Hankook Tire’s Clarksville, Tenn. facility was awarded the Q1 medal, which stands for “Quality is No. 1.”
The new focus on STEM skills fuels the upward professional and economic mobility of the industry, Ford says.
The tire-pressure sensors work with the ABS system to automatically locate and store new sensor IDs, the company said.
Pirelli says its Scorpion ATR has an aggressive tread pattern to evacuate water, mud and stones.
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Bajer worked at Ford from 1955 to 1970, where he was involved in the development of the tire uniformity grading machine and low-profile tire and a key figure in the radialization of the U.S. tire market.
There are more than 3.6 million 2009-’14 Ford F-Series trucks on the road today, and the majority of them are the F150 model.
Pirelli says this new tire design will be the basis of a range of tires within the Pirelli Scorpion family that will be released in the coming months.
Vehicle manufacturers provide updates on their production as coronavirus spreads.
Ford TPMS systems can be either direct or indirect. From 2006-’09, Ford used banded sensors mounted in the center of the rim. In 2010, Ford reverted to valve stem-mounted sensors.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc.’s Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus tire has been specified as original equipment on select models of the 2020 Ford Escape SUV.
Hankook Tire’s grand touring all-season tire, the Kinergy GT, will come OE on the 2020 Ford Explorer.