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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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Cooper Tire opens ‘central’ US warehouse

Cooper Tire opens ‘central’ US warehouse

19th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The million square foot (92,900 square metre), centrally-located warehouse that Cooper Tire & Rubber Company erected near three of its factories in the USA is now in operation. The new warehouse in Byhalia, Mississippi employs approximately 100 people and is Cooper’s largest distribution centre nationwide.

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Cooper Tire & Rubber appoints new CFO

Cooper Tire & Rubber appoints new CFO

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Christopher J. Eperjesy is joining Cooper Tire & Rubber Company as its chief financial officer and senior-vice president, effective 10 December. He will succeed Ginger Jones, whose intention to retire was announced earlier in the year.

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Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

10th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is to enter a 10 month consultation period to decide the future of light vehicle tyre production at its Melksham, Wiltshire facility. News sources suggest that light vehicle tyre production currently in Melksham would be shifted to its factory in Serbia, pending the outcome of the consultation. The company states that the proposed change is a result of the “cost-competitive, globalised environment.” It adds that the Melksham facility “in its present form is not competitive within the Cooper global manufacturing network or the tyre industry at large.” It is Cooper Tire Europe’s highest cost production facility, and the company adds that it considers expanding or updating the facility to meet its light vehicle tyre needs to be “not economically feasible.”

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Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Oliver Solberg has become 2018 RallyX Nordic Supercar champion after resisting pressure from his title rivals to prevail in fine winning style at the Tierp Arena. Solberg completed victory on Cooper tyres; the manufacturer was also headline sponsor for the event.

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Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire unveiled the new Discoverer AT3 family of tyres at The Tire Cologne early this summer. The line, which includes three distinct all-season, all-terrain tyres features Cooper’s first ever all-season 4x4 product – the Discoverer AT34S.

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Cooper Tire promotes Ceneviz, names Yang as Tsaur’s successor

Cooper Tire promotes Ceneviz, names Yang as Tsaur’s successor

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced two international leadership appointments. Luis Ceneviz takes on a position of greater responsibility within the company, while Alan Yang returns to Cooper to fill the position made vacant by the impending retirement of Allen Tsaur.

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Cooper Tires becomes RallyX Nordic title sponsor

Cooper Tires becomes RallyX Nordic title sponsor

9th August 2018 | 0 Comments

RallyX Nordic has a new title sponsor, and will henceforth be known as RallyX Nordic presented by Cooper Tires. This new, multi-year arrangement with championship organiser the Scandinavian Touring Cars Corporation (STCC) continues Cooper Tires’ long-standing association with the rallycross series; the tyre maker already serves as official tyre supplier to RallyX Nordic’s Supercar and Supercar Lites categories.

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Cooper launches all-season tyre for SUVs and pick-ups

Cooper launches all-season tyre for SUVs and pick-ups

23rd July 2018 | 0 Comments

A brand new all-season tyre for SUVs and light duty pick-ups – the Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S – has joined Cooper Tire Europe’s range for cold weather conditions.

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New product and motorsport guests: Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

New product and motorsport guests: Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

5th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has reported on what it says was a successful The Tire Cologne trade fair, an event that saw the Cooper and Avon brands drawing large numbers of visitors to the stand. The Cologne show proved, the tyre maker adds, “an excellent venue” for the global launch of its new Discoverer AT3 line.

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Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

Cooper unveils World RX-Edition Zeon CS8 UHP tyre

30th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe launched a limited edition Cooper Zeon CS8 ahead of the Cooper Tires World RX of Great Britain at Silverstone. As the official tyre supplier and associate partner to World RX, Cooper was also the title sponsor of the new Silverstone round. The Northamptonshire track hosted World RX as part of the Speedmachine festival on 25-27 May.

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F1, World RX stars to join Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

F1, World RX stars to join Cooper Tire at The Tire Cologne

22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe will host Formula One star and ultra-high performance ambassador, David Coulthard, and rallycross world champion Petter Solberg alongside its full range of products at The Tire Cologne exhibition (29 May-1 June).

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Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

Cooper Tires returns as RX2 International Series presenting sponsor

8th May 2018 | 0 Comments

In addition to serving as title sponsor to the World RX of Great Britain and supplying tyres to all World RX teams, Cooper Tire Europe has been confirmed as presenting sponsor to the RX2 International Series. This is the second consecutive year the tyre maker has acted in this capacity.

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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

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

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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