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Cooper Tires suspends production in Europe

26th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has confirmed the temporary shutdown of its tyre plants in Europe. Production at the facilities in Melksham, England and Kruševac, Serbia is being phased down this week. Both plants are expected to remain closed for at least three weeks.

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Cooper Tires pausing production in North America, considering options in Europe

23rd March 2020 | 0 Comments

Market demand for tyres in some parts of the world is declining parallel to the spread of the coronavirus, and Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has responded by announcing a temporary shutdown of its tyre manufacturing facilities in the United States and Mexico. In a statement published on Saturday, the tyre maker said it is also “currently assessing plans” for its operations in Europe. Cooper Tires’ plants in China, which reopened several weeks ago and have continued to ramp up production since then, remain in operation.

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The Tire Cologne: Cooper, Toyo no longer exhibiting

17th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Representatives of Cooper Tires and Toyo Tires have respectively confirmed they’ll not exhibit at this year’s The Tire Cologne, as previously planned. Their decisions come as governments across Europe announce rigorous measures to delay the spread of coronavirus and reduce its impact wherever possible. Michelin announced its withdrawal as exhibitor last week.

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Cooper Tire’s Missy Depinet wins STEP ahead award

Cooper Tire’s Missy Depinet wins STEP ahead award

10th March 2020 | 0 Comments

The Manufacturing Institute has recognized Missy Depinet, Procurement Director for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award for 2020. Depinet is among 130 women nationally who earned the honour this year from a field of hundreds of nominees.

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Cooper Tire Europe supplying BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship

Cooper Tire Europe supplying BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Under a new three-year agreement, Cooper Tire Europe will supply its rallycross tyres to the BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship. While all six of the championship’s competitive categories remain open to all tyre suppliers in 2020, this will change in 2021 and 2022 with Cooper becoming the exclusive tyre range for the ‘Production 4x4’, ‘Production’ and ‘Junior’ categories. The championship’s formal name also changes this season to the BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Cooper Tires relaunches plant after acquiring Mexico JV

Cooper Tires relaunches plant after acquiring Mexico JV

25th February 2020 | 0 Comments

After purchasing its former partner’s 42 per cent share in the Corporación de Occidente S. A. de C.V. (COOCSA) joint venture in Mexico, Cooper Tire & Rubber halted passenger and commercial vehicle production at the site and re-hired the workforce there as employees of Cooper Tires. Brad Hughes, the tyre maker’s president and chief executive officer, reports that Cooper Tires is “now in the process of ramping production back up” at the site. Restructuring the plant will cost the company around US$10 million, an expense that will mainly occur in the first quarter of 2020.

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Europe launch for Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT & Discoverer AT3 XLT

Europe launch for Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT & Discoverer AT3 XLT

4th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has added the Cooper Discoverer AT3 LT and the Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT to its 4x4 line-up. Building upon the launch of the tyres in the United States, a range of sizes will now be made available in UK and other European markets.

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Cooper completes acquisition of Mexico joint venture plant

27th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has completed the acquisition its Mexico joint venture tyre manufacturing facility, Corporación de Occidente S. A. de C.V. (COOCSA). The agreement to increase its shareholding from 58 to 100 per cent was announced on 1 November 2019.

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Cooper scores 100% on 2020 Corporate Equality Index

24th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has received a score of 100 per cent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been designated as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ equality in the workplace.

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Cooper showcases 4×4 HP tyres with Liberty Walk Europe at Autosport

Cooper showcases 4×4 HP tyres with Liberty Walk Europe at Autosport

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

A selection of Cooper 4x4 and high performance tyres equipped tuning company Liberty Walk’s vehicles at the 2020 Autosport International show. Exhibiting in the ‘Performance & Tuning Car Show’, Liberty Walk Europe’s eye-catching stand contained Cooper’s Zeon 4XS Sport and the Cooper Discoverer STT Pro POR.

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Cooper Tires wins Hevea best 4×4/SUV tyre award

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires won the ‘Best 4x4/SUV Tire’ award for the Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S at the Hevea Awards, which took place in Madrid on 9 January 2019.

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Cooper Tire: We want to make British Rallycross the best in the world

Cooper Tire: We want to make British Rallycross the best in the world

13th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Just before Christmas, Motorsport UK announced it had selected Cooper Tire Europe as exclusive tyre supplier for the coming three British Rallycross Championship seasons, and as such is renaming the championship the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires. The tyre maker says it is “excited” to extend its motorsport supply portfolio.

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Cooper Tires exclusive for 2020 British Rallycross Championship

Cooper Tires exclusive for 2020 British Rallycross Championship

23rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires has been confirmed as exclusive tyre supplier for Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship. It takes over in this capacity from Toyo Tires, and as such from 2020 the championship will be known as the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Cooper Tire sponsoring Féminas Off-Road Campus

Cooper Tire sponsoring Féminas Off-Road Campus

11th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is sponsoring the 2019 edition of the Féminas Off-Road Campus, which will take place at the Masía Pelarda 4x4 complex in Aragón, Spain between Friday and Sunday.

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Cooper Tire Europe launches full rally tyre range

Cooper Tire Europe launches full rally tyre range

3rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has launched an extensive new rally tyre range. Developed and manufactured by Cooper Tire Europe, the new range covers tarmac, classic tarmac, gravel and mud and snow (M+S) applications. The manufacturer states that the range is designed to provide ultra-high performance and reliability across numerous applications and levels of rallying competition.

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