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Category: Wheels & Tires

Continental Expands Commercial Light Truck Tire Portfolio 

Continental Expands Commercial Light Truck Tire Portfolio 

| October 8, 2018

Tire manufacturer Continental has expanded its commercial light truck tire portfolio with the new 16-inch Conti LAR 3.  The all-position tire performs admirably in the high scrub conditions faced by regional delivery drivers, and provides industry-leading miles to removal, with up to 32 percent mileage improvement over competitor products. The Conti LAR 3 is designed to withstand […]

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Yokohama Tire Opens Development Center in North Carolina

Yokohama Tire Opens Development Center in North Carolina

| October 2, 2018

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) officially opened its new tire research and development facility – the Yokohama Development Center America (YDCA) – in Cornelius, North Carolina. Local officials joined Yokohama executives for the ribbon-cutting festivities. The high- tech, 25,000-sq.-ft.-building in Mecklenburg County, replaces the temporary R&D office Yokohama has utilized in Concord, North Carolina since 2016. […]

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Cooper® TBR Tires Selected for Blue Bird School Buses 

Cooper® TBR Tires Selected for Blue Bird School Buses 

| September 27, 2018

Cooper Tire announced that its Cooper® brand truck and bus radial (TBR) tires have been selected as standard on Blue Bird school buses.  “We are very pleased to be selected by Blue Bird as original equipment on their high quality school buses that transport children to and from school every day across North America. Both […]

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Goodyear Launches FUELMAX PERFORMANCE Tires

Goodyear Launches FUELMAX PERFORMANCE Tires

| September 20, 2018

Goodyear is launching FUELMAX PERFORMANCE – what the company calls its “most fuel-efficient tiree range to date.” The new tires, which are the first Goodyear truck tires to feature full silica tread compound technology, achieve EU tire label grade ‘A’ for fuel efficiency and meet full Three Peak Mountain Snow Flake (3PMSF) winter tire requirements. […]

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Maxion Wheels to Showcase  Truck Wheel Portfolio at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

Maxion Wheels to Showcase  Truck Wheel Portfolio at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

| August 31, 2018

Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest manufacturer of wheels, announced that it is  participating in the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition in Hanover, Germany.  From Sept. 20 – 27, 2018, Maxion Wheels will display both its application-diverse truck wheel product portfolio, as well as present several of its latest innovation wheels designed to tackle the industry’s challenges […]

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Big O Tires Salutes Franchisees of the Year

Big O Tires Salutes Franchisees of the Year

| August 30, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America’s largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 stores in 23 states, ihas recognized the 2017 Franchisees of the Year. Brian and Chad Cunningham, multi-store owners in Colorado Kent and Kory Coleman, multi-store owners in Utah Chris Monteverde, multi-store owner in California The top 40 stores, based on numerical […]

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