Tire Recalls

Tire Recalls

Bridgestone Americas Names a New Group President

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 07:20:00 PST

Five months after naming TJ Higgins group president of Americas Tire Business for Bridgestone Americas Inc., the tiremaker has given Higgins a new job and named Gabriel Asbun as his successor.

Dobbs Tire to Add 41st Location

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 06:55:00 PST

Dobbs Tire & Auto Centers Inc. is planning to open its 41st store, a retail location in Eureka, Mo.

Petlas Offers Solid Tire for Forklifts

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 05:56:00 PST

Petlas Tire Corp. has introduced the Solid ST tire for forklifts.

Cooper Consumer Tires Win Good Design Honors

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 05:44:00 PST

Two Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. products, the Cooper Evolution M/T and the Cooper Discoverer ATT, have won the 2019 Good Design award from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.

BorgWarner Is Buying Delphi Technologies

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:03:00 PST

BorgWarner Inc. is acquiring Delphi Technologies PLC in an all-stock transaction that places Delphi Technologies’ enterprise value at approximately $3.3 billion.

The Tire Industry Association's 2020 Off-the-Road Tire Conference will feature author Steve Gilliland as a motivational speaker talking about how to positively influence people, regardless of position or status.  

Kenda Names Marketing Manager

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:22:00 PST

American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd has named Ryan Lewis to the position of marketing manager, automotive.

Pomp’s Buys 19 GCR Stores From Bridgestone

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:42:00 PST

Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. has bought 19 GCR Tires & Service (GCR) stores in nine states from Bridgestone Americas Inc.

VIP Tires Makes Huge Donation to Make-A-Wish

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:53:00 PST

VIP Tires & Service recently donated more than $97,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Cooper Completes Acquisition of Mexico JV

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:51:00 PST

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has completed its acquisition of its Mexico-based joint venture manufacturing facility.

GRI to Showcase Tires at Fima Agricola Show

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 08:35:00 PST

Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. will showcase its latest range of ag and construction tires at next month’s Fima Agricola show in Spain.

Over the past 50 years, K&M Tire Inc., which started as a single-store dealership, has evolved into one of North America’s largest independent tire distributors, with 31 centers throughout 27 states.

McCarthy Tire Will Consolidate 2 Retail Stores

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:16:00 PST

McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. will combine two of its retail stores in Lancaster County, Pa., on Feb. 5, 2020.

A New Generation of Burt Brothers Takes Over

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:02:00 PST

After more than a quarter of a century, and growth from a single location into a dozen stores in their home state of Utah, Wendel Burt and Ron Burt have turned over leadership of their tire dealership to another generation of Burt brothers.

Two new drivers are part of Yokohama Tire’s 2020 off-road racing roster. Three-time Mint 400 winner Justin Lofton is Yokohama’s new Trophy Truck driver and Levi Shirley is taking the wheel in the Ultra4 4400 class. Both drivers will compete on purpose-built GEOLANDAR M/T-Spec R race tires.

Snider Tire Inc. has partnered with a U.K.-based company to bring real-time drive-over tire management technology to U.S. fleets.  

Black’s Tire Opens D/C in Columbia, S.C.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:40:00 PST

Black’s Tire Service Inc. is continuing to invest in its wholesale distribution arm. The dealership, which celebrated its 90th anniversary last year, has opened a new distribution center — the fifth one in its footprint.  

MTD Seeks Tire Dealer of the Year Nominations

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 06:15:00 PST

Do you know an independent tire dealer who excels in the following areas: business success, marketing skills, management skills, industry knowledge and community involvement?

ATEQ Names Technical Support Specialist

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:22:00 PST

ATEQ TPMS Tools LC has named Rafid Abood to the position of technical support specialist.

The Automotive Content Professionals Network is now accepting registrations for its 47th Knowledge Exchange Conference.