Hankook touts growth plans at annual dealer event


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Hankook Tire America plans to introduce new OE fitments and commercial truck tire products this year as its parent company continues to ramp up capacity.

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Goodyear introduces new WinterCommand Ultra premium Winter Tire


Goodyear Tire introduces the new WinterCommand Ultra premium Winter studless tire as its strongest performing winter tire yet.

The new tire demonstrates exceptional performance on ice and snow and earned No.1 rankings among leading competitors in wet handling, wet cornering grip, deep water curved hydroplaning and ride comfort.

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GRI to display Green series OTR tires in Spain

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. will showcase its Green XLR 65 agriculture tires at the FIMA Agricola, an international fair of agricultural machinery to be held Feb. 25-29 in Zaragoza, Spain.

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BFGoodrich introduces new farm implement tire: the Implement Control


BFGoodrich commercial tires has launched a new long-wearing, robust agricultural implement tire – the BFGoodrich Implement Control to help American farmers protect soil quality and maximize yields.

Entirely American made, the tire is designed for pull-behind farming implements and tillage applications to handle heavy loads.

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Bridgestone launches new all-position tire: The Bridgestone M704


Bridgestone Americas announced the release of the new Bridgestone M704 all-position tire, designed to provide fleets optimal performance in wet weather conditions.

Engineered for regional pickup and delivery service applications, the Bridgestone M704 tire is uniquely suited for the steer and drive axle positions.

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ITP launches new Tenacity series high performance SXS Tires


Carlstar Group’s ITP announced the launch of the 10 ply radial Tenacity XSR (Xtreme Steel Radial) and Tenacity XNR (Xtreme Nylon Radial) tires.

The Tenacity series is the next installment of premier high-performance tires from ITP.

“The new Tenacity line features high-quality construction techniques that translate into the higher performance expectations of today’s Super Sport SxS enthusiasts,” said Rhett Turpin, Director of Sales -Powersports for The Carlstar Group.

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Camso unveils 2 Solideal non-marking forklift tires


MAGOG, Quebec — Camso Ltd. has introduced the Solideal PON 555 NM and PON 550 NM non-marking press-on forklift tires designed to increase energy efficiency and thermal performance.

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Yokohama launches new regional-haul trailer tire


SANTA ANA, Calif.—Yokohama has unveiled its latest regional-haul trailer tire, the EPA SmartWay-verified 114R Ultra Wide-Base (UWB) as a successor to the RY407.

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Yokohama Tire’s New RS02 Radial Snow Tire Delivers Enhanced Traction For G-2 Graders


The tough weather calls for even tougher off-the-road (OTR) tires in the field. Yokohama Tire has the solution with its new RS02 radial snow tire, which is designed to give G-2 graders much more traction and performance in winter conditions.

Available in size 14.00R24, the RS02 offers “more bite on the ice,” according to Tom Clauer, Yokohama Tire senior manager of commercial and OTR product planning.

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GRI introduces natural oil-based Ultimate XT tire


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—Global Rubber Industries is using natural processing oil in the production of an environmentally friendly version of its Ultimate XT solid rubber tire.

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