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Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has introduced its new Discoverer ATT. The new 4x4/SUV tyre is designed for 60 per cent on-road, 40 per cent off-road applications, with fitments available for a wide range of CUVs and SUVs.

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Cooper declares 189th annual dividend

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share. The dividend will be payable 28 June, 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business 3 June, 2019. This will mark the 189th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Cooper.

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Cooper to supply 2019 French Rallycross Championship tyres

Cooper to supply 2019 French Rallycross Championship tyres

1st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper has become the official tyre supplier to the French Rallycross Championship, a nine-round series, including traditional rallycross venues such as Dreux, Essay-Ducs, Lessay and Kerlabo. Cooper branding will be displayed prominently on cars, trackside and around the paddock.

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Melksham restructuring hits Cooper with international operating loss

Melksham restructuring hits Cooper with international operating loss

29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has seen sales and profits rise in North America, while international figures have declined considerably. Overall, this amounts to small increases for the company. The company’s international operations (outside the Americas) loss of 1 million dollars is 8 million dollars down on the operating profit of 7 million dollars in the first quarter of 2018, which is largely explained by the 5 million dollars it has spent in ending light tyre production in Melksham, Wiltshire. Cooper expects these charges to amount to between 8 and 11 million dollars in the total year.

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Cooper Tires challenges Coulthard in new video series

Cooper Tires challenges Coulthard in new video series

24th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires has produced a new series of videos with ex-Formula 1 star and brand ambassador David Coulthard. In the new DriveTribe.com series, the tyre manufacturer challenges Coulthard to explore the role that tyres play in a range of extreme driving conditions.

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Cooper Tire to supply 2019 World Rallycross Championship tyres for 6th season

Cooper Tire to supply 2019 World Rallycross Championship tyres for 6th season

3rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

In its role as the official tyre supplier and associate partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Cooper Tire Europe will supply bespoke World RX tyres to all teams for the sixth consecutive season. This year’s World RX calendar consists of 11 rounds, taking the spectacle of World Rallycross all over Europe, but also into Canada, South Africa and the UAE.

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Cooper shows 3 new tyres in Geneva

Cooper shows 3 new tyres in Geneva

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is showing a number of new products at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show (5-17 March), alongside bespoke 4x4 design firm the Chelsea Truck Company on stand number 1141 in Hall 6.3.

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Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Zenises Group has appointed Jason Clarke as its new managing director for the British market, as part of the expansion programme on which the company has embarked. With a broad experience of more than 22 years in the tyre industry, the new Zenises manager for the United Kingdom will be a great asset to help meet the Group’s growth goals.

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Cooper Tire launches Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre

Cooper Tire launches Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has launched the Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre to its North American commercial range. Engineered for mixed service applications such as construction, logging and mining operations, the tyre is designed for both on- and off-road driving, and comes in two sizes: 11R22.5 and 11R24.5, in load range H.

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United Steelworkers ratify Cooper Tire Texarkana labour agreement

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has confirmed the ratification of its new four-year labour agreement by members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 752L in Texarkana, Arkansas. The agreement covers more than 1,400 USW members.

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Cooper and Texarkana union make tentative agreement

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers Local 752L union in Texarkana, Arkansas on a new four-year labour contract.

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Cooper Tires becomes title sponsor, supplier of RallyX on Ice

Cooper Tires becomes title sponsor, supplier of RallyX on Ice

21st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has become the presenting sponsor to the RallyX on Ice Festival. The festival takes place over three rounds between 18 and 23 March 2019 in Åre, Sweden. The championship will be known as “RallyX on Ice presented by Cooper Tires”.

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Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has confirmed that it will proceed with its plan to end light vehicle tyre production at its facility in Melksham, Wiltshire. The company’s latest statement follows the conclusion of its collective consultation process with employee representatives, which began in October 2018.

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Cooper wins Good Design awards for Discoverer AT3, Discoverer True North tyre ranges

Cooper wins Good Design awards for Discoverer AT3, Discoverer True North tyre ranges

21st December 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire’s Discoverer AT3 family of tyres, which includes three distinct all-season, all terrain tyres for SUVs and pick-up trucks, and its Discoverer True North, a tyre designed to provide strong grip and confident handling in winter weather, have earned 2018 Good Design awards from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The winning tyres were selected from more than 900 entries spanning nearly 50 countries.

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Cooper Tire and Sailun announce Vietnam TBR tyre joint venture

Cooper Tire and Sailun announce Vietnam TBR tyre joint venture

12th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co, Ltd to build a 2 million capacity truck and bus radial manufacturing plant. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, at the site of Sailun Vietnam’s existing operations, which early in 2018 signed an offtake agreement to produce Roadmaster, Dean and Starfire brand tyres for Cooper. The new announcement represents the latest move in a series of cooperative moves between the two firms - Sailun Jinyu invested in joining Cooper in its GRT JV in September.

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