Triangle Tire Hires New Senior Development Engineer


Longtime tire industry engineer Brad Wurst has accepted the position of senior development engineer of A3T, the technical center for Triangle Tire in Akron.

Wurst joins Triangle Tire from a recent post at Smithers Materials Science and Engineering. His tire engineering experience includes 20 years with Bridgestone Americas and seven years with Cooper Tire, including a one-year stint as a TBR development engineer at Cooper Tire’s Shanghai facility.

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Giti Tire announces new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire


Giti Tire launches the new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire to provide long mileage and a smooth, quiet ride for North American SUV and pickup truck owners.

“The new Adventuro HT showcases American Engineering by our US R&D Center and high quality American manufacturing from our plant in South Carolina.

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Trelleborg launches EMR1025 all-season construction tyre

Trelleborg Wheel Systems will debut its EMR1025 all-season commercial tyre for loaders and graders. The manufacturer states that the tyre delivers premium damage protection and durability while adding extra comfort. Its is designed to be a suitable year-round fitment, providing enhanced grip on snow and ice. This offers a potential cost saving for operators, as it eliminates the cost and downtime of seasonal changeovers.

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BKT Launches Maglift Eco, Maglift Premium


Two new models, the Maglift Eco and the Maglift Premium, are coming for Maglift, the BKT tire specifically designed for forklifts.

Maglift Eco is made with two layers of rubber compound and has a shape and wide lugs for stability and load distribution, BKT says. There is also a rim guard designed to protect against damage and denting. Low rolling resistance and high resistance to overheating are designed to offer maximum efficiency, and steel wires incorporated into the hitch offer secure grip and prevent slippage, BKT says. There are two versions available, standard and “LIP,” which has an asymmetric hitch to avoid having to add flanges.

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Vredestein Launches Latest Winter Tire, Wintrac


Vredestein has redesigned its Snowtrac tire and rebranded the model as the Wintrac.

The company says the new tire is more suitable for current North American winters, as it will have improved performance in all types of wet conditions while continuing to drive well on snow.

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Giti Tire Introduces Radial Adventuro HT for Pickups and SUVs

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA, USA, June 8, 2020 / — The GT Radial Adventuro HT highway all-season tire is being introduced to provide long mileage and a smooth, quiet ride for North American SUV and pickup truck owners.

Several of the line’s most popular sizes are manufactured at the company’s plant in Richburg, SC. The new M+S rated tire is backed with a 60,000-mile limited tread wear warranty and a 30-Day Test Drive satisfaction guarantee for the consumer.

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Cooper Unveils Roadmaster Tires for Vans, Delivery Trucks


Cooper Tire ’s Roadmaster brand has bolstered its presence in the “final mile,” pick-up and delivery, and emergency vehicle tire segment with the introduction of two new tires.

The Roadmaster RM257 drive and Roadmaster RM170+ steer, both 19.5-inch tires, will soon be available for order through Roadmaster dealers.

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Firestone launches Winterhawk 4 flagship winter tyre


Firestone has launched the Winterhawk 4 winter tyre – the next generation of the Bridgestone brand’s flagship winter tyre line. The tyre targets cars and on-road SUVs at a mid-range, value price. Firestone says its Winterhawk 4 tyre has been engineered for optimal control and handling in cold and unpredictable conditions. The manufacturer states that the new tyre offers improved traction on snow and ice at around 7 per cent better than the Winterhawk 3.

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Ryder picks Goodyear as tire supplier


Fleet management company Ryder System has picked Goodyear as its preferred North American tire supplier from January 1, 2021.

The partnership will provide fleets with tires, with Ryder’s 800 service and maintenance locations across the USA and Canada working with Goodyear’s 2,300 locations.

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Hankook Expands Kinergy Tire Sizes


Hankook Tire says it selected these two Kinergy products to provide consumers with various wheel diameters, tread section widths, speed ratings and aspect ratio preferences.

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