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Category: Wheels & Tires

Yokohama Tire Launches New 114R™ UWB Regional-haul Trailer Tire

Yokohama Tire Launches New 114R™ UWB Regional-haul Trailer Tire

| December 6, 2019

Specifically designed to meet the demands of high-scrub operations Yokohama Tire’s latest regional-haul trailer tire, the 114R™ Ultra Wide-Base (UWB), is ready for duty. The SmartWay®-verified 114R – the successor to RY407™ – is available now in size 445/50R22.5. An additional size – 455/50/22.5 – will be offered in Q1 2020. “The 114R UWB is […]

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Cooper Tire and Sailun Vietnam Celebrate First Tire at Joint Venture Plant

Cooper Tire and Sailun Vietnam Celebrate First Tire at Joint Venture Plant

| November 27, 2019

The plant is expected to be operational and producing tires on a commercial level by early 2020 Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) and Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. recently celebrated production of a first tire at ACTR, their new joint venture (JV) facility located near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Cooper owns 35 percent […]

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Michelin North America Executive Joins Skyway Capital Markets

Michelin North America Executive Joins Skyway Capital Markets

| November 26, 2019

Mr. Schmitt focuses on the commercial tire markets Skyway Capital Markets, LLC, a Tampa, FL-based boutique investment banking firm, is pleased to announce Mr. Henry Schmitt has joined as Managing Director. Mr. Schmitt focuses on the commercial tire market, light manufacturing, and other middle market industrial businesses, assisting companies with M&A activities, financing growth, and […]

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Goodyear, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Team up to Host 9th Annual Toys for Tots Events

Goodyear, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Team up to Host 9th Annual Toys for Tots Events

| November 25, 2019

Participants can donate at select Goodyear Auto Service Centers and win blimp ride The Goodyear Blimps and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve will conduct their ninth joint maneuver in December benefiting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Public toy collection events will be hosted at the company’s airship bases in Florida and Ohio. A California-based blimp […]

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Chinese Tire Manufacturer Linglong Tire Appears at SEMA Show 2019

Chinese Tire Manufacturer Linglong Tire Appears at SEMA Show 2019

| November 11, 2019

Tire makers increasing popularity among the world’s car and truck drivers Chinese tire manufacturer Linglong Tire is showcasing its key products sold under several of its brands at SEMA Show 2019 held between November 5 and 8, 2019. This marks the second time that the tire manufacturer has taken part in the event. The SEMA Show, the […]

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Cooper Tire Plans to Own 100 Percent of Mexico Joint Venture Facility

Cooper Tire Plans to Own 100 Percent of Mexico Joint Venture Facility

| November 4, 2019

Full ownership of COOCSA is important to optimize global manufacturing footprint with cost-competitive production of quality tires to meet market demand Cooper Tire & Rubber Company plans to increase ownership in its Mexico joint venture tire manufacturing facility, Corporación de Occidente S.A. de C.V. (COOCSA), from 58 percent to 100 percent. Cooper and Trabajadores Democraticos […]

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