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2014-06-05 12:21:39

AKRON, Ohio, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently unveiled and scheduled to be produced this fall, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 and the Dodge Challenger SRT with the supercharged HEMI(®) Hellcat engine will become among the most desired ultra-performance automobiles on the road. And helping to apply the traction to the road and the race track on the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 models will be Goodyear Eagle tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The...

2014-06-03 08:21:31

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Tire Safety Week is an industry-wide initiative that educates drivers about the importance of proper tire care. Summer is the season for road trips, so now is a good time to brush up on your tire maintenance knowledge. Remember though, tire safety is critical all year round. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-06-02 20:20:12

Company stresses need to inflate, rotate and evaluate; offers free inspection at retail outlets NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is urging drivers to spend a few minutes this week properly maintaining their tires for optimal performance, fuel economy, and to extend the wear and service life of their tires. National Tire Safety Week, an initiative of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), is June...

2014-06-02 16:20:41

AKRON, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with the beginning of June - the traditional kickoff of summer travel - and a national tire care observance this week, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is urging everyone to show a little TLC toward their tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO The number of people expected to travel by car or motorcycle this summer is an increase over the period last year, according to the automobile group AAA....

2014-06-02 12:22:13

BETHESDA, Md., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maintaining your vehicle's tires is not only essential to getting better gas mileage, but it is also crucial to ensuring safety on the road. To maximize tire life, the Car Care Council recommends checking tire condition and pressure regularly, and there is no better time to start than National Tire Safety Week. "It takes only five minutes to check tire inflation, including the spare. Since tires effect a vehicle's ride, handling...

2014-05-21 20:20:14

Discount Tire and the RMA Educate Motorists about Staying Safe on Summer Journeys during National Tire Safety Week June 1 - 7 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discount Tire, the world's largest tire and wheel retailer, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), continue their relationship for National Tire Safety Week June 1-7. With summer travel upon American motorists, the nationwide effort is designed to educate drivers about four essential areas of tire maintenance...

2014-05-08 12:21:27

- Future tire pressure sensors read pressure, load and tread depth AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The close collaboration between electronics and tire developers at Continental, the international automotive supplier, continues to be strong. This working partnership has enabled Continental to create tire pressure sensors that will be able to detect when a tire change is necessary due to insufficient tread depth. The tire tread provides the gripping action and...

2014-04-30 12:21:16

AKRON, Ohio, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of its new 2014 Power Wagon, Ram Trucks says it has developed the most off-road-capable pickup on the market. To balance the need for on-road civility and off-road performance, Ram chose to equip the Power Wagon with Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac® tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Built to master the most rigorous off-road trails, the 2014 Ram Power Wagon is based on the Ram 2500 Heavy Duty 4x4 Crew...

2014-04-29 16:21:16

LAVAL, QC, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadians, who have had to deal with some of the most severe winter road conditions in the world, are in large part masters of snowy and icy roads: still, they also need to be as vigilant in the face of common dangers associated with spring and summertime road conditions. As the busy summer driving season approaches and Canadians take to the open road, Michelin Canada wants to make driving safer with its new MICHELIN® Premier(TM) A/S tire, a tire...

2014-04-24 08:23:23

Hankook Gauge Index taps into Americans' experiences with one of tires' biggest enemies WAYNE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The dreaded pothole: it's one of the most frustrating obstacles that drivers face. Potholes, which are caused by the accumulation of water within the structure of the road and worsened by traffic, are usually the product of a long winter of steady snow and rain combined with spring thawing. This season, Hankook Tire asked American drivers about their experiences...


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