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Sailun Tire Sponsors Toronto Marlies

Valued partnership continues for a second season. Sailun Tire will continue to be the Official Tire of the Toronto Marlies, for a second season. A strong supporter of organized sports and local youth programs, Sailun already sponsors over 60 local hockey rinks and arenas across Canada. “The decision to partner…

Hunter Partners with Kimoby

The integration of two key technologies will allow tire retailers, as well as car dealers, to automatically text customers their vehicle inspection results. Kimoby, the developer of a texting platform for the automotive industry, and Hunter Engineering have announced the integration of Kimoby’s technology with Hunter equipment, allowing vehicle inspection…

New Ecopia Tire from Bridgestone

New Ecopia Tire from Bridgestone
Bridgestone Americas recently announced the latest addition to its Ecopia product line with the introduction of the all new Bridgestone M713 Ecopia tire. The SmartWay verified and California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant drive tire has been designed for tandem-axel applications in both long-haul and regional service. Bridgestone is currently…

Pirelli Strengthens North American Team

Pirelli Strengthens North American Team
Pirelli has announced its decision to restructure its management team in North America to stay ahead in the challenging and competitive marketplace of today. Pirelli has appointed Pietro Berardi to the position of CEO for the North American region, effective March 1, 2020. Additionally, to continue with the actions of…

Yokohama to Debut New Commercial Tires

Three new tires and two new sizes will be introduced at TMC 2020.  Yokohama Tire has announced plans to launch three new commercial truck tires at the upcoming TMC show in Atlanta, Georgia, February 24-26: the all-position 504C and 115R, and the urban pick-up/delivery 714R.  The company will also debut…

Groupe Touchette to Offer Exclusive Winter Tire

Continental has designed a winter tire exclusively for Groupe Touchette. Continental’s new IceContact XTRM tire, designed in collaboration with Groupe Touchette, will be available exclusively through Groupe Touchette. The company says the tire offers exceptional grip on ice and greatly improved handling on snowy roads, thanks to a new tread…

Bridgestone Announces 2020 Product Lineup

Bridgestone Announces 2020 Product Lineup
Bridgestone announced its product lineup for 2020 during its inaugural Canadian Trade Show held on February 4th in Mississauga, Ontario. During the lunch break, Jason Blackwell, Consumer Education Specialist, Consumer Replacement, Bridgestone, introduced attendees to the three new tires the company plans to launch this year—Firestone Destination LE3, Firestone Firehawk…
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