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  • Cooper, Voma dispute U.S. tariffs on tires

    WASHINGTON—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and tire importer ITG Voma Corp. have filed documents with the U.S. Court of International Trade disputing the U.S. Commerce Department's antidumping and countervailing duties findings against Chinese passenger ...

  • Toyo appoints chairman

    OSAKA, Japan—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has nominated a new chairman and president, as well as four new director candidates, to be voted on at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders on Nov. 12. The firm has named Katsumi Komaguchi as the...

  • Firestone retail stores adding Toyo to lineup

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.—Bridgestone Retail Operations L.L.C. is adding the Toyo Extensa A/S and H/P tire lines to the product portfolio at its 1,700 Firestone Complete Auto Care locations in the U.S., describing Toyo as the “logical choice” for the...

  • Continental prepares OTR tire line

    HANOVER, Germany—Making good on a strategic initiative announced three years ago, Continental A.G. is preparing to roll out a range of OTR tires before year-end designed for use in the construction and earthmover segments.

  • Dates set for ITEC 2016

    AKRON—The dates have been set for the 2016 International Tire Exhibition & Conference for Tire Manufacturing, and for the first time the event will have three conference organizers for the technical program. ITEC 2016, organized by Rubber &...

  • Duties show modest impact thus far

    AKRON—A strange thing happened along the path to throttling the Chinese threat to the U.S. tire industry. It never really quite happened. At least not yet. There have been noticeable departures of some importers/distributors, and trade...

  • Aeolus develops smart tire

    JIAOZUO, China—At its 50th anniversary ceremony, held at the company's HQ in Jiaozuo, Aeolus showcased nine of its most recently developed tire models.

  • Goodyear, SRI officially dissolve alliance

    AKRON—Goodyear and Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. have dissolved their 16-year-old global business alliance, effective Oct. 1 in accordance with the terms of their previously disclosed agreement reached in May.