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.
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.
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.
Hankook Tire announced it will start providing original equipment tires to the all-new 2020 Toyota Corolla, one of the best-selling cars in the United States. From April this year, the new Corolla will be fitted with Hankook Tire’s Kinergy GT [pattern H436], a premium grand touring all-season tire for all roads.
Uniroyal Tires is launching the Tiger Paw Touring All-Season, a tire for passenger cars, minivans, CUVs and SUVs, in 114 sizes that will cover more than 196 million of the 245 million vehicles on the road today.
The new product offers consumers a 45-day ride guarantee and features an optimized footprint for even treadwear. Its all-season compound and high sipe density give the Tiger Paw Touring All-Season traction and biting edges for rain, light snow and muddy conditions.
Bridgestone Americas invited dealers and members of the media to a product launch so big it was only fitting to have taken place in the largest state in the lower 48.
The event was held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas, Texas in mid-May to give participants a chance to test drive four new tires being released by the Bridgestone and Firestone brands this year to the U.S. and Canadian markets.
Kumho Tire has recently announced the launch of its “premium” tire specifically designed for sports utility vehicles.
Designed for CUVs and SUVs, the newly launched Crugen HP71 is an all-season tire. In a release by the company, Kumho Tire affirms that the tire has been developed to offer a top-luxurious feel and a comfortable and quiet ride along with a level of safety, performance and longevity.
Baden-Baden, Germany – Apollo Vredestein has unveiled what it says it the first all-season tire to be specially designed for the ultra-high performance (UHP) segment.
The Quatrac Pro tire will strengthen the company’s position in the European all-season segment, officials said at a 21 March press launch near Baden-Baden.*
Available in sizes from 17 to 21 inch, the tire is said to offer advanced level of handling and braking performance under both dry and wet conditions.
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Hankook Tire has been recognized for three of its tires in the categories of Professional Concept and Product at ‘iF Design Award 2019’.
The three winning tires are concept tires Hexonic and HLS-23, and passenger car tire Kinergy 4S 2.
Hankook created the Hexonic and HLS-23 tires through its research and development project ‘Design Innovation’, which proposes new visions and resolutions for future driving through tire.
Cooper Tire Europe has launched its new Discoverer all-season tire, designed to provide high traction in unpredictable weather – all year round.
The new Discoverer, which comes in a wide range of sizes, offers high levels of grip over a wide temperature range, thanks to the incorporation of special silica and resin technology.