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Category: Wheels & Tires

Bridgestone Acquires iTrack Solutions Business from Transense Technologies

Bridgestone Acquires iTrack Solutions Business from Transense Technologies

| June 29, 2020

iTrack’s tire pressure monitoring system captures accurate, real-time tire data and live vehicle location tracking information Bridgestone Corporation has completed the purchase of the iTrack Solutions Business from UK-based Transense Technologies PLC (Transense). iTrack is a globally-preferred provider of tire management solutions for the off-the-road (OTR) vehicle market. The business offers a comprehensive tire pressure […]

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Global Tire Manufacturing Ramps Up Amid Concern About Quality Control, Dangerous Tread Defects

Global Tire Manufacturing Ramps Up Amid Concern About Quality Control, Dangerous Tread Defects

| June 22, 2020

Tire defect experts call for product safety vigilance As global tire manufacturing ramps back up after  COVID-19 pandemic closings, trial lawyers at Kaster, Lynch, Farrar & Ball (KLF&B) are calling on the industry to be vigilant about quality control and urging regulators and consumers to be on the lookout for defective tires entering the market. […]

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BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires Commemorates 150th Anniversary

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires Commemorates 150th Anniversary

| June 10, 2020

BFGoodrich was responsible for the first U.S.-built pneumatic tire and selected by Henry Ford Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the iconic BFGoodrich brand,BFGoodrich® commercial truck tires is announcing the launch of two new regional tires — the Route Control® S and Route Control® D — to help American truckers get the job done in challenging wet-weather conditions. “Since Dr. Benjamin […]

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Yokohama’s Virginia Tire Plant Set to Reopen

Yokohama’s Virginia Tire Plant Set to Reopen

| May 29, 2020

Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus Yokohama Corporation of North America’s (YCNA) consumer tire plant in Salem, Virginia is set to reopen on June 1. Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia (YTMV) was closed as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the COVID-19 […]

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Ryder Selects Goodyear as Its Preferred Tire Supplier Beginning in 2021

Ryder Selects Goodyear as Its Preferred Tire Supplier Beginning in 2021

| May 11, 2020

Ryder chose to partner with Goodyear for its reliable products, vast service network, commitment to innovation, technological advancements in new tire products Ryder System, Inc. says that Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) will become the preferred supplier of tires, retreads and tire management solutions to its vast network of fleet customers across the United States and Canada beginning January 1, 2021. This new […]

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Continental Supports Love’s ‘Thank a Driver’ Program

Continental Supports Love’s ‘Thank a Driver’ Program

| May 6, 2020

Give 100,000 Professional Drivers a Special Reward Continental, one of the largest automotive technology suppliers and tire manufacturers in the world, is joining Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, and other sponsors to offer truck drivers a $5 e-coupon. The coupon can be used at any Love’s location for […]

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