Cooper Adds Solarus to the Starfire Line
MTD Top News
July 16, 2018
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1. Cooper Adds Solarus to the Starfire Line

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s new Starfire Solarus AS is designed to provide all-season performance for passenger cars and crossover vehicles at a value price.

2. How Trump's Latest Tariffs Would Affect Tires

Whether it’s called a trade war or not, President Donald Trump’s trade policy includes another 10% tariff on all tires from China.

3. Michelin Extends OTR Reach and Buys Camso

Michelin Group is acquiring Camso Inc. for $1.45 billion.

4. Tire Pros of Central Alabama Supports 5-Year-Old With Cancer

Seventeen Tire Pros stores in Central Alabama dedicated $1 for every tire sold in the month of June to Magic Moments, a group that grants wishes to children who are ill in Alabama.

5. TireHub CEO Sheds Light on the New Joint Venture

Three months after Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced it was forming a joint venture wholesaling operation, TireHub LLC is distributing consumer tires to dealers and retailers across the country.

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1. TPMS: Hyundai Elantra, Elantra Coupe and Elantra Touring

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2014 Elantra Coupe and 2009-2012 Elantra Touring monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. To do this, the system uses a receiver, four radio frequency (RF) tire pressure sensors, two warning indicators on the instrument cluster, and a data circuit to perform system functions.

2. TPMS: Volkswagen Passat 2012-2017

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in the 2012-2017 Volkswagen Passat is the indirect type, and is included in the software of the anti-lock braking system (ABS) control module.

3. Northwest Tire Invests in Commercial Tires for the Future

In the last three years the economy has dealt Northwest Tire Inc. a pretty tough hand. Oil prices fell. The Canadian exchange rate tumbled, and farm commodity prices dropped. Yet the 41-year-old tire dealership is thriving, expanding its footprint with new stores and adding locations in existing markets

4. TPMS: Dodge Grand Caravan 2011-17

This vehicle uses the 433 MHz tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensor. Although 315 MHz and 433 MHz sensors are identical in size and shape, they are not interchangeable. Always make sure the correct sensor is being used. An RKE-TPMS analyzer can be used to determine the sensors frequency without having to demount the tire.

5. TPMS: 2011-2017 Chevrolet Cruze

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) of the 2011-2017 Chevy Cruze uses the instrument panel cluster (IPC), body control module (BCM), four radio frequency transmitting pressure sensors, and the serial data circuit to perform the TPMS relearn mode functions. Once the relearn mode has been enabled, each of the sensors’ unique identification codes can be learned into the BCM memory.

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