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Michelin, Pirelli Take Top Spots in Replacement Tire Owner Satisfaction Awards

Michelin and Pirelli snagged the top spots in AutoPacific’s 2017 Replacement Tire Owner Satisfaction Awards. Uniroyal, Yokohama Tire Corp. and Nitto, also climbed in the yearly rankings.

AutoPacific's Replacement Tire Owner Satisfaction Awards
Michelin Rolls Out SmartWay-Verified Uniroyal Tire

Michelin North America announced a new Uniroyal tire for commercial trucks, the SmartWay-verified Uniroyal LD10 long-haul drive tire. “We continue to expand the Uniroyal portfolio to meet the needs of our owner-operator and fleet customers,” said Darlene Shepherd, business segment manager of Uniroyal Commercial Truck Tires. “This addition allows Uniroyal to now offer a total

Border Recapping to Provide Oliver Rubber Retreads

Michelin North America announced El Paso, Texas-based Border Recapping is the newest Oliver Rubber retread facility. Operating under the Border International umbrella of companies, Border Recapping features a 32,000-square-foot facility. In addition to Oliver retread products, the location will offer Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal brands. “Border Recapping/Border International has a clear commitment to fleet service

Uniroyal LT40 Trailer Tire SmartWay Verified

The Uniroyal LT40 trailer tire from Michelin North America’s Uniroyal brand has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program. The long-haul/regional, class-8 trailer tire joins Uniroyal’s other SmartWay-verified tire offerings, the LS24 and RS20. The Uniroyal LT40 features StoneBlocker technology to protect the casing and is available in sizes

Longtime Tire Industry Sales Leader Retiring

After more than 55 years in the tire industry, Robert Dalotto plans to retire in March 2016. Dalotto began working for the U.S. Rubber Co., now Uniroyal, in 1961. When Michelin North America purchased the company in 1991, he served as regional manager. After retiring in 1995 after 35 years with Uniroyal and Michelin, Dalotto

Jury Rules in Michelin’s Favor in $20 Million Tread Separation Lawsuit

A jury in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., gave a unanimous verdict on Nov. 19, that there was no proof of product liability in the $20 million Arizona tread separation lawsuit against Michelin North America Inc., finding the tiremaker faultless on all claims. The lawsuit against Michelin alleged that a defective Uniroyal tire manufactured at its Admore, Okla.,

New Uniroyal Commercial Tires Roll Out in Canada

Michelin North America (Canada)’s Uniroyal brand is launching six commercial truck tires in Canada. The new tires cover every position and application and two of the tires, the Uniroyal RS20 and LS24, are SmartWay verified, Michelin said. The new Uniroyal line includes: •    Uniroyal LS24: SmartWay verified long-haul steer and all-position tire •    Uniroyal LT40: