Goodyear's 3Q tire unit sales fall 2%

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October 29, 2014

Two 'black' quarters in a row for Goodyear

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $161 million on net sales of $4.6 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. That compares to income of $166 million on sales of $5 billion for the same period last year.



Where's Wando? BKT opens warehouse in S.C.

BKT Tires Inc.'s new warehouse in Wando, S.C., is open for business. The first shipments of BKT OTR tires arrived at the warehouse in September and began shipping to dealers this month.


Titan suffers a net loss in the third quarter

Titan International Inc. posted a net loss of $9 million on net sales of nearly $450 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014. That compares to net income of $8.1 million on sales of nearly $500 million for 3Q 2013.



TIA adds Cat equipment demo to conference

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has added a demonstration of Caterpillar Inc.’s Cat equipment line to the 2015 OTR Conference set for Feb. 18-21 in Tucson, Arizona.


What does the U.S. have against Double Coin?

Wow. The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) wants to come down hard on Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its domestic marketing arm, China Manufacturers Association LLC.



Goodyear to test self-inflating tires on fleets

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will begin testing its self-inflating tire system called Air Maintenance Technology (AMT) on U.S. trucking fleets in the next few months.


Ironman adds a radial ST tire to its lineup

The new Ironman ST-SVP radial trailer tire from Hercules Tires is designed as "an economic choice" for trailers, according to the company.



Michelin's Tweel has new tread patterns and OE fitment

Groupe Michelin announced two new tread patterns for skid steers and an OE fitment for commercial mowers for its Tweel airless radial tire.


Nashville retreader has new website

Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc. has redesigned its website to provide easier navigation through its inventory of retread tires.






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