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Jun 2

UHP Summer Segment Holds Steady

The market has remained relatively flat since 2014 for UHP summer tires with “W” speed ratings and higher, according to David Poling, director of tire development & product marketing for Giti Tire R&D Center (North America) Inc. Within the segment, there has been growth in larger rim diameters and lower aspect ratios, which mirror the trends of other markets, he adds.

“The segment has remained relatively stable for the last decade, but, as usual, the big numbers don’t tell the whole story,” says Duane Sampson, Yokohama Tire product manager of PCR. “UHP summer applications on SUVs are…

Source: Tire Review

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