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Category: Wheels & Tires

Goodyear Focuses on Mobility with  Research Center

Goodyear Focuses on Mobility with Research Center

| June 4, 2018

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is extending its activities to include Mcity, the University of Michigan-led public-private partnership to advance connected and automated vehicles and technologies. Here’s what’s new, according to sources: Goodyear will conduct testing at the Mcity Test Facility with electric and autonomous vehicles, further developing its intelligent tires and the application […]

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New HD Wheel Aligner from Rotary

New HD Wheel Aligner from Rotary

| May 30, 2018

Rotary has introduced a new R5000HD Commercial Truck Alignment System designed to make aligning heavy-duty trucks, buses and other vehicles a bit easier. One way it does this is by eliminating the requirement  for rolling compensation that is required by other systems. The need stems from the fact that growing numbers of fleets, truck dealers […]

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New Cooper Tires for All-terrain, SUVs and LD Pick-ups

New Cooper Tires for All-terrain, SUVs and LD Pick-ups

| May 30, 2018

Cooper Tire has unveiled the new Discoverer AT3™ family of tires at The Tire Cologne international trade show in Cologne, Germany. The line, which includes three distinct all-season, all-terrain tires for SUVs and light duty pick-ups as well as medium-to-heavy duty trucks, will be available for consumers later this summer. The all new Discoverer AT3 […]

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TBC  Expands with NTB and Tire Kingdom Growth

TBC Expands with NTB and Tire Kingdom Growth

| May 18, 2018

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through a multi-channel strategy, continues its expansion of the NTB and Tire Kingdom brands. Calendar year-to-date, the company has opened 8 new stores with an additional 20 locations scheduled to open prior to April 1, 2019. “The momentum that we built throughout the […]

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Meritor Tire Inflation System Standard/Preferred Option on Vanguard Dry Van and CIMC Reefer Trailers

Meritor Tire Inflation System Standard/Preferred Option on Vanguard Dry Van and CIMC Reefer Trailers

| May 15, 2018

Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced that the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) with ThermALERT™ is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC reefer trailers. “MTIS uses proven technology to minimize total cost of ownership and help keep drivers safe on our highways,” said Dave Pritchard, general manager, Trailer for Meritor. “It’s also quick […]

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Reports Lower First Quarter Sales and Net

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Reports Lower First Quarter Sales and Net

| April 30, 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company reported first quarter 2018 net income of $8 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.16, compared with $31 million, or $0.57 per share, for the same period last year First Quarter Highlights: Consolidated unit volume decreased 6.1 percent compared to the prior year, with decreases in both the Americas […]

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