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Goodyear Tire (GT) to close its Melksham, United Kingdom tire manufacturing facility
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (the “Company”) approved a plan that proposes to close its Melksham, United Kingdom tire manufacturing facility, which was acquired in conjunction with the merger between the Company and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (“Cooper Tire”).
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Car Lovers
Car enthusiasts are a particular bunch to buy for—trust us, we know—but that doesn’t mean you, their loving family and friends, have to play it safe with gas cards and wiper fluid. With years of gear-testing experience and more than a few thousand miles under our belt, we’re here to help you find the right gift for the car lover in your life. From trinkets to electronics and even full-blown experiences, these gifts will make driving that much more enjoyable.
Michelin expands Tweel UTV product line
A new 26X11N14 Tweel UTV tire has been released by Michelin to cater to the heavier carrying capacities of landscaping, construction and rental vehicles.
Now 2.8in wider, the 26X11N14 Tweel UTV tire has a carrying capacity of 600kg per tire – 85% more than the previously released 26X9N14 size model…
Toyo Tires Treadpass Returns to the 2022 SEMA Show with 28 World Debut Vehicle Builds
Toyo Tires® is returning to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas on November 1-4. 28 highly anticipated world-debut vehicles and a unique art installation and demonstration will be revealed by the company. Toyo Tires Treadpass, a popular destination for SEMA attendees, will be returning for its 9th year.
How rising prices are eroding aftermarket demand
The increased selling prices of automotive aftermarket products are unlikely to be sustainable as consumers of all income levels shy away from auto care, according to a new report.A forecast from The NPD Group — which regularly presents data and forecasts for the industry at AAPEX — found that key aftermarket products like spark plugs, tires, wipers, motor oil and paint have seen a 30 per cent increase in prices.
Electrification Looms but Sports Cars Still Sell
It would be easy to forget the number of sports cars Americans purchased in the first three quarters of 2022 because they make up a tiny portion of the industry. They would be easy to forget as parts and supply shortages force consumers and automakers to concentrate on more practical, high-volume trucks, crossovers, and SUVs.
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