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2014-04-07 12:23:05

DriveGuard tire line makes run-flat technology widely available to consumers NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas today announced the launch of a new line of tires aimed at alleviating the worry, frustration and inconvenience associated with a flat tire. DriveGuard tires from Bridgestone are the first full line of mass-market replacement tires available for coupes, sedans and wagons not originally equipped with run-flat tires. Featuring specially...

2013-10-22 23:04:14

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Trends in the Global Tire Industry. London (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Since the last tire report prepared in the first half of 2011, the world of tires has changed. From the strong recovery of 2010-2011 and following brief period of sustained growth, the market has entered another slow-down. The European tire market in particular has eased substantially and can be regarded as in a state of crisis for all the key segments with weak...

2013-07-29 23:22:19

This powerful assist arm utilizes the same proven cylinder and operation valve as the previous model yet utilizes a sleeker design with more bead assist options. Provides the easiest way to change today’s low profile, stiff sidewall and runflat tires. Fort Worth, Tx (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Derek Weaver Company continues to improve their Tire Changer line with the addition of the all new model W-PL240 Power Assist Arm. This powerful assist arm utilizes the same proven cylinder and...

2013-07-09 08:20:20

DUBLIN, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qsvd2t/trends_in_the) has announced the addition of the "Trends in the Global Tire Industry 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jftwvc/trends_in_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Fourth Edition, 264-page Trends in the Global Tire Industry Report provides an in-depth market overview...

2013-03-28 12:20:19

Michelin Ranks Highest in Three Vehicle Segments; Pirelli Ranks Highest in One WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Satisfaction is declining among customers whose vehicles are equipped with run-flat or low-rolling resistance tires as part of automakers' efforts to improve fuel efficiency, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study,(SM) released today. (Logo:...

2012-02-23 05:00:00

Ratings reveal tires continue to improve but new vehicle tires could give cause for concern YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Choosing good tires is critical - they can bring out the best in a car's braking and handling capabilities and keep occupants safe in an emergency situation. In its latest tests of more than 150 tires, Consumer Reports identified a selection of good choices in nine categories. Models from Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper, Dunlop,...

2012-01-24 23:01:00

AAA prepares drivers for what to do when new vehicles don't include a spare tire. ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buying a car can be a stressful experience. One thing buyers could depend upon was that the new vehicle they were about to purchase included a spare tire. That may not always be the case. To meet new government fuel efficiency standards some vehicle manufactures are omitting heavy spare tires and equipping new vehicles with an emergency sealant and...

2012-01-10 14:19:00

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit offers numerous examples of experts choosing Goodyear (NYSE: GT) tires because of their superior handling and even good looks. While many auto manufacturers have again selected Goodyear tires for their new vehicles, a pair of breakthrough cars from Chevrolet are showing off some concept rubber from Goodyear as part of their brand appeal to youthful drivers. (Logo:...

2011-08-24 11:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). Driven by resurgence in automotive industry and stringent legislations focusing on active road safety measures, the global tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) market is projected to reach $3.0 billion by the year 2017. Focus on fuel efficiency, growing popularity of run-flat tires and product innovation/differentiation strategies adopted by manufacturers are expected to drive future...

2010-05-13 09:00:00

WALES, Wis., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Optima Sports LLC, a local automotive and sports technology company, announces the release of the new patented CamberTire invention, which introduces a trapezoid profile and asymmetrical sidewalls into conventional tire design, bringing extensive benefits including handling/braking performance, safety and fuel efficiency. Camber designs can be utilized on any on-road and off-road vehicles with independent suspension or those with non-driven solid...