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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Camso debuts solid telehandler tire for rental industry

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MAGOG, Quebec — Camso Ltd. has introduced the TLH 592S, a solid tire for telehandlers that are leased to construction sites and other users.

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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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Yokohama develops SUV range in line with segment growth

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In order to cater for the growing popularity of SUVs and the myriad of new models being released by vehicle manufacturers, Yokohama’s 4×4 tyre range has been developed to cater for the full spectrum of SUVs, crossovers and off-road vehicles, delivering driver response, no matter what the conditions are.

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Hankook touts growth plans at annual dealer event

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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