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Michelin says new tire gets better with age

9:18 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
Michelin said it has developed a tire with tread that changes as it wears to reduce stopping distances.... Read More »

 

French union want talks with U.S. tire chief on layoff plans

Oct. 24, 2013 06:01 CET
Union leaders at a Goodyear tire plant in northern France have agreed to talks with a Texan executive who caused an uproar earlier this year by saying the factory was "not worth saving" and calling the plant's workers lazy.... Read More »

 

Hankook Tire to invest $800 million to build first U.S. plant

7:50 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Hankook Tire, South Korea's biggest tiremaker, will invest $800 million to build its first factory in the United States as automakers stay on track for a fifth straight year of growth.... Read More »

 

Daimler deal allows Hankook Tire to expand into premium market

Sept. 3, 2013 18:06 CET
Hankook Tire said it has begun supplying tires to Daimler AG for the new Mercedes-Benz S-class and E-class sedans -- a step up in brand recognition for South Korea's top tire maker which has been eager to expand further in the premium tire market.... Read More »

 

Daimler deal allows Hankook Tire to expand into premium market

12:06 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2013
Hankook Tire said it has begun supplying tires to Daimler AG for the new Mercedes-Benz S-class and E-class sedans -- a step up in brand recognition for South Korea's top tire maker which has been eager to expand further in the premium tire market.... Read More »

 

Toyota supplier Toyo Tire considering U.S. expansion on SUVs

3:36 pm U.S. ET | July 9, 2013
Toyota supplier Toyo Tire & Rubber is considering expanding production in the United States as part of a plan to concentrate investments in markets where it can gain from profitable products such as SUV tires.... Read More »

 

Apollo's second offer to buy Cooper creates new global tire giant

11:59 am U.S. ET | June 13, 2013
Apollo Tyres' $2.5 billion offer to buy Cooper Tire & Rubber, announced this week, wasn't the first time the Indian company tried to acquire the American tire producer. Now the combined company promises to be a major player in the world tire business, with numerous connections to automakers.... Read More »

 

India's Apollo Tyres to buy Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion

9:57 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2013
India's Apollo Tyres is buying American tire producer Cooper Tire & Rubber in an all-cash deal valued at $2.5 billion, or about a 40-percent premium over the 30-day average price of Cooper's stock.... Read More »

 

India's Apollo Tyres to buy Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion

June 12, 2013 15:57 CET
India's Apollo Tyres is buying American tire producer Cooper Tire & Rubber in an all-cash deal valued at $2.5 billion, or about a 40-percent premium over the 30-day average price of Cooper's stock.... Read More »

 

Schaeffler to end Continental accord as merger project wanes

May 13, 2013 21:46 CET
Schaeffler, the largest investor in tire and components supplier Continental, plans to end an agreement between the two German companies as it continues to dismantle a plan for a gradual merger.... Read More »

 

Schaeffler to end Continental accord as merger project wanes

3:46 pm U.S. ET | May 13, 2013
Schaeffler, the largest investor in tire and components supplier Continental, plans to end an agreement between the two German companies as it continues to dismantle a plan for a gradual merger.... Read More »

 

Nissan recalls 123,308 Altimas for spare tire issue

9:36 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
Nissan is recalling 123,308 Altima sedans in the United States to adjust the inflation of the spare tires, which could be over- or under-inflated.... Read More »

 

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