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Winter tire use surging in Canada: Survey

Winter tire use surging in Canada: Survey

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2016 /CNW/ – Canadian drivers are adopting winter tires in record numbers, according to a new survey by Leger for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC). Outside Quebec, where winter tires are the law, 61 per cent of Canadian drivers now use winter tires. The survey’s findings, when compared to an […]

November 16, 2016 ×

Events, Executive News, News

Nexen Tire Will Sponsor Four Global Winter Sports Competitions

With the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Nexen Tire seeks to engage in communication activities with an aim to increase the popularity of winter sports, and to build brand identity. Nexen Tire will take a proactive stance on expanding the base of winter sports in Asia as well as in European and […]

November 1, 2016 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Are winter tires really worth it?

It’s an inescapable autumnal rite. Thousands of Canadians are agonizing over whether to get their winter tires now or wait until the first snow warning. That is, if they have winter tires. Thousands more will debate whether to buy a set or roll the dice with their all-season rubber. … […]

October 28, 2016 ×

Events, News, Tire Stewardship

Read Detailed Report from Rubber Recycling Symposium 2016

Tyre and Rubber Recycling has published an extensive article about Tire and Rubber Association of Canada’s Rubber Recycling Symposium that took place on October 5-7 in Niagara Falls, Canada. If you have missed this premiere rubber recycling industry event, the article will provide you with an overview of the latest […]

October 27, 2016 ×

News, Product News

Camso upgrades skid-steer, forklift tire lines

Camso upgrades skid-steer, forklift tire lines

Off-road tire specialist Camso Ltd. is broadening its portfolio with the launch of two “next-generation” Camso-brand skid-steer tires and three “resilient” Solideal-brand forklift tires. Camso claims the new bias-ply skid-steer tires — SKS 753 for mixed and hard surfaces and SKS 532 for soft soil surfaces — are designed with […]

October 21, 2016 ×

Events, News, Tire Stewardship

TRAC Hosts Rubber Recycling Symposium

TRAC Hosts Rubber Recycling Symposium

Tire executives from as far away as Sweden, and parts of Asia, attended TRAC’s (Tire and Rubber Association of Canada) symposium this year. The theme, “Driving Toward the Circular Economy,” focused on environmental awareness and sustainability. Much of day two of the three-day event, which took place from Oct 5-7, […]

October 17, 2016 ×

News, Tire Stewardship

OARA Tire Take Back hits incredible milestone this year!

OARA Tire Take Back hits incredible milestone this year!

Ontarians can now proudly say they have helped to raise more than $1 million to support The Sunshine Foundation of Canada through the annual OARA Tire Take Back event. In its seventh year, the event organized by the dream tire collecting team – Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) and OTS, […]

September 29, 2016 ×

News

Newest Goodyear Blimp Makes Inaugural Flight to Canada

Newest Goodyear Blimp Makes Inaugural Flight to Canada

After nearly a decade, a Goodyear Blimp will once again fly over the Toronto area as it provides aerial coverage of the World Cup of Hockey and Toronto Blue Jays for television partners, including ESPN and Rogers Sportsnet. Wingfoot Two, Goodyear’s newest airship, will make its first international expedition starting […]

September 26, 2016 ×

Events, Executive News, News

Goodyear to christen new blimp

Goodyear to christen new blimp

SUFFIELD, Ohio (Sept. 23. 2016) — Goodyear has picked Akron native Savannah James, a businesswoman and philanthropist, to christen Wingfoot Two, the newest addition to Goodyear’s fleet of blimps. Ms. James does much of her philanthropic work through the LeBron James Family Foundation, which was founded in 2004 by her […]

September 26, 2016 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

Unimax Tire to supply Uni-Select Atlantic

Unimax Tire to supply Uni-Select Atlantic

Unimax Tire Ltd. has struck a deal with auto parts wholesaler Uni-Select Inc. to supply tires to more than 200 auto service locations in Canada’s Atlantic Provinces operating under the Uni-Select Atlantic banner. Moncton, New Brunswick-based Uni-Select Atlantic is an operating unit of Boucherville-based Uni-Select Inc., which operates coast to […]

September 23, 2016 ×