all-season tires

Goodyear Eyes Increased Growth for All-Season Tires in Japanese Market

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is a pioneer in the field of all-season tires, boasting a 40-year history with these in the market for radial tires. Now, the major U.S. tire maker has set its sights on expanding this business in Japan. True to their name, all-season tires are able to maintain steady performance in any season of the...

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JSR Aims to Surpass Market Growth Forecast for S-SBR Used in Fuel-Efficient Tires

JSR Corp. (TYO:4185), a leading manufacturer of synthetic rubbers, is promoting its sales of solution-polymerized styrene–butadiene rubber (S-SBR) products that utilize the company’s solutions and highly functional materials. These efforts are focused on applications in fuel-efficient tires. While the S-SBR market has been projected to grow 6 to 7 percent per year by sales volume between 2015 and 2019, JSR...

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Michelin Japan to Launch New All-Season Tire for Small Wheel Loaders

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. has announced that it will launch the Michelin Cross Grip, an all-season radial tire for small wheel loaders, in Japan this September. The tire will be sized at 440/80R24, which is equivalent to 16.9R24. The most significant feature of the new product is its ability to help meet year-round urban needs – such as construction,...

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Yokohama Rubber Readies Launch of New 710R All-Season Truck and Bus Tire

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) is set to launch its new 710R all-season truck and bus tire in Japan this March. Company president Masataka Yamaishi has described the new tire as being the first large-sized truck and bus tire to be domestically launched by Yokohama Rubber in the last 10 years. Offering dramatic improvements to wear resistance and uneven wear...

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Nexen Tire Japan to Launch High-Performance All-Season Tire

Nexen Tire Japan Inc. has announced that it will start selling a new all-season tire, the Nexen Blue 4 Season, on Sept. 1. The product will be available in 18 sizes, ranging from 13 to 17 inches. The new product has adopted V-shaped grooves, improving its hydroplaning resistance and its performance on slush. Meanwhile, 3D sipes provide snow traction and...

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Bridgestone Launches M746 All-season Trailer Tire

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) this month has launched its M746 all-season trailer tire. The M746 maintains the high tire-tread depth of that found in truck tires, enabling use also as retreaded tires after initial wear. Japan Rubber Weekly sat down with Bridgestone Tire Japan Co. Ltd.’s Katsunori Nakamura, production-goods marketing director, and Shinichi Ito, sales planning director, to hear about the...

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