Titan adds R-1 flotation sizes to Optitorque farm tire line

DES MOINES, Iowa — Titan International Inc. has expanded its Goodyear Optitorque farm tire line with additional radial sizes that include new R-1 options for high horsepower tractors in arid farming regions; scraper applications; and sprayers, including large flotation options.

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Prometeon Tyre Group presents the new H:01 Proway line


MILAN — Prometeon Tyre Group S.r.l. recently unveiled the new H:01 Proway line, designed from “maximum efficiency in long-distance transportation,” because of reduced rolling resistance and improved durability.

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Bridgestone’s Ecopia line to be standard on some 2020 Ford Escape models


NASHVILLE, Tenn.― Ford Motor Co. has specified the Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus as an original equipment fitment on select models of the 2020 Ford Escape SUV.

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Apollo Introduces Apterra AT2 All-Terrain Tire


Apollo Tyres has introduced its new all-terrain SUV tire, Apollo Apterra AT2, for the off-road enthusiasts.

The company says this all-terrain tire complements Apollo’s existing Apterra range including specialized highway luxury (HL), highway terrain (HT), high performance (HP) and the all-terrain (AT) tires for the SUVs.

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Hercules Tires Launches Winter Tire for CUVs, SUVs

Hercules Tires, a subsidiary of American Tire Distributors (ATD), has launched a dedicated winter tire for CUVs and SUVs – the Hercules Avalanche XUV.

The new Avalanche XUV builds on the legacy of the previous generation Avalanche X-Treme tire line by optimizing vehicle performance, so that SUV and CUV drivers can handle winter’s worst, the company says.

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Continental Introduces Latest Winter Tire


Continental Tire has launched its latest winter tire—the VikingContact 7—on September 1 this year.

The company is offering the new tire in 91 sizes ranging from 15 to 20 inches.

Continental explains in a release that it is essential to plan for winter tires when temperatures drop and the weather changes. The company notes that all-season tires lose their grip on road surfaces when the temperature consistently drops below 7° Celsius and therefore need to be replaced with winter tires.

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New Firestone tyre joins premium Bridgestone option in all-season portfolio

Firestone launched the second generation of its new all-season touring tyre, the Multiseason earlier in the year. Accommodating a wide variety of cars and drivers, the tyre joins other recent models, such as Roadhawk and Vanhawk 2, supplied by the Bridgestone brand to offer reliable tyres at a value price point. The Firestone Multiseason was preceded by its premium sister-brand Bridgestone’s latest product designed to take advantage of the all-season growth market.

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Pirelli vintage tires take spotlight at Monterey Car Week


MONTEREY, Calif.—Looking to leverage the publicity that the annual Monterey Car Week for vintage automobiles generates, Pirelli Tire North America sponsored “Concorso Italiano,” said to be the largest gathering of luxury and exotic Italian cars worldwide.

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MAXAM Tire Unveils New Forestry Tire


MAXAM has introduced the LogXtra forestry line to its broad range of specialty tire programs. MAXAM says it has engineered the MS931 LogXtra to provide the industry with the best solution for abusive forestry applications.

Throughout the development and performance validation phase of the LogXtra program, the design components and tire construction have displayed increased efficiency, durability and traction compared to industry benchmarks, MAXAM says.

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Bridgestone adds new sizes to Firestone Transforce AT2 tire


Bridgestone Americas announced the expansion of the Firestone Transforce tire line to include new size offerings for Class 4-5 commercial truck vehicles.

The Firestone Transforce AT2 is an all-position, radial tire designed for all-terrain performance, featuring a tread design to promote traction in wet and winter conditions. With an innovative tread-to-road contact footprint, the Firestone Transforce AT2 tire is engineered to deliver lasting durability throughout its life.

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