ROVERETO, Italy—With Italy in lockdown due to COVID-19, Marangoni Retreading Systems will rely on operations in Germany to continue servicing customers.
DETROIT — General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. have widely touted their commitment to emission-free electric vehicles, but their production plans show a growing reliance on ever-larger gas-powered vehicles. The two biggest U.S. automakers will make more than 5 million SUVs and pickup trucks in 2026, but only about 320,000 electric vehicles, according to detailed production plans for North America seen by Reuters.
Langley, BC (March 16, 2020) Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc. is making it more attractive to drive into Spring, with rebates of up to $70 on a set of four performance, all-season or light truck tires.
“We want to reward Canadians for making the switch to winter tires by welcoming them to Spring with rebates on our ADVAN, AVID AND GEOLANDAR lines, as well as the PARADA SPEC-X,” said Diana Colosimo, Brand Development Manager for Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc. “Once the temperature is consistently up above 7 Celsius, it’s time to put away the winter skis, coats and tires and start enjoying the benefits of all-season tires. Switching to all-season tires provides extended tire wear, a serene ride and improved fuel economy, and we’re making it more attractive to choose Yokohama for warm-weather driving with the 2020 Yokohama Spring Rebate.”
Topping the list of incentives is a chance for buyers to win back the purchase price of their new tires in addition to their rebate claim of $70 (for a set of four tires). Customers are asked to claim their Yokohama VISA prepaid cards at yokohamarebate.ca and will then be automatically entered into the contest to win the purchase price of their set (up to $850).
Now through May 31, 2020, customers can receive $70 rebates on high-performance tires (ADVAN APEX, ADVAN SPORT A/S+, ADVAN FLEVA, ADVAN NEOVA AD08R, ADVAN SPORT V105, ADVAN SPORT V105 ZPS), all-season tires (AVID ASCEND GT, AVID ASCEND LX, AVID ASCEND, PARADA SPEC-X) and light-truck tires (GEOLANDAR G055, GEOLANDAR H/T G056, GEOLANDAR X-CV, GEOLANDAR A/T G015, GEOLANDAR X-AT, GEOLANDAR M/T G003, GEOLANDAR X-MT G005).
As well, buyers will be eligible for a $50 rebate on a set of four AVID TOURING S all-season touring tires.
For more information on the Yokohama Consumer Rebate program, visit yokohamarebate.ca.
About Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc.
Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc. markets and distributes a full line of tires for high performance, passenger car, light truck, and commercial truck applications, as well as off-the-road tires for mining, forestry and construction applications. It maintains distribution centers across Canada to serve more than 1,000 independent tire dealers and well over 3,000 retail locations. yokohama.ca/.
Aftermarket shipments of truck and bus tires are projected to rise 2.1 percent this year over last to 19.3 million units, the USTMA said without offering any explanation for its forecast.
Hankook Tire has announced that it will supply OE tires for Ford’s Super Duty F-450 and F-550 Chassis Cab vehicles – the SmartFlex AH35 and new DH35 in size 225/70R19.5.
The SmartFlex DH35 provides a wide contact area with four zig-zag groove lines across the tread’s surface, resulting in increased mileage and performance.
Snow-tested in four countries across three continents, the Discoverer Snow Claw tire features patented Snow Groove technology, which traps snow in the grooves of the tire for greater traction, handling and stopping power. The tire is also designed to stay supple in extreme cold and is engineered to allow for the addition of tire studs, Cooper says.
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.
Pomp’s Tire Service has completed the purchase of 19 GCR Tires & Service (GCR) stores from Bridgestone Americas.
The purchase of these locations will allow Pomp’s to serve more customers in markets where it currently operates, as well as expand the Pomp’s footprint to include new geographic regions. Founded in 1939, Pomp’s is a leading provider of commercial truck tires, off-the-road tires and Bandag retreads.
The Japanese company wants to get its non-pneumatic tire technology into the hands of commercial truck owners rather than onto ordinary passenger vehicles.
Weihai, Shandong – China’s tire maker Triangle estimates its unaudited net profit in 2019 will be €112 million (850 million yuan), up 76% from 2018.
Net profit less non-recurring items during the year will jump by 78% to €93 million, said a company announcement in January.
“New capacity and optimised product portfolio has generated good market results,” said the announcement.