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JAN 2019

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M T D J a n u a r y 2 0 1 9 36 2 0 1 9 F a c t s S e c t i o n : M a r k e t S h a r e PASSENGER TIRE BRAND SHARES (BASED ON 214.3 MILLION UNITS) Brand 2018 Goodyear ........................ 12.0% Michelin ............................ 9.5% Bridgestone ....................... 7.0% Firestone ........................... 7.0% Cooper .............................. 5.0% BFGoodrich ...................... 4.5% Continental ....................... 4.5% Hankook ........................... 4.0% Yokohama ......................... 4.0% Falken ................................ 3.5% General .............................. 3.0% Kumho .............................. 3.0% Toyo ................................... 3.0% Multi-Mile ........................ 2.5% Nexen ................................ 2.5% Pirelli ................................. 2.5% Primewell .......................... 2.0% Sumitomo ......................... 2.0% Uniroyal ............................ 2.0% Dunlop .............................. 1.5% GT Radial ......................... 1.5% Hercules ............................ 1.5% Nitto .................................. 1.5% Big O.................................. 1.0% Cordovan .......................... 1.0% Kelly ................................... 1.0% Mastercra........................ 1.0% Sailun ................................. 1.0% Sigma ................................. 1.0% Others ............................... 5.0% Because numbers are rounded to the nearest one-half percent, the total may not equal 100%. Brands must have at least 1% of the market in shipment num- bers to be listed at 1%. LT TRUCK TIRE BRAND SHARES (BASED ON 31.1 MILLION UNITS) Brand 2018 Goodyear ........................ 11.0% BFGoodrich ...................... 8.0% Michelin ............................ 7.0% Bridgestone ....................... 6.5% Firestone ........................... 6.5% Cooper .............................. 5.5% General .............................. 5.5% Hankook ........................... 4.5% Toyo ................................... 4.5% Yokohama ......................... 5.0% Multi-Mile ........................ 3.5% Falken ................................ 2.5% Kumho .............................. 2.5% Pirelli ................................. 2.5% Hercules ............................ 2.0% Maxxis ............................... 2.0% Uniroyal ............................ 2.0% Continental ....................... 1.5% Cordovan .......................... 1.5% Dunlop .............................. 1.5% Kelly ................................... 1.0% Mastercra........................ 1.5% Nexen ................................ 1.5% Sailun ................................. 1.5% Big O.................................. 1.0% Crosswind ......................... 1.0% Eldorado ........................... 1.0% GT Radial ......................... 1.0% Nitto .................................. 1.0% Others ............................... 5.0% Because numbers are rounded to the nearest one-half percent, the total may not equal 100%. Brands must have at least 1% of the market in shipment numbers to be listed at 1%. 2018 U.S. REPLACEMENT WORLD LEADERS IN NEW TIRE SALES (FISCAL YEAR 2018; IN BILLIONS OF U.S. DOLLARS) Tire company 2018 2017 Bridgestone Corp. $26.8 $27.0 Groupe Michelin 1 $24.3 $23.5 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. $14.2 $14.9 Continental AG $13.0 $12.7 Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. $6.5 $6.7 Pirelli & Cie SpA $6.2 $6.0 Hankook Tire Co. $6.1 $6.0 Yokohama Rubber Co. $4.4 $4.8 Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. $3.8 $3.6 Cheng Shin Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd. 2 $3.7 $3.7 Giti Tire Pte. Ltd. $3.4 $3.4 Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. $3.0 $2.9 Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. $2.7 $2.8 Kumho Tire Co. Inc. $2.3 $2.5 1 Michelin acquired Camso in December; 2018 total includes one month of Camso sales. 2 Cheng Shin does business as Maxxis International. 2018 BRANDS LISTED BY THE MTD 100 (TOTAL OUTLETS: 6,395) Rank by number of dealers Dealers/ outlets 2017 ranking 1. Michelin 86/5,414 1 2. BFGoodrich 79/5,264 2 3. Continental 73/5012 4 4. Goodyear 71/4,938 3 5. Bridgestone 64/4,672 5 6. Yokohama 60/3,949 7 7. General 58/4,588 9 8. Firestone 58/2,937 6 9. Cooper 57/4,685 8 10. Uniroyal 55/2,831 10 11. Hankook 49/4,831 11 12. Dunlop 43/4,294 12 13. Pirelli 41/4,528 14 14. Kelly 38/2,444 13 15. Toyo 34/3,094 15

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