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    1. Giti Tire announces new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire

      Giti Tire announces new Adventuro HT Highway All Season Tire

      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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    2. Australian tire recycler plans to expand into the European market

      Australian tire recycler Green Distillation Technologies, developer of the world-first technology that turns end of life tyres (ELTs) into high value, refinery-ready oil, carbon and steel, believes it can now expand into the European Market.

      GDT Chief Operating Officer Trevor Bayley said that the recent statement by Faziler Cinaraip at the webinar organized by the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) who said that only 42 percent of the 12 million tonnes of ELTs generated in Europe each year are recycled, had heightened their interest.

      “We are working hard to bring our first two Australian processing facilities in Warren in Western ...

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    3. 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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    4. Michelin expands Sportbike tire range for road and truck use

      Michelin expands Sportbike tire range for road and truck use

      Michelin has renewed its entire Sport offering by launching four new motorcycle tire ranges this year:

      1. Michelin Power 5
      2. Michelin Power GP
      3. Michelin Power Cup 2 and
      4. Michelin Power Slick 2

      “As the official tire supplier for MotoGP, Michelin is thrilled to provide an entire new range of sportbike tires for the track and street,” said Shane Messner, director of two wheel for Michelin North America.

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    5. BFGoodrich Tires celebrate 150 years of innovation and performance

      BFGoodrich Tires celebrate 150 years of innovation and performance

      BFGoodrich Tires started as a small rubber company in Akron, Ohio in 1870, and 150 years after, it became a powerhouse of innovation and performance enablement.

      During the past century and a half, BFGoodrich’s accomplishments include the first pneumatic car tire produced in the U.S., tires for the first car to drive coast to coast, tires on the historic flight of the Spirit of St. Louis, the first tubeless tires, the first radial tire in the U.S., and tires on the Columbia space shuttles.

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    6. TIA and GfK to hold webinar on COVID-19 and what’s next for tire retail

      TIA and GfK to hold webinar on COVID-19 and what’s next for tire retail

      The Tire Industry Association (TIA) and market research firm GfK US will hold a webinar about what comes next for the U.S. retail tire marketplace as the nation begins reopening from the coronavirus lockdowns.

      “Beyond the Crisis: A Roundtable on COVID-19 and What’s Next for Tire Retail,” will take place Monday, June 22, at 2 p.m. EDT. To register, go to https://insights.gfk.com/covid-19-gfk-tia-tires-webinar-2.

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    7. Michelin moves Movin’On Summit online on June 3 and 4

      Following the earlier cancellation of the Movin’On Summit in Montreal, Michelin has decided to hold the Movin’On Summit online on June 3 and 4.

      The spotlight for this online event will be on: the ongoing durable mobility challenges tackled by Movin’On Communities of interest, and the Grand Finale of the Movin’On Startup Challenge.

      “In these troubled times, we can all witness how essential mobility is. In this context, Movin’On lives and works on with even more determination to carry on co-innovating and to propose new sustainable mobility solutions and models.

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    8. Yokohama Tire to reopen Salem, Virginia plant on June 1

      Yokohama Tire announced it has reopened its tire manufacturing plant in Salem, Virginia on June 1.

      Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia was closed as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

      As the factory reopens, the company has implemented several new safety procedures and protocols to ensure the health and welfare of all personnel upon their return.

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    9. TIA opens registration for 2nd week of free training webinars

      TIA opens registration for 2nd week of free training webinars

      The Tire Industry Association has opened registrations for the second week of Automotive Tire Service (ATS) webinars focusing on the topic of Demounting, Mounting and Inflation.

      These sessions will take place three times daily from Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28, 2020. Registration for week two is now open at https://www.tireindustry.org/automotive-tire-service-webinars.

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    10. Cooper Tire set to reopen US and Serbia manufacturing plants

      Cooper Tire set to reopen US and Serbia manufacturing plants

      Cooper Tire announced that its manufacturing plants in the United States and Serbia will begin the process of reopening and ramping up production next week.

      The facilities have been temporarily closed for approximately five weeks due to coronavirus and its impacts. U.S. plant locations include Findlay, Ohio; Clarksdale and Tupelo, Mississippi and Texarkana, Arkansas. The company’s plant in Melksham, England remains temporarily closed.

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    11. Yokohama Tire announces 2020 spring rebate promotion

      Yokohama Tire announces 2020 spring rebate promotion

      Yokohama Tire’s annual spring rebate promotion is back. From now through April 30, consumers can earn up to $100 in the form of a Yokohama Visa Prepaid card or a Visa Virtual Account after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires.

      “The spring rebate is a great promotion for consumers because it includes a variety of products from our Advan, Geolandar and Avid lines,” said Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama’s director of marketing.

