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2014-02-04 08:21:19

Huge logistics industry and increasing passenger car ownership is driving tyre market in Germany BURNABY, Canada, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany is the largest economy in Europe and is also one of the leading tyres markets, globally. Moreover, the country is the fourth largest passenger car producer, globally, after China, US and Japan, which market Germany a large market for OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer). On the other hand, the replacement tyre market is...

2014-02-03 08:21:16

Tire retailers gain competitive advantage when their website delivers customised business intelligence about purchasing habits. As more consumers shop on the web for tires, capturing data about each visitor is critical to success. Tireweb Marketing's Ezytire websites analyse pricing data, demand data, consumer demographic data and buying behaviour to automatically personalise the search results and the consumer experience on each site. NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all...

2014-01-30 12:21:38

DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold, blustery weather of winter has arrived, bringing along with it the most frigid months of the year and dangerous elements for driving. The Federal Highway Administration reported that of the 6.3 million annual average car crashes, 24% or approximately 1.5 million crashes are due to adverse weather such as wet, icy, snowy or foggy conditions. Meemic Insurance Company, a Michigan-based insurance provider offering various coverage options...

2014-01-30 12:21:15

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 166-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Only Automatic Cordless Tire Inflator, a handheld air pump that automatically shuts off when it reaches the desired tire pressure. Operating like a cordless drill, a squeeze of the trigger inflates a car's or SUV's tire to 36 psi in minutes and inflates a bicycle tire to 58 psi in one minute. Using an integrated LED that...

2014-01-29 08:20:19

Safe Roads AND Safe Drivers Imperative for Public Safety WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Highway Users Alliance today released a new study, Safety Impacts of Using Deicing Salt, which confirms tremendous safety benefits of safe winter road operations. The new study finds that: -- Road surface condition is the single most important safety factor during a winter event -- more important than visibility, precipitation intensity, air...

2014-01-28 16:27:54

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Industries, a World Class Company, is pleased to announce the expansion of its rugged line of portable and stationary yard ramps. Available in durable, cost-effective steel or lightweight aluminum, Beacon yard ramps are capable of handling loads of up to 30,000 pounds for facilitating loading activities in the absence of fixed loading docks. Special capacities and sizes have been built. The steel yard ramps support all makes and...

2014-01-28 16:20:56

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is launching an educational campaign at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 to help truck operators understand how the company's aftermarket brake products and automatic tire inflation parts enhance safety and improve their ability to comply with federal regulations. Meritor's aftermarket team will share this message with truck operators in a free informational kit and industry advertising. The goal is to assure...

2014-01-28 12:20:29

Growth Opportunity in Global Aerospace Tire Industry 2013-2020: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global aerospace tire industry is expected to witness moderate growth and reach an estimated $1,135.4 million by 2020. Rise in delivery of commercial, regional, and general aircraft are expected to drive demand for tires for new aircraft as well as replacement industry. (Photo:...

2014-01-27 16:20:31

MAUMEE, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has launched new technology to support its industry-leading Spicer(®) central tire inflation system (CTIS). Dana now optimizes the performance of lower flow CTIS applications for smaller government defense and vocational vehicles with a new mechatronic control unit (MCU) option. This technology identifies and reacts to tire inflation issues more effectively by enabling...

2014-01-20 08:20:15

Key leadership addition and new advanced testing equipment to accelerate MRP adoption in Green Tire applications ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies Inc., a leading sustainable materials company, announced today that it has strengthened its state-of-the-art research and development capabilities, adding Chad Jasiunas as Technical Manager for Functional Materials and investing significantly in new mixing and analytical equipment for its Application and...