Tire Recalls

Tire Recalls

The new Fleets We Depend On campaign from Bridgestone Americas Inc. includes a 27-city road tour and awards program aimed at educating small to medium size fleets about retread tires.

Camso Inc. has turned a serious issue in the material handling world — the static that builds up in non-marking forklift tires — into a fun, educational video that holds up the Solideal PON 775 NMAS tire as a superhero.

Michelin North America Inc.'s new SmartWay-verified aerodynamic system for tractor-trailers is designed to boost a long-haul fleet’s fuel savings.

Rigid dump trucks will be more capable of withstanding the sharp gravel, rocks and stones in their paths with the RDT-Master CR tire from Continental Tire the Americas LLC, which features a new cut-resistant compound.

Yokohama Tire Corp. has covered the basics of tires for truck drivers and fleet operators in a new video series of tire tips.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to upgrade and automate two of its tire manufacturing facilities in Germany to increase production of premium tires 17 inches and larger. But the modernization of the plants comes at a cost for workers — about 1,100 jobs will be eliminated.  

TIA Picks a New Hotel for 2019 SEMA Show

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:13:00 PST

It's apparently never too early to plan for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Global Tire Expo, because the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is already gearing up for a new venue for events in November 2019.

US Motor Works LLC has received a WITTDTJR (What It Takes To Do The Job Right) award from AutoZone Inc.'s Mexico division.

RNR Tire Express Gave Back in a Big Way in 2018

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:12:00 PST

In projects big and small nationwide, RNR Tire Express (RNR) and its franchisees donated $1 million to those in need in 2018. There were cash donations, drives to help those affected by hurricanes, and gifts of cars, tires and school supplies along the way.  

ASA Automotive Systems Inc. will host its 21st software user conference April 7-10, 2019, in Schaumburg, Ill.

Achilles Tires USA will return as a major sponsor of the Formula DRIFT Championship for an eighth season.

The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2019 FutureTechs Rock Awards through March 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm PT.

A new track of workshops for automotive industry training developers will be part of the 2019 ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) conference April 9-11 in Grapevine, Texas.

Long Haul Steer Tire Joins Cooper Pro Series

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 06:06:00 PST

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has added a long haul steer (LHS) tire to its Cooper Pro Series.  

Giti Introduces GT Radial Maxtour LX in 42 Sizes

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 05:49:00 PST

The new GT Radial Maxtour LX grand touring tire is available in 42 sizes for 15- to 20-inch rims. The sizes cover fitments for the top 20 passenger and crossover vehicles sold in the U.S.

A new heavy-duty light truck tire designed specifically for 3/4- and 1-ton pickup trucks and vans will be available in the U.S. and Canada from Michelin North America Inc. on April 1, 2019.

The latest step in Continental AG’s reorganization, which is set to be implemented in 2020, involves the top leadership of the company’s tire and automotive sectors.

Tire Dealer Stu Zurcher Has Died

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:45:00 PST

Tire dealer Stuart “Stu” Zurcher died Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was 72.

NTN Bearing Corp. of America is rewarding warehouse distributors who order BCA Bearings products during the BCA Summer Road Trip promotion that begins April 1, 2019.

Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. is working to better serve and supply its North American customers with the opening of a new distribution center in Jeffersonville, Ind., in the summer of 2019.