Over the last year or so it has been broadly noted that the SUV/4×4 sector of the tyre market has been impressively resilient. Not just from the relatively local impact of the UK’s Brexit vote and resulting inflation and slump in certain motor vehicle sectors (in the UK at least). The tyre industry’s also been faced with escalating raw materials costs at a global level.
The EfficientGrip Performance prototype with Electric Drive Technology is Goodyear’s latest step in developing tires that meet the specific demands of electric vehicles.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. offered a sneak peek of its EfficientGrip Performance with Electric Drive Technology, a prototype tire for the growing electric vehicle market, at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.
Prometeon Tyre Group’s U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as Pirelli Industrial, launched its new H89 Series at this year`s American Trucking Association Technology & Maintenance Council meeting in Atlanta, Georgia this week.
The Pirelli-branded H89 tire series, which will be progressively available during this year, includes tires for steer, drive and trailer axle and with good mileage, traction and handling in all conditions, Prometeon said.
ATLANTA—Kumho Tire USA Inc. has introduced a pair of commercial trailer tires for the North American market, the KLT12e and KRT12.
ESSEN, Germany—Evonik’s Ultrasil 7800 GR, a silica with a customized surface area that meets the demands of SUV and all-season tires, is the next step in innovation for green tires, according to an Evonik release.
Goodyear Tire introduced the highest-mileage tire in its nearly 120-year history, the Assurance MaxLife, during its 2018 Customer Conference in Nashville, Tenn., this week.
Designed for savvy consumers looking for quality with long-lasting value, the Goodyear Assurance MaxLife extends journeys with an 85,000-mile limited tread life warranty.
Bolstered by Goodyear’s TredLife Technology, the tire delivers up to 30 percent more miles of all-season traction compared to the standard all-season tire.
NASHVILLE—Goodyear made some tire industry music in the Music City, unveiling several new products during its 2018 Customer Conference at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center.
After multiple product launches in 2015 and 2016, Kumho Tire USA intentionally took a break in 2017 to give its dealers a chance to catch up. But that product pause is soon to come to an end, according to Jim Mayfield, executive vice president North America for Kumho Tire USA.
Sentury Tires has unveiled a new service called AvanTech, a monthly subscription service that provides customers with four new tires as needed when the tires wear down.
The cost starts at $17.95 per month, depending on the tires desired and the annual mileage the customer puts on them. The deal includes installation, road hazard coverage, tire inspections, and service.
Brussels – Bridgestone has launched its Turanza T005 premium touring tire at a recent event in Greece, the company announced 9 Oct
Developed and produced in Europe, the tire is said to deliver “outstanding wet performance and fuel economy, combined with high mileage.”
With more than 140 sizes for 14’’ to 21’’ rims, it will be available on the European replacement tire market from January 2018 and will replace the current T001 EVO.
At the same time, Bridgestone…