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Nokian's 3Q Sales in Americas Up 25% From 2019

In three out of the four regions where Nokian Tyres plc breaks down its net sales, the company’s performance in the third quarter of 2020 topped what those regions had sold in the same period a year ago. In the Americas, sales increased 25%.

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BKT Remains 'Focused on Growth,' Says Kershaw

Despite lingering uncertainties caused by COVID-19 and other factors, “there has been very strong demand for products in the ag market,” says Doug Kershaw, director of sales for Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT.) In this MTD exclusive, Kershaw discusses the impact of the pandemic on BKT’s North American ag tire business, the current state of ag tire demand in the U.S. and Canada and more.

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Tyrata Continues Work on Tread Wear Monitor

Tyrata Inc., a tire sensor and data management company whose investors include Dealer Tire LLC, has raised $2.9 million in financing to continue and speed up its production of IntelliTread, a drive-over tread wear monitoring system.

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Michelin Says Global Tire Demand is Rebounding

The Michelin Group's sales through the third quarter of 2020 totaled 15 billion euros, down nearly 17% from the same nine-month period in 2019. But the company says global tire demand picked up "more strongly than expected" during the third quarter.

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ATD Hosts ATDWheels Virtual Open House

American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) hosted its first, fully interactive ATDWheels Virtual Open House last week. The event gave more than 3,000 customers an in-depth look at the ATDWheels portfolio, including new wheel styles and digital wheel-selling tools.

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