Toyo Tires adds new size to the Open Country M/T light truck tire

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Toyo Tires has added a new size (40X15.50R26LT) to the Open Country M/T (maximum traction tire) for light trucks.

The Open Country M/T is legendary for its durability, off-road performance, long tread life, and aggressive tread. It is designed to help trucks work hard on pavement, then work just as hard when roads are muddy, snowy, and rocky—or when there are no roads at all.

Read the source article at Traction News

Cooper Tire Launches Severe Series Tire for Construction Trucks

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Cooper Tire has released a new mixed service-wide base all-position (WBA) tire as part of its Cooper Severe Series lineup.

The tire is available in 385/65R22.5 and 425/65R22.5 sizes, in load range L.

“Our Cooper Severe Series tire line, which now also includes the WBA, provides exceptional performance while giving our customers a low cost of ownership proposition,” said Gary Schroeder, executive director of Cooper’s Global Truck and Bus Tire Business.

Read the source article at Tire Review

Kumho Tire Launches New SUV/CUV Tire

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Kumho Tire has recently announced the launch of its “premium” tire specifically designed for sports utility vehicles.

Designed for CUVs and SUVs, the newly launched Crugen HP71 is an all-season tire. In a release by the company, Kumho Tire affirms that the tire has been developed to offer a top-luxurious feel and a comfortable and quiet ride along with a level of safety, performance and longevity.

Read the source article at Autosphere.ca

Bridgestone Launches New Turanza QuietTrack Tire

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Bridgestone Americas has released of the Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack tire, the newest addition to the company’s Turanza touring tire portfolio.

The Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack tire offers a 20% improvement in wet traction and 44% improvement in snow traction over the previous generation Turanza Serenity Plus tire and will replace the Turanza Serenity Plus offering, the company says. The Turanza QuietTrack tire is engineered with four technology packages:

Read the source article at Tire Review

Goodyear launches ‘ultimate all-rounder’ and new super car tyres

Goodyear has officially presented its next-generation Ultra High Performance (UHP) road tyre, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5. Billed as “the ultimate all-rounder”, the tyre uses new technology to produce “significant improvements in wet braking and dry handling without compromising ride comfort or road noise”

Read the source article at Tyrepress

Vredestein launches “first” all-season UHP tire

Baden-Baden, Germany – Apollo Vredestein has unveiled what it says it the first all-season tire to be specially designed for the ultra-high performance (UHP) segment.

The Quatrac Pro tire will strengthen the company’s position in the European all-season segment, officials said at a 21 March press launch near Baden-Baden.*

Available in sizes from 17 to 21 inch, the tire is said to offer advanced level of handling and braking performance under both dry and wet conditions.

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Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Giti Introduces GT Radial Maxtour LX Grand Touring Tire

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Giti Tire has announced the release of GT Radial Maxtour LX grand touring tire in North America.

With this release, the company aims at providing CUV and passenger car owners with a quiet, smooth ride, combined with better traction and handling. Most of the sizes offered will be produced at Giti’s manufacturing plant in Chester County, SC.

Read the source article at Autosphere.ca

Cooper adds mixed-service drive tire to Roadmaster lineup

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FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added a mixed-service tire, the RM351 HD, to its Roadmaster brand portfolio, replacing the RM300 HH.

Read the source article at Tire Business

Conti adds to North American winter tire portfolio

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MONTREAL – Continental Tire the Americas has developed a directional winter tire, the VikingContact7, that it claims offers a balance of flexibility for slippery road conditions and stiffness for longer life.

Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

New passenger car tire offering from Maxxis

Maxxis is celebrating the successful launch of two new passenger car tire lines in 2018.

“Last year was a great year for everyone involved at Maxxis, particularly in the car tire segment where we launched our high-performance sports tire the Victra Sport 5,” said managing director Derek McMartin.

Read the source article at Tire Technology International