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Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Gets New CEO, COO

Iori Suzuki, chairman, president and chief executive officer, is retiring after 18 years of service at Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas.

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Toyo Wins Product Design 2023 Category at Red Dot Awards

Toyo’s Proxes Sport 2 incorporates proprietary technologies, including the “T-Mode” for pattern design and Nano Balance Technology for rubber material development.

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Toyo Tires Shutter Space Automotive Photo Contest is Back

Toyo is celebrating automotive photography with its latest contest that promises exclusive prizes for winners.

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Manufacturers Push UHP Summer Tire Segment to the Limits

In a targeted segment that caters to enthusiasts — from spirited daily drivers to weekend track warriors — dealers who are up to speed on tire features, performance and options will find success with their UHP summer customers.

Toyo Tire Converts CO2 into Key Tire Component

Toyo Tire developed a process to convert CO2 to butadiene, advancing sustainable tire materials.

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Commercial Van Tire Segment Continues to Deliver Growth

In addition to increased e-commerce sales during the pandemic, many elements have influenced the growth of the commercial van tire segment.

Last-Mile Delivery Tires Set to Outpace Long-Haul Tire Volumes

Prior to the pandemic, the last-mile delivery (LMD) market was booming. So, when COVID-19 hit, and newly-homebound consumers placed even more online orders — retailers like Amazon shortened delivery times to two days, one day, or even same-day services — and the segment exploded. The surge in business brought even more demand for LMD tires,

SEMA Announces New Product Award Winners

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners at the 2022 SEMA Show. These awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2022. SEMA’s annual New Product Awards competition recognizes achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive

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Toyo Tire Promotes Mike Snyder, Kenny Frederick

Toyo Tire U.S.A Corp. has promoted two members of the company’s leadership team. Mike Snyder is now the senior director of strategic accounts and Kenny Frederick has been named sales director for the eastern division. Snyder previously served as sales and strategic accounts director and joined Toyo in 1993. With almost 30 years at the

Gallery: Toyo Tires Open Country R/T Trail Launch Event

Toyo Tires launched its latest tire in its Open Country line, the Open Country R/T Trail, during a ride-and-drive event held in the mountains of Big Bear Lake, California. The company invited media members, Toyo employees and overlanding enthusiasts to test how the new tire holds up against some of the harshest black diamond trails

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Promotes Rob Lovi to VP of Sales

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has promoted Rob Lovi to vice president of sales, beginning August 22, 2022. Previously serving as the director of sales and national strategic accounts, Lovi’s promotion is a part of the company’s succession plan following the appointment of Mike Graber to president and CEO earlier this year. Lovi first joined Toyo

Toyo Tires Announces Executive Changes in Manufacturing

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. announced executive appointments at Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (TNA), effective as of July 1. Shinji Tanabe has been appointed chairman and CEO of TNA, which manufactures Toyo and Nitto branded passenger and light truck tires in White, Georgia. He will be responsible for the overall plant organization,

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