Top 10+ Best Tyre Brands That Are World Wide Famous

With the growth in the construction industry in the USA, the vehicle movement has gone up considerably in the country, increasing the demand for tires in the USA.

The market is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 4.8% per annum. The replacement tire market is also expected to add to the growth of the tire industry in the USA. 

Best Tyre Brands in the US

10. Sumitomo

Popularly known as Sumitomo Rubber USA LLC, erstwhile it was known as Goodyear Dunlop tires ltd. The corporate office is located in Buffalo, New York, and the plant has the capacity to produce 4 million tyres annually for trucks, buses, motorcycles, and cars.

It is one of the exclusive manufacturers of motorcycle tires in the USA backed by state of an art R & D labs.

Sumitomo has 68 acres of testing ground in Alabama to check the performances of all types of tyres including Formula 1 racing cars. 

The company manufactures Falkon tires and Dunlop motorcycle tyres too

9. LingLong

Linglong is a subsidiary of the China-based Shangdong Ling Long tyres Company one of the top twenty tire manufacturers in the world.

The parent company is amongst the first three top tire manufacturers in China.

In 2009 LingLong America was incorporated near Ohio. The company plans to achieve a target of 20 million unit tires by this year-end.  

8. Yokohama –

Yokohama Tyre Corporation, based in Mississippi is the American subsidiary of the Japanese tire manufacturing organization Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd.

The US marketing wing of Yokohama Tyres manufactures high-quality tyres for trucks, cars, commercial vehicles, and buses along with tyres for equipment in the construction industry.

A new one million square ft state-of-the-art plant imparting the latest innovation in tyre technology has been set up by investing a massive $300 million. 

7. Hankook –

While the US operations are situated in Clarksville, Tennessee, the South Korean tire manufacturer will become eighty years old very soon.

Hankook has been an official supplier of the famed global automobile giants Mercedes Benz and BMW.

The Tennessee plant at Clarksville is one of the major state-of-the-art plants in the USA and its products are looked upon very highly and with awe in the country.

The company is also included in the Dow Jones Index. 

Hankook is into major sponsorship as it is into baseball league, UEFA European league, and has been co-sponsored with the international soccer giant Real Madrid. 

6. Pirelli-

The Georgia-based Pirelli Tyre North America LLC is the US wing of the Milan-based Pirelli tyres.

The company has global marketing set up in 160 countries with 19 factories all over the world.

Pirelli North America has a state-of-the-art plant in Sialo Mexico and plush marketing offices in Los Angeles, Detroit, and New York.

Pirelli tyres have been in the thick and thin of motorsports for well over a century now and are now the exclusive vendor of Formala1 car racing, the Superbike world championships, and many other international events. 

The US office of Pirelli also supplies replacement tires apart from the manufacturing and distribution of tires. 

5. Goodyear Tires –

The Ohio-based company was founded in 1898 and named after the inventor of vulcanized rubber and is currently one of the top tyre manufacturers in the world.

It produces tires for motorbikes, automobiles, commercial vehicles, earth-moving machines, farm equipment to aeroplanes.

Good years tires find themselves regularly in Formula 1 car racing events. Goodyear has found itself consistently in the Fortune 500 list and is also the discoverer of the airless tyre concept.

Only this year with the help of AI, Goodyear has been able to formulate tire treads to change as per the climate and environment.  

4. Dunlop –

The internationally famous brand Dunlop was founded in Birmingham England in 1889. In the USA, Goodyear owns the brand currently.

Dunlop produces both types of tyres for commercial purposes and passenger cards and on the other hand tires for motorsports. 

3. Continental-

Originally a German MNC, the company was established in Germany way back in 1861 carrying an unforgettable legacy for all these years. In 1980 Continental purchased General Tyres and Rubber Company.

Apart from manufacturing high-end tires for cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bikes, Continental also produces and markets various auto parts. Continental tires have an excellent tire tread life.  

Continental tyres have won accolades for Fortune magazine’s award for one of the most adorable groups. Very recently, the company has been doing a lot of ground activity; the company’s trucks are primarily used in cars, SUVs, and trucks. 

2. Bridgestone –

Originally a Japanese transnational firm, the company is one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. It has multiple facilities in almost all parts of the globe.

At first for the North American operations, Bridgestone purchased a Tennessee-based factory from another reputed manufacturer Firestone in 1983. In 1988 Firestone was fully acquired by Bridgestone.

The company has a number of subsidiaries that produce synthetic rubber, roofing materials, air springs, and industrial fibers. The company has also purchased Bandag Inc, a leading truck re-treaded company based in Iowa. 

The company is heavily into sports events sponsorship like Formula 1 car racing, motorcycling, touring car racing, National Hockey League, National Basketball League, and the Olympic Games. 

1. Michelin-

A French transnational tire company with headquarters in Clermont Ferrand, Michelin was formed in 1889 and is the second-largest tire manufacturer in the world.

The company has three subsidiaries, ViaMichelin, Euromaster Gmbh, and Tigar tires.

Apart from these the company also owns Uniroyal Goodrich tyre company, Kleber tire company, Bookatable NASCAR, etc.

The company is also known for its travel guides and road maps. Michelin tires have been used extensively in Formula 1 racing, MotoGP, and American Le Man’s endurance tests

Michelin tyres have also been used by Toyota, Audi, Citroen, Ford, Peugeot, and Volkswagen cars in World Rally Championships. 

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