Yokohama previews the commercial tire market for 2015

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March 18, 2015

Commercial market is on a roll, says YTC's Phillips

"Thanks to a surging economy, the commercial tire market is on a roll," says Rick Phillips, vice president of sales for Yokohama Tire Corp. "With a new commercial tire plant opening in Mississippi in October, YTC is poised to increase market share."



Refreshed Dayton line debuts at MATS

Bridgestone Commercial, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, will officially launch its newly refreshed Dayton commercial truck tires brand at the Mid America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky., next week.


Retread industry veteran Dave Aldrich dies at 85

David Aldrich, a retreading industry veteran and a member of the Modern Tire Dealer family, died on March 13, 2015, following an extended illness. He was 85.



Tire and retread expo releases full agenda

The North American Tire & Retread Expo schedule of training and educational sessions is set for the three-day event, April 15-17, 2015 in New Orleans, La.


Alliance Tire opens California warehouse

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is working from a new 100,000 square foot warehouse in southern California. Located in Pomona, it is the company’s fourth warehouse in North America and the company says it reflects its continuing commitment to provide outstanding customer service.



Hercules tire earns SmartWay verification

The Ironman I-370 EcoFT open shoulder drive tire from Hercules Tires is now SmartWay verified for low rolling resistance, as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay technology program.


Double Coin to show updated RR706 at MATS

Double Coin Holdings LLC and its American subsidiary, China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) are introducing the new Double Coin RR706 mixed service, all-position truck tire at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 26-28 in Louisville, Ky.


Michelin earns recognition from John Deere

Group Michelin earned multiple recognitions from Deere & Co. for its products and support that the tire maker’s operating units have delivered globally across various John Deere equipment segments.





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