Tire Recalls

Tire Recalls

Michelin Recalls 377 CrossClimate Tires

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:43:00 PST

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. is recalling 377 Michelin CrossClimate SUV tires that were sold in Canada beginning on Sept. 25, 2018.  

Bridgestone Corp. posted net income of 219.4 billion yen on net sales of 2.7 trillion yen for the first three quarters of its fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 197.8 billion yen on sales of 2.7 trillion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.

Pirelli Will Raise Tire Prices on Jan. 1

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:09:00 PST

Pirelli Tire North America Inc. will increase the price of its passenger and light truck tires in the United States.

Jeff Pohlman Tire & Auto Service Inc., a 28-year-old family owned and operated business with five locations in Ohio, has been acquired by Monro Inc.  

Prometeon Tyre Group, the maker of Pirelli-brand truck, bus, farm and off-the-road tires, is dramatically expanding its production capacity in Turkey.  

Construction and mining forecasts as well as an update on sustainability issues are among topics to be covered at the 2019 Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference Feb. 20-23.

5 Ways Tire Dealers Are Giving Back to Veterans

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:01:00 PST

Tire dealers are extending goodwill toward veterans in all sorts of ways in 2018. Here’s a look at how five companies are honoring the sacrifices of veterans, and their families.  

Jerome Lentz Is ALI’s New Chairman

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:22:00 PST

Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts Inc. has been elected chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), the trade association dedicated to vehicle lift safety.

William “Mac” McGovern has been honored for a lifetime of contributions to the import automotive aftermarket.

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 16.3 billion yen on net sales of 460.8 billion yen for the first three quarters of the year ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 21.8 billion yen on sales of 455.5 billion yen in the year-ago period.

Two Tire Distributors Are Merging

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 13:19:00 PST

There's another big change afoot in the North American tire distribution landscape. This time, it's in Canada. Groupe Touchette Inc. is acquiring Atlas Tire Wholesale Inc. The combined companies expect sales to reach between $550 million and $650 million.

Sentury Will Hike Tire Prices

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 12:43:00 PST

Sentury Tire USA Inc. will raise the prices of all tires in December 2018.

Simple Tire LLC is making the search for SmartWay-verified truck tires simpler. Users of the online platform can now sort and filter their search results based on tires that have earned the SmartWay label.  

Wilcox Supply Inc. has renamed and rebranded its online store which sells tire supplies and tire equipment to tire retailers. The online business will be known as Tire Supply Network.

Continental Tire the Americas LLC will kick off the new year with new prices on Continental- and General-brand passenger and light truck tires.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will increase the prices of its commercial tires and retreads, and some commercial services, on Dec. 1, 2018.

Troy Kline has added another region of the world to his responsibilities at Maxam Tire International Ltd. Kline will continue as president of Maxam in North America, but also will oversee the company's European operations.

Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Co. Ltd. is entering the North American tire market with its own line of truck and bus tires. To help with the launch, the company has hired industry veteran John Aben to be its president for North America.

Michelin North America Inc. will increase prices of both its commercial and passenger tires.

The Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community has awarded Best Overall Import Product Line honors to KYB Americas Corp. for its Strut-Plus premium strut assembly.