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    1. Hankook Tire & Sk Planet Develop Road Risk Detection Solution

      Hankook Tire & Sk Planet Develop Road Risk Detection Solution

      Hankook Tire announced that the company is collaborating with SK Planet to jointly develop a solution that preemptively detects potential hazardous risks on the road.

      Hankook Tire and SK Planet’s Road Risk Detection Solution analyzes road noise acquired from a moving vehicle through artificial intelligence and deep learning technology to identify potential risk factors on the road such as rainfall, snow, black ice, accidents, and other factors that may contribute to hazardous situations.

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    2. Continental launches high-mileage, low-consumption truck tires for regional use

      Automotive manufacturer Continental has launched its latest haulage tire range, the EcoRegional, which the company claims has the potential to significantly increase the efficiency of hauliers’ vehicles in regional transportation applications.

      According the Continental, high efficiency is achieved thanks to a new manufacturing process in combination with a new tread design for the steering axle coupled with a rubber compound optimized for rolling resistance for the drive axle.

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    3. Continental Renames Port Tires: TerminalMaster V.ply

      Continental Renames Port Tires: TerminalMaster V.ply

      Continental is changing the name of the StraddleMaster+ port tire to TerminalMaster V.ply.

       

      The decision is accompanied by an expansion of the tire’s application recommendations: Until now, the tire was primarily designed for the use on straddle carriers in the port. In tests in the laboratory and in real-life use at customer premises, the tire has also been recommended for use at airports and for heavy-duty transport in the industrial sector. With the TerminalMaster V.ply, all areas of application are now united under the new name.

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    4. Pirelli Expands Its Range Of All Season Tyres

      Pirelli’s All Season range, which can be used throughout the year, has expanded as a direct response to increased demand from motorists. All Season tyres are intended for people not looking for extreme performance or covering big distances every year. Instead, they are ideal for drivers whose main priority is safety both in winter and […]

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    5. Vredestein Quatrac: New Evolution In Growing All-Season Segment

      In a European all-season segment that grew by 23% percent last year, Vredestein continues to evolve its products and underline its all-season expertise. After being the first brand to launch an all-season tyre for high-end performance cars in 2019 with the Quatrac Pro, the brand is now renewing its portfolio in the segment for smaller […]

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    6. Alliance Tire Americas Launches Ag Tire Rebate

      Alliance Tire Americas Launches Ag Tire Rebate

      The program offers $100 per tire for many of its Agriflex IF and VF tires, and $75 per tire for Agri Star II farm radials 30 in. and larger. The rebate is available for certain farm tires purchased between Sept. 1, 2020 and Jan. 31, 2021.

      Alliance Agriflex/Agriflex+ increased flexion (IF) and very high flexion (VF) tires included in the rebate program are:

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    7. Hankook launches all-weather Kinergy 4S2 tire for the US Market

      Hankook launches all-weather Kinergy 4S2 tire for the US Market

      Hankook Tire announced it has launched its all-weather Kinergy 4S2 in the North American market.

      The IF Design Award-winning Kinergy 4S2 features excellent dry, wet and snow performance complete with a Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake rating. The Kinergy 4S2 will be offered in rim diameters between 15-20 inches and will carry a 60K mile warranty, road hazard warranty and 30-day free trial.

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    8. Trelleborg unveils materials handling tire range

      Trelleborg unveils materials handling tire range

      Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced the launch of its PS1000 materials handling tire range. According to the company, these next-generation, press-on solid forklift tires incorporate the company’s Pit Stop Line, specialized compounds and a new construction that it says will guarantee uptime, efficiency and safety for operators, while reducing total cost of ownership and environmental impact.

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    9. Robert Mercer, Goodyear CEO during Goldsmith raid, dies at 96

      Robert Mercer, Goodyear CEO during Goldsmith raid, dies at 96

      AKRON — Robert E. Mercer, who spent more than four decades working for Goodyear and is perhaps best known for fending off a hostile takeover attempt in 1986, died Aug. 28 at his home in Akron of natural causes. He was 96.

      Mr. Mercer, whose career at Goodyear spanned 42 years — including six as chairman and CEO — arguably will be most remembered for leading the effort over a two-month period of 1986 to pushing back against a hostile takeover attempt by Anglo-French financier Sir James Goldsmith.

