Yokohama Tire Corporation will implement a price increase of up to 6% on select commercial truck and bus tires sold in the U.S. This includes drive, all-position/steer and trailer tires, and is effective Dec. 1, says the company.
Continental has appointed two new leaders for its truck tires business in the Americas region. Renato Sarzano becomes head of the truck tires business for the Americas, and Shaun Uys takes leadership of the fleet-focused key account management organization in the U.S.
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.
Pomp’s Tire Service has completed the purchase of 19 GCR Tires & Service (GCR) stores from Bridgestone Americas.
The purchase of these locations will allow Pomp’s to serve more customers in markets where it currently operates, as well as expand the Pomp’s footprint to include new geographic regions. Founded in 1939, Pomp’s is a leading provider of commercial truck tires, off-the-road tires and Bandag retreads.
Hankook Tire continues to grow its TBR product portfolio in America by announcing two new products in their truck and bus radial (TBR) tire lineup with the AH32 and e3 WiDE DL12.
Equipped with the latest Hankook TBR technologies, the AH32 and DL12 offer wider contact patches enabling a higher tread volume enhancing fuel efficiency, safety, and performance for regional and long-haul applications.
The market is expected to remain prominent in the Asia Pacific, Center East, and Africa, North America, South America, and Europe regions as companies are intensifying business operations and focusing on increasing market share.
A first for Michelin – the tyre maker reports that, along with Safran Landing Systems, it conducted a test flight of a connected aircraft tyre. Testing of the PresSense tyre took place at the Istres air base in southern France on 13 June, using a Dassault Aviation Falcon 2000S.
The project, designed to boost annual capacity for heavy-duty tires by 50% to 32,000 metric tons by 2021, also includes the construction of a dedicated research and development center on site.
PARIS — Airbus S.A.S. has tapped Goodyear on a “conditional” basis to supply tires for Airbus’s new range of A321XLR commercial airliners.
Nokian Tires unveils its latest addition to its excavator and backhoe loader tire range for meadows, roads and railways, the Nokian Ground Kare.
The recent trends in earthmoving include big, multi-function machines with heavy work attachments requiring bigger load-bearing capacity from a tire. Another change is towards faster and longer road transports, which means the tires must offer good road handling properties and withstand the wear and tear of paved roads.