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Michelin rolls out new version of earthmover management system

Michelin rolls out new version of earthmover management system

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Aug. 6, 2015) — Michelin North America Inc. has introduced MEMS Evolution3, its Michelin Earthmover Management System, which provides mining operations managers with advanced, real-time data about tire temperature and pressure conditions. Read the source article at home.tirebusiness.com

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Goodyear to present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference

Goodyear to present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference

AKRON (Aug. 6, 2015) — Goodyear Executive Vice President and CFO Laura K. Thompson will provide a business overview and discuss the company’s strategies during the upcoming J.P. Morgan Auto Conference in New York City. Ms. Thompson’s approximately 35-minute presentation, on Aug. 11, will be webcast at 10:10 a.m. on […]

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Industrial rubber product demand to hit $24 billion in 2019

Industrial rubber product demand to hit $24 billion in 2019

CLEVELAND—Demand for industrial rubber products in the U.S. is forecast to expand 3.4 percent per year to $24.4 billion in 2019 according to a new study from Freedonia Group Inc., an industry research firm based in Cleveland. The study, Industrial Rubber Products, was published in July and is available from […]

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Cooper nets record operating profit in Americas

Cooper nets record operating profit in Americas

FINDLAY, Ohio (Aug. 6, 2015) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s net income surged 56 percent to $59.6 million and its operating income jumped 29.8 percent to $99.4 million, despite a 15.4-percent slump in sales to $751.8 million for the second quarter, ended June 30, compared with the year-ago period. […]

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Rubber product trade deficit tops 9 billion in January

Rubber product trade deficit tops 9 billion in January

WASHINGTON—The rubber product trade deficit actually started out lower in 2015, as the shortfall dropped 9 percent in January. The deficit for the year’s first month was $939.6 billion, with exports up 0.3 percent to $789.7 million and imports down 4.9 percent to $1.73 billion, according to Department of Commerce […]

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Michelin testing mobile tire installation program

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 6, 2015) — Michelin North America Inc. is testing a mobile retail tire purchasing/installation solution, called “Michelin OnSite,” that will enable consumers to buy tires online or by phone and have them installed at a time and place of their choice. Read the source article at Tire […]

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Hyundai Proves Viability of Fuel Cell Technology

Two “hydrogen pioneers” have driven a Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell 2,383 kilometres in 24 hours. Arnt-Gøran Hartvig (Sports Scientist) and Marius Bornstein (Master of Physics) travelled around the clock on public roads in Germany, emitting nothing but water vapour from the ground-breaking fuel cell electric vehicle. Read the source article […]

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Cooper touts energy conservation in sustainability report

FINDLAY, Ohio (Aug. 7, 2015) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is touting its achievements in reducing energy usage and waste in its third annual corporate social responsibility and sustainability report, “Responsibility the Cooper Way.” “As we begin our second century in the tire business, topics such as corporate social […]

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Planning for the Future

The Western Canada Tire Dealers Association is working on a number of very important fronts, in their members’ behalf. It’s a busy time for us at the Western Canada Tire Dealers Association (WCTD). Not only are we dealing with legislative issues, but we’re also busy planning, and very excited about, […]

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Nexen official tire of Manchester City Football Club

Nexen official tire of Manchester City Football Club

SEOUL, South Korea (Aug. 7, 2015) — As it continues to expand its global sports marketing plan, Nexen Tire Corp. has become an official partner of the Manchester City Football Club (FC), one of the English Premier League’s top teams. Nexen held a signing ceremony on Aug. 6 at the […]

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