Tire Review Podcast: Hankook’s New All-Weather Tire & COVID-19 Effects

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As the fall and winter seasons approach, your customers will be coming into your shop to gear up for the weather ahead – and some may need new tires. Luckily, you have options. Maybe you fit them with an all-season depending on where you live, or perhaps their best bet is a designated winter tire. For situations sandwiched between those two, a tire in the all-weather segment could be a better bet.

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The Global Tire Report: A Look at the World’s Top Tire Makers

Join Tire Business Editor Don Detore, Special Projects Reporter Bruce Davis, and Rubber & Plastics News Editor Bruce Meyer, as they dissect results of the comprehensive annual Global Tire Report. See how the tire makers ended 2019 — just months before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world as we know it.

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TIA resets centennial events for 2021

BOWIE, Md. — Reacting to the cancellation of the 2020 SEMA Show, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is moving its centennial celebrations — originally scheduled for the week of Nov. 2 in Las Vegas — to November 2021 to coincide with the 2021 SEMA Show.

The Specialty Equipment Market Association disclosed Aug. 5 its decision to cancel the 2020 SEMA Show due to the uncertainty that the COVID-19 pandemic presents in trying to stage a major convention and trade show.

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Movin’On World Summit on Sustainable Mobility Cancelled

Faced with this unprecedented global health crisis, the main priority of the Movin’On team is to protect the health of our employees, our ecosystem partners and our participants. This is why we have decided to cancel the Movin’On World Summit, which was planned to take place in Montreal.

Florent Menegaux, President of the Michelin Group, and Honorary President of Movin’On

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European tire recyclers postpone annual conference

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Brussels – The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) has postponed its 27th annual conference to early September amid the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Europe.

Originally planned for 25-27 March, the event will investigate market obstacles and new market partnerships after 2020, the ETRA said in a 9 March statement.

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Bridgestone to Show Tire Management Solutions at ConExpo 2020

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is showcasing its integrated portfolio of products, technologies and services for the off-the-road (OTR) industry at North Hall booth #N13166 during ConExpo-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas.

At ConExpo 2020, the company says visitors to the Bridgestone booth will experience a variety of integrated technologies that monitor and track tire health to help prevent downtime. Central to this area of the exhibit is a demo of the next generation Bridgestone PressureStat Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) solution.

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Tire Technology Expo 2020: Official show report

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The 20th edition of Tire Technology Expo and Conference, which was staged at the Deutsche Messe, Hannover, Germany, February 25-27, 2020, once again welcomed visitors from across the global tire design, development and manufacturing communities, with more than 300 exhibitors presenting their latest innovations and solutions at the free-to-attend exhibition, while delegates at the neighbouring conference discussed the topics and themes set to shape the future of the tire industry.

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Pirelli schedules first P Zero Experience supercar track day for June

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Pirelli has announced that its new P Zero Experience supercar track day, run in association with Salon Privé, will take place between 2 and 3 June 2020 in the UK. The event features driving, premium hospitality and of course and exquisite cars. Initially launched in France 10 years ago, the events now take place at Italy’s famous Mugello circuit, the Yas Marina track in Abu Dhabi and the famous Hockenheimring in Germany. This year the home of British motorsport, Silverstone, joins the line-up.

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Testing solutions on display at Tire Technology Expo

If you’re looking to upgrade your tire testing capabilities, head to Hannover in just a few weeks’ time to Tire Technology Expo, where you will be able to find a wide range of innovative testing equipment on display from leading suppliers drawn from across the globe.

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SEMA opens show booth application for its annual trade show

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SEMA Show announce manufacturers in the automotive aftermarket can now apply for booth space at the 2020 SEMA Show from November 3-6 in Las Vegas by visiting www.semashow.com/buyabooth.

“As the leading trade show for the automotive industry, the SEMA Show is the ideal place for manufacturers of aftermarket parts to showcase their new products,” said Tom Gattuso, SEMA Vice President of Events. “Buyers from all over the world come to see what’s new, and they’re prepared to do business.”

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