SEMA News—February 2012

GLOBAL TIRE EXPO NEW PRODUCTS

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Tire Industry Unveils New Products at 2011 SEMA Show

More than 230 exhibitors attended the 2011 Global Tire Expo—Powered by TIA (Tire Industry Association). Now in its second year the special section within the 2011 SEMA Show is dedicated exclusively to tire industry products and has quickly become the hot destination for buyers thirsting for the latest and greatest trends. During Show sign-up, more than 36,620 registrants noted their specific interest in tires and accessories, including passenger and light-truck applications. To help satisfy that interest, the following products were unveiled both on the Show floor and in the SEMA Show’s Ideas Alive: New Products Showcase.

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showATEQ Corp.
Total TPMS Solution
800-646-9449
www.ateq.com
PN: T55-1000

ATEQ Corp. is a manufacturer
of TPMS diagnostic tools and
accessories for the automotive aftermarket and OEMs. Innovative
and user-friendly tools made by
ATEQ are found all over the world.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showBartecUSA LLC
Tech300SD
586-685-1300
www.bartecusa.com
PN: WRT300PSDC

Industry-leading TPMS diagnostic and relearn tool. Easy to use. Checks sensors and programs IDs to the BCM. Fast, easy, accurate—only from Bartec.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Tiremetrix
TPMS Manager
855-888-TPMS
www.tiremetrix.com
PN: tpmsv1pro

TPMS Manager: Web-based software for TPMS servicing.
Interactive software guides users through the complex web of TPMS parts and service requirements. Designed for tire retailers. System identifies OE TPMS parts, interchange parts, compatibility, relearn and scan-tool requirements. Year/make/model or VIN lookup. AAIA-ACES formatted.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

BartecUSA LLC
Tech400SD
586-685-1300
www.bartecusa.com
PN: WRT400SD

Industry-leading TPMS diagnostic and relearn tool. Easy to use. Checks sensors and programs IDs to the BCM. Fast, easy, accurate—only from Bartec.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showCooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Zeon RS3-S
419-423-1321
www.coopertire.com
PN: 22017

The Cooper Zeon RS3-S is an ultra-high-performance tire that combines world-class dry-road traction, handing and cornering with outstanding appearance.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showBartecUSA LLC
TPMS Pad
586-685-1300
www.bartecusa.com
PN: WRTPAD

This programming tool will help make your tire shop more efficient because it programs the market-leading EZ-sensor. Simply load
the software on the PC or laptop, connect the Pad to a 
PC or laptop, and program sensors.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Winner: Best New Tire and Related Product

ContinentalTire theAmericas LLC
Cross Contact LX20
704-583-3900
www.continentaltire.com  

A premium tire for light trucks, sport utilities and crossover vehicles, with performance that pushes the limits of technology.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Runner-Up: Best New Tire
and Related Product

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Discoverer A/T3
419-423-1321
www.coopertire.com
PN: 51701

The A/T3 utilizes a balanced
combination of technology,
compounding and design to
produce a tire that gives you
all-traction, all-terrain, all-the-time performance.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showRunner-Up: Best New Tire and Related Product

Continental Tire the Americas LLC
General Tire G-Max AS-03
704-583-3900
www.continentaltire.com

The G-Max AS-03 is a dominant all-weather, ultra-high-performance tire, delivering precise response in dry and wet conditions with excellent snow grip.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

JOSN Electronic Co. Ltd.
Gauge-Type Tire-Pressure
Monitoring System
+886-29993820
www.josn.com.tw
PN: TD 4100

Motorcycle water-resistant tire-pressure monitoring system to improve riding safety.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Zeon RS3-A
419-423-1321
www.coopertire.com
PN: 22815

The Cooper Zeon RS3-A is an ultra-high-performance tire that provides dynamic handling that inspires confidence and control in all seasons.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Cooper Tire& Rubber Co. Mastercraft Courser HSX
419-423-1321
www.coopertire.com
PN: 50107

A highway touring CUV/SUV tire designed to provide a smooth, comfortable ride, balanced all-weather performance and extended tread wear, and it complements the aesthetics of today’s vehicles.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Counteract Balancing Beads
Stud-Cleaning Tool
905-873-3339
www.counteractbalancing.com
PN: SBCT

Rotary stud-cleaning tool. Will clean 10 studs in under three minutes using a 3/4-in.-drive air wrench. Available in different sizes with replaceable brush head. U.S. patent pending 68698.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

ITM Autoparts Uni-Sensor
310-225-5555
www.itmautoparts.com  

Uni-Sensor is a universal solution OE TPMS replacement. The Uni-Sensor solution is as simple as one, two, three. Requires only one tool and two sensors to cover 95% of the vehicles in the market.

