Canadian Tire will open nearly 300 more EV charging stations by 2021

With help from the Canadian government and a few brands in the alternative fuel space, retailer Canadian Tire is taking strides to become one of the go-to charging spots for EV drivers across the nation.

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Klean progresses with tire pyrolysis projects

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Vancouver, British Colombia – Canadian tire pyrolysis company Klean Industries Inc (Klean) is progressing with the construction of its production facilities in the UK and the US, the company has announced.

Having acquired Berlin-based Carbon Resources Recovery GMBH (CRR) in November, the company said in a recent statement that it has now selected an EPC partner for the delivery of its tire pyrolysis and recovered carbon projects.

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Kumho Backs Humane Society

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Kumho Tire Canada ha announced the sponsorship of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.

Kumho Tire Canada’s “Rescue, Save, Love with Kumho Tire 2020” annual campaign supports the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society.

With this campaign, Kumho Tire Canada will donate part of their profits from sales of the CRUGEN HT51, SOLUS HA31, and Road Venture AT51 tires to help animals in need.

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2019 Year in Review: USMCA passage highlights partisan year in D.C.

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WASHINGTON — Tariffs and trade were the big government-related news out of Washington in 2019, a year in which partisan gridlock combined with the pending impeachment trial of President Donald Trump to prevent much legislation from passing Congress.

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Canada Matching U.S. Light-Truck Sales Shift

OTTAWA – Light trucks accounted for 70.9% of Canada’s passenger-vehicle market in 2018, on par with their share in the U.S., and there are no signs of the trend abating, industry officials say. 

In unit terms this amounted to 1.4 million light trucks – SUVs, CUVs, pickups and minivans – sold last year, compared to just 577,000 standard cars, according to new data from Ontario-based DesRosiers Automotive Consultants. 

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Tyromer appoints new director and chairman

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A developer of rubber devulcanization technology, Tyromer, has appointed Tom Corr as director and chairman. He will bring experience in commercialization, innovation, corporate management and board governance, the Canadian company said.

Corr’s academic degrees and certifications include a Doctor of Business Administration degree, an MBA from the University of Toronto, an advanced post graduate diploma in management consultancy and ICD.D certification as a corporate director.

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U.S., Canadian officials converge on Mexico City to seal final changes to trade deal – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior U.S. and Canadian officials were set to fly to Mexico City on Tuesday to work on the final changes to a languishing North American trade pact that could clear the way for a vote in the U.S. Congress before the end of the year. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday night she expected the final language of the U.S.-Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) to be set by Tuesday, which would bring Democrats to a “moment of truth” on whether to proceed to passage.

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Kal Tire opens OTR tire retread plant in Mexico

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CANANEA, Mexico — Kal Tire has opened an OTR tire retread plant in Cananea to supply a number of the open-pit copper mines located in northwest Mexico.

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AIA Canada Hosts Holiday Networking Reception

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On the evening of November 27, the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada’s Young Professionals in the Aftermarket (YPA) Committee hosted a holiday networking reception.

The event took place from 6 pm to 10 pm in The Rec Room Roundhouse located at 255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario. In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, a group of around 20 guests gathered at the venue to share an evening of relaxed conversations.

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Fountain Tire, Canadian Tire execs receive marketing awards

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EDMONTON, Alberta — Strategy magazine recently named Denise Gohl-Eacrett, Fountain Tire’s director, brand and customer experience, and Susan O’Brien of Canadian Tire Corp. as 2019 Marketers of the Year.

Read the source article at Tire Business