Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $2.1 billion (including a one-time, non-cash tax valuation allowance of $2.2 billion) on net sales of more than $4.3 billion for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014. That compares to income of $228 million on sales of nearly $5 billion for the same period in fiscal 2013.
Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is releasing the Toyo M149 super single for regional to urban use on commercial trucks. This all-position super single tire is designed to deliver superior wear performance in tough operations ranging from urban front axles to long haul trailers.
There’s a new Roadmaster tire specifically engineered to withstand the demands of drop-deck trailers. The RM272 features a new tread design and compounding that provides improved treadwear and protection against cutting and chipping. With 16/32-inch tread depth, it’s available in size 255/70R22.5 in load range H.
To consolidate its regional presence and accelerate its continued growth, the Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is putting in place a new business unit structure with North America, Europe and emerging markets as the key business units.