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November 26, 2014

175,000 Toyo and Nitto tires are recalled

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. has announced a safety recall campaign on approximately 175,000 Toyo and Nitto brand tires intended for light trucks, SUVs and vans -- including those used in commercial applications.



OTR plant is Bridgestone's big U.S. investment

Mining companies in the Americas will have better access to the tires they need to outfit their heavy haul trucks now that Bridgestone Corp. has expanded the manufacturing of giant radial OTR tires to the United States.


Michelin will make Tweel for real in the U.S.

Michelin North America Inc. has opened its $50 million Tweel Airless Radial Tire plant in Greenville, S.C.



Purcell adds location in Arizona

Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. has opened a new retail and commercial tires and service center location in Tucson, Ariz.


Double Coin tires earn SmartWay verification

The Double Coin RT600 and RR202 truck tires have met the requirements for the United States Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Technology Program.



BKT unveils two tires, farming survey at EIMA

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and its Italian distributor Univergomma unveiled two tires and showcased additional products at the 2014 International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition (EIMA) Nov. 12-16 in Bologna, Italy.


Hankook is OE on more trucks in Europe

Hankook Tire Corp. Ltd. is expanding its range of light to medium duty truck tires for the European market. The company’s AH11 pattern for the steer axle and DH05+ for the drive axle are to be fitted to several Mercedes-Benz Atego Euro VI models.



Trelleborg shows more radials in Mexico

Trelleborg Wheel Systems continued its push of radial tire technology in Mexico, and demonstrated its radial tires at the Expo Agroalimentaria from Nov. 11-14 in Irapuato, Mexico.


Marangoni and Tatneft Group form joint venture

Marangoni S.p.A. and the Tatneft Group have agreed to form a joint venture in Russia to retread all-steel truck tires. The joint venture company will be based in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan.






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