Tireshop.com to make e-commerce debut in October 2019

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Tireshop.com has announced it will be making its e-commerce debut in October 2019. Tireshop.com is a concept and vision created by brothers Jason and Joshua Crook. The two have successfully operated their independent tire shop, Jack Calhoun Tire out of Lithia Springs, Georgia with their mother Sandra Mclarty for over three decades. The entire tireshop.com team have created a vision and business plan to be the #1 go to online tire shopping solution.

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LANXESS included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, again

Starting from September 23, 2019, speciality chemicals company LANXESS will be listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World for the ninth time in succession, at fourth place in the “Chemicals” category. LANXESS will also be included in the DJSI Europe for the third time in a row – as the second-best company in its industry.

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Apollo Introduces Apterra AT2 All-Terrain Tire

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Apollo Tyres has introduced its new all-terrain SUV tire, Apollo Apterra AT2, for the off-road enthusiasts.

The company says this all-terrain tire complements Apollo’s existing Apterra range including specialized highway luxury (HL), highway terrain (HT), high performance (HP) and the all-terrain (AT) tires for the SUVs.

Read the source article at Tire Review

Michelin, Conti, Smag to set up JV for sustainable NR

Hanover, Germany – Michelin, Continental and French farming software company Smag are to set up a joint venture business to improve the sustainability of the natural rubber (NR) supply chain.

Rubberway, said Michelin and Conti in separate statement 12 Sept, is a “technical platform” – mobile application – that identifies and evaluates practices and risks related to the sustainability the entire NR supply chain, from rubber-processing plants downstream to plantations upstream.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

ITEC In Focus conference set for Sept. 25-26

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—Experts from around the world will explore emerging tire sustainability trends during the ITEC In Focus: Green Tire conference, set for Sept. 25-26 in Cuyahoga Falls.

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Hankook Tire Launches Fall Classic Rebate

With baseball season in full swing, Hankook Tire, the official tire of Major League Baseball, wants drivers to hit a home run on a new set of tires.

Hankook Tire’s Fall Classic Rebate gives buyers a chance to receive up to a $70 prepaid Mastercard when purchasing a set of one of six of Hankook’s most popular passenger and light truck tire models.

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Goodyear advances use of rice silica

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has progressed with the use of rice husk ash (RHA) silica in its tires as a bio-alternative to traditional sand-based silica.

The company started the production of rice-silica tires at its factory in Pulandian, china in 2015, using silica, provided by Yihai Food and Oil Industry.

In its 2018 corporate responsibility report, Goodyear said it had introduced RHA silica in ‘several of its global manufacturing facilities over the past two years.’

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Alliance Tire Americas Offering $100-$125 Rebate on If, Vf Farm Tires

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Farmers can receive rebates of $100-$125 per tire on purchases of two to 16 qualifying Alliance Agriflex increased flexion (IF) or very high flexion (VF) tires under an autumn rebate announced today by Alliance Tire Americas, Inc.

The rebate covers more than 80 sizes and tread patterns among Alliance’s Agriflex 354, 363, 372 and 389 tire lines purchased between August 15 and October 31, 2019.

Read the source article at Tire Review

Dunlop Tire Selected for 2020 Nissan GT-R Model

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Sumitomo Rubber Industries has announced that the company is supplying its “high-performance” DUNLOP SP SPORT MAXX GT600 DSST CTT tun-flat tires for the 2020 NISSAN GT-R model which was released to the market in June this year.

According to Sumitomo, it has created its DUNLOP SP SPORT MAXX GT600 DSST CTT tire line as a suitable option for super sportscars like the NISSAN GT-R with the intention to aid such vehicles to tap their complete performance potential.

Read the source article at Autosphere.ca