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Bridgestone Launches Firestone Firehawk AS V2 UHP Tire

Bridgestone has launched the new Firestone Firehawk AS V2 all-season ultra-high performance tire. Inspired by the Indycar Firestone Firehawk rain race tire, Bridgestone says the Firestone Firehawk AS V2 tire also delivers tenacious performance in inclement weather, delivering faster lap times than the tire’s predecessor. Bridgestone says performance advancements offered by the Firestone Firehawk AS

Atturo Tire Debuts AZ850 Drag Racing Tire

Atturo said the AZ850DR will enter production in early 2022 and reach dealers in time for spring drag racing.

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Vredestein Launches Full Range of New Tires for the U.S.

The company says the new tire lineup marks the culmination of a $30 million research-and-development effort.

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Video: The Changing HP Segment

Tire Review’s David Sickels explains how the traditional “high-performance” segment is evolving, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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OE Trends Edge Out Traditional HP Segment

As OE manufacturers continue to look to differentiate their vehicles with performance packages and larger wheels, the traditional “high performance” segment is disappearing.

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Falken Releases Ziex ZE960 A/S High-Performance All-Season Tire

Falken has launched its newest tire, the Ziex ZE960 A/S, a high-performance all-season tire designed to deliver long-lasting safety and sports car-inspired performance.

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TBC Brands Introduces Sumitomo-Brand Performance Tire Line

TBC Brands has introduced a premium performance family of tires: the Sumitomo HTR Enhance LX2, CX2 and WX2.

Tire Trends: OEMs Continue to Drive High-Performance Tire Sales

As automobile manufacturers introduce more of these tires as original equipment, HP tires further penetrate the market and draw the interest of buyers looking to replace tires.

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Kumho Tire Launches New All-Season UHP Tire

Engineered with weather reactive technology, the Ecsta PA51 provides grip and a quieter drive in diverse weather conditions.

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Tire Industry Projections: Examining the Marketplace for High-Performance, OTR and Manufacturing

Over the next five years, the global market for tires will maintain growth as macroeconomic indicators in the world economy continue to strengthen. Looking specifically at the tire manufacturing, high-performance tire and off-the-road tire segments, there is a common thread: these sectors have seen significant capital and technological investment as manufacturers attempt to meet consumer demand for increasingly sophisticated, resilient and cost effective tires.

YRC Expanding Production Capacity at Shinshiro Plant

The Yokohama Rubber Co. is investing roughly 3.7 billion yen to increase its production capacity for high-performance tires at its Shinshiro City plant in Japan. YRC plans to produce high-performance tires in size 18-inch diameter and larger, and increase production capacity by 20%. Currently, the Shinshiro Plant and nearby Shinshiro-Minami Plant produce a combined 16.9