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Traction News http://www.tractionnews.com News for Tire Dealers Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 Bridgestone to acquire TomTom’s Digital Fleet Solutions Business http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-to-acquire-tomtoms-digital-fleet-solutions-business/ http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-to-acquire-tomtoms-digital-fleet-solutions-business/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00:21 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bridgestone has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire TomTom Telematics, its digital fleet solutions business, for a cash consideration of €910 million. TomTom is a leading provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe. Its digital fleet solutions business has successfully demonstrated its ability to operate in complex and demanding market environments and has […]

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Bridgestone has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire TomTom Telematics, its digital fleet solutions business, for a cash consideration of €910 million.

TomTom is a leading provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe. Its digital fleet solutions business has successfully demonstrated its ability to operate in complex and demanding market environments and has continued to strengthen its potential to expand globally.

TomTom’s digital fleet solution offers an industry leading data platform for connected vehicles enabling safer driving, improving productivity and optimizing uptime for personal and commercial mobility. Combining this digital fleet solution with Bridgestone’s tire expertise and global service network creates an opportunity that accelerates the company’s effort to become a key partner in the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) landscape with leading tire products, services and solutions offerings.

The acquisition will help Bridgestone gain unprecedented insights into vehicle and tire operating conditions and be able to leverage a growing installed user base of 860,000 vehicles communicating 200 million data points per day.

The transaction is anticipated to be completed latest in the 2nd quarter of 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions such as regulatory approvals.

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http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-to-acquire-tomtoms-digital-fleet-solutions-business/feed/ 0 Yokohama to come as OE Tire on Mercedes-AMG ’s E-Class 53-series http://www.tractionnews.com/yokohama-come-original-equipment-mercedes-amg-s-e-class-53-series/ http://www.tractionnews.com/yokohama-come-original-equipment-mercedes-amg-s-e-class-53-series/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:00:29 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yokohama Tire announced that Mercedes-AMG has selected Yokohama’s “ADVAN Sport V105” tires as original equipment for its new E 53 4MATIC+ (ISG installed) series, which includes sedan, station wagon, coupe and cabriolet models. The company said it has began supplying the tires in June 2018 in two size sets—the19-inch set includes 245/40ZR19 (98Y) front tires […]

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Yokohama Tire announced that Mercedes-AMG has selected Yokohama’s “ADVAN Sport V105” tires as original equipment for its new E 53 4MATIC+ (ISG installed) series, which includes sedan, station wagon, coupe and cabriolet models.

The company said it has began supplying the tires in June 2018 in two size sets—the19-inch set includes 245/40ZR19 (98Y) front tires and 275/35ZR19 (100Y) rear tires, and the 20-inch set includes 245/35ZR20 (95Y) front tires and 275/30ZR20 (97Y) rear tires. The new E-Class 53-series was launched worldwide in summer 2018 and announced in Japan in September 2018.

The “Advan Sport V105” is a high-performance tire developed by Yokohama Rubber primarily for use on high-power premium automobiles. The tire delivers excellent driving performance combined with superior comfort and safety characteristics. The tires being supplied to Mercedes-AMG were jointly developed and bear the automaker’s “MO” mark of approval on the tire sidewall.

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Nexen Tire’s Roadian MTX was recognized with an award in the transportation category at the ‘2018 Good Design Award.’ The Roadian MTX was highly recognized for its distinctive designs of the Machine and Beast dual sidewalls, versatile for on-and off-road driving that offer customers the freedom to choose their designs according to preference and vehicle […]

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Nexen Tire’s Roadian MTX was recognized with an award in the transportation category at the ‘2018 Good Design Award.’

The Roadian MTX was highly recognized for its distinctive designs of the Machine and Beast dual sidewalls, versatile for on-and off-road driving that offer customers the freedom to choose their designs according to preference and vehicle type. The Machine features a more traditional profile while Beast has a more aggressive look with sidewall traction bars.

“The Good Design Award recognizes Nexen Tire’s excellent design capabilities in the global market,” said Kyungwoo Cheon, Vice President of Nexen Tire’s R&D center. We will continue our research and development efforts to enhance product performance, adding more value to our products with innovative designs.”

Roadian MTX’s solid and aggressive design is also suited to provide durability and comfort with its patented noise cancelling technology. The tire is strategically designed to avoid repetitive tread block contact that significantly reduces tire noise. The MTX offers 3-ply carcass, or three layers of sidewall protection that is designed specifically to offer more stability and durability when hauling heavy roads.

