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Category: Wheels & Tires

Goodyear Endurance LHS Long-haul Steer Tires  Top 200,000 Miles

Goodyear Endurance LHS Long-haul Steer Tires Top 200,000 Miles

| January 30, 2019

The Goodyear Endurance LHS long-haul steer tire, Goodyear’s best long-haul steer tire for miles to removal, is making some big tracks — having delivered remarkable mileage in fleet testing.  “This tire, which was introduced last year, is providing extraordinary mileage in fleet evaluations – in some cases, 175,000 miles, 186,000 miles and in one fleet […]

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Cooper Tire to Cease Light Vehicle Tire Production at England Facility

Cooper Tire to Cease Light Vehicle Tire Production at England Facility

| January 21, 2019

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB)  announced it will move forward with a previously announced proposal to cease light vehicle tire production at its Melksham, England facility. The plan is geared to help Cooper Tire Europe enhance its competitiveness in the global tire industry. […]

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Big O Tires Expands Footprint with First Stores in Texas

Big O Tires Expands Footprint with First Stores in Texas

| January 17, 2019

Big O Tires®, one of North America’s largest retail tire franchisors, has expanded its  brand into the state of Texas with its franchisee, Chris Monteverde.  The brand now has more than 455 independently-owned and operated locations in 25 states. Monteverde, an existing franchisee of the Big O Tires brand with 19 locations in California, now owns […]

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Michelin Partners with Daimler Trucks on Long-haul Drive-tire

Michelin Partners with Daimler Trucks on Long-haul Drive-tire

| January 10, 2019

Michelin North America, Inc. is partnering with Daimler Trucks North America  on a key feature of the recently announced Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 heavy-duty truck.  Three years in development, the MICHELIN® X® Line EnergyTM D+ tire will be the featured long-haul drive-tire solution, contributing to the new Cascadia’s 5 percent fuel-efficiency improvement over the 2017 model.  With about 35 […]

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Cooper Tire and Sailun Announce JV for New TBR Tire Plant in Vietnam

Cooper Tire and Sailun Announce JV for New TBR Tire Plant in Vietnam

| December 16, 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB)  announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce more than 2 million truck and bus radial (TBR) tires annually.  Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near […]

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Continental Opens Mississippi Employee Training Center

Continental Opens Mississippi Employee Training Center

| November 27, 2018

Continental, a premier tire manufacturer, recently hosted the grand opening for the company’s new Employee Training Center in Clinton, Mississippi, on November 8.  The ceremony, attended by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant as well as federal, state and local governmental officials, marked a major milestone for the anticipated development. The total investment for the Continental manufacturing […]

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