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    • Employment rises by 228,000 in November

      WASHINGTON — Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 228,000 jobs in November 2017, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the unemployment rate stayed steady at 4.1 percent.

    • Hankook promotes Lee to president, CEO

      SEOUL, South Korea — Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has promoted 29-year company veteran Soo Il Lee to president and CEO and said he will serve alongside current CEO Hyun Bum Cho as a "separate representative" of the company.

    • Sailun to boost investment in Vietnam tire plant

      QINGDAO, China — Sailun Jinyu Group Co. Ltd. is planning to increase its investment in a truck and OTR tire plant under construction in Vietnam by more than $140 million, according to a company filing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

    • BFG, Goodyear spec'd OE on 2018 Jeep Wrangler

      LOS ANGELES — The newly designed 2018 Jeep Wrangler will roll on BFGoodrich All Terrain T/A KO2 and Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure tires when it hits dealers' showrooms early next year.

    • Martin, Parker to speak at CTDA event

      PICO RIVERA, Calif. — The heads of the Tire Industry Association and SEMA Wheel & Tire Council will be the featured speakers at the California Tire Dealers Association event Jan. 17.

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