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Awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in association with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies, the Good Design Award comprehensively evaluates various products from numerous global corporations in 25 categories including electronics, transportation, furniture, computer and architecture.

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http://www.tractionnews.com/nexen-tires-roadian-mtx-recognized-2018-good-design-awards/feed/ 0 Bridgestone chosen as OE tire for new electric Audi e-tron SUV http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-chosen-oe-tire-new-electric-audi-e-tron-suv/ http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-chosen-oe-tire-new-electric-audi-e-tron-suv/#respond Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:16:05 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bridgestone has been chosen by Audi as original equipment supplier for the car company’s first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron. The two companies established a list of demands that would highlight the specifications of the new model, from its acceleration to the in-vehicle comfort and silence, all while ensuring ultimate safety and without any drop […]

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Bridgestone has been chosen by Audi as original equipment supplier for the car company’s first all-electric SUV, the Audi e-tron.

The two companies established a list of demands that would highlight the specifications of the new model, from its acceleration to the in-vehicle comfort and silence, all while ensuring ultimate safety and without any drop in performance. Audi has selected Bridgestone for supply of six different tyres from 19’’ to 21’’ – four summer and two winter sizes – as original fitments.

‘We are pleased to have been chosen by Audi to provide tires as original equipment for their first-ever fully electric vehicle,’ says Mark Tejedor, Vice President of Original Equipment at Bridgestone EMEA. ‘Audi has created a vehicle that is innovative, environmentally friendly and offers incredible driving comfort. It is only logical that it is being paired with Bridgestone tyres that offer the same characteristics. In an industry in rapid transformation where vehicles are becoming more and more CASE – connected, autonomous, shared and electric, Bridgestone delivers new solutions and technologies answering car manufacturer’s most demanding challenges thanks notably to our industry’s leading investments in R&D.’

Bridgestone fitted Alenza 001 summer tires; specially designed for SUVs, the tire has a block structure that optimizes contact with the road to improve steering response on corners and stability when driving on a straight. It has been awarded the EU label Grade A for wet grip – the best on the market.

For winter conditions, Bridgestone delivered the Blizzak LM 001 for its dependable cornering and handling on wet, dry, icy, slushy and snowy roads. The tire combines a high-silica compound imbued with Bridgestone’s Nano Pro-Tech polymer to ensure excellent grip.

A great rolling resistance for optimum autonomy

Autonomy is one of the most important considerations of any all-electric vehicle. This is only possible with a low level of rolling resistance – an area in which the Bridgestone tires have been awarded with the best-in-class EU label Grade A. The tires work perfectly with the e-tron to enable it to travel 400 km on a single charge. They also offer an excellent wear performance and are an excellent response to the demands and abilities of the all-electric e-tron to optimize driving pleasure and the driving experience on the whole.

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http://www.tractionnews.com/bridgestone-chosen-oe-tire-new-electric-audi-e-tron-suv/feed/ 0 Trelleborg acquires tire service provider and distributor in Canada http://www.tractionnews.com/trelleborg-acquires-tire-service-provider-distributor-canada/ http://www.tractionnews.com/trelleborg-acquires-tire-service-provider-distributor-canada/#respond Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:00:43 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems announced it has signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of Pneus ICM Inc – a specialized industrial tire service provider and distributor in Montreal, Canada. Pneu ICM is the second largest industrial tire dealer in the Montreal area, and a main service provider for eastern Canada. With annual sales of approximately […]

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems announced it has signed an agreement and finalized the acquisition of Pneus ICM Inc – a specialized industrial tire service provider and distributor in Montreal, Canada.

Pneu ICM is the second largest industrial tire dealer in the Montreal area, and a main service provider for eastern Canada. With annual sales of approximately C$3.39 Million, this bolt-on acquisition is part of Trelleborg’s strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments. It enlarges Trelleborg’s industrial tire distribution network to a new important geographic market.

“A local presence and global reach are key drivers in our business strategy. This acquisition provides us with an excellent opportunity to increase our sales in the materials handling market and to strengthen our replacement service business, while expanding into an attractive and growing market,” says Paolo Pompei, President of the Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area.

The transaction was consolidated on January 1, 2019.

