Michelin Previews Its ‘Most Advanced’ Passenger Tire

Michelin North America Inc. recently provided a sneak preview of what Alexis Garcin, the company’s chairman and president, calls “the most versatile and advanced passenger tire that Michelin has developed in more than two decades.”

The Michelin CrossClimate 2 made its debut during a July 22 virtual launch event for Michelin tire dealers.

The tire, which will boast nearly 80% consumer vehicle market coverage when its lineup is complete, “is ideal” for North American drivers, Garcin said during the event. He added that the CrossClimate 2 “significantly raises the bar for safety.”

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Michelin Debuts CrossClimate2 All-Season Tire in Virtual Event

Michelin North America held a virtual product event on July 22 to introduce the Michelin CrossClimate2 to its dealer network, ahead of the all-season tire’s official launch on Aug. 3.

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The culmination of science and innovation, and more than 630,000 miles of testing, the CrossClimate2 is “redefining the all-season tire,” said Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America, Inc. in his opening remarks.

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Hankook Tire to Equip the All-New 2021 Chevy Trailblazer with Kinergy GT

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading global tire maker Hankook Tire will supply Chevrolet’s All-New 2021 Trailblazer with its all-season tire, Kinergy GT (H436). The Trailblazer RS will be equipped with Kinergy 225/55R18H, and for the ACTIV trim level, Hankook will…

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Hankook Expands Kinergy Tire Sizes

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Hankook Tire says it selected these two Kinergy products to provide consumers with various wheel diameters, tread section widths, speed ratings and aspect ratio preferences.

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Bridgestone launches 2nd generation all-season touring tyre

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Bridgestone has launched the Weather Control A005 EVO tyre, the second generation of its all-season touring tyre. The tyre is designed to meet the needs and expectations of European drivers, built using Bridgestone’s advanced, high silica NanoPro-tech compound technology. Its new mixing technology that improves silica dispersion. This allows the A005 EVO to offer enhanced fuel efficiency alongside improved winter performance.

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Vredestein Debuts Hypertrac, its First Uhp A/S Tire for North America

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Aimed at giving drivers options for whatever weather they face, Vredestein launched its first UHP all-season tire built for the North American market: the Vredestein Hypertrac.

The tire, available to order in 38 sizes, kicks off Vredestein’s portfolio growth in the North American market for 2020, as the tiremaker promises to release a new product every three months. Abhishek Bisht, global head of new markets and channels for Apollo Tyres Ltd., Vredestein’s parent company, said the company set out to create a tire with superior wet performance capabilities in line with market trends and preferences of today’s consumers.

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Nokian One HT makes its North American market debut

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nokian One HT, the newest all-season tire for light trucks and SUVs from Nokian Tyres P.L.C, has been released for sale at retailers throughout North America.

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Smithers issues report on all-season, winter tires

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LEATHERHEAD, England—Smithers Market Reports has released its “All-Season vs. Winter Tires to 2024: A State of the Art Report,” which looks at the expected evolution of the all-season and winter tire markets for both OE and replacement tires.

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Yokohama Introduces New ADVAN Tire

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New W- and Y-rated ADVAN Sport A/S+ promises ultra-high performance.

Yokohama Tire has launched the new, all-season ADVAN Sport A/S+, available in 65 sizes, ranging from 16- to 21-inch fitments.

The company says the new tire, which has been engineered for luxury vehicles, high-end performance vehicles, sports cars and American muscle cars, offers a significant upgrade in braking and handling in wet and wintry weather over its predecessor.

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Vredestein campaign to encourage all-season tyre use

Apollo Vredestein has launched a consumer-focused campaign in the UK to promote the use of all-season tyres: Until 30 September 2019, all purchases of four Vredestein Quatrac all-season tyres at participating dealers qualify for a free Google Home Mini or Amazon Echo Dot.

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