January, 2004 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Hot Time in Las Vegas: TIA Busy at Annual SEMA Show

TIA Busy at Annual SEMA Show

Same But Different: Half a World Away, Two Dealers Show That They’re Not Far Apart

Half a World Away, Two Dealers Show That They’re Not Far Apart

Easy Rider Passes

Bogged down in a war of words and thought to be headed for a Congressional hearing, the American Jobs Creation Act instead breezed through the Senate on Oct. 11 and was expected to be signed by President Bush without delay.

Call of the Wild: BFGoodrich Off-Road Tires Take on 400-Mile Stretch of the Open Baja

BFGoodrich Off-Road Tires Take on 400-Mile Stretch of the Open Baja

Just a Cut Above: BFNAT Targets Luxury SUVs With Addition to Dueler Line

BFNAT Targets Luxury SUVs With Addition to Dueler Line

Here We Go Again

Once again, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued proposed regulations requiring vehicles to be equipped with tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), this time by 2007.

On Its Own Turf: Toyo Sets Up Shop in the U.S., More Big Plans Underway

Toyo Sets Up Shop in the U.S., More Big Plans Underway

CHINA: Dealers, Tiremakers Are Capitalizing, But Economic Revolution Has Issues

Today’s China-made tires may well carry the names Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear or that of other majors and are produced using the same technology, processes and stringent quality standards of those well-known global brands. Only they are being produced for pennies on the dollar.My, how times have changed.

Finding Its Niche: Kumho Looks to Automated Production to Meet Profit Goals

Finding Its NicheKumho Looks to Automated Production to Meet Profit Goals

Down to Business: BFNAT Commercial Dealers Learn of Upcoming Threats, Opportunities

BFNAT Commercial Dealers Learn of Upcoming Threats, Opportunities

Four on the Floor: BFNAT Launches New Passenger Tires, Expands Promotional Plans

BFNAT Launches New Passenger Tires, Expands Promotional Plans

Industry Report

Conti to Add "Low Cost" Production for N.A.Continental AG announced plans to spend upwards of $306.9 million to boost tire capacity in low-cost countries, primarily to benefit its struggling North American operations. In addition, Continental officials said the company is still seeking a partner in China.