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Kumho Tire OE on VW Atlas SUV

Kumho Tire has been selected by the Volkswagen Group of America as an original equipment (OE) supplier for the new 2018 Atlas SUV.

Tireco’s Milestar Brand Announces New Patagonia M/T Size

Milestar has announced a new 40X13.50R17 expansion size for the Patagonia M/T maximum traction tire for light truck, SUV and off-road vehicles.

Nokian Releases New All-Season Tire for CUVs, SUVs

With sights set on exponential growth in North America, Nokian Tyres on Sept. 21 launched an innovative all-season tire product, the Nokian eNTYRE C/S, designed to meet the needs of the growing CUV and SUV product category.

Toyo Launches New Tire for Trucks, SUVs

Now available at Toyo Tires dealers across the U.S., Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. introduces the Toyo Proxes ST III, designed for increased performance and dynamic styling for sport trucks and SUVs.

BFGoodrich Launches New LT Tire Line

BFGoodrich Tires has launched the Advantage T/A LT tire line, a year-round tire line for CUVs, SUVs and light trucks and extension of the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A launched in 2016. The line is currently available at more than 20,000 authorized dealers and online through the company’s e-commerce platform.

9 Rules of Bearing Replacement

Rule 1: Realize the amount of load that bearings withstand. On a typical passenger vehicle weighing around 3,400 pounds, each pair of front-wheel bearings, as well as the rear-wheel or axle bearings, support around 850 pounds depending on the weight distribution and driveline configuration. If it’s a 6,000 pound SUV, each bearing might carry about 1,500 pounds.

Hankook OE on Audi Q7 Models

Hankook Tire will supply its Ventus S1 evo 2 SUV tire as original equipment for the Audi Q7 range, including the new Audi SQ7 TDI. The SQ7 TDI, along with its Q7 sister models, will be fitted with the UHP in size 285/35 R 22 106 Y XL. Featuring Hankook’s new silent tire technology “sound

IHS Markit: U.S. Vehicles Getting Older

The average age of cars and light trucks in operation in the U.S. is rising, presenting new service and sales opportunities to the automotive aftermarket, IHS Markit reports. According to industry experts, the average age of these vehicles in operation (VIO) have risen 11.6 years. “Quality of new vehicles continues to be a key driver

The Rise of the CUV

A crossover or crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is a vehicle built on a car platform that combines features of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) with features from a passenger car, to varying degrees. Crossovers use the unibody construction typical of passenger vehicles instead of the body-on-frame platform found in light trucks and the original SUVs. CUVs

Nokian Launches Off-Road Tire

Nokian Tyres announced a new off-road light truck tire line, Rockproof. Designed for light trucks and SUVs, the Nokian Rockproof provides optimal performance in quarries, forests and mining areas, the tiremaker said. “Off-road driving and the toughest professional use require extreme durability from tires, and puncture protection in particular. Under these conditions, tires may sometimes