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Consumer aftermarket shipments on par with 2014

Consumer aftermarket shipments on par with 2014

WASHINGTON (Aug. 10, 2015) — U.S. demand for replacement car and light truck tires this year will be essentially unchanged from 2014, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) said in its latest U.S. shipments forecast. Replacement passenger tire shipments are expected to be up 0.1 percent this year to 206.8 million […]

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BFGoodrich Announces Safety Recall

BFGoodrich Announces Safety Recall

BFGoodrich is recalling approximately 129,000 tires sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Approximately 6,400 of the recalled tires were sold in the Canadian market. These tires are primarily found on commercial light trucks, as well as full-sized heavy-duty vans, small RVs and some 3/4 and one ton pick-up trucks. […]

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Orion to increase carbon black prices

Orion to increase carbon black prices

KINGWOOD, Texas—Orion Engineered Carbons L.L.C. said it will increase prices on all carbon blacks sold by its Rubber Carbon Black Business segment, effective Sept. 15. The firm will increase prices by 7 percent in the Asia region; 8 percent in its Europe, Middle East and Africa region; 6 percent in […]

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Cooper exec presenting at J.P. Morgan conference

Cooper exec presenting at J.P. Morgan conference

FINDLAY, Ohio (Aug. 11, 2015) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Treasurer Tom Lause is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference at 2:55 p.m. EDT on Aug. 11. Interested parties can access the live webcast via the link on the Investor Relations section of the company’s website […]

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Discount Tire recalls 79,500 Pathfinder LT tires

Discount Tire recalls 79,500 Pathfinder LT tires

WASHINGTON—Discount Tire Co. is recalling 79,513 Pathfinder replacement light truck tires because the inner liner gauges may be lower than specified, possibly leading to tread separation and rapid air loss. The recalled tires include Pathfinder SAT LT245/75R17E1 121R W tires manufactured between Sept. 16, 2013 and May 19, 2015; Pathfinder […]

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Jack Williams acquires world’s oldest Goodyear dealer

Jack Williams acquires world’s oldest Goodyear dealer

LANCASTER, Pa. (Aug. 11, 2015) — Jack Williams Tire Co. Inc. has acquired Lancaster-based Philip Lebzelter & Son Co., dba Lebzelter’s Total Car Care, which the retailer/wholesaler said is the world’s oldest Goodyear dealership. Founded by Phillip Lebzelter in 1854 as Eagle Wheel and Bending Works, the dealership started out […]

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Nexen Tire Signs with Manchester

Nexen Tire Signs with Manchester

With the official partnership of Manchester City Football Club, Nexen Tire accelerates its European market expansion. Nexen Tire has become an Official Partner of Manchester City Football Club, one of the English Premier League’s strongest teams, as a part of the company’s sports marketing plan. Read the source article at […]

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New Ontario Training Standards Now in Force

New Ontario Training Standards Now in Force

Recently, the Ontario College of Trades released details of its updated training requirements for three autobody repair trades. Previously, these three trades were grouped together under a single training standard, however the College recently took the step of creating separate logbooks for each of these trades. Read the source article […]

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General Tire kicks off ‘Making Trails’ promo

General Tire kicks off ‘Making Trails’ promo

FORT MILL, S.C. (Aug. 12, 2015) — Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C.’s General Tire brand kicked off its “Making Trails” promotion as the end of summer draws near. Now through Sept. 11, customers can purchase four qualifying General-brand passenger or light truck tires and receive up to a $70 Visa […]

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cars In Germany: Getting Worse, Actually

Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cars In Germany: Getting Worse, Actually

Germany is one of several countries with aggressive plans to curb transportation-related carbon emissions. Over the past few years, its large domestic car industry has worked to improve fuel efficiency–and even launched several plug-in electric models. But a recent study claims the transportation sector in Germany is the only one […]

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