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Category: Wheels & Tires

Cooper Tire Launches New Starfire Solarus AS

Cooper Tire Launches New Starfire Solarus AS

| July 12, 2018

Cooper Tire is launching the Solarus AS, which offers an enhanced tread compound and tread profile for all-season traction.  It will replace both the Starfire SF340 and the Starfire RS-C 2.0. The tire is designed to provide a smooth ride with controlled handling, and features deep, lateral shoulder grooves to ensure excellent traction throughout the […]

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Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

Cooper Tire Adds New Sizes to Roadmaster RM272™ Tire Line

| July 4, 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is on a roll — adding new sizes to its popular Roadmaster RM272™ tire line, which is engineered to withstand the demands of drop deck and spread axle trailers. The tire is now available in sizes 295/75R22.5 LR H, 11R22.5 LR H and 11R24.5 LR H. The RM272 features a […]

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Yokohama Tire Debuts New Size for High-Mileage 902L™ UWB Drive Tire

Yokohama Tire Debuts New Size for High-Mileage 902L™ UWB Drive Tire

| July 3, 2018

Yokohama Tire’s max-mileage 902L™ ultra wide base (UWB) long-haul/regional drive tire is now available in a new size: 455/55R22.5. “The SmartWay-verified 902L UWB is engineered to deliver good traction, as well as high-mileage,” said Tom Clauer, Yokohama Tire’s manager of commercial and OTR product planning. “Its unique tread design makes a real difference in extreme driving […]

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New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

New Michelin Drive-Axle Tire for Extreme-Road Conditions

| June 22, 2018

Michelin is launching its most aggressive drive-axle tire, specifically made for energy sector and logging fleets operating in extreme conditions. Available Aug. 1, the MICHELIN® X® Works Grip D tire is designed for on- and off-road use for fleets and owner-operators who are focused on traction to maximize safety, uptime and efficiency. This tire evolves […]

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Goodyear Announces Retirement of CFO  Laura K. Thompson

Goodyear Announces Retirement of CFO Laura K. Thompson

| June 18, 2018

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced that Laura K. Thompson, executive vice president and chief financial officer has informed the company of her intention to retire in the first quarter of 2019 after 35 years of service. Thompson joined Goodyear in 1983 and served in a wide range of key finance and business roles […]

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TBC Brands Debuts Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire

TBC Brands Debuts Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire

| June 11, 2018

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, has introduced the new Sumitomo ST719 all position tire for metro and regional applications. The ST719 utilizes the tread design of the premium steer ST719SE and provides increased tire wear, traction and performance, all at a great value. The ST719 benefits, […]

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