Definitions

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  • n. A manufacturer of tires (wheel coverings).

Etymologies

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tire +‎ maker

Examples

  • The outspoken two-time champion assailed Goodyear following the March race here, calling the tiremaker's product "the most pathetic racing tire I've ever been on in my professional career."

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

  • Japanese tiremaker Toyo is recalling almost 5,000 tires in the United States sold under the Toyo and Nitto brands for a manufacturing defect in the rubber compound.

    Toyo recalls 8 models of new tires for light trucks and SUVs

  • While Ford was pointing the finger at Firestone's tires, the tiremaker was pointing back, blaming the Explorer for rolling over too easily in blowouts.

    Internal Ford documents about Explorer rollovers take a look at engineering

  • The bank swung to a first-quarter profit that came in far better than expected In FRANKFURT, tiremaker Continental AG rose 7.1% as it announced job cuts and reduced shifts.

    Pioneer's 23% Rise Amplifies the Nikkei

  • In a sign of how the financial crisis is reordering business, German auto-parts maker Schaeffler Group has begun discussing a sale to Continental AG -- just 10 months after Schaeffler launched an $18 billion hostile bid to buy the German tiremaker.

    Odd Reversals as Auto Deals Go Sour

  • The tiremaker has contended it discovered only in July that the Decatur plant was the primary source of the problem, which led to a recall of the tires days later.

    Ford Vs. Firestone

  • To recap: French tiremaker Michelin said the tires it brought to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway were "unsafe" to race unless a chicane was added to the track.

    PERISCOPE

  • Ending the year on a good note, Goodyear Tire and Rubber came to a tentative accord with striking workers on Tuesday that is likely to lead to long-term benefits for the tiremaker

    Goodyear Ends 2006 With Labor Deal

  • Meanwhile, shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber rose to a 52-week high after the No. 3 tiremaker reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers union, possibly resolving a strike that began almost three months ago.

    Stocks Move Up As Oil Tanks

  • Pirelli, Europe's third-largest tiremaker, plans to increase capacity to keep up with demand that has surpassed its pre-crisis levels, Chairman Marco Tronchetti

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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