Goodyear Introduces New Commercial Tires at Conference

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. announced several new commercial product lines to be launched in 2021 during its virtual customer conference held Dec. 7.

The new tires are intended for the long-haul, regional/urban and mixed- service segments.

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Nokian Tire adds six new sizes to Hakkapeliitta TRI tractor tire

Nokian Tires announced it has added six new sizes to the Hakkapeliitta TRI tire made specially for compact tractors and other compact machinery.

From hot tarmac to icy roads, Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI offers a superior all-season performance with unsurpassed winter properties. This versatility has made it a favorite among contractors that have varying jobs in different seasons.

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Yokohama to Increase Prices on Commercial Truck Tires

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.

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Continental Appoints New Leaders to Americas Truck Tires Business

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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.

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Toyo Tires introduces the NanoEnergy M171

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. 

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Pomp’s Tire completes purchase of 19 GCR stores from Bridgestone

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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.

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Hankook expands TBR tire line up with the AH32 and e3 WiDE DL12

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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.

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Sales Revenue of Airless Tire from Key End-use Sectors to Surge in the Near Future

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.

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Michelin & Safran conduct flight tests on connected aircraft tyre

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.

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Nokian heavy-tire expansion project at headquarters plant back on track

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NOKIA, Finland—Nokian Tyres P.L.C. reports an $82 million, 3-year expansion of commercial tire production at its headquarters plant in Nokia is back on track after falling behind schedule, company officials said recently.

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.

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