Bridgestone Selected by Lamborghini as Tire Supplier for Huracán STO Supercar

BRUSSELSNov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lamborghini has chosen Bridgestone as the tire supplier for the Lamborghini Huracán STO, a new super sports car set to be released in 2021.

Bridgestone has developed a tailor-made Potenza tire for the Huracán STO engineering a high-performance tire capable of maximizing the Huracán STO’s traction, handling, control, and extreme overall performance.

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Pirelli: Tailor-Made Scorpion ATR Tires For The All-New 2021 Ford F-150

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new “tailor-made” Pirelli Scorpion ATR tire has been designed specifically for the all-new Ford F-150, part of F-Series, America’s best-selling vehicle for 38 years. For more than 20 years, Pirelli and Ford have had a strong relationship, working…

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Hankook Tire chosen as OE tire for GM’s two heavy-duty pick up trucks

Hankook Tire will equip the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy Duty models with Dynapro MT2 tires.

Both the Silverado and Sierra, two of GM’s most durable heavy-duty pickup trucks, will be fitted in the size LT275/70R18.

The Dynapro MT2, Hankook’s Red Dot Award-winning new generation mud-terrain tire, is designed with off-road traction and on-road durability in mind.

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TIA Gives Legislative Update at Honors Ceremony

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The Tire Industry Association‘s Roy Littlefield III, CEO, and Roy Littlefield IV, director of government affairs, updated TIA members on key legislative issues that the organization is following for its members during Monday’s Tire Industry Honors Ceremony.

 

 
 

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Exec. Interview: Bill Caldwell, Continental’s Sr. VP of Sales

COVID-19 has affected tire manufacturers in a myriad of ways, and Continental Tire the Americas is no exception. While the company has made changes to its dealer program this year, they’ve shown resilience with the help of industry partners and have a big 2021 ahead.

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Goodyear to supply two tire options for new Land Rover Defender

Goodyear will supply two original equipment tire options for the new Land Rover Defender. The revamped off-roader relaunches after a radical redesign for 2020, and the tire manufacturer will offer the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure and Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac as fitment options.

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Hankook Tire to Equip the All-New 2021 Chevy Trailblazer with Kinergy GT

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Leading global tire maker Hankook Tire will supply Chevrolet’s All-New 2021 Trailblazer with its all-season tire, Kinergy GT (H436). The Trailblazer RS will be equipped with Kinergy 225/55R18H, and for the ACTIV trim level, Hankook will…

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Yokohama Advan Sport V107 Tire is OE on GLS 63-Series

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Mercedes-AMG has selected Yokohama Rubber ‘s Advan Sport V107 tires as original equipment for the new GLS 63 4MATIC+ cars.

Yokohama began supplying the tires in October 2019 in two sizes – 285/45ZR22 114Y size front tires and 325/40ZR22 114Y size rear tires.

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OE Tire Brands Finding Right Balance, J.D. Power Says

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Overall customer satisfaction with original equipment (OE) tires reaches an all-time high in 2020, as tire manufacturers have found the right balance of performance characteristics — without making sacrifices that jeopardize the customer experience. That’s according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study, just released.

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The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the automotive industry

The outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan, China in end-December 2019, is fast spreading its tentacles across the world and is having a major impact on all aspects of society, including the automotive industry. All through January and February, automakers and their suppliers have been scrambling to keep vehicle assembly lines humming but March has seen the industry take concerted action, in sync with government advisories, to keep its personnel safe.

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