck line that will produce an additional 1.5 million truck and bus radial tires a year.
Tags: China, Double Coin, Tires, Manufacturing, CMA
August 14, 2015 - Industry News
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released its sixth fuel economy technology confidence report, this one covering the benefits of adopting low rolling resistance tires.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Carbon War Room, NACFE, Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Tires
August 12, 2015 - Industry News
Marangoni Tread North America’s dealer, Tire Tech Inc., has moved to a new, larger facility in Birmingham, Ala., the company announced.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Marangoni
August 7, 2015 - Product News
Goodyear Tire & Service Network has expanded with the opening of two new locations in Seattle, Wash., and Chesapeake, Va.
Tags: Tires, Service Center, Goodyear Commercial
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
Giti Tire USA has announced that tire industry veteran John Aben is joining the company as its senior vice president.
Tags: Leadership, Tires, People, Giti TIre USA
June 12, 2015 - Product News
Kenworth is offering a selection of all-position Yokohama tires for Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty conventional trucks.
Tags: Kenworth, Yokohama, Tires
June 8, 2015 - Industry News
BestDrive, a commercial tire retreader and distributor owned by Continental Tire, opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Taylor, Mich.
Tags: Continental Tires, Tires, Retreads
May 27, 2015 - Product News
Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center has opened sales and service departments at retread plants in three high-traffic areas in an effort to better service fleets.
Tags: Goodyear, Retail Sales, Tires, Retreads, Service Center
May 26, 2015 - Industry News
The Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo, Miss., has earned the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s enHance Partnership Award for 2015.
Tags: Green, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Environmental Regulations
May 26, 2015 - Product News
Giti Tire launched its Giti Brand commercial tire products in Southeast Asia at the Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo.
Tags: Tires, Asia, Giti TIre USA
May 21, 2015 - Industry News
Continental Tire the Americas has been named the tire sponsor of the ChampTruck truck racing series in 2015.
Tags: Tires, Continental Tire the Americas, ChampTruck, Racing
April 23, 2015 - Industry News
Freightliner will begin offering Yokohama truck tires as part of the ordering process on its medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the tire maker has announced.
Tags: Yokohama, Medium-Duty Trucks, Tires, Cabovers
April 5, 2015 - Industry News
Yokohama says its new one-million-square-foot commercial tire plant in West Point, Mississippi, is on target to begin production in October 2015.
Tags: Truck Tires, Tires, Yokohama
February 19, 2015 - Industry News
The device was proved effective in track testing in Canada last year and is in use by numerous fleets, members of the awards committee found in pre-selection research.
Tags: TWNA Technical Achievement Award, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Technology & Maintenance Council, Tires
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. on Tuesday announced its net income in the final quarter of 2014 skyrocketed above the level from the same time a year earlier, hitting $2.13 billion.
Tags: Goodyear, Earnings, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Tires
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Several organizational changes were made within Yokohama Tire Corporation announced Takaharu Fushimi, CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Promotions
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Members of the Technology and Maintenance Council will discuss fuel efficient tires at the organization’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Expo next month in Nashville,
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, TMC, Industry Event, Annual Meeting, Tires
January 27, 2015 - Industry News
Bridgestone Commercial has designed and launched a new website for its Dayton line of commercial truck tires.
Tags: Truck Tires, Bridgestone, Tires and Wheels, Online Tool, Tires
Compared with 2013, truck tire shipments in 2014 were up 1.6 million units, while the number of retreaded tires was up 800,000 units.
Tags: Truck Tires, Retreads, Tires and Wheels, Tires
January 8, 2015 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas broke ground on the company’s new 30-story, $200 million headquarters to be located in the SoBro area of Nashville, Tennessee. The building is set to be completed in mid to late 2017.
Tags: Headquarters, Relocation, Bridgestone, Nashville, Tires
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
The Rubber Manufacturers Association expects demand for both original equipment and replacement tires for commercial and light trucks to grow in 2015.
Tags: Replacement Tires, Rubber Manufacturers Association, Truck Tires, Light Truck Tires, Tires
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Leadership, Tires, People
December 22, 2014 - Industry News
The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.
Tags: Events, Tires and Wheels, Retread Tire Association, Tires, Retreads, Associations
November 19, 2014 - Product News
Double Coin and CMA recently met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Technology Program for its RT600 and RR202 tires.
Tags: EPA SmartWay, Double Coin, Tires
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