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Category: Wheels & Tires

Tyrata Installs IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System for Enhanced Tire Monitoring

Tyrata Installs IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System for Enhanced Tire Monitoring

| December 19, 2019

Tyrata to perform a comprehensive field test of the IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System with the Durham City Transit Company and Continental. Tyrata announced today that it will be deploying its automated tire tread monitoring system at the Durham, NC bus depot, in cooperation with the Durham City Transit Company and Continental. In this test program, Tyrata’s IntelliTreadTM Drive-Over System (DOS) will […]

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Michelin North America Sues Tri-Ace for Distributing Chinese Counterfeit

Michelin North America Sues Tri-Ace for Distributing Chinese Counterfeit

| December 18, 2019

Michelin alleges infringement of patented design for the category-leading BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A KO2 Michelin North America, Inc., filed suit today against Tri-Ace Wheel & Tire Corporation of Houston, including its Black Bear USA affiliate, for importing and selling a Chinese counterfeit tire that violates patent protections for the BFGoodrich® Tires All-Terrain T/A® KO2. Michelin filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court […]

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Goodyear Brings Advanced Tire Monitoring Technology to Norfolk Southern

Goodyear Brings Advanced Tire Monitoring Technology to Norfolk Southern

| December 18, 2019

Goodyear’s TPMS Plus solution provides advanced tire monitoring technology helping to reduce fleet cost and increase efficiency Norfolk Southern Railway Company has selected The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s innovative TPMS Plus (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) technology for its trailer fleet across North America. TPMS Plus is a part of Goodyear’s complete Tire Management Program, designed […]

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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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