Cooper Tire recalls sizes of several tire lines

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain size 235/65R18 of the Cooper Discoverer SRX, Evolution H/T, Discoverer HTP, Adventurer H/T CUV, Big O Big Foot A/S, Les Schwab Back Country QS3 Touring HT and Mastercraft Courser HSX Tour tires, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The tires may have been improperly manufactured with a […]

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Algeria’s first tire company to exhibit in CITEXPO in Shanghai in August!

Based in Sétif, located about 180 miles east of Algiers, Iris Tyre is founded by Algerian consumer electronics and household appliances group Eurl Saterex-Iris. It is the first tyre factory in Algeria since the Michelin Group closed its plant in the capital in 2013. Total investment is around $250 million to $300 million. It is […]

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Goodyear to Test Tire Components Aboard International Space Station

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is testing components in space as part of a project launching this month to the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory. With an expected launch on July 21, the SpaceX CRS-18 will head to the ISS with a Goodyear experiment onboard. In the microgravity environment of the space station, Goodyear […]

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Continental is Main Partner of Tour de France 2019

Continental is a main partner of Tour de France which takes place from 6 to 28 July 176 riders representing 22 teams will cover a race distance of 3 460 km for the 106th edition All official vehicles of the Tour are equipped with Continental’s award-winning PremiumContact 6 tyre which is manufactured in France The 106th edition […]

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Goodyear Annual Report Highlights Evolving Commitment To Corporate Responsibility

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. released its annual report on corporate responsibility performance. The report summarizes the company’s actions in 2018 through four new strategic focus areas that demonstrate Goodyear’s commitment to ethical and sustainable practices to protect the planet; give back to the community; provide a safe, diverse and healthy workplace; and engage employees […]

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Nokian Heavy Tyres R&D Center to reach full capacity in 2021

A 3,500-square-meter (37,674-square-foot) research and development center being built in Nokia, Finland will soon be ready to install machinery and the factory will reach full capacity in 2021, Nokian Tyres says. In 2018, Nokian Heavy Tyres announced it will increase the production of commercial tires up to 50% and more than double the number of new products by investing […]

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Yokohama Receives Subaru Supplier Award

Yokohama Tire Corporation was recognised by Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) with a supplier’s award in the Excellent Performance category. Yokohama earned the award for its supply of the AVID S34P (P225/40R18 88V) tires on the Impreza. According to SIA, the criteria for the Excellent Performance award, is “achievement of SIA targets for safety, quality, cost […]

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Auto Care Association President Testifies on China Tariffs

Bill Hanvey, president and CEO of the Auto Care Association, will represent the auto care industry before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) as a part of a seven-day hearing on the fourth Section 301 tariff list on Chinese imports. This fourth list of imported products, worth approximately $300 billion, soon to be subject to […]

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Bridgestone introduces Enliten, a new lightweight tyre technology that requires less materials and cuts CO2 emissions

Enliten reduces the rolling resistance of a tyre by up to 20%[1] to reduce vehicle fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The technology enables tyres to be reduced in weight by 10%, with no trade-off on wear life. Enliten also improves the vehicle’s handling and stability to increase driving pleasure. Bridgestone has announced the launch of […]

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Continental begins tyre testing at new Advanced Indoor Evaluation Center

Continental celebrated the opening of its new Advanced Indoor Evaluation Center, an approximate $10 million investment in tire testing, on June 5 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony was attended by Continental Director of Global Evaluation and Tire Additional Performance Thomas Neddenriep along with local dignitaries. “The new Advanced Indoor Evaluation Center offers the […]

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