Court ruling makes only Apollo happy
Round one of the most recent court battle between Apollo Tyres Ltd. and Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. goes to... Apollo.
Court agrees to expedite Cooper’s appeal
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced that the Delaware Supreme Court has granted its request for an expedited hearing of its appeal to a partial ruling rendered by Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III in the case Cooper filed against Apollo Tyres Ltd.
Bridgestone issues recall of 2,600 TBR tires
In response to Bridgestone Corp.’s Nov. 7, 2013, voluntary safety recall of various truck and bus tires announced in Japan, Bridgestone Americas (BSA) is recalling approximately 2,600 units which were produced at Bridgestone’s plant in Tochigi, Japan, and sold in Guam, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America.
Chinese tires made an impact in Las Vegas
If you wanted to check out tire suppliers, the 2013 Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas was the place to go.
Brisa will build a second plant in Turkey
Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Brisa), an affiliate company of Bridgestone Corp., announced it will invest $300 million to build a second passenger tire plant in Aksaray Province Organized Industrial Zone in Turkey.
Hunter introduces faster heavy-duty alignments
Hunter Engineering Co. has introduced its next-generation Winalign HD Alignment System, which provides accurate, three-axle wheel alignment readings in four minutes versus approximately 12 minutes for its previous aligner.
Mitas increases Super Flexion Tires line
Mitas a.s., the Czech Republic-based parent company of Mitas Tires North America Inc., has increased the range of its Super Flexion Tires (SFT).
TCS adds mobile capability to retread software
TCS Technologies, a provider of software and Internet marketing services to the tire and auto service industry, has introduced a paperless work order entry feature as part of its TreadTracks retreading system.
Nokian adds to skidder tire line
Nokian Heavy Tyres has introduced a new 35.5L-32 26-ply Forest King TRS LS-2 skidder tire made specifically for the challenging conditions in the United States and Canada.
Fleets can join a new Double Coin program
Double Coin Holdings Ltd. wants its fleet customers to bet on the Smart Money. Double Coin and is American subsidiary, China Manufacturers Alliance LLC, have launched the Smart Money Fleet Program for its national fleet accounts.
Trelleborg’s ProgressiveTraction honored
Trelleborg AB was awarded the “Machine of the Year Award” 2014 for its new ProgressiveTraction technology at Agritechnica 2013 in Hannover, Germany, Nov. 10-15.
One year later: Mitas Czech plant at full capacity
Mitas a.s., the Czech Republic-based parent company of Mitas Tires North America Inc., announced that it built its new plant in Otrokovice, Czech Republic, in less than one year and it is now producing radial agricultural tires at full capacity.