GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 28, 2010)—Michelin North America Inc.'s Uniroyal brand is launching the Tiger Paw Ice & Snow II tire Aug. 1 in 29 sizes.
Uniroyal said the tire is designed to perform in all weather conditions, but excels in cold, icy, wet and snowy weather. The company said it used the latest technology to help the tire maintain adhesion and flexibility in low temperatures to improve its cold weather grip.
Uniroyal said the tire is molded for studs to enhance ice traction and meets the Rubber Manufacturers Association severe snow traction performance requirements. It also has a highly siped tread surface, deep tread grooves and a winter adapted tread compound.