Tires-Products & Services

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…

MAXAM Tire Launches MAXAM MINING GROUP

New dedicated team will cater to the needs of mining companies around the globe. MAXAM Tire has announced the creation of the MAXAM MINING GROUP (MMG), a dedicated global team specifically focused on the open pit mining segment.  The MMG has built a team of members across multiple continents responsible…

Pirelli Fights Climate Change

CDP recognizes Pirelli as a leader in the fight against climate change.  For the second year in a row Pirelli has been named a global leader in the fight against climate change, earning a place in the Climate A list prepared by the CDP (former Carbon Disclosure Project), the international…

TÜV SÜD Certifies the Safety of Magnum+

MARTINS INDUSTRIES puts customers’ minds at ease. Following the recent acquisition of Magnum+, a high-precision tire balancing solution, MARTINS INDUSTRIES hired TÜV SÜD (based in Germany) to test the product in order to reassure customers of the safety of using these tempered glass beads in tires.  Test results prove that…

Fit For Purpose

Fit For Purpose
Making sense of the light truck tire customer. With so many vehicles requiring light truck tires on the road, where do you start when an LT tire customer walks through your door? “You need to know the OE tire fitment size, the specification of the tire regarding its service index,…

Audi Partners With Cromodora

New partnership aims to cut costs while saving the environment. Audi and wheel maker Cromodora have entered into an agreement for what is being called “an especially long-term cooperative undertaking” that will last for up to ten years.  With this agreement in place, Cromodora agrees to build a new wheel…

Bridgestone Launches New All-Position Tire

Bridgestone M704
The M704 tire is designed for regional pickup and delivery service applications. The new Bridgestone M704 all-position tire is designed to provide optimal performance in wet weather conditions. Engineered for regional pickup and delivery service applications, it’s suited for the steer and drive axle positions.  Featuring a deep tread for…

Forgeline Debuts New Wheels

Forgeline NW102 NW 103
New multispoke designs expand one-piece monoblock offering. Two new multispoke designs – the 15-spoke NW102 and split V-spoke NW103 – expand Forgeline’s range of fully-forged, one-piece monoblock racing wheels. The new NW102 and NW103 designs are available in 18-, 19-, 20-, 21- and 22-inch diameters and range of offsets. Each…
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