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.
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.
Hankook Tire unveils the all-new Dynapro MT2 off-road tire, the successor of the popular off-road-focused Dynapro MT tire. The company says the new Dynapro MT2 mud terrain tire features next-generation MT tread design ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.
Engineered with 3D simulation software, Hankook leveraged the latest tire manufacturing processes to develop the Dynapro MT2’s Terrain Strike Tread Design.
Kenda Tire USA revealed its new light truck all-terrain tire, the Klever A/T2, to tire dealers at the SpeedVegas track south of the strip in Las Vegas during the 2019 SEMA Show.
The Klever A/T2 was designed to offer great ride comfort on-road while maintaining a strong off-road capability for SUV, light truck and 4×4 owners, Kenda says. The tire has a sidewall designed to protect against cuts, tears and abasions as well as interlocking tread blocks created in an A/B pattern for traction.
Tyrata, Inc. has expanded its patented IntelliTread tire tread wear sensor platform to include a low-profile drive-over system.
The IntelliTread Drive-Over-System (DOS) provides data regarding tire tread wear when a vehicle drives over the low-profile, speed bump-like unit. The system was developed based on the need of fleet management, automotive service centers and truck depots for real-time monitoring of tread wear in both automotive and commercial vehicle tires, the company says.
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America has launched the Michelin X Line Energy D+ tire—an ultra-low rolling resistance, dual-drive line-haul tire — to the North American replacement market.
Continental wants to make your life easier when it comes to fleet tire maintenance, and it’s leveraging its own technology to do it.
In the scorching heat at the company’s Uvalde Proving Grounds west of San Antonio, Texas, Continental launched its third generation of medium-truck construction tires. The German technology company is calling them “intelligent” construction since they come factory-equipped with its patented TPMS sensor attached to the tire’s 3-G casing. The new tires include: