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CMA Double Coin Adds 4 to Sales Staff

CMA Double Coin has added three new regional sales managers and one regional fleet manager to its staff. 

Double Coin Announces Second Contest Winner

Tom Anthony of Oliveburg. Pa.-based Smith Hauling Inc. has been named the winner of Double Coin and China Manufacturers Alliance’s second “Smart Money Tire Drawing.” Anthony was randomly selected out of the contest’s entries to receive a free set of Double Coin drive-position tires. Anthony selected four RLB1 drive (size 11R24.5) open shoulder drive-position tires,

Murphy Joins TBC Corp.

Industry veteran Aaron C. Murphy has joined TBC Corp. as its vice president of commercial truck tire sales. In his new role Murphy will be responsible for the continued development of truck tire sales in the wholesale, retail, OE and national account channels, TBC said. Murphy has more than 20 years of experience in the

Double Coin Exploring Plant Options, Joint Ventures

Chinese tire manufacturer Double Coin Holdings is exploring the possibility of opening its first plant outside China. Liu Xunfeng, chairman of Huayi Shanghai (Group) Co. that owns 66% of Double Coin, told trade media during a recent trip to China that the company is conducting feasibility studies for plants outside the country. Liu first mentioned

Double Coin Starts ‘Smart Money Tire Drawing’ Giveaway

Double Coin and China Manufacturers Alliance have launched the “Smart Money Tire Drawing,” the company’s first-ever ongoing quarterly tire giveaway for the following eligible steer tires: FR605, RR680, RR300 and RT600. Participants can enter the quarterly drawing by signing up on Double Coin’s new blog page. The first drawing has officially started and a winner

Two Regional Sales Managers Join Double Coin, CMA

Double Coin and China Manufacturers Alliance appointed two new regional sales managers for North America. Rico Austin will join the company as regional sales manager for the Southwest region, and Bill Telefonow will join the company as regional sales manager for the Canada region. “Our two new Regional Sales Managers bring a multitude of industry

CMA Recalls Trailer Tires

China Manufacturers Alliance issued a recall for certain Bluestar LQ225 size 8-14.5 low platform trailer tires. The recall affects nearly 10,500 tires. The potentially affected tires, which were manufactured Feb. 24, 2013 to Aug. 9, 2014, can develop a sidewall blister on the upper section of the sidewall. According to NHTSA, this sidewall blister may

#SEMA/GTE: CMA Shows Upgraded and Brand New Warrior Tires

China Manufacturers Alliance announced an upgraded UTQG rating to the Warrior R29 and R30, as well as the introduction of the WR200 winter tire and SR1 SUV tire, at this week’s SEMA Show/Global Tire Expo. Warrior’s R29 premium all-season touring and R30 high performance touring tires have received a UTQG “A” traction rating, as well

CMA Notified NHTSA of Non-Compliant Sidewall Markings

Last month, the China Manufacturers Alliance notified the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration of non-compliant sidewall markings on certain Double Coin branded tires, the tiremaker said. The tiremaker is petitioning NHTSA for exemption from the recall requirements because the non-compliance does not relate to motor vehicle safety. “The important factor is that the tires

CMA Enters Central America Distribution Deal

China Manufacturers Alliance (CMA) has entered an agreement with Lucy’s Tire Inc., located in Medley, Fla., to distribute Double Coin-brand TBR and OTR tires in Central America and some Caribbean islands. The agreement began in May and is the first time CMA has worked with a company to distribute in the region. Lucy’s will distribute

Duraturn Brand Commercial Tires Receive EPA SmartWay Verification

China Manufacturers Alliance (CMA) announced that three of its commercial Duraturn brand tires have met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program. CMA launched the Duraturn brand, a new consumer and commercial tire brand, earlier this week. EPA verified the Duraturn DS28 in the steer position, DA20 in both steer

CMA Launches Duraturn Brand

Tire manufacturer China Manufacturers Alliance (CMA), announced it is launching a new consumer and commercial tire brand under the name Duraturn.   CMA’s Duraturn brand debuted new consumer tire models, including Mozzo, Travia and ST Radial, as well as a full line of TRB tires. “Duraturn products have the pedigree of developing diverse and comprehensive