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Category: Wheels & Tires

Tactile Mobility Launches First-of-its-Kind Tire Tread Depth Measurement Solution

Tactile Mobility Launches First-of-its-Kind Tire Tread Depth Measurement Solution

| March 3, 2021

Software and data solution provides drivers with real-time critical safety information about tire tread depth Tactile Mobility, the leading tactile data and virtual sensing technology company, announced  the launch of its first-of-a-kind tire tread measurement solution which will greatly enhance driver and passenger safety at a fraction of the cost of other existing tire monitoring […]

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Goodyear to Acquire Cooper, Creating Stronger U.S.-Based Leader in Global Tire Industry

Goodyear to Acquire Cooper, Creating Stronger U.S.-Based Leader in Global Tire Industry

| March 1, 2021

Increases Scale to Support Investments in New Mobility and Fleet Solutions The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has entered a definitive transaction agreement under which Goodyear will acquire Cooper in a transaction with a total enterprise value of approximately $2.5 billion. The transaction will expand Goodyear’s product offering by combining […]

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Heavy Trucking Repair Search Engine TruckingSE.com Reimagines Big Rig Roadside Assistance

Heavy Trucking Repair Search Engine TruckingSE.com Reimagines Big Rig Roadside Assistance

| March 1, 2021

With Trucking SE, truckers no longer have to call multiple repair shops or perform tedious web searches to find the most expedient way to service their rigs Heavy trucking repair search engine TruckingSE.com launched today, reimagining how truckers find reliable repair services. The mobile-responsive website matches a broken-down tractor/trailer operator to the nearest and most appropriate repair […]

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Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Diesel Minnesota

Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Diesel Minnesota

| February 17, 2021

Leading Mobile Maintenance Provider Expands Reach in the Dynamic Minneapolis Market Dickinson Fleet Services (Dickinson or DFS) announces the acquisition of Diesel Minnesota (DMI) of St. Paul, Minn., serving to expand the geographic reach of DFS. This investment bolsters the geographic reach of Dickinson’s nationwide fleet services, including shop service, scheduled on-site maintenance and emergency mobile […]

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Bridgestone to Increase Commercial Truck and Retreading Prices Up to 8% in U.S. and Canada

Bridgestone to Increase Commercial Truck and Retreading Prices Up to 8% in U.S. and Canada

| February 17, 2021

The new pricing will take effect April 1, 2021 Bridgestone today announced it will increase prices up to 8% across its full portfolio of Bridgestone brand commercial truck tires and Bandag retreading in the U.S. and Canada. This price adjustment is a necessary step as Bridgestone continues to manage increased business costs including escalating transportation […]

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Bridgestone Americas Underscores Commitment to Sustainability with New $1.1 Billion Credit Facility

Bridgestone Americas Underscores Commitment to Sustainability with New $1.1 Billion Credit Facility

| February 8, 2021

Bridgestone is pursuing a bold vision to become a world-leading sustainable solutions company Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation announced the issue of a $1.1 billion sustainability-linked credit facility, one of the first of its kind in the U.S. tire industry. The credit instrument underscores the commitment of Bridgestone to sustainable business practices […]

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