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http://www.tractionnews.com/trelleborg-acquires-tire-service-provider-distributor-canada/feed/ 0 Falken Tire expands its Road Hazard Protection Warranty program http://www.tractionnews.com/falken-tire-expands-road-hazard-protection-warranty-program/ http://www.tractionnews.com/falken-tire-expands-road-hazard-protection-warranty-program/#respond Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:15:53 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Falken Tire announced it has expanded its Road Hazard Protection Warranty to cover 11 replacement tire lines for new purchases made after January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019. The Falken Road Hazard Protection Warranty was designed to reinforce Falken Tires’ commitment to its customers by offering a free tire replacement through an authorized Falken […]

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Falken Tire announced it has expanded its Road Hazard Protection Warranty to cover 11 replacement tire lines for new purchases made after January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019.

The Falken Road Hazard Protection Warranty was designed to reinforce Falken Tires’ commitment to its customers by offering a free tire replacement through an authorized Falken dealer, should a tire become damaged due to unforeseen circumstances. In order to qualify, certain criteria must be met, specifically that any damage that occurs must be within the first two years from the tire’s purchase date, or within the first 3/32nds-wear from original tread depth, whichever comes first.

“We are always confident of the performance of our Falken tire lines,” declared Darren Thomas, Falken’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, “but in the unlikely event one of our customers suffers irreparable damage to their tire – having experienced some sort of road hazard – Falken Tires will be there to replace it.

“Our Road Hazard Protection is a commitment to our customers that we are riding with them all the way, and if the occasion warrants, we will keep our customers moving with a new tire from Falken,” Thomas added.

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Falken tire lines now under the Road Hazard Warranty include all of the following:

  • WILDPEAK A/T3W, WILDPEAK H/T
  • ZIEX CT60 A/S, ZIEX S/TZ05, ZIEX ZE950 A/S
  • AZENIS FK510
  • SINCERA SN250 A/S, SINCERA SN201 A/S
  • ESPIA EPZ II, ESPIA EPZ II SUV
  • EUROWINTER HS449

Certain factors will prevent the warranty from being honored, such as racing or off-road use; improper tire maintenance; accident damage; fire, theft, natural disaster, or vandalism; or the use of snow chains. Available in US and Canada only.

Click here for full coverage details.

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Continental is partnering with agricultural machinery manufacturer Valtra and announced it will present its tire portfolio at Valtra’s SmartTour roadshow. The SmartTour tractors will be equipped with Continental’s TractorMaster tires as part of its partnership. With the event partnership, Continental and Valtra are continuing their collaboration: The A Series from the AGCO subsidiary has been […]

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Continental is partnering with agricultural machinery manufacturer Valtra and announced it will present its tire portfolio at Valtra’s SmartTour roadshow. The SmartTour tractors will be equipped with Continental’s TractorMaster tires as part of its partnership.

With the event partnership, Continental and Valtra are continuing their collaboration: The A Series from the AGCO subsidiary has been available with Continental standard tires Tractor70 and Tractor85 since October 2018.

Valtra’s annual roadshow will take both companies along a route stretching more than 30,000 km to the most central locations for customers and fans in 20 European countries. At each stop, visitors will get the chance to enjoy an interactive presentation of the SmartTour show truck as well as test drive demonstrations of the new-generation A, N, T and S event tractors. The tour will kick off in January 2019.

“We are very happy to have Continental as our official tire partner for the 2019 SmartTour. Our tour is a great chance for our customers to ride and drive our tractors and see how, along with our partners, our professional solutions can be the perfect fit for their business”, says Samuel Hardy, Valtra SmartTour Manager.

The TractorMaster is the latest addition to the Continental agricultural tire portfolio. The TractorMaster comes with a flexible N.flex carcass and specially developed single-wire bead technology.

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http://www.tractionnews.com/continental-equip-valtras-smarttour-tractors-tractormaster-tires/feed/ 0 Hankook Tire chosen as official Tire Partner for the new W series http://www.tractionnews.com/hankook-tire-chosen-official-tire-partner-new-w-series/ http://www.tractionnews.com/hankook-tire-chosen-official-tire-partner-new-w-series/#respond Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:00:55 +0000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hankook Tire announced it will provide the W series with its high-end racing tire, the Ventus Race (F200 slick and Z217 wet), in sizes VA 230/560-13 and HA 280/580-13. The company was chosen as the official tire partner for W series, a ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only. Hockenheim will host […]

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Hankook Tire announced it will provide the W series with its high-end racing tire, the Ventus Race (F200 slick and Z217 wet), in sizes VA 230/560-13 and HA 280/580-13. The company was chosen as the official tire partner for W series, a ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only.

