Author Archives: William Mutugi

Cooper Tire Releases New Cobra Instinct Lineup

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The new Cobra Instinct from Cooper Tire is a dedicated performance product designed for sports cars, muscle cars, and performance CUVs and SUVs. It utilizes an asymmetric tread pattern that improves grip and traction when driving on wet and snowy roads. Cooper incorporated soybean oil to replace petroleum-based materials for its tread compound. This keeps […]

Hankook Tire Launches New Tech That Improves iON Tires

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Hankook Tire recently launched a new system that helps improve the customer satisfaction and efficiency of its iON EV tires. According to the company, this new system will enhance research and development. Previous tests have shown that iON products have helped increase tire durability by up to 15%. They have also improved driving stability by […]

Continental Tire To Be the Official Tire Supplier for USF Pro Championships

Continental Tire has entered into a 5-year deal as the official tire supplier of the three ladder series of the USF Pro Championships. These include the USF Pro 2000, USF2000, and USF Juniors. The partnership is set to commence in 2024. The Continental tires to be supplied will be made at Hoosier Racing Tire in […]

Yokohama Sends Donations to Families in Hawaii

Yokohama Rubber which sells Yokohama tires in different parts of the world has sent its sympathies and condolences to those who lost their loved ones in the recent Hawaii wildfires. Through its Yokohama Magokoro Fund, the company stated that it will donate ¥1 million ($6,767.27) in support of relief efforts. This will be done through […]

Yokohama to Supply OE for the Toyota Grand Highlander

The first-ever Toyota Grand Highlander will ride on a new set of Geolandar X-CV tires from Yokohama. The tires are designed to offer great maneuverability and high-speed performance while optimizing ride comfort. The mid-size SUV was launched in North America in June 2023 and will fit 255/65R18 111H and 255/55R20 107V size tires. The tire’s […]

Hankook Tire Tennessee Earns Ford Supplier Medal

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Ford Motor Company has recognized the Hankook Tire plant in Tennesee for prioritizing product quality, continuous improvement, service capabilities, and technological innovation. The car manufacturer awarded the company the “Quality is No. 1” (Q1) medal. The medal represents the level of quality tire suppliers across the globe uphold when matching Ford’s quality and manufacturing rules. […]

Falken Tires Takes 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Positions at the 2023 USCA

The recently concluded 2023 Ultimate Street Car Association (USCA) saw Falken Tires win three class podiums at Portland International Raceway. The first position went to Jordan Priestly, driving a 2021 Tesla Model 3  rolling on a new set of Falken Azenis RT660 tires. Koda Altwood took second place in a 2022 Tesla Model 3 Performance […]