Nexen Tire Hosts Tech Center Grand Opening, Showcases R&D & Commitment to North America

With its sights on becoming a top-tier tire manufacturer set on the not-too-distant horizon, Nexen Tire Corp. put a spotlight on its Technology Center in Richfield, OH, with a grand opening/ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 13. The South Korean tiremaker not only showcased its technological muscle inherent in the state-of-the-art facility but also solidified its commitment to the North […]

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Bridgestone Tyre and Rubber Expertise Supports Barrier-less Bus Access in Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Athlete Village

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone), the world’s largest tyre and rubber manufacturer and the Official Tyre Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, recently announced that its extensive tyre and material expertise has helped produce a new solution that will deliver barrier-less bus access in the newly-constructed athlete village for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. […]

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More sizes for the Galaxy Yardmaster Forklift Range

Alliance Tire Group Europe (ATG) has introduced two additional sizes to its Galaxy Yardmaster Radial forklift tyre range – the 12.00R20 and 12.00R24 for heavy duty long cycle operations. The Galaxy Yardmaster Radial tyre is specifically designed for seriously heavy tonnage forklifts working on demanding surfaces at higher speeds and presents a special radial construction […]

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A growing resentment to part-worn tyres in the UK

At the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA) Conference in October in the UK (which is still part of the European Union until at least January 2020) it was announced that members have unanimously said ‘No’ to the sale of part-worn tyres in an independent survey. The NTDA has also been significantly instrumental in helping the […]

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Hunter Engineering Company Named 2019 SEMA Manufacturer of the Year

Hunter Engineering was named SEMA Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 SEMA Industry Awards Banquet Nov. 7 for making “outstanding strides in the manufacturing category.” The SEMA Manufacturer of the Year Award recipient meets rigorous criteria, including demonstrating outstanding business practices, establishing innovative processes and products, investing in the well-being of employees, exhibiting a high […]

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Yokohama Sweeps SEMA New Product Awards Tire Category

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners Tuesday at the 2019 SEMA Show with Yokohama Tire sweeping the tire and related products category. Yokohama’s Geolandar X-AT extreme all-terrain tire was named the “Best New Tire,” and the UHP Advan Apex as well as the Geolandar X-CV, the company’s luxury SUV and crossover tire, earned runner-up awards. […]

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Goodyear to supply European Le Mans Series teams

FIA World Endurance Championship tyres to be developed for LMP2 teams for 2020 LMGTE category to be exclusively supplied by Goodyear in 2020. Following Goodyear’s comeback to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the tyre company has announced that it will offer the same specifications of tyres to teams in the top class (LMP2) of […]

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New Al-based technology from Sumitomo Rubber is launched

A New AI-Based Technology Designed to Accelerate the Development of Tyre Performance Sustaining Technology has been released by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.  The company said it was pleased to announce that it had completed the development of a new AI-based technology that utilises real-world data on tyre raw materials, as well as advanced analytical data […]

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The Vredestein Traxion+ makes way for the Traxion 65

Netherlands based Vredestein will be unveiling the next generation of their highly successful Traxion+ agricultural tyre at the forthcoming Agritechnica Show 2019 in Hanover, Germany during November. The all new Traxion 65 incorporates innovative new technologies that are derived from their flagship pattern – the Traxion Optimall complete with its recognisable ‘curved shape’. Other features […]

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Bridgestone continue supporting of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge by 2030 as Title Sponsor

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced its intent to continue supporting the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC) as a title sponsor at a ceremony held on October 20th. The partnership is based on an agreement with the Tourism Bureau of the South Australian Government that hosts the BWSC, and will last for 10 more years. The BWSC […]

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