Hankook Tire present full range of truck and bus tires at Solutrans 2019


Hankook Tire attended the Solutrans Exhibition in Lyon, France for the 5th consecutive year.

From November 19 – 23, the tire maker displayed its full range of bus and truck tires as well as services dedicated to their offers.

“The Solutrans Exhibition is one of the most important platforms for the French tire trade market, which is constantly growing in the commercial vehicles sector.

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Yokohama’s Bruce Besancon To Keynote 2020 Off-The-Road Tire Conference


Bruce Besancon, VP of off-the-road sales for Yokohama Tire Corp., will deliver the keynote address at the 65th annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference Feb. 19-21 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California.

The topic of his speech, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 21, will be “Predicting the Future of OTR Tires by Looking at the Past and Present.”

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Mickey Thompson takes home SEMA media awards, Commerce Dept. recognition


LAS VEGAS — Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels garnered its fair share of accolades at the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, taking home a trio of SEMA Global Media Awards and an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Tire Technology Expo 2020: preliminary conference program announced


Tire Technology Expo returns in 2020 for its 20th anniversary. The Conference that’s held alongside will be more varied than ever, featuring no fewer than 160 presentations spread across twelve streams and five specialist courses. Make sure to put February 25-27 in your diary!

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Yokohama Sweeps SEMA New Product Awards Tire Category

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners Tuesday at the 2019 SEMA Show with Yokohama Tire sweeping the tire and related products category.

Yokohama’s Geolandar X-AT extreme all-terrain tire was named the “Best New Tire,” and the UHP Advan Apex as well as the Geolandar X-CV, the company’s luxury SUV and crossover tire, earned runner-up awards.

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AWDA announces four 2019 Industry Award winners

LAS VEGAS — The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association announced the four winners of its 2019 Industry Awards at the Opening General Session of its 72nd Annual Business and Education Conference in Las Vegas.

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Tire Section Coming to 2020 AAPEX Show

A new tire section for tire service providers will be included at the 2020 AAPEX Show, according to show organizers.

The new section will be created in a new space called Repair Shop HQ, which will cater to the needs of service professionals. Current show floor sections, including Tool and Equipment, Mobility Garage and Training, will be in Repair Shop HQ in addition to the new tire section.

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CTDA to host annual New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29


SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Key executives with the Tire Industry Association and Specialty Equipment Market Association’s Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) will be the featured speakers at the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29 in Santa Fe Springs, hosted by 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels.


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Tire Business is Livestreaming from SEMA

Tire Business is bringing new innovations and products straight from the show floor to your screen. Register for the live streams you are interested in. 

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Rubber Division kicks off 2019 International Elastomer Conference

CLEVELAND—ACS Rubber Division’s 2019 International Elastomer Conference kicked off Oct. 8 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland with a keynote presentation, the opening of the conference expo and an array of networking opportunities.

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