GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. plans to increase prices July 1 in the U.S. and Canada by up to 6% on its Uniroyal-brand commercial tires and "select" Michelin-brand off-highway products.
FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire the Americas has launched a line of General-brand press-on solid industrial tires, complementing the expanding range of Continental-branded materials-handling tires introduced over the past few years.
MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin Holdings Ltd.'s plant in Thailand is operating at full capacity, able to produce off-road and radial truck/bus tires, according to Double Coin's CMA L.L.C. subsidiary in Monrovia.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. has introduced the Bridgestone R123 Ecopia tire, a SmartWay-verified trailer tire engineered for low rolling resistance and extended wear in long-haul and regional service applications.
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VENCE, France — With sales of crossover utility vehicles surging in North America, Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. is evolving its Falken-brand tire lineup to serve customers in this segment more effectively.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Falken Tire Corp. has promoted Bob Klimm to director of sales, commercial division, responsible for guiding the growth of Falken's truck and bus radial business in North America.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Zafco International and Martino Tire & Auto executive Minoo Mehta is ramping up the scale of the wholesale distribution company he opened in 2015, by securing U.S. distribution rights to Pirelli-brand farm and OTR and Magna-brand OTR tires.