Hockenheim will host the inaugural round of the all-woman Formula series on 4th/5th May, while the finale takes place at Brands Hatch on 10th/11th August. The overall prize purse is 1.5 million dollars, with the winner picking up a cheque for 500,000 dollars.

Over 100 female drivers from 30 countries applied for a seat in one of the 270-PS Tatuus T-318 Formula 3 cars, with 60 women progressing to qualifying. The final decision as to who would occupy the 18 coveted starting places was made by a jury of experts, including former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard.

The select few will now undergo extensive training courses, tough fitness tests and a lot of driver training, to ensure that they are ideally prepared for the start of the W Series in Hockenheim. As all the cars are identical, tire management will be particularly important, as even minor changes to tire pressure can have a big effect out on the track. As such, Hankook Tire’s Ventus Race tire, with its extreme consistency and high grip level, is the ideal partner for the young drivers.

Manfred Sandbichler, Hankook Tire Motorsport Director Europe: “We are very enthusiastic about this new partnership with W Series and are looking forward to supporting this fascinating new race format to the best of our ability with the Ventus Race [tire] and our know-how. One major reason for our involvement is the fact that W Series is exclusively for women. This is great, as it allows female drivers to develop in a professional environment within the motorsport scene, which is still male-dominated. However, we are not just thinking about the women in the cockpit, but also want to ensure that female mechanics, engineers and team managers get more opportunities in motorsport too.”

Catherine Bond Muir, Chief Executive Officer W Series: “Hankook Tire is an exciting and innovative company, which, like the W Series, is always prepared to strike out in a new direction. For this reason, we are happy to have a partner like this on our side. We received a lot of interesting offers, but Hankook Tire had by far the best overall package and will be fully committed to helping us offer women better opportunities in motorsport.”

Dave Ryan, Racing Director W Series: “Hankook Tire has an impressive global presence in motorsport and is the tire partner of many racing series around the world, whether in touring cars, single-seaters, endurance racing or rallying. Furthermore, Hankook Tire has been exclusive partner of the DTM, with which the W Series will share the bill, since 2011. Its high-tech products, know-how and global involvement in motorsport make Hankook Tire the perfect partner for us. It will provide optimal support for the W Series, not only with its race tires, but also its engineers and mechanics.”

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SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is seeking nominations for its Hall of Fame at www.sema.org/hof. Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame recognizes people who have contributed a significant body of work to the industry over a long period of time and is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the […]

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SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, is seeking nominations for its Hall of Fame at www.sema.org/hof.

Created in 1969, the SEMA Hall of Fame recognizes people who have contributed a significant body of work to the industry over a long period of time and is the most prestigious award presented to an individual by the association. It is designed to honor the leaders, innovators, creators, and enthusiasts who transformed small, burgeoning businesses into an industry worth more than $43 billion annually.

To nominate an individual who epitomizes the essence of ingenuity in action, click here before the deadline on Friday, March 8.

To learn more about the SEMA Hall of Fame and for a list of inductees, visit www.semahof.com or contact Lindsay Bianco at [email protected] or 909-978-6692.

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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) announced the election of Anne Forristall Luke, president and CEO of USTMA, as vice chair of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Board of Directors. Luke was chosen during CMA’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference and joins Kimberly Korbel, executive director of the American Wire […]

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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) announced the election of Anne Forristall Luke, president and CEO of USTMA, as vice chair of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) Board of Directors. Luke was chosen during CMA’s 2019 Winter Leadership Conference and joins Kimberly Korbel, executive director of the American Wire Producers Association who was elected board chair.

“It is a tremendous honor to be nominated to this role and to serve alongside such distinguished board members,” said Luke. “Across our country, small, mid-size and large manufacturers continue to stimulate job growth, spur global innovation and deliver products that make a real difference in American lives and communities. Tire manufacturers are a critical driver of our nation’s economy and I’m eager to continue to strengthen our competitiveness and further our valuable impact through stronger partnerships with our fellow manufacturers.”

