July 2, 2015
Dropdeck trailers with spread-axle tandems are torture on tires. Tom Berg explores one tire maker's quest to design a product to stand up to the beating in his Trailer Talk blog.
June 10, 2015
Cooper Tire & Rubber added a new size — 275/70R22.5 — to its Roadmaster RM230 HH tire line to meet the demands of severe-duty applications, such as logging and mining.
May 26, 2015
The Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo, Miss., has earned the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s enHance Partnership Award for 2015.
February 17, 2015
Roadmaster’s RM272 trailer tire is designed to withstand treadwear from use with a drop-deck trailer.
October 22, 2014
Cooper Tire and Rubber has completed builds of tires made of natural rubber sourced from the guayule plants.
June 24, 2014
When Cooper's new worldwide center of excellence for tire science and technology is fully operational it will employ 40 scientists and engineers, many of whom will be in highly specialized technical roles. Technology developed will be deployed at Cooper facilities around the world.
December 30, 2013
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said it will pursue damages against Apollo Tyres Ltd. in a webcast following the announcement of its decision to terminate the merger agreement, according to Modern Tire Dealer, a sister publication of HDT.
November 11, 2013
On Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, Judge Sam Glasscock III, vice chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, ruled that Apollo was not in breach of its merger agreement with Cooper, which had filed a complaint to the contrary.
October 7, 2013
Apollo Tyres Ltd.'s friendly takeover of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is not so friendly anymore. On Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, Cooper filed a complaint in Delaware Chancery Court asking that subsidiaries of Apollo "be required to expeditiously close the pending merger between the two tire companies in accordance with the terms of the definitive merger agreement."
June 13, 2013
Apollo Tyres Ltd and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apollo will acquire Cooper in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.5 billion.
March 25, 2013
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. showcased its new Roadmaster premium regional all-position commercial tire at last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show. It’s set to be available in May.
March 14, 2013
Consortium partners Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Yulex Corp., Arizona State University, and the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture met recently to review initial progress on their $6.9 million Biomass Research and Development Initiative grant from the USDA and the U.S. Department of Energy.
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