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    12. TIA set to clarify provisions of new Coronavirus Legislation

      TIA set to clarify provisions of new Coronavirus Legislation

      The just-passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 has generated numerous calls to the Tire Industry Association (TIA) from worried members concerned about how this legislation might impact them.

      “This has led to confusion for TIA members as to how the Act applies to them and what the tax ramifications are,” said TIA CEO Roy Littlefield.

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    13. Goodyear temporarily suspends Manufacturing in Americas region

      Goodyear temporarily suspends Manufacturing in Americas region

      Goodyear continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with its closure of more manufacturing hubs in the Americas.

      A phased shut down will begin across the company’s tire, retread and chemical plants in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and the United States over the coming days. Its facility in Peru was closed earlier this week.

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    14. Michelin voted Tire Manufacturer of the year at 2020 Tire Tech Expo

      Michelin has been voted Tire Manufacturer of the year for the second consecutive year at the 2020 Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Germany.

      “The award recognizes Michelin’s progress in terms of performance over the life of its products, and the group’s conviction of the need to test tires in used condition; a conviction now shared by the industry and the European legislator who will make these tests compulsory in 2024, the company said in a press release.”

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    15. Maxam chosen as OE tire for Caterpillar 982M Medium Wheel Loaders

      Maxam chosen as OE tire for Caterpillar 982M Medium Wheel Loaders

      Maxam Tire North America announced that Caterpillar has approved the 875/65R29 Maxam MS405 L4 tire for use on specific Cat 982M Medium Wheel Loaders.

      “The MS405 was designed to thrive under extreme and rugged conditions, exceed expectations and deliver value. Furthermore, Maxam has the support of the Global Dealer Servicing Network with over 1,800 strong and growing allowing for ease of access to the full product line,” says Troy Kline, President at Maxam Tire North America.

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    16. Pirelli introduces new Cinturato P7 All Season Pluss II tire

      Pirelli introduces new Cinturato P7 All Season Pluss II tire

      Pirelli announced an update to their range of All Season tires designed for the North American touring market with the introduction of its new Cinturato P7 All Season Plus II.

      Cinturato P7 All Season Plus II presents a new tread compound and an optimized footprint for improved behavior on wet surfaces. In particular, the new Cinturato P7 All Season Plus II showed an improved wet stopping distance.

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    17. SEMA opens show booth application for its annual trade show

      SEMA opens show booth application for its annual trade show

      SEMA Show announce manufacturers in the automotive aftermarket can now apply for booth space at the 2020 SEMA Show from November 3-6 in Las Vegas by visiting www.semashow.com/buyabooth.

      “As the leading trade show for the automotive industry, the SEMA Show is the ideal place for manufacturers of aftermarket parts to showcase their new products,” said Tom Gattuso, SEMA Vice President of Events. “Buyers from all over the world come to see what’s new, and they’re prepared to do business.”

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    18. Goodyear introduces new WinterCommand Ultra premium Winter Tire

      Goodyear introduces new WinterCommand Ultra premium Winter Tire

      Goodyear Tire introduces the new WinterCommand Ultra premium Winter studless tire as its strongest performing winter tire yet.

      The new tire demonstrates exceptional performance on ice and snow and earned No.1 rankings among leading competitors in wet handling, wet cornering grip, deep water curved hydroplaning and ride comfort.

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    19. Pomp’s Tire completes purchase of 19 GCR stores from Bridgestone

      Pomp’s Tire completes purchase of 19 GCR stores from Bridgestone

      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.

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    20. Author Steve Gilliland to address 2020 OTR Tire Conference

      Author Steve Gilliland to address 2020 OTR Tire Conference

      The Tire Industry Association announced author Steve Gilliland will speak at the 2020 OTR Tire conference and will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others in a motivational speech on the final day of the conference.

      Titled “Making a Difference,” the speech will detail how to positively influence people in every imaginable way, regardless of position or status. Gilliland’s speech is sponsored by BKT USA Inc.

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    21. BFGoodrich introduces new farm implement tire: the Implement Control

      BFGoodrich introduces new farm implement tire: the Implement Control

      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.

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    22. Hankook expands TBR tire line up with the AH32 and e3 WiDE DL12

      Hankook expands TBR tire line up with the AH32 and e3 WiDE DL12

      Hankook Tire continues to grow its TBR product portfolio in America by announcing two new products in their truck and bus radial (TBR) tire lineup with the AH32 and e3 WiDE DL12.

      Equipped with the latest Hankook TBR technologies, the AH32 and DL12 offer wider contact patches enabling a higher tread volume enhancing fuel efficiency, safety, and performance for regional and long-haul applications.

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