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Tire Recalls

This year’s Monterey Car Week in California brought vintage, new and concept cars together with, in many cases, Pirelli tires.

Time to Register for TIA’s 2020 OTR Conference

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:47:00 PST

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has opened registration for the 65th Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference Feb. 19-22, 2020.

The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is the title sponsor of the TMCFutureTech national student technician competition for the third straight year.

Driven Brands Inc. has built a two-bay franchise store in Gastonia, N.C., to serve the West Charlotte suburban community.

Meineke Expands in North Carolina

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:37:00 PST

Meineke Car Care Centers LLC has opened a location in Holly Springs, N.C. It is the first Meineke outlet for new franchisee Darrick Finan.

Toyo Releases the Extensa A/S II

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:48:00 PST

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has released the next generation of its value-oriented all-season tire for passenger cars, minivans, SUVs, CUVs, and light trucks: the Extensa A/S II.

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) posted net income of more than 1.7 billion rupees on net sales of 11.9 billion rupees for its first quarter ended June 30, 2019.

Mike Carr Is Cardone’s New CEO

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:35:00 PST

Former Johnson Controls Inc. executive Mike Carr is the new CEO of Cardone Industries Inc.

The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) participated in the first-ever Credentialing Assistance Fair sponsored by the Fort Hood Educational Services Division of the United States Army on July 18, 2019, in Fort Hood, Texas.

Yokohama Suffers From Lower OE Unit Sales in 1H

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 08:13:00 PST

Sales revenue from Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.'s Tires Business Segment was down 1.6%. However, revenue from its Aliance Tire Group (ATG) subsidiary was up 7.1%.

In conjunction with the latest update to WinAlign software, Hunter Engineering Co. has begun shipping the next generation of its Quick Tread Edge drive-over tread depth measuring tool.

Cooper Is a Winning ‘W’ Company

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 11:12:00 PST

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has been named a Winning “W” Company by 2020 Women on Boards for having at least 20% women on its corporate board prior to the year 2020.

Another Ford OE Fitment for Hankook

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 08:50:00 PST

Talk about a key OE fitment. The Hankook Kinergy GRT will be original equipment on the 2020 Ford Explorer.

New Website Promotes CEAT Ag Tires

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 05:00:00 PST

The new CEAT Specialty Tires Inc. website is up and running. The website prioritizes SEO (search engine optimization) and ease-of-use.

Toyo's Overall 1H 2019 Results Are Mixed

Sun, 11 Aug 2019 10:49:00 PST

Sales were down in the first half, but Toyo Tire Corp. managed to increase its income-to-sales ratio with help from a 6.4% increase in profit attributable to owners of the parent company.

Alliance Tire Group is working to reduce soil compaction by every piece of equipment on the farm. The Alliance Agriflex+ 372 VF CFO tire extends that technology to grain carts, as well as Class V, VI and VII harvesters. The tire is rated to carry 186% of the load of a comparably sized standard radial tire when operating at harvest speeds of under 10 mph.

Discount Tire is continuing its partnership with Team Penske, including with drivers Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in the NASCAR Cup Series, and driver Austin Cindric in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Nexen Tire Corp.'s new tire plant in Europe is getting ready for its close-up. On Aug. 28, 2019, the manufacturing facility in Zatec, Czech Republic, will hold its grand opening as part of the company's "The New Wave for the Future" ceremony.

There's a new Pirelli-branded regional truck tire line coming to the North American market. Prometeon Tyre Group Commercial Solutions LLC has introduced the Pirelli R89, with steer, drive and trailer applications.

Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s off-the-road (OTR) tire plant in Bloomington, Ill., has been recertified for continued participation in the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program as a Star participant.