Giti Tire announces new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire

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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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Cooper Tire launches new Roadmaster RM258 winter drive tire

Cooper Tire has expanded its Roadmaster brand with the Roadmaster RM258 winter drive tire for regional haulers.

Featuring an open shoulder design with four rows of lugs, the tire is Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake certified. Helping the tire achieve that rating are shoulder notches and chevron grooves for excellent bite in winter conditions. It was designed for regional applications, and comes in 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes with load range H.

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Hankook Tire America Corp. Announces Curtis Brison as Vice President of PCLT Sales

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. Leading global tire maker Hankook Tire announces that Curtis Brison has been named as Hankook Tire America’s U.S. Passenger Car and Light Truck (PCLT) Sales Vice President effective June 1, 2020 . In this role, he will be responsible for all U.S. PCLT sales and corporate accounts. Hankook Tire America Corp. Announces Curtis Brison as Vice President of U.S. Passenger Car and Light Truck (PCLT) Sales.

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BFGoodrich Launches Two New Regional Truck Tires

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Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the brand, BFGoodrich commercial truck tires is launching two new regional tires — the Route Control S and Route Control D.

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Bridgestone phases shutdowns in Japan

Bridgestone is temporarily shutting plants in Japan due to a decline in demand.

The plants that are being shut down cover tire production for cars, aircraft, motorcycles, trucks and buses.

In Fukuoka, the Kurume plant will shut its aircraft tire plant from May 27-June 1, June 3-4 and June 6-7, and the section producing tires for passenger cars will be shut from May 28 -June 1.

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Michelin High Marks in J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction

Drivers gave Michelin higher satisfaction ratings in two of the three segments in J.D. Power’s annual Original Equipment Tire Satisfaction Study.

Michelin claimed top honors in the luxury and truck/utility segments. It was the company’s 17th consecutive highest ranking in the luxury category and fifth consecutive highest ranking in the truck/utility category. Michelin placed second in the passenger car segment.

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Continental launches VECTO, fleet tyres, emissions microsite

Continental AG has just launched a microsite containing information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulations for heavy goods vehicles and the VECTO (Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool) simulation tool.

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U.S. tire shipments to fall nearly 18% in 2020 — Ustma

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WASHINGTON — U.S. tire shipments could fall to their lowest levels in decades, a result of COVID-19 pandemic-induced lower demand, according to a shipments update from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.

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TireHub relocates 2 Texas distribution centers

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ATLANTA—TireHub, the national tire distributor co-founded in 2018 by Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear, has relocated two distribution centers in Texas, in Houston and Arlington.

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Kenda rolls out new UTV tire

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio—Kenda Tire has unveiled the Klever XT, a UTV tire based on the design of the company’s Klever R/T KR601 light truck tire.

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