“Last year, manufacturers in the United States achieved record optimism thanks to policy wins that our industry secured from leaders in Washington and our efforts to advance the pillars that keep our country exceptional: Free enterprise, competitiveness, individual liberty and equal opportunity,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons. “Anne’s commitment to these values and to manufacturing more broadly, together with her tremendous experience in the industry, make her the right champion to continue bringing manufacturers together to advance an agenda that expands opportunities for all Americans.”

The CMA’s mission is focused on bolstering the industry’s nationwide grassroots mobilization efforts and improving the competitiveness of manufacturers in the United States. CMA members work with the NAM to unite the manufacturing association community, and ultimately the broader business community, around strategies for increased manufacturing job creation, investment and innovation in America.

In addition to Luke and Korbel, the 2019 incoming CMA board members include Steve Caldeira, Household & Commercial Products Association; Eric Fanning, Aerospace Industries Association; Geoff Freeman, Grocery Manufacturers Association; Melissa Hockstad, American Cleaning Institute; Katherine Lugar, American Beverage Association; Robb MacKie, American Bakers Association; Jim McGreevy, Beer Institute; Mike Sommers, American Petroleum Institute; Chris Swonger, Distilled Spirits Council; and Dena Wiggins, Natural Gas Supply Association. To learn more about the CMA, click here.

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  • Advanced Tire & Auto Center changes name to reflect new tech strategy

    <p>Advanced Tire &#38; Auto Center has changed its name to Advanced ADAS Calibration Centers (AACC) in a move that reflects its growing focus on the next-generation technologies known as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or ADAS. &#8220;We are the first dedicated calibration center in New Jersey for the maintenance, repair and delicate calibration of these safety-enhancing [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com/advanced-tire-auto-center-changes-name-to-reflect-new-tech-strategy/">Advanced Tire &#038; Auto Center changes name to reflect new tech strategy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com">Traction News</a>.</p>

  • Camso introduces new non-marking resilient forklift tire

    <p>Camso introduces the Solideal RES Xtreme NMAS, a new non-marking resilient forklift tire, which resolves the important safety issues linked to static electricity generated in non-marking tires. The announcement comes about a year after the launch of the industry’s first non-marking anti-static (NMAS) forklift tire, the Solideal PON 775 NMAS by Camso. The addition of [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com/camso-unveils-new-non-marking-resilient-forklift-tire-solideal-res-xtreme-nmas/">Camso introduces new non-marking resilient forklift tire</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com">Traction News</a>.</p>

  • Michelin Pilot Sport 4S* chosen as OE tire for new BMW X3 M and X4M

    <p>Michelin&#8217;s Pilot Sport 4S* (PS4S*) has been chosen by BMW as a 21-inch summer tire fitment for its new high-performance X3 M and X4 M models, and also as the sole fitment for the global press launch of these high-performance vehicles. The new BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition models, which are fitted with [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com/michelin-pilot-sport-4s-chosen-oe-tire-new-bmw-x3-m-x4m/">Michelin Pilot Sport 4S* chosen as OE tire for new BMW X3 M and X4M</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com">Traction News</a>.</p>

  • Goodyear chosen as OE tire supplier for Airbus A321XLR aircraft

    <p>Goodyear Tire has been conditionally selected as a supplier by Airbus to provide its Flight Radial tires as main and nose landing gear for Airbus&#8217; new A321XLR aircraft. The Flight Radial, one of Goodyear&#8217;s most advanced aviation products, incorporates Goodyear Featherweight Alloy Core Bead Technology and strong, rigid tread belts with enhanced rubber that offer [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com/goodyear-chosen-oe-tire-supplier-airbus-a321xlr-aircraft/">Goodyear chosen as OE tire supplier for Airbus A321XLR aircraft</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com">Traction News</a>.</p>

  • USTMA elects Alexis Garcin of Michelin as part of its Board of Directors

    <p>USTMA (U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association) announced the appointment of Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America to its board of directors effective immediately. Garcin succeeds Scott Clark, who was named Michelin’s group executive vice president responsible for the company’s global passenger car and light truck business, motorsports and experiences. In his new role [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com/ustma-elects-alexis-garcin-michelin-part-board-directors/">USTMA elects Alexis Garcin of Michelin as part of its Board of Directors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.tractionnews.com">Traction News</a>.</p>

  • Nexen’s Roadian AT Pro RA8 now three-Peak Mountain Snow Flake certified

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