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Tire Recalls

Virginia Tire & Auto Opens 15th Store

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:33:00 PST

The 15th Virginia Tire & Auto location has opened, and it marks MSS Inc.'s first move into the Richmond area.

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has acquired Pneus ICM Inc., an industrial tire distributor and service provider in Montreal.

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) has received 2018 Supplier of the Year honors from O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will cease production of light vehicle tires at its Melksham, England facility.  

Falken Tire Corp. has expanded its road hazard protection warranty to cover 11 replacement tire lines for new purchases made after Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2019.

AP Emissions added more than 765 SKUs to its exhaust and catalytic converter programs in 2018, increasing coverage by more than 50 million vehicles.

Monro Will Report Financials Jan. 31

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:32:00 PST

Monro Inc. will report earnings from the company's fiscal 2019 third quarter on Jan. 31, 2019.

Hotwire Will Return Jan. 22

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:05:00 PST

Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Monday. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened its second distribution center in Virginia. The new DC is located outside of Richmond, Va., in Colonial Heights.

Big O Tires Moves Into Texas

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:31:00 PST

TBC Corp. has sold eight of its NTB Tire & Service Center stores in Texas to a Big O Tires franchisee, allowing the Big O Tires brand to enter the Lone Star State.  

Ken Voelker, president and CEO of Mighty Distributing System of America (MDSA), dba Mighty Auto Parts, a Gonher company, announced the promotion of four employees to key leadership roles.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. says three factors caused its tire unit volume to fall in the final months of 2018.

Federated Auto Parts will award a trip to Automotive Video Inc.’s (AVI) spring training conference March 21-23, 2019, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Michelin Celebrates Its IMSA Connection at NAIAS

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:31:00 PST

For Michelin North America Inc., 2019 is the year of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). And that partnership is about more than racing, Scott Clark says.

USTMA Leader Elected to Manufacturing Board

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:43:00 PST

Anne Forristall Luke, CEO and president of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) was elected vice chair of the National Association of Manufacturers Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) board of directors.  

More than 30,000 people cast their online vote to choose the grand prize winner in the first annual Techs Rock Awards sponsored by the nonprofit TechForce Foundation.

Art Blumenthal LLC, a business broker that specializes in the automotive aftermarket, has redesigned its website with more resources to help those buying and selling tire stores and auto service centers.  

Three trucks. Three sets of tires from three tire manufacturers. Two tests. One battle for fuel efficiency.  

The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) is alerting interested students to scholarship opportunities via a new text messaging program. The UAF is accepting scholarship applications now.

The WildPeak M/T tire from Falken Tire Corp. has earned its spot as an original equipment fitment on the 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon from FCA US LLC.