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    10. Michelin Energy Guard combined with X One tires reveal fuel savings

      According to an independent third-party certified fuel-economy testing by Melissa Valley Transportation Solutions, the Michelin Energy Guard system coupled with a Michelin X One tire package demonstrated a combined fuel savings of 17.01 gallons/1000 mile. The Michelin Energy Guard is a SmartWay-verified and CARB-compliant solution from Michelin Aerodynamic Solutions.

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    11. Bridgestone MasterCore Increased durability for mining tires

      Bridgestone has recently announced the introduction of its MasterCore off-the-road tire line, initially covering 63in tires and with additional patterns and sizes available to customers in 2021.

      “After many years of global product development that produced advances in engineering, chemistry and material science, we are excited to introduce the MasterCore brand to mining customers all over the world,” said Tomohiro Kusano, vice president and senior officer, global mining, aircraft, agriculture solutions business at Bridgestone.

      As tire requirements vary by customer, mine site and haul route, Bridgestone states that customization is at the heart of the design, enabling customers to tailor ...

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    12. Michelin redesigns X One Line Energy T2 trailer tire

      Michelin North America, Inc. is launching the redesigned Michelin X One Line Energy T2 tire for the line-haul market.

      “The trailer-wheel position is a challenging position for long-haul tire design. The free-rolling wheel position is subject to variable loads, less maintenance and irregular wear,” said Adam Murphy, vice president of B2B marketing at Michelin North America. “This new Michelin X One Line Energy T2 product delivers both improved tread wear while providing fuel and weight savings, lowering the total cost of ownership for fleets, especially during this economically challenged time in the trucking industry.”

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    13. New Giti GTR955 Combi Road tire

      New Giti GTR955 Combi Road tire

      The Giti GTR955 Combi Road tyre is being launched in three new 17.5” sizes, marking the first time Giti Tire’s latest truck and bus tyre technology has been available in smaller rims. Initially available in 215/75R17.5, it will be followed by the 235/75R17.5 and 245/70R17.5 in quarter four. The tyres are designed for regional and […]

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    14. Michelin updates North American tire lines

      Michelin updates North American tire lines

      Michelin North America recently announced two new additions to its tire range. The first, aimed at the freight market, is the X One Line Energy T2, which the company claims is the most efficient trailer tire it has produced to date.

      “The trailer-wheel position is challenging for long-haul tire design. The free-rolling wheel position is subject to variable loads, less maintenance and irregular wear,” explained Adam Murphy, vice president, B2B marketing, Michelin North America.

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    15. Brembo raises stake in Pirelli to nearly 5%

      MILAN -- Italian brake maker Brembo said it would not buy additional shares in tiremaker Pirelli after increasing its stake to almost 5 percent. Brembo, which makes brakes for automakers including Ferrari and Tesla as well as several Formula One teams, said it now held a 4.99 percent stake in Pirelli, both directly and indirectly through its Nuova FourB parent company, and that it had completed the purchase process.

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    16. Michelin Previews Its 'Most Advanced' Passenger Tire

      Michelin North America Inc. recently provided a sneak preview of what Alexis Garcin, the company's chairman and president, calls "the most versatile and advanced passenger tire that Michelin has developed in more than two decades."

      The Michelin CrossClimate 2 made its debut during a July 22 virtual launch event for Michelin tire dealers.

      The tire, which will boast nearly 80% consumer vehicle market coverage when its lineup is complete, "is ideal" for North American drivers, Garcin said during the event. He added that the CrossClimate 2 "significantly raises the bar for safety."

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    17. Michelin is demonstrating resilience through an unprecedented crisis

      Michelin is demonstrating resilience through an unprecedented crisis

      124,000 125,400 1 Free cash flow: net cash from operating activities less net cash used in investing activities, adjusted for net cash flows relating to other financial assets, before distributions. 2 At period-end. Covid-19: impact of the health crisis on the Group’s financial position at June 30, 2020 Review of the information released by the Group during the first six months of the year On February 10, 2020, the Group issued its guidance for 2020 excluding any impacts from a systemic crisis caused by Covid-19. On March 18, 2020 at 6:10 pm CET, the Michelin Group ...

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    18. Hankook introduces new Laufenn truck and bus tyres for UK market

      Hankook introduces new Laufenn truck and bus tyres for UK market

      Hankook has introduced a new line of Laufenn brand commercial vehicle tyres in the UK. With Laufenn the Korean tyre manufacturer targets the second tier of the market. Hankook initially launches Laufenn in the UK with nine patterns covering more than 85 per cent of tyres in the market for goods and people transportation, as well as construction truck tyres. Hankook adds that most sizes offer the three peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) marking for use in winter conditions.

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