Milestar to support Utah's Twisted Jeeps Rentals
MOAB, Utah — Tireco Inc.'s Milestar brand tires has reached an agreement to support modified Jeeps for rental and off-roading tours supplied by Twisted Jeeps Rentals of Moab, Utah.
Carlstar's ITP brand unveils eight-spoke ATV wheel
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Carlstar Group L.L.C.'s ITP wheel brand has launched a Cyclone wheel for ATVs and side-by-side vehicles that features an eight-spoke design with custom color accents.
Yokohama sponsoring Jeep Safari Week
SANTA ANA, Calif. — Yokohama Tire Corp. is sponsoring the 52nd annual Easter Jeep Safari Week, when thousands of off-road enthusiasts traverse the dirt, mud and rocks of off-road trails in Moab, Utah.
Nokian named among best places to work in Vermont
COLCHESTER, Vt. — Nokian Tyres North America of Colchester has been named one of Vermont's Best Places to Work, according to two state entities.
Cooper to roll out Mastercraft winter tire
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added another winter tire to its Mastercraft line — the Mastercraft Glacier Trex, a studdable tire for passenger and crossover vehicles.
BFG all-terrain truck tire line debuts for off-road work sites
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Michelin North America Inc. has launched a pair of BFGoodrich-brand all-terrain tires for trucks used for construction, logging and energy industries.
Trump plans to levy $50 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods
WASHINGTON — Citing Chinese intellectual property theft and other unfair trade practices, President Trump has announced plans to levy an estimated $50 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods.
Federal Reserve raises key interest rate
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has raised a key interest rate to its highest point in years, citing a stronger economy and substantial job gains.
Conti starts machine installation at Thai tire plant
BANGKOK, Thailand — Continental A.G. has started installing machinery at its greenfield tire plant in Rayong, Thailand, putting the project on track for its 2019 scheduled start-up.
First international women in auto care industry conference set for June
BETHESDA, Md. — Women in Auto Care and the Automotive Industries Association of Canada are organizing the inaugural international women's conference for auto care industry professionals in June in Toronto.
Toyo 'nano' process could cut truck/bus tire rolling resistance
HYOGO, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is heralding an advancement in rubber compounding technology that it claims will yield measurable reductions in rolling resistance in truck tires.
OTHER VIEWS: Think of winter tires as year-long business
For those in Snow Belt areas, the winter tire season represents a time where the advent of November begins the silly season as winter preparation and new tire sales keep technicians and cash registers happy.
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