Continental Launches App for Commercial Tire Dealers, Fleets

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Continental has released a new mobile app, which the company says makes it easy to get information about Continental products.

The tire and retread selector tool helps users choose the right tire based on fleet vocation, tire size and other factors. The dealer locator provides directions and contact information for nearby Continental dealers. The newsfeed keeps users up-to-date with the latest company news and new product launches.

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Groundbreaking Held for Cooper Tire’s New Distribution Center

FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2020 – Earlier today, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of a new 1-million-square-foot regional distribution center that will be opened by Cooper Tire in Whiteland, Ind. The facility, which will replace Cooper’s Franklin, Ind. distribution center located just minutes from the new site, is expected to open in early 2021.

 

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Michelin is demonstrating resilience through an unprecedented crisis

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124,000 125,400 1 Free cash flow: net cash from operating activities less net cash used in investing activities, adjusted for net cash flows relating to other financial assets, before distributions. 2 At period-end. Covid-19: impact of the health crisis on the Group’s financial position at June 30, 2020 Review of the information released by the Group during the first six months of the year On February 10, 2020, the Group issued its guidance for 2020 excluding any impacts from a systemic crisis caused by Covid-19. On March 18, 2020 at 6:10 pm CET, the Michelin Group …

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Koppers Holdings Inc. Issues Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

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PITTSBURGH, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) today announced that it has published its annual Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR), which details the company’s comprehensive efforts and enhanced strategy to create a more sustainable future through:…

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TireHub Surprises Essential Workers with Free Tires

TireHub recently donated 70 sets of tires to essential workers through its Helping Hoops program.

Helping Hoops recognized an essential worker through each of TireHub’s 70 distribution centers across the country. Each TireHub Logistics Center (TLC) partnered with a retail customer who then chose a customer in their community to surprise with a new set of free tires.

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Nokian has emissions targets approved

Nokian Tyres has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. The targets cover emissions from Nokian’s operations, and make it the first tire company to receive this approval. Commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 cover scope 1 for direct emissions and scope 2 for indirect emissions from purchased energy. By 2030, Nokian is committed to reducing scope 1 and 2 emissions by 40% per ton using 2015 as a base year.

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Nexen Tire Adds New Distribution Center in Ohio

Nexen Tire America is opening a new distribution center located at 2190 Creekside Parkway in Lockbourne, Ohio.

The new Ohio distribution center marks the third addition to its list of U.S. distribution facilities, joining the existing two located in California and Georgia.

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TireHub relocates 2 Texas distribution centers

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ATLANTA—TireHub, the national tire distributor co-founded in 2018 by Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear, has relocated two distribution centers in Texas, in Houston and Arlington.

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Nexen Continues Support to Tire Dealer Network

Nexen Tire says it is continuing to provide the same level of support to its network of tire dealers during the COVID-19 quarantine. The support includes full tire distribution capabilities from all distribution facilities, mileage warranty support, roadside assistance and all customer service functions for dealers.

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Goodyear temporarily suspends Manufacturing in Americas region

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Goodyear continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with its closure of more manufacturing hubs in the Americas.

A phased shut down will begin across the company’s tire, retread and chemical plants in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and the United States over the coming days. Its facility in Peru was closed earlier this week.

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