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Firestone to Display First Off-the-Road Tire Line at ConExpo

Bridgestone Americas will display its new Firestone VersaBuilt tire line during the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg Conference in Las Vegas, March 7-11.

Nokian Tyres Launching Drive-Over Tire Monitoring System

In an effort to prevent tire-related accidents, Nokian Tyres has partnered with tire and service chain Vianor to launch the new tire monitoring technology, SnapSkan, in Finland. SnapSkan uses drive-over 3-D scanning technology to automatically measure tread depth while a camera identifies the vehicle using the registration number. When the scan in finished the driver can receive a tire

General Tire Honors Veteran Driver with Spirit Award

Continental Tire the Americas’ General Tire brand honored veteran driver Brad Smith with the General Tire Spirit Award during the annual ARCA Racing Series awards banquet in Indianapolis. In its first year, the General Tire Spirit Award was established to recognize a person within the ARCA racing community “who has demonstrated true sportsmanship both on and off

Michelin ‘2 in 1’ Ag Tire Wins SIMA 2017 Innovation Gold Medal

Michelin North America Inc.’s “2 in 1” ag tire has earned the 2017 Innovation Gold Medal at SIMA, the Paris International Agri-Business Show. The “2 in 1” tire adjusts pressure and usage to allow farmers to operate more efficiently, Michelin said. To change its shape and footprint, the tire can transform from working at ultra-low

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

Countrywide Rolls Out Lawn and Garden Tire

Countrywide Tire & Rubber has released a new RubberMaster brand “S” pattern lawn and garden tire in 14 popular sizes. “We’re excited to be launching additional sizes under the RubberMaster brand and offering our customers even more to choose from,” said Eric Johnson, vice president of operations. In its 40th year, Countrywide plans to continue building its specialty tire

Scientists Modify Rubber to Heal Punctures

A team of German and Finnish scientists have developed a new kind of rubber that self-heals after it is punctured, according to the thestatesman.com. Amit Das, the lead author of the study, and his fellow scientists published their findings in the latest issue of “Applied Materials & Interfaces,” a journal of the American Chemical Society.