GM honors 6 tire makers as suppliers of the year
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tire makers Bridgestone Corp., Continental Tire the Americas, Goodyear, Hankook Tire America Corp., Maxxis International and Michelin North America Inc. were among 125 companies that General Motors Co. recently recognized as...
Michelin Q1 revenue falls 6.3% on currency swing
PARIS — Weighed down by an unfavorable currency exchange swing in the past several months, Group Michelin reported a 6.3-percent drop in sales revenue for the three months ended March 31.
Conti adding trailer version of PressureCheck TPMS for trucks
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Continental Tire the Americas has developed stand-alone version of its ContiPressureCheck tire-pressure-monitoring system, designated for use on trailers.
Wilson County Tire expanding truck service, retread capacities
LEBANON, Tenn. — Wilson County Tire & Retreading has expanded its Lebanon retread plant/commercial tire service location to accommodate growing demand for its goods and services.
BKT signs R&D pact with Kultevat to study dandelion rubber
BHUJ, India — India's Balkrishna Industries Ltd. has begun working with U.S. biotechnology company Kultevat Inc. to develop processing methods that would lead to the use of dandelion-based latex in rubber compounds that could be used in...
Goodyear adopting sustainable natural rubber procurement policy
AKRON — Goodyear is adopting a natural rubber procurement policy that it said will help address problems with deforestation, land grabbing and abridgment of human rights in countries where NR is grown.
VW picks Falken Sincera as OE fitment on 2019 Jetta
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Volkswagen of America Inc. has selected 16- and 17-inch versions of the Falken Sincera SN250A All-Season tire as OE fitments on the 2019 Jetta sedan being sold in North America.
ATD asserts its strengths in open letter to stakeholders
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seeking to reassure its stakeholders that it is financially strong and "unique" in the suite of services and products it offers, American Tire Distributors Inc. has published an open letter outlining its plan of action in...
Marangoni to explore using graphene to improve tread rubber technology
ROVERTO, Italy — Retread industry supplier Marangoni S.p.A. has agreed to collaborate with fellow Italian firm Directa Plus S.p.A. on developing a range of graphene-based rubber compounds for truck and bus tread rubber.
TIA names 2018 Michelin Scholarship Award winners
BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association and Michelin North America Inc. have selected three women, daughters of employees of TIA member companies, as winners of the 2018 Michelin/TIA Scholarship Awards.
Americas Rallycross to replace troubled Global Rallycross
LONDON — The organizer of the World Rallycross Championship is launching a second series, Americas Rallycross Championship, which will replace the troubled Global Rallycross series.
GfK: LT tires led 'sluggish' 2017 U.S. replacement market
NEW YORK — Despite a unit sales decline of 3.1 percent last year, light truck tires led a sluggish U.S. consumer tire market in 2017 vs. 2016, according to the latest data issued by analytics firm GfK Group.
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