 

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Dill Air Controls Products LLC New TPMS Sensor, Tools
& Service Kit Package
919-692-2300
www.dillvalves.com
PN: 1215

Dill’s TPMS package includes 12 universal sensors for 80% market coverage plus 128 service kits for 95% vehicle coverage  plus TPMS tools.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Vee Rubber Corp. Ltd.
Nika Vastera
909-287-3424
www.veerubberusa.com

The Nika Vastera is an all-season light-truck and SUV tire that blends off-road utility with on-road manners.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Gaither Tool Co. Inc.
Bead Bazooka
217-245-0545
www.gaithertool.com
PN: BB6L

Gaither’s Bead Bazooka is the most powerful bead-seating device on the market. Only 14 lbs. shipping weight. Less weight, smaller size, more power.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

JOSN Electronic Co. Ltd.
In-Dash Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
+886-29993820
www.josn.com.tw
PN: TD 6000

This in-dash-type TPMS makes it looks like original equipment.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

JOSN Electronic Co. Ltd.
Three-in-One TPMS
+886-29993820
www.josn.com.tw
PN: TD1400 AX05

Monitors tire pressure, tire temperature, spare tire and car battery power at the same time.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Orange Electronic Co. Ltd.
M202 Motorcycle TPMS
888-407-8767
www.orangetpmsusa.com
PN: M202

Orange Electronic’s motorcycle tire-pressure monitoring system monitors tire pressure (0–74 psi) and internal tire temperature. Safety every day; safety every ride.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showMickey Thompson Performance
Tires & Wheels
Dick Cepek Gun Metal 7
330-928-9092
www.mickeythompsontires.com  

With its gun-metal finish, machined accents, seven-spoke design and tough satin clear coat, the DC Gun Metal 7 stands out from the crowd.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Vee Rubber Corp. Ltd.
Nika Vastera
909-287-3424
www.veerubberusa.com

The Nika Vastera is an all-season light-truck and SUV tire that blends off-road utility with on-road manners.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showVee RubberCorp. Ltd.
Nika Avatar
909-287-3424
www.veerubberusa.com  

All-season high-performance tire offers unparalleled performance and safety by incorporating Dual-Nature tread design. Mount one side out for dry or the other side for wet performance.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Sailun Tires
SVR-LX
905-595-5558
www.sailuntires.com  

SVR-LX: A premium high-performance tire engineered with advanced tread design for SUVs, sport trucks and crossover vehicles, providing unparalleled all-season performance, comfort and tread life.

     

Rema Tip Top/North America Inc.
Leak Detector
201-768-8100
http://www.rematiptop.com

REMA TIP TOP Spray-On Leak Detector makes locating air leaks easier!

• Ready-To-Use formula
• Quick/Easy application
• Use on all types of tires, tubes, valves and rims.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

Mickey Thompson
Performance Tires & Wheels Classic Big-Rig Wheel
330-928-9092
www.mickeythompsontires.com  

The M/T Classic Big Rig is a simulated 10-lug wheel designed to fit OE six-lug and eight-lug bolt
patterns without the adapters
needed by conversion-type 10-lug wheels.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showOrange Electronic Co. Ltd.
T30
888-407-8767
www.orangetpmsusa.com  

OE TPMS diagnostic scan and trigger tool with ID clone technology.

 

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire show

RightPSI
RightPSI
406-219-3290
www.rightpsi.com
PN: RPSI0035

RightPSI turns orange when your tire is low, black when correct and yellow if overfilled. As you fill through it, it acts as a pressure gauge.

     

2011 Global Tire Expo, auto show, automobile events, tire conference, tire expo, tire industry, tire showVee Rubber Corp. Ltd.
Taiga A/T
909-287-3424
www.veerubberusa.com

Taiga A/T offers outstanding off-road capabilities while still delivering a commanding level of on-road traction, comfort and long life.

 

Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) - SEMA CouncilIt is that time again! The 2011 SEMA Show is nearly upon us, and you can almost hear the hustle and bustle of the South Hall beginning to rev up as exhibitors, buyers and media all prepare for what is anticipated to be a fantastic Show. 

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