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Dunlop’s Grandtrek AT25 is OE on South Africa’s Isuzu D-Max

Dunlop’s Grandtrek AT25 is original equipment fitted to South Africa’s Isuzu D-Max, launched in April. The Dunlop Grandtrek AT25 is manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber South Africa at its Ladysmith factory. “The Isuzu D-Max is the latest in a line-up of vehicles to sport the Dunlop Grandtrek AT25, which is also specified as original equipment on
Falken Tires Named Sponsor of Monster Energy Supercross

Falken Tires will return to the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series as an official sponsor joining sister brand Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. The two brands will work together on a dual-branded activation at nine rounds of the exciting stadium and in-field racetrack series. Falken Tires and Dunlop Motorcycle tires are expanding their commitment together to

Dunlop Motorcycle Tires Announces Price Increase

This increase of 2-10% will have an effective date of Feb. 15, the company says.

Coker Tire Now Offers Dunlop Sport Classic Radial Tires

Coker Tire brought on this new line to provide an option for vintage European sports cars and some American muscle cars.

Sumitomo Recalling Certain Falken, Dunlop, Goodyear Tires

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is recalling certain Falken Ziex CT50 A/S tires as well as specific Dunlop SP Sport 5000 tires and Goodyear Eagle LS2 tires.

Independent Tire Dealer Focus: Bob and Debbie Shanahan, Dupage Tire & Auto Center Inc.

Bob and Debbie Shanahan, owners of Dupage Tire & Auto Center, started their business in an abandoned Woolco Service Center; now, their eight-bay shop in Lombard, Ill. finds success with customer service at its core.

Dunlop Tire Approved for Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Dunlop’s Sport Maxx Race 2 has been approved by Porsche as original equipment for on-road use on the new 911 GT2 RS

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Trek Tire Recalls Certain Dunlop Brand Tires

Trek Tire is recalling certain Dunlop GrandTrek PT3A tires, size 275/50R21, manufactured between December 1, 2016, and December 7, 2016.

Falken to Replace Dunlop at Sumitomo Plant in Buffalo

Sumitomo Rubber has announced it will stop U.S. OE production of Goodyear’s Dunlop brand in 2018 at its Buffalo, N.Y., plant to instead focus on it’s own Falken Tire brand, according to an article in Nikkei Asian Review. The plant was acquired from Goodyear in 2015 when Sumitomo Rubber ended its partnership.

Goodyear Recalling Dunlop SP50 Tires

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Dunlop SP50 tires, size P205/70R15 95T, manufactured Dec. 2, 2012, to Feb. 1, 2014. More than 16,000 tires could be impacted by the recall, according to the NHTSA. Affected tires could experience tread chunking in service increasing the risk of crash, according to the NHTSA website. Goodyear

Fire Damages Goodyear Dunlop’s UK HQ

A fire damaged Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Dunlop UK headquarters located in The Fort in Birmingham on Feb. 18, Tyres & Accessories reported. According to West Midlands Fire Service, the fire broke out in the evening at the Wingfoot Way site and spread through the building’s ventilation system. About 100 firefighters were called to

Goodyear, SRI Divorce Final

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has officially dissolved its global alliance with Sumitomo Rubber Industries. “This successful resolution enhances our flexibility to grow profitably as we focus on delivering strong performance and sustainable economic value,” said Richard Kramer, Goodyear chairman, CEO and president. “Despite current challenges in the global economy, the long-term growth prospects