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Michelin Considering $100 Million Investment at Fort Wayne BFGoodrich Tire Plant

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich brand is looking to invest $100 million into its Woodburn, Ind., plant near Fort Wayne, to upgrade the facility’s equipment and production, local media reports. A filing with Allen County government, showed the breakdown of the $100 million investment, which includes: $20 million to upgrade equipment $23.5 million to improve production

BFGoodrich OE on Ford F-150 Raptor

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich brand will fit the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor with its All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires as original equipment. Engineered with BFGoodrich’s off-road motorsports technology, KO2 tires offers toughness, tread life and traction for harsh off-road conditions such as gravel, dirt, rock, mud and snow, BFG said. The Raptor’s KO2 tires were

SEMA Pre-Show: BFG Celebrates 40 Years of Baja Racing History at SEMA

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich is celebrating 40 years of off-road innovation at the 2016 SEMA show. Forty years ago, BFG introduced its Radial All-Terrain T/A tire and entered into SCORE Baja desert racing. In recognition of the history of BFG and Baja, the brand will display its racing history with displays including: – The 1972

BFGoodrich Plant Celebrates 70 Years

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich plant celebrates 70 years of manufacturing in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The plant manufactured its first tire on Oct. 23, 1946, and has since produced nearly 490 million tires. “Our BFGoodrich facility in Tuscaloosa has been on the leading edge of tire innovation and performance for decades,” said Scott Clark, chief operating officer

BFGoodrich ‘Are You Driver Enough’ Tour Continues in 2016

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich brand is continuing its 2016 “Are You Driver Enough” dealer educational tour across the U.S. During the tour, the tiremaker shares its latest BFG tires, including the new Advantage T/A Sport, and participants have the opportunity to test the tire’s abilities on a racetrack. Upcoming U.S. locations include Denver, Seattle, Minneapolis,

BFGoodrich Rolls Out New Advantage T/A Sport

Michelin North America Inc.’s BFGoodrich brand recently debuted its new Advantage T/A Sport. Replacing its predecessor the Advantage T/A, the Advantage T/A Sport features improved traction, handling and braking performance as well as a continuous center rib to deliver consistent steering response and road feel, BFGoodrich said. “BFGoodrich Tires is a brand that encourages drivers

BFGoodrich Accepting Entries for its ‘Outstanding Trails Program’

Michelin North America Inc.’s BFGoodrich brand is accepting nominations from March 28-July 15 for its 2016 Outstanding Trails program in association with 4 Wheel Parts. The Outstanding Trails program promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving and awards grants of $4,000 each to four off-road clubs in North America for maintenance or refurbishing of select trails.

BFGoodrich Partners with SCORE at SEMA

Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich tire brand is partnering with SCORE International Racing to demonstrate its off-road racing leadership and heritage at the 2015 SEMA Show. In addition to BFGoodrich’s Pit Crew Challenge in the Silver Lot, the tire brand is sponsoring the SEMA Show SCORE Baja 1000 experience. At the SEMA Show SCORE Baja 1000