Basware Company, Verian, to Host Purchase-to-Pay Webinar Featuring Gartner and Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers

Basware Company, Verian, to Host Purchase-to-Pay Webinar Featuring Gartner and Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers [June 13, 2016] Tweet Verian , a Basware company, will host an educational webinar featuring Gartner analyst Debbie Wilson and Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers’ (Goodyear) Purchasing Manager Angela Watts on Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

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Artificial intelligence at the heart of Bridgestone tyre making system

A new method of assembling tyres that promises to improve quality and productivity while eliminating the risk of human error has been introduced within a Bridgestone Corporation plant in Japan. The tyre maker has announced the installation of the new Examation system at its flagship Hikone passenger car tyre production site. But what is Examation?

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Yokohama ADVAN Sport V105 Put to the Test

You’ve read it countless times, but you still don’t take it very seriously. Heck, before I started taking performance driving lessons and participating in lapping events, I’d never thought twice about what kept my car and I well and alive, if you will. It wasn’t until I bought some new performance tires some 20 years ago that I realized they make all the difference in the world. Braking, steering, handling, acceleration, all are directly affected by the quality of the rubber you put on your car.

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Top 2016 summer and all-season tires | Car News

You think buying a new set of tires is complicated? This isn’t really a surprise given that countless new “inexpensive” brands persist and flood the market with new makes and models, all seemingly affordable and flawless. Needs, expectations, budget, and (most importantly) safety are important factors that must be met. Luckily for you, Auto123.com is here to help you find the best summer or all-season tires for your car or your truck in 2016.

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The New Reality

Peter-James Gregory is President of Atlas Tire Wholesale Inc.

High performance tires, aren’t what they used to be. Are you familiar with the new normal?

OK, maybe I will age myself, but it does not seem that long ago – in the early 1990s – that a V Speed Rated tire was only found on a limited number of performance sedans and sports cars. By the late 1990s, a 45 series 17” tire was available on a few hot cars such the BMW M3, Ford Mustang SVT Cobra, Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG, etc.

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Firestone’s winning Indianapolis 500 history parallels that of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The old proverb may insist that necessity is the mother of all invention, but sometimes innovation is all about simple impatience. Just ask Mario Andretti, the first driver to use slick tires at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It happened during a Firestone test in late 1960s when the racing legend didn’t want to sit around and wait for the engineers to carve thin slits called “sipes” into the rubber before he tried a new tire.

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How F-150 Raptor Sticks to Trails: All-New BFGoodrich Tires Are More Capable, Comfortable Than Ever

F-150 Raptor’s all-new BFGoodrich all-terrain T/A KO2 tires were developed in parallel with the truck’s chassis, so as the platform developed, the tires changed along with it. Ford and BFGoodrich engineers went through more than a dozen variations to ensure the tires matched the extreme performance expected from Raptor.

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