Nexen gained OE approval for supplying Roadian GTX tires to Volkswagen’s latest Atlas model.
Yokohama said the tire is targeted for use on three premium car categories — premium high-performance cars, premium high-performance SUVs and premium EVs.
During a recent ride-and-drive with Pirelli, the tiremaker showcased its relationship with Lamborghini with a stop at the prestige OEM’s Lamborghini Lounge, a no-frills building tucked inside New York City’s Chelsea District. Inside, it’s where discerning soon-to-be Lamborghini owners can go and customize their vehicles (namely, the Huracán and Aventador) as part of the carmaker’s
You may not be seeing electric vehicles in your shop now, but, as market data predicts, they are coming, and tiremakers are preparing in a variety of ways to provide for this new vehicle segment. Thanks to its OE relationships and technology-driven development, one tiremaker that is making significant strides in this segment is Pirelli,
Pirelli says it will supply its P Zero Elect tires as original equipment to the new BMW iX – a 100% electric SUV. Pirelli says P Zero Elect tires are available for the BMW iX xDrive50 version in 255/50R21 109Y XL and 275/40R22 107Y XL sizes, with the latter size also available for the sportier
Hankook Tire announced that they will supply the original equipment (OE) for the 2022 Infiniti QX60 with its Dynapro HP2 tire in the size 255/50R20. Hankook says the Dynapro HP2 provides a secure match for the new luxury SUV with the focus on a comfortable and quiet ride. Hankook says the Dynapro HP2 has set
Pirelli announced it has specially developed P Zero tires for the new Alfa Romeo Tonale, the Italian brand’s first mass-produced electric vehicle. The P Zero has been chosen as original equipment for the various versions of the Tonale: hybrid, plug-in hybrid Q4 and diesel, Pirelli says. Pirelli says the P Zeros for the new Alfa
The Yokohama Rubber Company announced today that it began supplying its Geolandar X-CV for use as original equipment tires on Toyota’s new Lexus LX SUV. Yokohama says the Geolandar X-CV represents a new dimension in highway terrain tires developed for high-performance crossover SUVs, which have increasingly focused on high-speed performance and maneuverability in recent years.
Kia is relying on Continental tires specifically designed to meet the needs of electric vehicles for their new all-electric Kia EV6, according to Continental Tires. As a result, the tiremaker supplies two types of tires to Kia plants: the PremiumContact 6 and the CrossContact RX. In numerous countries, owners of the Kia EV6 can also
Nexen Tire America, Inc., announced its N’Fera AU7 UHP all-season tire has been selected as original equipment on the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta in the U.S. market. For 2022, Jetta has been refreshed with an updated engine and exterior styling and features robust enhancements in both performance and technology, Nexen says. The Volkswagen Jetta will be
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. has announced that the company’s global-flagship-brand tire Advan Sport V107 has been approved by Brabus GmbH of Germany for its Brabus 700/800/900 Off-Roader, based on the Mercedes-AMG G 63. The tires to be supplied are Advan Sport V107 in size 305/35R23 111Y XL. Brabus approved this size of Advan Sport
New Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires have been specifically developed for the latest Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT as original equipment, the company said. The summer tires have been designed both for track and road driving, using a compound directly derived from Pirelli’s experience in motorsport, following the Italian tiremaker’s “perfect fit” strategy, Pirelli said. The