Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires) unveiled the Toyo NanoEnergy M171 super regional all position tire. As the newest edition to the Toyo Tires M-Line of commercial tires, the company believes it provides fuel efficiency, “excellent” wear life and increased stability with improved tread compounds developed through Nano Balance Technology.
The cost of having to change tires from summer to winter can be considerable for operators of industrial vehicles. With this in mind, Trelleborg Wheel Systems has launched its EMR 1025 all-season tire which it says gives enhanced grip in ice and snow while still being suitable for summer running.
When all-season and high-speed capabilities are a must, Yokohama Tire says its new 115R comes through. The all-season tire is now available in size 225/70R19.5 (14).
Giti Tire launches the new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire to provide long mileage and a smooth, quiet ride for North American SUV and pickup truck owners.
“The new Adventuro HT showcases American Engineering by our US R&D Center and high quality American manufacturing from our plant in South Carolina.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems will debut its EMR1025 all-season commercial tyre for loaders and graders. The manufacturer states that the tyre delivers premium damage protection and durability while adding extra comfort. Its is designed to be a suitable year-round fitment, providing enhanced grip on snow and ice. This offers a potential cost saving for operators, as it eliminates the cost and downtime of seasonal changeovers.
Nokian Tyres plc is inviting drivers to share information about their favorite road trips via the new nokiantires.com/journey website. “One lucky U.S. driver who enters a road trip will win a set of tires from Nokian and several runners-up will receive secondary prizes,” say company officials.
Cooper Tire has expanded its Roadmaster brand with the Roadmaster RM258 winter drive tire for regional haulers.
Featuring an open shoulder design with four rows of lugs, the tire is Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake certified. Helping the tire achieve that rating are shoulder notches and chevron grooves for excellent bite in winter conditions. It was designed for regional applications, and comes in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes with load range H.
The parent of South Korea’s top tyre maker Hankook Tire & Technology said its chairman had sold his stake in the group to his younger son, driving its shares up 30% as investors bet this could lead to a family feud over ownership.
Hankook Technology Group Co Ltd Chairman Cho Yang-rai has sold his 23.59% stake in a block deal to Cho Hyun-bum, who heads the tyre maker, making junior Cho the largest shareholder with a nearly 43% stake in the parent company, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday.
Two new models, the Maglift Eco and the Maglift Premium, are coming for Maglift, the BKT tire specifically designed for forklifts.
Maglift Eco is made with two layers of rubber compound and has a shape and wide lugs for stability and load distribution, BKT says. There is also a rim guard designed to protect against damage and denting. Low rolling resistance and high resistance to overheating are designed to offer maximum efficiency, and steel wires incorporated into the hitch offer secure grip and prevent slippage, BKT says. There are two versions available, standard and “LIP,” which has an asymmetric hitch to avoid having to add flanges.
Titan International, Inc. (Titan) has introduced higher ply ratings for two of its existing OTR product lines — the Titan CM100 and the Titan CM150.
This higher ply rating allows for carrying heavier loads, and doing so with greater durability and a longer life, Titan says. The CM100 and CM150 were engineered to withstand the toughest conditions and highest weight load requirements, the company says.