The firm unveiled its Sylvatraxx 8000 tread enhancement additives grades, which it said are designed to optimize the balance between wet traction and rolling resistance in silica-filled passenger car tire treads, specifically for high-performance all-season tires.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Discount Tire, the world’s largest retailer of tires and wheels, expanded its latest brand campaign with a partnership and jingle featuring the critically acclaimed, multi-platinum pop band, Walk Off the Earth. Discount Tire’s “Let’s Get…
Frankfurt, Germany – Tristone Flowtech Group has acquired Anhui Zhongding Rubber Hose Products Co. Ltd in Ningguo, in eastern China from its parent company Anhui Zhongding Sealing.
The deal, terms of which were not disclosed, was completed on 1 Jan and the Chinese entity has been renamed as Anhui Tristone Flowtech Ltd, Tristone announced 13 Jan.
BFGoodrich commercial tires has launched a new long-wearing, robust agricultural implement tire – the BFGoodrich Implement Control to help American farmers protect soil quality and maximize yields.
Entirely American made, the tire is designed for pull-behind farming implements and tillage applications to handle heavy loads.
REGENSBURG, Germany (Reuters) – Vitesco, the powertrain division of auto supplier Continental (CONG.DE), faces margin pressure as it shifts its business beyond combustion engines, which make up 90% of revenues, to capture growth from electromobility, Chief Executive Andreas Wolf said. “Electrification is a huge change for the company but also a massive opportunity,” Wolf told Reuters in an interview.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Reinalt-Thomas Corp. has promoted 31-year company veteran Dean Muglia to CEO of Discount Tire/America’s Tire, succeeding Michael Zuieback, who retains the role of executive chairman for the company.
WASHINGTON — Scrap tire recycling continues to be one of the most important issues facing the industry, as signified by the recent call to action by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) to all affected parties to intensify the development of new sustainable, circular end-use markets for scrap tires.
TRAC and our consumer education initiative Be Tire Smart Canada launch a new video series that will continue to educate Canadian drivers about all things tire. We are creating these videos to guide drivers through the entire tire ownership and user journey, and underscoring the importance of tire maintenance and how it relates to safe driving.
Our goal is to encourage Canadian motorists to adopt good tire maintenance practices that will maximize the life span of tires, increase fuel efficiency, and keep our roads safer.
Our first two videos (available in English and French) educate drivers about tire options for winter driving, and the advantages of winter tires on cold Canadian roads.
After considering a number of factors, such as a changing business environment as well as growing awareness of human rights and environmental considerations, Sumitomo Rubber Group has established its own local organisation for procuring natural rubber. It has done so via its member company Sumitomo Rubber Industries, which this month set up Sumitomo Rubber Singapore Pte. Ltd. This entity, located in the world’s largest natural rubber trading hub, will commence operations in April.
If there was still any doubt that the CES technology show has turned, at least partly, into a big automotive show, Bridgestone provides an answer. For 2020, the tire company is participating in CES for the first time ever, and it’s bringing the appropriate kind of advanced tires to justify attendance. Bridgestone is showing off two kinds of tire technology at CES: a sensor-filled connected smart tire (pictured above) and ideas for airless tires.