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Arsenal players have ‘paw-some’ time in latest Cooper Tire challenge

Arsenal players have ‘paw-some’ time in latest Cooper Tire challenge

Friday 13th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Football skills from a leading Premier League team? Yawn – seen it. But Cooper Tire Europe has served us something new and different, a footballer-dog combination. It paired the talents of Arsenal FC players with a trio of clever canines and filmed the results for our entertainment.

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Cooper Tire ready for new World RX regulations

Cooper Tire ready for new World RX regulations

Thursday 12th April 2018 | 0 Comments

For the fifth consecutive season, Cooper Tire Europe is the official tyre supplier and associate partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship, supplying bespoke World RX tyres to all teams.

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Cooper Tire CFO Ginger Jones to retire

Monday 9th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced the planned retirement as a full-time executive of Ginger Jones, senior vice president and chief financial officer. Jones intends to focus on serving on public company boards of directors.

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Jaap van Wessum named Cooper Tire general manager – EMEA

Jaap van Wessum named Cooper Tire general manager – EMEA

Tuesday 20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Jaap van Wessum has been appointed general manager – Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. Van Wessum, who joined Cooper in 2016 as director of sales for Europe, is now responsible for growing the broader EMEA business. He is based at Cooper Europe’s headquarters in Melksham, Wiltshire, and is part of the international management team of Luis Ceneviz, Cooper’s senior vice president & managing director – EMEA and Managing Director – Latin America.

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Cooper and Avon showing ‘full range’ at Tire Cologne

Friday 16th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe will have its full range of products on display at this year’s Tire Cologne exhibition, showcasing its expertise in everything from SUV product to motorsport rubber.

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Cooper Tire names new North American president

Monday 12th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Christopher Ball has been named senior vice president of Cooper Tire and Rubber and president of North America Tire Operations (NATO) effective March 19. He reports to company president and CEO Brad Hughes.

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Cooper relaunches eponymous truck tyres

Monday 12th March 2018 | 0 Comments

After a more than 10-year market absence, Cooper Tire and Rubber is relaunching the Cooper brand of truck and bus radial (TBR) tyres in the USA. The range debuted at the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, which runs through 8 March in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Cooper showcasing 4×4 tyres on 6×6 vehicle in Geneva

Cooper showcasing 4×4 tyres on 6×6 vehicle in Geneva

Tuesday 27th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is showing its SUV and 4x4 product range at this year’s Geneva Motor Show (8-18 March), exhibiting alongside bespoke 4x4 design firm the Chelsea Truck Company at stand 1141.

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Cooper’s high performance SUV tyres designed to meet fast-growing demand

Cooper’s high performance SUV tyres designed to meet fast-growing demand

Tuesday 27th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire sees SUV tyre sector as “unequivocally the fastest-growing in the automotive landscape”, with company representatives pointing out that it therefore represents “a compelling aftersales opportunity for tyre makers”. Motorists in the UK have rushed from their conventional estates and saloons into the ever-growing range of SUVs that have flooded the market over the last 20 years.

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Beijing Automotive Industry presents Excellent Supplier Award to Cooper Asia

Friday 23rd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Asia has received the 2017 Excellent Supplier award from Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC). The award was given at BAIC’s recent annual supplier conference held in Beijing. Nearly 150 suppliers were invited to the event where Cooper was presented with the award in the off-road vehicle segment.

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28 Dakar rallies, 10 on Cooper tyres – Xavi Foj ready for 2018 event

28 Dakar rallies, 10 on Cooper tyres – Xavi Foj ready for 2018 event

Tuesday 19th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire 4x4 ambassador Xavi Foj is preparing to enter his 28th consecutive Dakar Rally – the tenth he has competed on Cooper tyres. For the 2018 rally, Foj’s Toyota Land Cruiser 150 will be shod with the all-new Cooper Discoverer S/TMAXX POR – a tyre he assisted in developing for extreme off-road adventures.

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Bumper year for Cooper, Avon on two wheels and four

Monday 18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe views 2017 as a “bumper year” for it in the world of motorsport, with growth in the Cooper brand’s global involvement in rallycross, particularly from a feeder series perspective, and Avon Tyres’ recent support of six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy with a 60-Second Donut Challenge in a Caterham Seven.

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Cooper tyres OE on HSV Colorado SportsCat

Monday 11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Australia loves a good ute, and perhaps none so much as an HSV ute. The latest to emerge from the Holden Special Vehicles facility in Melbourne is the Colorado SportsCat. Sales are scheduled to begin early next year, and when customers receive their new HSV Colorado SportsCat, it will be riding on Cooper Zeon LTZ Pro tyres.

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Cooper Tire’s Evolution H/T wins SEMA new product award

Thursday 2nd November 2017 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire’s newest crossover vehicle (CUV), sport utility vehicle (SUV) and pickup truck tyre has been named a New Product Award winner in the tyre and related product category at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas.

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Kristoffersson seals World RX title on Cooper tyres

Thursday 28th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Johan Kristoffersson has sealed the Cooper tyres supplied 2017 FIA World Rallycross championship with two rounds of the series still to go. The PSRX Volkswagen Sweden driver scored his fifth consecutive event win at the last round in Riga, Latvia to seal the title. The result was also the Volkswagen Polo GTi driver’s ninth podium finish in a row.

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