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Category: Wheels & Tires

Continental Celebrates Grand Opening of New Mississippi Tire Plant

Continental Celebrates Grand Opening of New Mississippi Tire Plant

| October 17, 2019

The plant will produce large truck and bus tires for the U.S. market. Production is set to begin in 2020 Continental, technology company and manufacturer of premium tires, celebrated a major milestone for its new tire plant near Clinton, Mississippi, with a grand opening event. The celebration marks the completion of the construction process, which […]

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Tyrata IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System Quickly Measures Vehicle Tire Tread Depth for Fleets

Tyrata IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System Quickly Measures Vehicle Tire Tread Depth for Fleets

| October 11, 2019

New low-cost drive-over-system can accurately monitor tire tread wear at fleet and truck depots Tyrata, Inc., a tire sensor and data management company, has expanded its patented IntelliTread™ tire tread wear sensor platform to include a low-profile drive-over system. The IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System (DOS) provides actionable data regarding tire tread wear when a vehicle drives over […]

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Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds

Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds

| October 8, 2019

Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds Continental, one of the largest automotive suppliers and tire manufacturers in the world, demonstrated complete solutions for the construction and other on/off-road industries at its proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas, on September 24-26, 2019. Approximately 100 attendees viewed demonstrations of Continental’s broad tire portfolio, from […]

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Michelin Recognized by EPA With 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award

Michelin Recognized by EPA With 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award

| October 8, 2019

Award recipients are top environmental performers and leaders for freight supply chain efficiency Michelin North America, Inc., received a prestigious 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award today for outstanding environmental performance and leadership. Michelin was one of 17 shipper and logistics companies to receive this distinction at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in […]

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Nokian Tyres Opens Its U.S. Production Factory in Tennessee

Nokian Tyres Opens Its U.S. Production Factory in Tennessee

| October 7, 2019

The tire manufacturer will produce millions of tires at one of the most advanced tire facilities in the world Nokian Tyres, a premium tire manufacturer dedicated to providing drivers with peace of mind in all conditions, celebrated the official opening of its North American production factory in Dayton, Tennessee. The 830,000-square-foot complex is one of […]

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Michelin’s Most Fuel-Efficient Dual-Drive, Line-Haul Tire Now Available to Replacement Market

Michelin’s Most Fuel-Efficient Dual-Drive, Line-Haul Tire Now Available to Replacement Market

| October 3, 2019

Designed for fleets looking to save hundreds of dollars in fuel spend Michelin North America, Inc. will launch the MICHELIN® X® Line EnergyTM D+ tire its new ultra-low rolling resistance dual-drive line-haul tire to the North American replacement market in October. The tire was developed through an advanced-engineering project over three years with the objective of reducing the fuel […]

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