Hankook Expands Supply Deal with Scania

Hankook Tire will supply all Scania’s construction vehicles with tires in an expansion of its current contract with the commercial vehicle manufacturer, according to South Korean news service Yonhap.

Hankook started supplying original equipment tires to the Swedish company in November 2016. The expansion of the deal puts Hankook’s OE tires on the Scania XT truck, the company said in a statement to Yonhap.

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All New 2018 Jeep® Wrangler to Feature Bridgestone Dueler Tires

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that the Dueler H/T 685 tire has been selected as original equipment on select models of the 2018 Jeep® Wrangler – the most recognized vehicle in the world.    Available…

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Yokohama marks 40th anniversary of Advan performance line

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TOKYO — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. will mark the 40th anniversary this year of its flagship “Advan” performance and racing tire line with a special logo.

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ARLANXEO’s Rubber Technology Centre gets Chinese certification

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ARLANXEO’s Rubber Technology Center (RTC) has passed the expert evaluation of China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment(CNAS) in November 2017 and obtained Laboratory Accreditation Certificate issued by CNAS in January 2018 (Registration No. CNAS L10612).

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Goodyear unveils highest-mileage tire: The Assurance Maxlife

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Goodyear Tire introduced the highest-mileage tire in its nearly 120-year history, the Assurance MaxLife, during its 2018 Customer Conference in Nashville, Tenn., this week.

Designed for savvy consumers looking for quality with long-lasting value, the Goodyear Assurance MaxLife extends journeys with an 85,000-mile limited tread life warranty.

Bolstered by Goodyear’s TredLife Technology, the tire delivers up to 30 percent more miles of all-season traction compared to the standard all-season tire.

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Goodyear unveils new tires, technology at 2018 Customer Conference

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NASHVILLE—Goodyear made some tire industry music in the Music City, unveiling several new products during its 2018 Customer Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.

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Continental expanding EM-Master OTR tire portfolio

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HANOVER, Germany—Continental is expanding its off-the-road radial tire lineup with additional sizes of its EM-Master E4/L4 lines for construction/mining and wheel loader/dump truck applications.

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Bridgestone backing Olympian Erin Jackson

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. is throwing its support behind Winter Olympian Erin Jackson after she came through with a “clutch performance” at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

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Zeon supplies rubber for Yokohama winter tire

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Tokyo – Nippon Zeon Co. has supplied solution polymerised rubber to Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) for its latest studless tire “iceGUARD 6″, Zeon announced 25 Jan.

The company said the solution rubber had high reactivity with silica, allowing for increased loadings and uniform dispersion.

Compounds based on the polymer would yield tires with improved rolling resistance and wet-grip properties, added Zeon.

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Bridgestone Dueler picked as OE tire for 2018 Jeep Wrangler

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Bridgestone Americas announced that the Dueler H/T 685 tire has been selected as original equipment on select models of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.

Available on Jeep Wrangler Sport, Sport S and Sahara models, the Bridgestone Dueler H/T 685 tire is engineered to deliver versatile, durable performance on tough terrain, while providing a comfortable ride for daily drivers.

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